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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 one of the shows to get ideas for your build. With so many suppliers and like-minded self builders visiting the shows, they are great opportunities for you to make connections to help you plan your project. As well as talking to other self-builders and learning from them, you can also see the latest technology the industry has to offer and how these may be applied to your future home.

Our list of shows provides an overview of what’s available in 2019. For more details about each event, just click on the more information button, it’ll take you to the website of the event.

Enjoy…

January 2020February 2020March 2020April 2020May 2020June 2020July 2020August 2020September 2020October 2020November 2020December 2020
January 2020
Homebuilding & Renovating Show

South East Homebuilding & Renovating Show


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.


Farnborough International, Farnborough


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

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The Furniture Show


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.


NEC, Birmingham


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

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The National Self Build & Renovation Show


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.

National Self Build & Renovation Centre, Swindon


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

February 2020
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Build It Live South East


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.

Kent Event Centre


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

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Selfbuild Live Belfast


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.

TEC Belfast Belfast, BT3 9DU


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

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Build It Live North West


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.

Eventcity, Manchester


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

March 2020
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futurebuild


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.

Excel London


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

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SelfBuild & Design East Peterborough


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.

Peterborough Arena


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

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Scottish Self-Build and Renovation Show - Highlands


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.

MacDonald Drumossie Hotel, Inverness


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

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Living North LIVE: Yorkshire


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.

York Racecourse


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

Homebuilding Logo

Homebuilding & Renovating Show 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.

NEC, Birmingham


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

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Ideal Home Show


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.

London Olympia


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

April 2020
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The Southwest Home & Garden Show


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.

Westpoint, Exeter


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

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Living North LIVE, Northeast


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.

Newcastle Racecourse


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

May 2020
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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.

Royal Cornwall Events Centre, Wadebridge


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

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Grand Designs LIVE, 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.

ExCel London


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

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NSBRC, National Self Build & Renovation Centre


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.


National Self Build & Renovation Centre, Swindon


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

June 2020
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Build It Live South Central


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.

Bicester, Oxfordshire


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

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Ideal Home Show Scotland


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.

SEC Glasgow


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

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House & Garden Festival


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.

London Olympia


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

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Homebuilding & Renovating Show 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.

Sandown Park, Surrey


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

July 2020

No Shows in July

August 2020

No Shows in August

September 2020
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SelfBuild & Design South West 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.

Westpoint Exeter


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

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London Design Fair


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.


Truman Brewery


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

Aberdeen Self-Build and Renovation Show Logo

Scottish Self-Build and Renovation Show


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.

Ardoe House Hotel & Spa, Aberdeen


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

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Homebuilding & Renovating Show 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.

ExCel London


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

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Design London


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.

London Olympia


Date: Sept TBC - Sept TBC

October 2020
Cornwall Selfbuild Show Logo

Cornwall Self-Build Show


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.

Royal Cornwall Events Centre, Wadebridge


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

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The Big Green Home Show/ NSBRC


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

National Self Build & Renovation Centre, Swindon


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

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UK Construction Week


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).

NEC, Birmingham


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

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Grand Designs LIVE, 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.

NEC, Birmingham


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

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Homebuilding & Renovating Show 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.

RHC Edinburgh


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

November 2020
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Homebuilding & Renovating Show Harrogate


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.

Harrogate Convention Centre


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

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Selfbuild Live 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.


Millstreet, Cork


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

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Homebuilding & Renovating Show 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.

Bath & West Showground, Somerset


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

December 2020

No Shows in December

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