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

  • Brutal Birmingham.....

    Can we introduce you to more wonderful items made in our marvellous city. A celebration of some of the Brutalist Architecture that forms part of Birmingham city centre, although some of it is being demolished as I write this. The Rep Theatre. Two Birmingham architects, based in Digbeth,  setting out on...

  • Archibald Design Pewter - Made in Birmingham.

    It is really rewarding to be able to stock quality products that have been crafted in our own city.  A.E Williams have been producing Pewter items in Birmingham since 1779. Present family members are members of the Worshipful Company of Pewterers. The company generally make traditional pewter ware  but have...

  • We sell Fabulous Greetings Cards too !

    For those of you that don't know the shop, but who live nearby, we sell a fantastic range of greetings cards as well as all the wonderful jewellery and gifts. If you include gift wrap and gift bags, ranging in size from tiny to large, you need go nowhere else...