Free Workshops North West

Free Workshops – 15+ FREE Sessions!

The Workshop Theatre is proudly sponsored by the STA

Build It Live offers a range of free workshops, each presented by leading suppliers and specialists, with a focus on specific problems and choices that self-builders and renovators face every day. Our workshops aim to answer your burning questions and help you progress your project.

Build It Live North West workshop programme:

SATURDAY 

Time   Topic

10.30    Glazing options for your home VELFAC
11.00     SELF BUILDER STORY
12.00    How to finance your self-build or renovation project – BuildStore
12.30    ICF: Quick & efficient build method – Nudura
13.00    Underfloor heating: the truth behind the myths – Nu-Heat 
13.30    Energy solutions for an eco-friendly home – Evergreen Energy
14.00    SELF BUILDER STORY
15.00    Oak frame: building in character & value – Welsh Oak Frame
15.30    Finding good builders for your project – Build It’s Editor, Chris Bates
16.00    How to create your custom build home  Custom Build Homes

SUNDAY 

Time   Topic

10.30    The benefits of timber frame – Structural Timber Association Member
11.00     SELF BUILDER STORY
12.00    How to finance your self-build or renovation project – BuildStore
12.30    Reducing energy bills, improving indoor air quality and just how far to go – Total Home Environment
13.00    The great heating system debate – Build It experts
13.30    Protect your build: Why you need the right insurance – Protek Self-Build Insurance
14.00    Smart technology: the easy way to run your home – Electric Orange
14.30    How can you update your home without planning permission? – Build It expert, Julia Riddle
15.00    Finding good builders for your project – Build It’s Editor, Chris Bates
15.30    New routes to finding a plot of land – Build It’s Calum Taylor