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

Blog & News

  • February is coming.....

    We have done our Big January clean, tidied the shop, ordered and received lovely new items and now we are getting ready for a bit of romance ! Only 17days to go till Valentine's Day.... We have cards to suit everyone from individual, truly romantic, handmade ones , to something...

  • Extended Hours Heading Towards the Festive Season.

    As the German Market arrives in Birmingham again, we will be opening earlier and closing later to make it easier for you all to visit us in the run up to Christmas.   From Saturday November 14th we will be open from 9am till 6.30pm everyday except Sundays which will...

  • New Christine Cummings Ceramic Sculptures.

    We have just had a lovely new collection of Christine Cummings ceramic sculptures delivered to us by the artist herself. She has been creating these lovely animals for over 10 years. Thomas the little dachshund is one of my personal favourites. Each beautifully handcrafted piece is created using earth stone...