AN UP TO DATE LIST OF THE EXHIBITORS AT THE 2018 EXHIBITION
This year we have 10 new Exhibitors and many old friends
More to follow
Over 70 Traders in all with over 200 tables
If you want it….we have it
“Bringing the Worlds Arachnologists together”
STILL THE BIGGEST, OLDEST AND BEST ARACHNID SHOW IN EUROPE
Scott Adams (Exoctic Zoo)
The guys from Amazing Reptiles are just that. Amazing. Great gifts
Dave Arnold (IHS) Nottingham
The IHS are as always welcome at the BTS Exhibition. Many of us started our careers in the hobby as members of this fine organisation
Bringing with them a superb array of phasmids, stick insects and assorted bugs our French friends are a welcome addition to the exhibition
Karen Baker (Exotic Pets)
Karen and her team always impress us with their magnificent collection
Tony (aka.The Carnage Cockroach!) joins us again His stand just gets better. Hand made personal jewelery with a twist. T-Shirts, pictures etc
British Arachnological Society
The BAS are most welcome at the BTS Exhibition. Many of our young members now hold council places with this academic society
British Tarantula Society
Your hosts for the 33rd Exhibition. The oldest and biggest tarantula society. Come and say hi and join us and become a member of the best tarantula society in the World
Insects, spiders and all things creepy crawly. Martin is a long time supporter of the BTS and will no doubt have a great selection
Cambridge Nutrition (NEW EXHIBITOR FOR 2018)
Specialists in bug food
Spider and bug expert with many years experience and an ex BTS Committee member. Paul has been a great friend of the club for many years
Mike is an old friend of the BTS and now runs a very successful business called Rattlesnake Canyon in Birmingham. Check it out on Facebook. Welcome back Mike.
Matt Ford brings with him everything you could possibly need to get started in the hobby. From tanks to heat mats, substrate to foliage Matt has it all. This year he will also have ant colonies.
Matt and his team of lovely girls are always a welcome site at the show. The only trader to appear at every show for 32 years. Glass tanks par excellence. If you don’t own a Custom Aquaria tank you cant call yourself a spider enthusiast.
Warren has a wealth of experience and this is his second time as a dealer at the exhibition. We wish him well.
Bugs galore from around the World.
Fat Bobs Tarantulas
First time exhibitor from Holland
Captive bred spiders and cockroaches
Maurice Finch (NEW EXHIBITOR FOR 2018)
Fresh Arachnids Takeaway
Spiders galore from New exhibitors
A man who needs no introduction. One of the Worlds leading taxonomist and a frequent visitor to the wilds of Central America
Wojiech Gawlik (
Spiders (NEW EXHIBITOR FOR 2018)
Tarantulas and insects
Maria Gombasne (Macilacispiders)
Our great friends from Hungary. One of the biggest
breeders in Europe at the moment with too many spiders to possibly count
Martin and Stephen always surprise us with their stock even after so many years
Peter joins us from Germany and he is as always welcome
Tel is a superb artist and is a legend both in the reptile and spider world. Prints, T Shirts and caps. His artwork is second to none.
First time at the event and they are most welcome
A huge selection of spiders from Germany (OLAF has unfortunately had to pul out due to personal circumstances)
The Invicta Arachnid Club hosts the SEAS show in January and we have always had very close ties with them. Welcome back guys. Congratulations on a brilliant show this year
Insect Bush Tucker
Alex Jones (NEW EXHIBITOR FOR 2018)
“Looks That Kill” Spiders and bugs
Krzysztof Juchniewicz (NEW EXHIBITOR FOR 2018)
“Tarantula Room” Captive bred tarantulas and other inverts
Michael Kluczny (NEW EXHIBITOR FOR 2018)
Phasmids galore from Curtis with advice and knowledge
A specialist in Asian theraphosids
Welcome back Hugh after a break. Superb jewelery with a spider theme. Get you money ready guys
Janice and Graham have been supporters of the BTS for many years. You are always guaranteed a warm welcome and a good deal form Metamorphosis
Another old friend of the BTS with a fine array of captive bred spiders
What do you have if you travel half way across Europe with a rucksack and a smile? Our German friend, Sonja Netopil of course
Captive bred spiders
We met these guys a couple of years ago in Hungary and they join us for the third year. The BTS welcomes their Polish friends
Phasmid Study Group
A great chance to learn more about theses fascinating creatures.
Emil Piorun (NEW EXHIBITOR FOR 2018)
Francois Primo and Christophe Marec
Captive bred spiders from France
Spiders big and small.
Repxotics (NEW EXHIBITOR FOR 2018)
Spiders, inverts, live food and equipment
If you missed Marianna and the cutest spiders in the World last year then make a bee line to her stand this year for her collectables furry spiders and bats. Unmissable!
Stratford Butterfly Farm
Buterflies and bugs. What more could you want?
Jakub is an awesome guy and his knowledge is superb. Polish spiders that will blow your mind
Former chairman of the BTS and one of the founding fathers of our hobby. His new DVD “1640, The First Tarantula” Is being launched at the exhibition. I’ve seen it and its great. If you are interested in where it all began then this is for you as it comes with free DVD of the history of the BTS. We have come along way since the 1st Exhibition held in garage!
Len Smith (NEW EXHIBITOR FOR 2018)
Len produces great artwork. Make sure you visit his stand with a live display of pyrography
So Many Legs (Andy Ormes) (NEW EXHIBITOR FOR 2018)
David returns with captive bred spiders. A top breeder with superb knowledge
Stunning stick insects, mantids, beetles and moths
The Spider Shop
Lee needs no introduction. His support for the show is unwaivering. He has the biggest selection of spiders I have ever seen
Tony is a superb photographer and his close up macro spider work will leave you speechless
The Tarantula Barn
Steve and his team return with hundreds of spidersEW EXHIBITOR FOR 2018)
Captive bred spiders
Jean M Verdez (France)
The legend that is JM Verdez. Few people can boast this guys experience. He is one of the most respected people in the hobby and a damn nice guy
Benoit Menoit (France)
The second year for Benoit. Captive bred spiders and always happy to chat.
PLEASE NOTE DUE TOP PERSONAL ISSUES THOMAS VINMANN WILL NOT BE JOINING US THIS YEAR. WE WILL HOPEFULLY WELCOME HIM BACK IN 2019
More to follow. Watch this space