The Gadget Show Live at Christmas



30 November-2 December 2012
ExCeL, London

Tickets to the first Gadget Show Christmas are now on sale at

Gadget Show Christmas is the sister show to Gadget Show Live, the UK’s biggest and best consumer tech event. It takes place in London at the ExCeL Centre – one of this summer’s Olympic venues – on Friday 30 November – Sunday 2 December 2012.

With more than 150 tech companies showcasing thousands of the best gadget gifts, games and toys in the UK, Gadget Show Christmas is three days of tech heaven for all the family. It’s a unique opportunity to get hands-on with the best tech around while also stocking up on all the gadgets which are setting your Christmas lists alight. 

Visitors will find everything from the very latest smartphones and accessories to futuristic robots and solar powered watches; from family friendly tablets to mind-blowing hi-fi and home cinema systems; from wireless iPhone speaker docks to the very latest camera and video technology, as well as many of this Christmas’ video game blockbusters, too.

The Game Zone will host the adrenaline-packed Gaming Stage, where visitors can try out the very latest console and PC games, as well as compete in mass gaming sessions. With challenges for hardcore gamers and novice players, the Gaming Stage has something for everyone.

The all new Toy Zone features some of the world’s leading toy companies showcasing the best interactive and entertainment technology toys on the market, including child-friendly tablets like the Kurio, JoyTAB and Boogie Board, and remote controlled toys from Flying Gadgets. Inspiration Works, Nano Dots and Wow Stuff are also confirmed to exhibit.  

The Active Zone brings together some of the most popular products featured on the Gadget Show TV show from the worlds of camping, sport, personal transport and fitness. 

Visitors to the HUB Theatre situated in the centre of the show will see fun, informative reviews of the newest consumer tech products and apps, helping visitors to choose the products that best match their lifestyle.

Sitting alongside the product zones is the crowning jewel of Gadget Show Christmas: the Super Theatre.  The 2,500 seat arena will host a spectacular all new Christmas show featuring the presenters of the TV show who will be joined by some very special guests to bring visitors hours of stunning entertainment. 

Matt Hodgins, Gadget Show Christmas event director, said: “Following the success of Gadget Show Live in Birmingham, we’re very excited about the launch of Gadget Show Christmas in London.

“The show is an unmissable event for gadget fans of all ages, jam-packed with the very latest tech and awe-inspiring demos and entertainment. It’s also the ultimate Christmas shopping destination for gadget gifts, games and toys. 

“Tickets to Gadget Show Christmas’ sister show – Gadget Live Show, in Birmingham – sold out in record time this Easter, so we really do recommend that visitors book early, especially for Super Theatre passes and weekend sessions.” 

For more information, to book tickets or to find out about exhibiting, visit

Opening hours are 9:00am to 6:00pm each day.

Gadget Show Christmas ticket prices:
Please note, a booking fee of 95p per ticket for adults and kids over 5 and is charged on each entry ticket.

Event entry only
Adults – £12.95 (+ £0.95 booking fee)
Children aged 5 to 12 years – £6.00 (+ £0.95 booking fee)
Children under 5* – FREE

* Babies and small children are welcome to join their parents free of charge, and sit on their knees/in their arms. Pushchairs and prams would need to be left outside the arena for any live performances.

Super Theatre
Standard – £8.00
Premium – £15.00

A limited number of VIP packages are also available each day, for £150 (plus £0.95 booking fee). This package includes:  

  • Private VIP Entrance

  • Complimentary Show Guide 

  • Front row seats at the Super Theatre 

  • A goody bag containing Gadget Show merchandise 

  • Meet two of the presenters in the VIP lounge

  • Complimentary cloakroom facilities

The Super Theatre live performances will take place at 11.00am, 1:30pm and 4.00pm each day. Tickets are unlikely to be available to purchase on the door.

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