Grand Designs Live
It is with regret that we announce the postponement of this event until further notice
From the 2 – 10 May 2020, ExCeL will once again play host to Grand Designs Live; bringing the very best, of home design, build and innovation to London for its 15th year.
Proudly sponsored by Anglian Home Improvements, the show will boast a range of new exhibitors and exciting debut features, along with popular favourites and established brands; with design guru and the presenter of Grand Designs, Kevin McCloud hosting the event. Whether you’re looking to selfbuild, redecorating a room, installing a new kitchen or simply looking for ideas, Grand Designs Live is the must‐visit event for everyone wanting to learn about the world of Custom & Self Build, renovations interiors and design for the home.
In association with The National Custom and Self Build Association (NaCSBA) Grand Designs Live will play host to National Custom & Self Build Week throughout the show, including specialised sessions covering all aspects of Custom and Self‐Build in the Grand Theatre and across the exhibition.
Visitor favourite Kevin’s Green Heroes will return for its 10th Anniversary, showcasing the most ground‐breaking and eco‐friendly products on the market, while the popular Ask An Expert area will return alongside a host of inspiring and informative seminars at The Grand Theatre offering visitors the opportunity to consult and hear from specialists across a range of home‐improvement areas, from finance, to architecture, design and much more.
Making its London debut, The Innovation Trail at Grand Designs Live will showcase the most groundbreaking brands that are changing the landscape and nature of home building and renovation; making it easier for visitors to find the most innovative products for all aspects for the home.
Including Build, Kitchens, Bathrooms, Gardens and Interiors, the show offers an exciting day out with hundreds of innovative ideas for the home, instructive talks, educational seminars and demonstrations. Get access to amazing brands launching new products, compare prices and check out homewares not yet available on the high street.
Best of all, we have two free weekday tickets for every reader. Just click the 'book tickets' link or enter the code RDGDL at checkout. If you'd like to go on the weekend or on the bank holiday, the same code will get you tickets for just £8.
T&Cs: Valid on standard admission tickets only. Tickets must be booked in advance before midnight on 22 March 2020. Subject to limited availability, tickets allocated on a first come-first served basis. Weekend tickets incur a transaction fee.
As you will be aware, the UK risk level for coronavirus has been increased from low to moderate. However, the risk to individuals has not changed and remains low. ExCeL remains open and events are taking place as planned. Please keep an eye on coronavirus updates from ExCeL
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Art & Culture
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Food & Drink
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Join the Docks 2020
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