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5th-13th May -Excel, London
Grand Designs Live
Hosted by Kevin McCloud, this is the show for people seeking inspiration and expert advice for everything from home redecoration to renovations. This year the show includes the Grand Art Fair where interior design is merged with classic and contemporary art.

19th - 20th May -SECC, Glasgow
Homebuilding and Renovating Scottish Show
The the ideal place to get in touch with Scotland's self-build experts, and source all the products you need.

2nd-5th June -SECC, Glasgow
Ideal Home Show Scotland
The Scottish version of the famous show.

22nd - 24th June -Stubbings Estate, Maidenhead, Berkshire.
Salvo Fair Salvo Fair is an extesive outdoor exhibition of architectural salvage, garden antiques and reclaimed building materials. Everything is for sale.

30 June - 1 July
Homebuilding and Renovating Surrey Show, Sandown Park,, Surrey
19th - 22nd September -Earls Court, London
100% Design
One of the world's most important contemporary architecture and interior design exhibitions presenting the latest furniture, lighting, accessories etc. The show also features architectural products in 100% Detail, cutting-edge materials in100% Materials, along with an inspiring programme of seminars showcasing new ideas using colour.

28th - 30th September, Olympia, London
The National Home Improvement Show
This leading event for home improvers brings together high quality suppliers, designers and experts in one place. Areas of the Show include:
design, layout kitchens, bathrooms, interiors, home entertainment, gardens and energy saving.

2nd -28th October -NSBRC, Swindon
Big Green Home Show

October -NEC, Birmingham
Grand Designs Live
Returning for the sixth year to the Birmingham NEC, the award-winning Grand Designs Live Birmingham is back, showcasing inspirational design, self build, interiors and cutting-edge homeware.

2nd -4th November -Harrogate International Centre
Homebuilding and Renovating Harrogate Show

17th - 18th November -Bath & West Showground
Homebuilding and Renovating Somerset Show

March Earls Court, London
Ecobuild -Ecobuild is the world's biggest event dedicated to sustainable design, construction and the built environment -meet suppliers of sustainable construction products, materials and services.

March -Earls Court, London
Ideal Home Show -over 100 years old, this award winning show is brings together more than 600 quality exhibitors from all over the UK to offer a unique shopping experience for all areas of the home, including ideal Interiors, ideal Home Improvements, ideal Gardens, ideal Gadgets, ideal Food, ideal Housewares, ideal Shopping and ideal Woman..

March -NEC Birmingham
National Homebuilding & Renovating Show
If you are thinking about extending, converting, improving or even building your own home, visit The National Homebuilding & Renovating Show at the NEC.  Offering over 500 exhibitors, free seminars and masterclasses and the opportunity to 'Ask the Experts', you need look no further for all the advice and inspiration you could possibly need to create your dream home.


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The Green Self-build Book: How to Enjoy Designing and Building Your Own Eco-home
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