So, what’s on at Build It Live Bicester? The event will be packed with exhibitors to meet, products to discover, seminars and workshops to hear, and features to satisfy your information needs. Our Bicester show includes something for everyone, no matter how far along you are on your self build journey!
Meet hundreds of the UK’s leading suppliers, see thousands of products on display and specify the right items for your project. See who is exhibiting at our Bicester show.
Build It Live features dozens of daily FREE demonstrations, seminars and workshops. From eco-friendly construction techniques, to securing a plot for your build, our interactive talks are there to guide you in the right direction.
Meet Build It’s team of industry experts, with decades of knowledge and experience under their belts. Ask them questions and even show them your plans for top tips on making your project a success. 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.
See a cut-away show home at ‘1st-fix’ – a fascinating insight into how things are installed, from ICF blockwork to underfloor heating. At the Naked House, you can also learn about how Build It have built their very own Education House.
Make sure you visit the Land Zone to discover the various routes to finding the right plot for your build. The Land Zone will offer valuable tips for finding land, including a gallery of available plots, plus information about the latest custom build (serviced plots) projects across the UK.
Gain inspiration and confidence from Build It readers who have already realised their self build dreams. Hear their stories, ask them questions and gain tips on how to avoid common pitfalls.
Back by popular demand, visit our Heating Advice Clinic, to help you decide on the best heat source for your home!
Book an appointment and discuss your project with an expert estimator, to better understand how much it will cost to build the home of your dreams.
Let the experts guide you through the process of finding the right builder for your project (and avoid the cowboys!). Find out the dos and don’ts of hiring tradesmen. Running in association with the Accreditus Register.
Want to add space and value to your home, but worried about losing garden space? Find out how a basement could be the perfect option for you at the Basement Advice Clinic!
Self Build Academy
FREE taster sessions from the Self-Build Academy, delivered by Potton – providing essential knowledge for all self-builders.
Hear how to build a sustainable home and gain one-to-one advice on a range of issues, including renewable energy and environmentally friendly building techniques.
The show will offer a wide variety of glazing manufacturers, demonstrating a huge range of bifolds, sliding doors, French doors, windows, contemporary & traditional front doors, as well as rooflights. Meet over 20 specialist suppliers all under one roof, so you can create a wonderfully bright and airy home!