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Self-Build Shows and Events

If you’re considering self-building, renovating or improving an existing property, you may want to pay a visit to a show to get some ideas for your build. With so many suppliers and like-minded self-builders attending, shows are great opportunities to make connections and help you plan your project. As well as talking to other self-builders and learning from them, you can see the latest innovations the industry has to offer and how these could be applied to your future home.

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January 2020
Homebuilding & Renovating Show

South East Homebuilding & Renovating Show


Date:18/01/2020 - 19/01/2020


Farnborough International, Farnborough



The Homebuilding & Renovating Show is aimed at self-builders and renovators. Whatever stage your project is at, there will be sessions, experts and exhibitors at the show to help you bring your project to life.


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The Furniture Show


Date:19/01/2020 - 22/01/2020


NEC, Birmingham



Perfectly timed at the start of the year to reveal the newest launches, the biggest names and the freshest trends at the UK's largest furniture event.


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The National Self Build & Renovation Show


Date:31/01/2020 - 02/02/2020


National Self Build & Renovation Centre, Swindon



Make your dream home a reality at The National Self Build & Renovation Show. With three days packed full of live demonstrations, seminars and an unrivalled line up of experts on hand to share their advice, this is an unmissable event for anyone thinking of self building or renovating their home.


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February 2020
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Build It Live South East


Date:08/02/2020 - 09/02/2020


Kent Event Centre



Build It Live takes place annually in three locations around the UK. Our shows are the UK’s most practical self build and home renovating exhibitions, brought to you by Build It Magazine, designed to help you find everyday solutions to manage your home building or renovation project.


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Selfbuild Live Belfast


Date:21/02/2020 - 23/02/2020


TEC Belfast, Belfast, BT3 9DU



Selfbuild Live Belfast is the ultimate showcase for people who are building, extending, improving or simply decorating their home. Visitors are presented an abundance of ideas, inspiration and advice via 1-2-1 Clinics, Theatre talks and hundreds of local exhibitors.


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Build It Live North West


Date:22/02/2020 - 23/02/2020


Eventcity, Manchester



Build It Live takes place annually in three locations around the UK. Our shows are the UK’s most practical self build and home renovating exhibitions, brought to you by Build It Magazine, designed to help you find everyday solutions to manage your home building or renovation project.


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March 2020
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futurebuild


Date:03/03/2020 - 05/03/2020


Excel London



Futurebuild brings together 27,000 industry influencers and shapers to drive real change. A world class knowledge programme alongside an immersive exhibition of 450 innovative and inspiring brands and a host of networking events will combine to create an unmissable experience.


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SelfBuild & Design East Peterborough


Date:07/03/2020 - 08/03/2020


Peterborough Arena



Come to SelfBuild & Design EAST to meet exhibitors, take part in seminars, see product demonstrations and ask our experts for their advice. Talk to the manufacturers, architects, suppliers, designers, builders and project advisors that serve this region.


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Scottish Self-Build and Renovation Show - Highlands


Date:14/03/2020 - 15/03/2020


MacDonald Drumossie Hotel, Inverness



60+ home renovation and self-build experts will be at the event to help you through the thought process of changing out a window or two, upgrading your heating, or planning that new extension or even a new self-build.


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Living North LIVE: Yorkshire


Date:20/03/2020 - 22/03/2020


York Racecourse



Living North LIVE is the most established Interiors and spring shopping event in the North. Visitors can expect unique and inspiring accessories and advice from the region's premier interiors companies as well as exciting garden design and a quality lifestyle shopping experience.


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Homebuilding & Renovating Show Birmingham


Date:26/03/2020 - 29/03/2020


NEC, Birmingham



The Homebuilding & Renovating Show is the go-to exhibition for self builders and renovators. No matter what stage your project is at, there will be sessions, experts and exhibitors at the show to help you bring your project to life.


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Ideal Home Show


Date:27/03/2020 - 13/04/2020


London Olympia



From inspiring ideas, to innovative products and on-trend solutions for your home, the Ideal Home Show, brings together full scale show homes, over 600 companies, tonnes of free talks, the latest technology and fresh ideas from our team of experts.


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April 2020
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The Southwest Home & Garden Show


Date:18/04/2020 - 19/04/2020


Westpoint, Exeter



The Southwest Home & Garden Show is the region's premier home and garden event bringing together the best of interiors, garden, renewable energy and self-build suppliers under one roof.


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Living North LIVE, Northeast


Date:24/04/2020 - 26/04/2020


Newcastle Racecourse



Living North LIVE is the most established Interiors and spring shopping event in the North. Visitors can expect unique and inspiring accessories and advice from the region's premier interiors companies as well as exciting garden design and a quality lifestyle shopping experience.


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May 2020
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Royal Cornwall Events Centre, Wadebridge


Date:02/05/2020 - 03/05/2020


Royal Cornwall Events Centre, Wadebridge



Now in its 10th year the Cornwall Home & Garden Show (formerly Home & Lifestyle Show) brings you the best of the regions interiors, gardens, renewables and self build related products and services, all under one roof.


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Grand Designs LIVE, London


Date:02/05/2020 - 10/05/2020


ExCel London



Whether you’re starting out on your first renovation, building a new home, adding the finishing touches or simply looking for inspiration, Grand Designs Live London is the must-visit event. Presented by design guru Kevin McCloud, the event offers top expert advice, innovative products and eco solutions for your home.


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NSBRC, National Self Build & Renovation Centre


Date:16/05/2020 - 17/05/2020


National Self Build & Renovation Centre, Swindon



With three days packed full of live demonstrations, seminars and an unrivalled line up of experts on hand to share their advice, this is an unmissable event for anyone thinking of self building or renovating their home.



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June 2020
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Build It Live South Central


Date:06/06/2020 - 07/06/2020


Bicester, Oxfordshire



Build It Live takes place annually in three locations around the UK. Our shows are the UK’s most practical self build and home renovating exhibitions, brought to you by Build It Magazine, designed to help you find everyday solutions to manage your home building or renovation project.


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Ideal Home Show Scotland


Date:11/06/2020 - 14/06/2020


SEC Glasgow



You’ll be able to shop from a huge range of exhibiting companies all under one roof at SEC Glasgow. Touch, feel and test products from an unrivalled collection of independent retailers as well as plenty of your favourite brands and lots that you won’t be able to find on the high street.


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House & Garden Festival


Date:17/06/2020 - 21/06/2020


London Olympia



The House & Garden Festival is the only event of its kind and an inspiring day out. Bringing together three individual events; House and Garden Fair, Spirit of Summer Fair and The Art & Antiques Fair Olympia – Presenting complementary collections offering inspiration and choice to create timeless versatile living spaces to suit all styles, as well as summer shopping.


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Homebuilding & Renovating Show Surrey


Date:27/06/2020 - 28/06/2020


Sandown Park, Surrey



The Homebuilding & Renovating Show is the go-to exhibition for self builders and renovators. No matter what stage your project is at, there will be sessions, experts and exhibitors at the show to help you bring your project to life.


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July 2020

No Shows in July

August 2020

No Shows in August

September 2020
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SelfBuild & Design South West Exeter


Date:12/09/2020 - 13/09/2020


Westpoint Exeter



With local and national companies and 1000s of products, systems and ideas, a visit to SelfBuild & Design South West will provide you with plenty of advice and inspiration for your own project, whether a modest home extension, a large-scale new build using the latest building technologies, systems and products, or a period property renovation.


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London Design Fair


Date:17/09/2020 - 20/09/2020



Truman Brewery



Located in the creative heart of East London, the London Design Fair is a four-day event that brings together 550 exhibitors from 40 countries, including; independent designers, established brands, international country pavilions, features and exhibitions.


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Scottish Self-Build and Renovation Show


Date:19/09/2020 - 20/09/2020


Ardoe House Hotel & Spa, Aberdeen



Now in its third year, Scottish Self-Build and Renovation Aberdeen (formerly Aberdeen Self Build and Renovation), sponsored for a third year by Scotframe, returns along with 60+ home renovation and self-build experts to help you through the thought process of changing out a window or two, upgrading your heating, or planning that new extension or even a new self-build.


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Homebuilding & Renovating Show London


Date:25/09/2020 - 27/09/2020


ExCel London



The Homebuilding & Renovating Show is the go-to exhibition for self builders and renovators. No matter what stage your project is at, there will be sessions, experts and exhibitors at the show to help you bring your project to life.


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Design London


Date:Sept TBC - Sept TBC


London Olympia



100% Design is 25 years old and its future is Design London. Its previous incarnation has been the largest and longest running design trade event for industry professionals in the UK. The events have featured an unrivalled talks programme including bespoke installations and a showcase of carefully curated world-leading brands.


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October 2020
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Cornwall Self-Build Show


Date:03/10/2020 - 04/10/2020


Royal Cornwall Events Centre, Wadebridge



Built on 7 years of success, this fantastic event is renowned for bringing together over 140 of the region's premier home products and services all under one roof. From interiors to architects and planning to renewables, this is an event not to miss if you are undertaking home and garden improvements, a renovation, extension or self build project.


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The Big Green Home Show/ NSBRC


Date:05/10/2020 - 07/10/2020


National Self Build & Renovation Centre, Swindon



If you are considering a new build, extension or renovation, The Big Green Home Show is a great place to start.


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UK Construction Week



Date:06/10/2020 - 08/10/2020


NEC, Birmingham



UK Construction Week is FREE to attend and covers the Construction spectrum: Build, Building Tech, Civils, Energy & HVAC, Surface & Materials and Timber running from 6-8 October and newly launched Concrete Expo (6-7 Oct only) and Grand Designs Live (7-8 Oct only).


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Grand Designs LIVE, Birmingham


Date:07/10/2020 - 11/10/2020


NEC, Birmingham



Whether you’re starting out on your first renovation, building a new home, adding the finishing touches or simply looking for inspiration, Grand Designs Live Birmingham is the must-visit event. Presented by design guru Kevin McCloud, the event offers top expert advice, innovative products and eco solutions for your home.


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Homebuilding & Renovating Show Edinburgh


Date:17/10/2020 - 18/10/2020


RHC Edinburgh



The Homebuilding & Renovating Show is the go-to exhibition for self builders and renovators. No matter what stage your project is at, there will be sessions, experts and exhibitors at the show to help you bring your project to life.


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November 2020
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Homebuilding & Renovating Show Harrogate


Date:06/11/2020 - 08/11/2020


Harrogate Convention Centre



The Homebuilding & Renovating Show is the go-to exhibition for self builders and renovators. No matter what stage your project is at, there will be sessions, experts and exhibitors at the show to help you bring your project to life.


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Selfbuild Live Cork


Date:07/11/2020 - 08/11/2020



Millstreet, Cork



Selfbuild Live Cork is the ultimate showcase for people who are building, extending, improving or simply decorating their home. Visitors are presented an abundance of ideas, inspiration and advice via 1-2-1 Clinics, Theatre talks and hundreds of local exhibitors.


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Homebuilding & Renovating Show Somerset


Date:21/11/2020 - 22/11/2020


Bath & West Showground, Somerset



The Homebuilding & Renovating Show is the go-to exhibition for self builders and renovators. No matter what stage your project is at, there will be sessions, experts and exhibitors at the show to help you bring your project to life.


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December 2020

No Shows in December

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