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Spring Miniatura - The 70th Event!
NEC, Birmingham, UK
24th & 25th March 2018
Future Show Dates - Sept. 2018 TBA

January News

January Prize

Happy New Year


News - Free Prize Draw
We love getting our copies of Dolls House World and Dolls House & Miniature Scene here at Miniatura. Both magazines do an excellent job of keeping us up to date, provide plenty of food for thought and beautiful pictures of miniatures too. We are lucky enough to have a year's subscription for each to give away!
Many thanks to both editors for these generous prizes.

The draw, to win a year's subscription to one of the magazines (either Dolls House & Miniature Scene or Dolls House World), will be made on 29th January 2018. To enter simply send an email to
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with "January Prize" in the subject line, please include your phone number to make it easier for us to contact you if you win, also indicate if you have a preference to which magazine you would like to subscribe (in case you already subscribe to one).  

Articles - Miniatures as Therapy
The latest in our series of articles focusses on how miniatures can help us through some of the hardest times in life.

"One of the undeniable benefits of any hobby is the ability to focus on just one thing and leave the world behind. When I asked for stories about miniatures as therapy I expected to hear about escapes from everyday stresses, finding a peaceful moment in a life of responsibilities, and that’s definitely the case for a lot of people. What I also received were some stories that were about far more than everyday events......." READ MORE

Jane Laverick has also given us a lovely article looking how, in her opinion, "Miniatura Is Good For You".

"I had an inkling that Miniatura was going to be good for me about thirty years ago when I realised that if I turned from a visitor into an exhibitor..." READ MORE
 
We would also love to hear from you if you have any interesting stories to share. The next article we have planned is an investigation of scale. We look at how different scales have risen in popularity. So if you would like to contribute to send Andy an e-mail - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

December News

Barbaras Mouldings Prize

Happy Christmas!


News - Free Prize Draw
Barbara's Mouldings is one of Miniatura's longest standing exhibitors and they are  offering our lucky newsletter subscribers a chance to win this superb shop kit.
The draw to win the kit (pictured here painted and decorated) will be made on 29th December 2017. The prize will be an unfinished kit all ready for you to build, decorate and make your own. Pictured here is one made up as a pub at Christmas, we would love to see what you create. 
To enter simply send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with "December Prize" in the subject line, please include your phone number to make it easier for us to contact you if you win.

 

Article - The Gift of Miniatures
An exploration of what the world of miniatures can offer as gifts, even to people who don't collect miniatures.

"At Christmas the pressure seems to always be on to find something different for those special people in your life. It just so happens that the hobby of miniatures does "different" very well indeed......"
READ MORE

 

Keeping up to date
The next show is on the 24th & 25th March 2018, it's our 70th event here in Birmingham, UK. The gallery pages are being updated regularly as exhibitors are confirmed and you can buy tickets in advance via our website -
www.miniatura.co.uk

 

We would also love to hear from you if you have any interesting stories to share. The next articles we have planned include an investigation of scale and miniatures as therapy. So if you would like to contribute to either of these subjects send Andy an e-mail - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

November News

MINIATURA KIT VOUCHER

News - Free Prize Draw
Jane Harrop’s newest range of Retro kits is available in 1/12th, 1/24th and 1/48th scales and she is offering one of our lucky newsletter subscribers a chance to win a £50 kit voucher.
The draw to win the voucher (valid across her entire kit range) will be made on 29th November 2017. Have a look at her website
www.janeharrop.co.uk to see what you would choose if you were to win. To enter simply send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with "November Prize" in the subject line, please include your phone number to make it easier for us to contact you if you win.

To make sure you hear about all our future prize draws subscribe to our newsletter today!

 

Article - Memories of Miniatura
Featuring a little bit of history and some lovely memories of Miniatura from the last 35 years.

"Spring 2018 at the National Exhibition Centre in the Heart of England will see the 70th Miniatura Show and landmarks like this always make us think about where it all began...."
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Article - My Life with Miniatura
Pat Cutforth reminisces about how her fundraising for Cancer Research UK and Miniatura came together, a connection that has helped to raise over £250,000.

"...my life has indeed been bound up with the show since those careless days when I attended as a visitor with my seven year old Eleanor (now just turned forty!). These days I barely get to look around as we struggle to man our busy stand...."
READ MORE

Keeping up to date
The next show is on the 24th & 25th March 2018, it's our 70th event here in Birmingham, UK. The gallery pages are being updated regularly as exhibitors are confirmed and you can buy tickets in advance (see above)

We would also love to hear from you if you have any interesting stories to share. Right now we are thinking about unusual gifts. Have you ever bought something in miniature for your non-miniaturist friends or family? A copy of a bridal dress? A miniature set of clubs for an avid golfer? 

e-mail us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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