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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.

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January 2019February 2019March 2019April 2019May 2019June 2019July 2019August 2019September 2019October 2019November 2019December 2019
January 2019
The Furniture Show Logo

Homebuilding & Renovating Show Farnborough


BRAND NEW LOCATION - The essential homebuilding and renovating event in Farnborough, it 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.


Exhibition & Conference Centre, Etps Rd, Farnborough, GU14 6FD


Date:19/01/2019 - 20/01/2019

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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, National Exhibition Center, Halls, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT


Date:20/01/2019 - 23/01/2019

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The National Self Build & Renovation Show


Make sure to visit the National Self Build & Renovation show in January to get the advice you need to create a beautiful new home at the first self build show of 2019.

National Self Build & Renovation Centre, Swindon,Lydiard Fields, Great Western Way, Swindon SN5 8UB


Date: 25/01/2019 - 27/01/2019

February 2019
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Build It Live South East


If you’re planning a self-build, renovating a property or looking to add light, space or value to your current home, then a trip to Build It Live South East will be an essential part of your preparation.

The Kent Event Centre, Kent Showground, Detling, Maidstone ME14 3JF


Date: 09/02/2019 - 10/02/2019

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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 Irish based exhibitors.

Titanic Exhibition Centre, 17 Queens Road Belfast, BT3 9DU


Date: 22/02/2019 - 24/02/2019

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Build It Live North West


Brought to you by Build It Magazine, the UK’s longest running, most focused self-build title, Build It Live brings the magazine’s indispensable monthly custom home building, DIY and renovation advice to life, providing a whole weekend of inspiration and expert guidance all under one roof.

Manchester EventCity, Phoenix Way, Stretford, Manchester M41 7TB


Date: 23/02/2019 - 24/02/2019

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ecoShowcase Leicester


ecoSHOWCASE will present a unique series of one-day events, hosted in regional cities, where business specifiers and buyers can meet experts and suppliers of cutting edge sustainable building products and solutions.

The Welford Road Stadium, Aylestone Road, Leicester, LE2 7TR


Date: 28/02/2019 - 28/02/2019

March 2019
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futurebuild


Futurebuild 2019 is the industry’s event, bringing together opinion-shapers, decision-makers and product innovators to explore the latest thinking and debate the biggest issues facing the built environment – now and in the future.

Excel London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London E16 1XL


Date: 05/03/2019 - 07/03/2019

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SelfBuild & Design East Peterborough


You can meet exhibitors, take part in seminars, see product demonstrations and ask experts for their advice at SelfBuild & Design Show at Peterborough Arena. Talk to the manufacturers, architects, suppliers, designers, builders and project advisors that serve the east of England.

Peterborough Arena, East of England Showground, Peterborough PE2 6XE


Date: 09/03/2019 - 10/03/2019

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ecoShowcase Cardiff


ecoSHOWCASE will present a unique series of one-day events, hosted in regional cities, where business specifiers and buyers can meet experts and suppliers of cutting edge sustainable building products and solutions.

The Cardiff City Football Club, Cardiff City Stadium, Leckwith Road, Cardiff, CF11 8AZ


Date: 19/03/2019 - 19/03/2019

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Living North LIVE: Yorkshire's Spring Fair


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

York Racecourse, Tadcaster Road, York YO23 1EX


Date: 22/03/2019 - 24/03/2019

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Ideal Home Show


From kitchens and bathrooms, to bedrooms and basements, fixtures and fittings to fine food, gardens and the latest in home renovation, to fashion beauty and gifts, you'll find it all under one roof at this award-winning show.

Olympia London, Hammersmith Rd, London W14 8UX


Date: 22/03/2019 - 07/04/2019

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Homebuilding & Renovating Show NEC Birmingham


The National 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.

National Exhibition Center, Halls, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT


Date: 28/03/2019 - 31/03/2019

April 2019
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ecoShowcase Manchester


ecoSHOWCASE will present a unique series of one-day events, hosted in regional cities, where business specifiers and buyers can meet experts and suppliers of cutting edge sustainable building products and solutions.


Ethihad Stadium, M11 3FF


02/04/2019 - 02/04/2019

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The Southwest Home & Garden Show


The Southwest Home & Garden Show hosts over 140 exhibitors and provides an ideal one stop shop for anyone about to buy, or have just brought a new home, those undertaking an extension, renovation, self build project or improving their home, holiday cottage, boutique B&B or Hotel.

Westpoint, Clyst St Mary, Exeter, EX5 1DJ


Date: 06/04/2019 - 07/04/2019

May 2019
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Cornwall Home & Lifestyle Show


Built on seven years of success the Cornwall 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 Showground, Whitecross, Wadebridge PL27 7JE


Date: 04/05/2019 - 05/05/2019

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Grand Designs LIVE, London


Grand Designs Live returns to London’s ExCeL from the 4 - 12 May 2019. Running for 9 days, the show offers visitors a unique opportunity to see all the latest trends for the home as well as many products never seen before.

Excel London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London E16 1XL


Date: 04/05/2019 - 12/05/2019

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Living North LIVE: North East's Spring Fair


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

Newcastle Racecourse, High Gosforth Park, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 5HP


Date: 10/05/2019 - 12/05/2019

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NSBRC, National Self Build & Renovation Centre


More details coming soon.


National Self Build & Renovation Centre, Swindon,Lydiard Fields, Great Western Way, Swindon SN5 8UB


Date: 17/05/2019 - 19/05/2019

Ideal Home Show Logo

Ideal Home Show, Scotland


From kitchens and bathrooms, to bedrooms and basements, fixtures and fittings to fine food, gardens and the latest in home renovation, to fashion beauty and gifts, you'll find it all under one roof at this award-winning show.

SEC Glasgow, Exhibition Way, Glasgow G3 8YW


Date: 24/05/2019 - 27/05/2019

June 2019
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Build It Live


Build It Live Bicester will take place between 8th June - 9th June 2019 at Bicester Heritage Event Centre, providing a whole weekend of inspiration and expert guidance all under one roof.

Bicester Heritage, Buckingham Road, Bicester, Oxfordshire OX27 8AL


Date: 08/06/2019 - 09/06/2019

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Homebuilding & Renovating Show Glasgow


The National 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.

SEC Glasgow, Exhibition Way, Glasgow G3 8YW


Date: 19/06/2019 - 23/06/2019

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House & Garden Festival


The House & Garden Festival brings together four leading lifestyle events: The Art & Antiques Fair Olympia, Spirit of Summer, HOUSE and GROW London, to create the ultimate celebration of summer and stylish living. It offers a wondrous and eclectic treasure trove of 550 beautiful garden, interior and lifestyle brands to explore and shop, all hand-selected and approved by House & Garden

Olympia London, Hammersmith Rd, London W14 8UX


Date: 19/06/2019 - 23/06/2019

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Homebuilding & Renovating Show Surrey


The National 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, Portsmouth Rd, Esher KT10 9AJ


Date: 29/06/2019 - 30/06/2019

July 2019

No Shows in July

August 2019

No Shows in August

September 2019
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SelfBuild & Design South West Exeter


You can meet exhibitors, take part in seminars, see product demonstrations and ask experts for their advice at SelfBuild & Design Show. Talk to the manufacturers, architects, suppliers, designers, builders and project advisors to get ideas for your self-build project.

Westpoint Arena, Clyst St Mary, Exeter, EX5 1DJ


Date: 07/09/2019 - 08/09/2019

Scottish Home Show Logo

Selfbuild Live, Dublin


Selfbuild Live Dublin 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 Irish based exhibitors.

Citywest Conference Centre Dublin


Date: 13/09/2019 - 15/09/2019

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100% Design


100% Design is the largest and longest running design trade event for industry professionals in the UK. As the outstanding meeting place for business and design, 100% Design features an unrivalled talks programme; Talks with 100% Design, bespoke installations, and a showcase of carefully curated world-leading brands.

Olympia London, Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 8UX


Date: 18/09/2019 - 21/09/2019

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London Design Fair


Located in the creative heart of East London, the London Design Fair is a four-day industry event that brings together 550 exhibitors from 36 countries, including; independent designers, established brands, international country pavilions, features and exhibitions.


Old Truman Brewery, London


Date: 19/09/2018 - 22/09/2018

October 2019
Homebuilding Logo

Homebuilding & Renovating Show London


The National 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, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London E16 1XL


Date: 04/10/2019 - 06/10/2019

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The Big Green Home Show/ NSBRC


If you're considering a new build, renovation, or an extension, The Big Green Home Show is the place to start to get some inspiration and knowledge.

National Self Build & Renovation Centre, Swindon,Lydiard Fields, Great Western Way, Swindon SN5 8UB


Date: 05/10/2019 - 07/10/2019

Cornwall Selfbuild Show Logo

Cornwall Self-Build Show


The Cornwall Home Improvement & Self Build Show is one of the country’s leading shows specialising in bringing together the best of the regions home related products and services all under one roof for public and trade visitors.

The Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7JE


Date: 06/10/2019 - 07/10/2019

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Build Show Birmingham


Running on the 8th - 10th October 2019 at the NEC in Birmingham, Build Show, as part of UK Construction Week, will provide the most powerful opportunity available for suppliers and contractors to connect face-to-face, all under one roof.

NEC Birmingham, National Exhibition Center, Halls, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT


Date: 08/10/2019 - 10/10/2019

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Building Tech Live


Formerly known as Smart Buildings, Building Tech Live has evolved to showcase the very latest technological advancements in IoT, lighting, automation, security, communication technology and more. It joins the Build Show, Timber Expo, Civils Expo, Energy 2019, HVAC 2019 and the Surface & Materials Show to make up the UK’s largest event for the built environment, UK Construction Week.

NEC Birmingham, National Exhibition Center, Halls, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT


Date: 08/10/2010 - 10/10/2019

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Grand Designs LIVE, Birmingham


Grand Designs Live returns to Birmingham's NEC from the 09 - 13 October 2019. Running for 5 days, the show offers visitors a unique opportunity to see all the latest trends for the home as well as many products never seen before.

NEC Birmingham, National Exhibition Center, Halls, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT


Date: 09/10/2019 - 13/10/2019

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Homebuilding & Renovating Show Edinburgh


The National 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.

Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Edinburgh EH28 8NB


Date: 19/10/2019 - 20/10/2019

November 2019
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Homebuilding & Renovating Show Harrogate


The National 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, King's Rd, Harrogate HG1 5LA


Date: 01/11/2019 - 03/11/2019

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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 Irish based exhibitors.


Millstreet, Co. Cork


Date: 09/11/2019 - 10/11/2019

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Homebuilding & Renovating Show Somerset


The National 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, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 6QN


Date: 16/11/2019 - 17/11/2019

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ecoShowcase Leeds


ecoSHOWCASE will present a unique series of one-day events, hosted in regional cities, where business specifiers and buyers can meet experts and suppliers of cutting edge sustainable building products and solutions.

Elland Road Stadium, LS11 0ES


Date: TBC

December 2019
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ecoShowcase Birmingham


ecoSHOWCASE will present a unique series of one-day events, hosted in regional cities, where business specifiers and buyers can meet experts and suppliers of cutting edge sustainable building products and solutions.

Edgbaston Cricket Ground, B5 7QU


Date: TBC

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