Jenna Hadley
26 February 2018 15:03


The NEC has been chosen by Kidtropolis to host the Birmingham edition of the UK’s biggest kids event for 2018.

Now in its third year, the event will take place at Easter half term holidays and will offer kids aged between three and 12 a huge variety of activities along with the opportunity to meet their favourite TV stars and characters.

Kidtropolis Director, Gemma Gallagher commented, “We are very excited about this year’s event. The plan for Kidtropolis was always to host these great kid’s events in multiple cities and the announcement of the NEC edition has been one we have looked forward to because of our longstanding relationship with the venue. We are pleased that we are working closely with the NEC to develop this event in the Midlands for the coming years.”

Activities include a 200ft inflatable activity experience, a 100-station tournament centre 50 Minecraft and 50 Roblox stations, Roller Skating arena and a large live stage which will feature live performances.

Dr. Seuss' Lorax will be at the NEC edition of Kidtropolis

Dr. Seuss' Lorax will be at the NEC edition of Kidtropolis


NEC Senior Account Manager, Amy King, said: “We are delighted to be welcoming Kidtropolis to Birmingham and the NEC. The show has seen phenomenal growth since its first outing in 2015 and we were extremely impressed by the teams’ passion to making the event a success. They listen to visitor feedback and keep adding more great content every year. We are excited to see what happens in the future.”