Free Workshops

DAILY FREE WORKSHOPS AT BUILD IT LIVE

Build It Live offers a range of free workshops, each presented by leading suppliers and specialists from the self build sector. Each session focuses 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 with your project. Topics include everything from how to finance your build, to extending your home on a budget.

Please note, this is a sample programme and timings and topics are subject to change.

Saturday

10.30

Protect Your Project: Why Insurance & Warranties are Must-Haves

11.00

Self Builders’ Own Stories: Meet Janet & Richard Deacon

12.00

Funding Your Self Build & Renovation Plans

12.30

Building Biology: How to Create a Healthy & Sustainable Home

13.00

How to Build & Renovate with Eco-Friendly Reclaimed Materials

13.30

What is the Government’s new Help To Build Scheme and How Will it Work?

14.00

Self Builders’ Own Stories: Meet Louis & Ingrid Pouyanne

15.00

Extension Design: Adding Space, Value & Wow Factor on a Budget

15.30

Find a Good Builder

Sunday

10.30

Build Costs: How to Set a project Budget & Stick to It

11.00

Self Builders’ Own Stories: Meet Sam & Zakima

12.00

Funding Your Self Build & Renovation Plans

12.30

Why Triple Glazing is the Best Way to Meet New Building Regs

13.00

Passivhaus: Design & Build a Timber Eco Home

13.30

What is the Government's New Help To Build Scheme and How Will It Work?

14.00

Self Builders’ Own Stories: Meet Louis & Ingrid Pouyanne

15.00

Why Structural Timber Delivers the Self Build Dream

15.30

Finding Good Builders & Trades