Smithsonia is Birmingham’s best loved independent gift store

Established in Piccadilly Arcade in 1982, Smithsonia has a reputation as the shopping destination for unusual and sought after gifts for all special occasions

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  • Our Top Ten Gift ideas to take home from Birmingham.

    * * Birmingham has become a popular city for weekend breaks, with tourists from this country and around the world. We have always sourced gifts that have been made locally, but now we have found a need for gifts for our visitors remember the city by. * These ceramic tea...

  • Hickory Dickory Dock, The Mouse Ran Up The Clock.....

    A new addition to both our clock collection and raku ceramics is this fantastic range of clocks by Ian Roberts. * * Ian had a family connection with the antique trade and started work in pottery restoration. This developed into a passion for the ceramics themselves, resulting in these stylish and quirky...

  • Fabulous BFG Prints Available

    At last The BFG film is being released this week. Roald Dahl, Walt Disney and Steven Spielberg have united to bring Dahl's much loved classic The BFG to our cinema screens. It is the story of a little girl, Sophie, and the giant who introduces her to the wonders and...