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 Bicester will be an essential part of your preparation. 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.
Whether you’re gathering ideas for the future, or you’re in the middle of your project, Build It Live Bicester, taking place on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th June 2017 at Bicester Heritage Event Centre, provides a whole weekend of inspiration and expert guidance all under one roof.
Book your tickets to the 2017 Bicester show here:
Build It Live Bicester is packed full of practical information and tips that will educate and inspire you. There’s so much to see, do and learn – and you’re bound to dig up a wealth of advice that saves you time, money or simply gives you that brilliant idea that sets you on the path to your ideal individual home.
More information will be available nearer the time, but here is a taster of what you can expect from the show:
Meet hundreds of the UK’s leading suppliers, see thousands of products on display and specify the right items for your project. From bricks to staircases, underfloor heating to rainwater goods and oak frame companies to roof tiles, we’ve got everything covered at Build It Live. You can check out who’s at the show – and which stand they’re on – by following this link.
One of our most popular features at Build It Live is the dozens of FREE daily live demos, seminars and workshops available all weekend. From eco-friendly construction techniques, to securing a plot for your build, or simply learning from real self builders who have already completed their projects, our interactive talks are there to guide you in the right direction.
Build It magazine is written by a wealth of industry experts, with decades of knowledge and experience under their belts. At Build It Live you can meet those experts, ask them questions and even show them your plans for top tips on making your project a success. From eco-home building to design and planning specialist’s, we have an expert for you. The Ask Our Experts zone is extremely poplar, so make sure you book a session early in the day, for a FREE face-to-face consultations with some of the most experienced names in the self build and renovation industry.
You can’t come to Build It Live without paying a visit to the ever-popular Naked House, where you’ll be able to see a section of a new build home as it comes together. This is your chance to get a first-hand insight into how products and materials are installed, from insulating concrete formwork (ICF), to roof trusses, floor joists and underfloor heating. Click here to see who is contributing to this year’s Naked House.
Build It Live Bicester takes place in association with Graven Hill – the UK’s first large-scale self build project with over 1000 self build plots. At Bicester, you’ll be able to visit the Graven Hill Zone for information on their scheme – or to reserve a plot! Head to the Seminar & the Workshop Theatres to hear live talks dedicated to explaining the exciting options of self and custom-building on Graven Hill and take part in Q&A’s about this important self build project, with the experts behind the scheme. Book free one-to-one appointments with the team, to ask the questions that are important to you.
The Federation of Master Builders will be on hand to help you find a trusted builder in a bid to help you build the best you can! Talk to the experts from FMB, who will guide you through the process of finding the right builder for your project. Access their database of trusted builders in your area. See more details here.
Immerse yourself in a fully working Smart Home environment. Visit this special automation lounge, run by Infinity and experience an interactive Smart Home installation. See the benefits of an automated home – from zoned heating & lighting, automated shading, appliance control, access & security plus home cinemas. Experts will be on hand to offer guidance in a special Smart Homes Advice Clinic. Find out more here.
Visit the Build It 3D Home Designer stand for a FREE 20 minute demonstration of how to visualise your home project in 3D. Sessions run on the hour between 11am and 4pm each day and there’s no need to book. Learn more here.
FREE taster sessions from the Self Build Academy delivered by Potton – providing essential knowledge for all self builders. View the timetable here.
Book your tickets now!