What’s on at Build It Live?

What’s on at Build It Live?

Find out what’s on at Build It Live – every Build It Live event is packed with exhibitors to meet, products to discover, seminars and workshops to hear and features to satisfy your information needs. Our shows include something for everyone, no matter how far along you are on your self-build journey!

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What’s on at Build It Live:

100’s of Exhibitors

100s of Exhibitors at Build It Live

Meet hundreds of the UK’s leading suppliers, see thousands of products on display and specify the right items for your project.

Free Workshops and Seminars

Free workshops and seminars at Build It Live

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.

Ask Our Experts

Ask our experts

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.

The Naked House

Visit the naked house at Build It Live

See a cut-away show home at ‘1st-fix’ – a fascinating insight into how things are installed, from ICF blockwork to underfloor heating. Click here to see who is contributing to this year’s Naked House.

Land Zone

Visit the Land Zone at Build It Live

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.

Self-Builders’ Own Stories Live

Self Builders' own stories

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. To see some of the self builder’s who spoke at our most recent show, click here.

Heating Advice Clinic – NEW

Heating Advice Clinic

By popular demand, visit our brand new Heating Advice Clinic, to help you decide on the best heat source for your home!

Build Cost Clinic

Visit the Build Cost Clinic at Build It Live

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. Find out more here.

Find A Builder Clinic

Find a builder for your project!

Let the experts guide you through the process of finding the right builder for your project (and avoid the cowboys!). Find out the do’s and don’ts of hiring tradesmen.  Running in association with the Accreditus Register. Find out more about the Find a Builder Clinic here.

Self Build Academy

Attend taster sessions at the Self Build Academy

FREE taster sessions from the Self-Build Academy delivered by Potton – providing essential knowledge for all self-builders. View the timetable here.

Eco Building Advice

Get some tips on Eco Friendly Building techniques

Hear how to build a sustainable home and gain one-to-one advice on a range of issue including renewable energy plus environmentally friendly building techniques. Learn more here.

Striking Glazing Options

100's of glazing specialists all under one roof

The show offers a wide variety of glazing manufacturers demonstrating a huge range of bifold and 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!

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What's on at Build It Live