Inspiring retail’s creators and curators, Spring Fair puts thousands of products across Home, Gift and Fashion at the forefront of UK retail. Taking place from 4th – 7th February at NEC Birmingham, Spring Fair is delighted to welcome a host of licensed products including Disney characters, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Marvel, Harry Potter, and Barbie, to popular TV chefs and interior household names.
Soraya Gadelrab, event director, Spring Fair, says: “We are very excited to welcome so many new and well-known licensed brands to Spring Fair. The huge rise in popularity for licensed products in the retail sector continues unabated and Spring Fair will play host an enormous array of best-selling designs.”
Bringing all the hottest ideas, innovations and trends to the table, Housewares features the latest kitchenware, cookware, tabletop décor, and dining ideas from leading brands. Sitting within the section, Captivate Brands, a designer of attractive and practical products for the kitchen and home will be showcasing a range of well-known brands including Mary Berry’s collection of classic kitchenware for both informal dining and the most special occasions, Yvonne Ellen’s collection of carefully illustrated animals with on trend colours and subtle hints of gold, Catherine Lansfield kitchen products which are designed and developed in Great Britain and ethically sourced overseas under strict quality control; as well as quality dog walking accessories from Pawsome Paws Boutique.
Pure Table Top will be showcasing a selection of sought after brands within Housewares; created from one of the world’s leading collections of rare and historically significant artwork, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew will present striking designs featuring fabulous illustrations carefully selected from the archives. A bright and colourful collection of kitchenware from Joules, and from multi award-winning wine expert and TV personality, Olly Smith’s collection of glassware – perfect for everyday use, the range has a glass for your favourite drink.
Sitting within Home, Living and Décor, one of the UK’s largest designers and manufacturers of home furnishing interior products, Riva Home will be bringing collections from Peter Rabbit and Voyage Maison to the show while home textile experts, Turner Bianca will offer soft textile designs from Hyperion, Matthew Williamson, Catherine Lansfield, Content by Terence Conran and Style Sisters, each with their own signature style.
Home to the finest, most magical children’s toys and gadgets, Kids, Toys and Play offers a celebration of the most beautiful, handcrafted toys, brain-teasing puzzles, must-have high-tech gadgets, and craft gifts for all ages. Buyers can tap into the hottest toys from leading brands including Paddington and Peppa Pig brought to the show by TY UK, licensed backpacks, wellies, shoes, and lunchboxes featuring Bluey, Frozen, Harry Potter from William Lamb; and a range of Disney, Marvel and Universal soft toys, inflatables, games, novelties and stationery from Whitehouse Leisure.
Within Gift, returning to Spring Fair, Fizz Creations will present their selection of quirky gadgets, creative decor, and licensed treasures of characters Sonic, Dr Zuess, Peter Rabbit, Gruffalo, Grinch and Slush Puppy, while regular exhibitor Paladone’s innovate trend led products will include a range of TV shows and gaming brands such as Stranger Things, X-box, Playstation, Barbie, Batman, Crayon, Friends, Marvel, Harry Potter, Minecraft, Tim Burton, Nintendo and many more.
Sting in the Tale return with their popular licensed range of high-quality, design-led giftware in partnership with The Repair Shop.
Based in the Georgian city of Bath, Half Moon Bay returns to Spring Fair with unique and exciting design-led gifts and collectables. Their award-winning expertise in producing colourful home and giftware collections that tell a story, feature much-loved characters from Disney Classic, Agatha Christie, Wallace & Gromit, Jurassic Park, Jaws, ET, Lord of the Rings, Moomins, Winnie the Pooh and William Morris.
Buyers looking for music inspired collections, Lasgo will be showcasing mechandise for brands such as ACDC, Motorhead, Assassin’s Creed, The Beetles and Metallica. Star Images Enterprise, one of the UK’s largest distributors of collectable figures and toys, will be bringing collections from popular TV shows and films such as Addams Family, Big Bang Theory, Avengers, Avatar, Chucky, Call of Duty, Batman, Dune, ET, Ghostbusters, Godzilla, Halo, JAWS, DC and Star Wars.
Offering a wide collection of stationery, luggage and lunch ware, Blue Sky Studios produces products for Game of Thrones, MTV, Teenage Mutant Nija Turtles, South Park, SpongeBob, Harry Potter, Peppa Pig, My Little Pony and many more.
The English Ladies Co will return with their collection of enchanting, handcrafted figurines. Delicately crafted from the finest china by prestige artists, designs feature characters from Beauty and The Beast, Winnie the Pooh and Alice in Wonderland.
Regular exhibitor Heroes Inc will show a selection of apparel and accessories including beanies, caps, socks, jumpers featuring Disney, Marvel, Netflix, Pokemon and Harry Potter designs. Buyers looking for more music and character merchandise, look no further than Rock Off Retail with collections from AC/DC, The Beatles, David Bowie, Marvel, Warner Bros and many more.
Also showcasing their latest licensed collections are gifts, gadgets and toys from The Source Wholesale; The Carat Shop with their selection of jewellery; food and drink products from Infinity Brands; soft toys and gifts from Enesco; posters, stationery, drinkware, and collectibles from Pyramid International; and clothing from Spike Leisurewear.
Quintessential British beauty company, Heathcote & Ivory return to the show with their vibrant collections and charming brand collaborations designed to helping elevate everyday self-care rituals – look out for William Morris, Cath Kidson, and Sara Miller designs. The English Soap Company showcase their exclusive range of hand washes, soap bars, hand creams and hand sanitisers inspired by the fragrance and beauty of the plants at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in London.
Spring Fair has brought the industry together for over 70 years so retail’s people can discover the latest products and trends. The next show will be an inspirational experience dedicated to the magic of discovery. Buyers will see, touch and experience thousands of the latest products across four key destinations – Home, Gift, Moda, and Everyday – and 13 definitive sectors. An efficient show layout designed around buyer’s needs will mean less time spent finding suppliers and products and more time experiencing them and everything else the show has to offer.
4th – 7th February 2024