AN UP TO DATE LIST OF ALL THE EXHIBITORS AT THE 2018 EXHIBITION
I will be updating this list as we get closer to the Exhibition
Last year we had 14 new Exhibitors and many old friends
This year we have already had over 70 tables booked and welcome another four new exhibitors so far
70 Traders in all with over 200 tables
If you want it….we have it
“Bringing the Worlds Arachnologists together”
The biggest and the best!
We currently have 70 Exhibitors with over 1200 ft of trading space.
Lots of new exhibitors this year!
Captive bred spiders
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
Bach Ma Breeding (NEW EXHIBITOR FOR 2017)
Captive bred spiders and insects
Captive bred spiders
Samantha Borret (NEW EXHIBITOR FOR 2017)
Everything you need for the perfect set up.
Karen Baker (Exotic Pets)
Karen and her team always impress us with their magnificent collection
Tony (aka.The Carnage Cockroach!) joins us for a second year as an exhibitor to the show. His stand just gets better. Hand made personal jewelry with a twist. T-Shirts 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 32nd 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
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 Conabeer (NEW EXHIBITOR FOR 2017)
Mike is an old friend of the BTS and now runs a very successful business called Rattlesnake Canyon in Birmingham. Welcome back Mike.
Live inverts and plants
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.
Dark Space Exotics (NEW EXHIBITOR FOR 2017)
Captive bred spiders and inverts
Warren has a wealth of experience and this is his second time as a dealer at the exhibition. We wish him well.
Third year for DD Reptiles. Captive bred spiders
Exo Factory(NEW EXHIBITOR FOR 2017)
Polish exhibitors first time at the event. Spiders
Timm Evertebrata(NEW EXHIBITOR FOR 2017)
Vogelspinnen-Interessensgemeinschaft Stuttgart/Ludwigsburg e.V. We are proud to welcome the German tarantula Society on board this year and look forward to working closely with them in the future
A man who needs no introduction. One of the Worlds leading taxonomist and a frequent visitor to the wilds of Central America
Curtis Gissane(NEW EXHIBITOR FOR 2017)
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
Mark Harrison(NEW EXHIBITOR FOR 2017)
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
Hits Tarantulas(NEW EXHIBITOR FOR 2017)
First time at the event and they are most welcome
A huge selection of spiders from Germany
An old friend of the BTS and a well respected captive breeder for many years
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
Danny Jubb(NEW EXHIBITOR FOR 2017)
Insect Bush Tucker
The Spider Courage Experience: (NEW EXHIBITOR FOR 2017)
Highly successful arachnophobia workshops run by Britain Kitten and Harley Street psychologist Adam Cox.
Phasmids galore from Curtis with advice and knowledge
A welcome return to the BTS Exhibition this year. Unique wood carvings with a chainsaw. This stuff is amazing and will shock you. What else is there to say! Buy it!
Bugs and millipedes galore plus personalised cartoons.
Everything for the perfect set up and dry goods and plants
A specialist in Asian theraphosids
Garry and Beverly return with their captive bred spiders. Old friends who are welcome back
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 second year. The BTS welcomes their Polish friends
Phasmid Study Group
A great chance to learn more about theses fascinating creatures.
Francois Primo and Christophe Marec
Captive bred spiders from France
Gavin Ridley(NEW EXHIBITOR FOR 2017)
Spiders, inverts, live food and equipment
Everything you need to create that perfect set up
Jeremy Steeden (NEW EXHIBITOR FOR 2017)
Natural history bookseller and natural history prints. First time at the BTS exhibition . Welcome Jeremy
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
Retired ex –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!
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
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.
Christian and Stephan Trotscher (Germany) NEW EXHIBITOR FOR 2017)
Spiders and tarantulas
Thomas Vinmann (Germany)
PLEASE NOTE DUE TOP PERSONAL ISSUES THOMAS WILL NOT BE JOINING US THIS YEAR. WE WILL HOPEFULLY WELCOME HIM BACK IN 2018
More to follow. Watch this space