Grand Designs Live returns to Birmingham for 13th year

Grand Designs Live, proudly sponsored by Anglian Home Improvements, is set to return to Birmingham’s NEC from 11th – 15th October 2017. This unique event promises to break down the conventional limitations to home building and offers visitors a chance to discover the latest innovations, explore current trends and preview unseen products.

Once again hosted by Grand Designs guru Kevin McCloud, the event will showcase a series of exciting, educational and interactive features over five days. Kevin, joined by industry experts, will provide a wide-reaching range of informative seminars at The Grand Theatre, sponsored by Airflow. The ever popular Ask an Expert service will return with experts offering free advice in every field, from financing projects, to architecture, interiors and much more!

With over 400 exhibitors making their way to the NEC, there will be something for everyone across the six different sections of the show covering Build, Kitchens, Bathrooms, Technology, Gardens and Interiors.

Kevin McCloud, design authority and presenter of the Channel 4 TV series, will be bringing his expertise in the design industry as well as his distinctive style and approach to the event, this season’s Grand Designs Live is set to be one of the most informative, exciting and engaging home improvement and design exhibitions to date.

Karen Stylianides, newly-appointed editor of best-selling self-build magazine Grand Designs, the print extension of the successful TV franchise fronted by Kevin McCloud says of the show:

“Grand Designs Live is the ultimate event for anyone considering a renovation, self-build, conversion, extension or home update project. There’s a wealth of ideas, expert tips and the latest innovative designs all under one roof. It’s a truly unmissable source of inspiration and advice.”

Alongside these amazing features, the show offers an array of other great attractions, including:

  • The Kitchen Advice Centre, sponsored by Miele – Book free 30-minute consultations looking at all aspects of kitchen planning and development.
  • The Live Kitchen, sponsored by Miele For cooking buffs, the Live Kitchen is a must see feature, with top chefs hard at work showing audiences how to prepare delicious meals and take advantage of kitchen appliances in live demos.
  • Kevin’s Green Heroes – Each year Kevin showcases the most innovative and useful eco-friendly gadgets and products on the market. His hand-picked selection reveals the latest trends in green technology and shines a light on new directions in product design.
  • Grand Room Sets – The theme will be brought to life by pioneering interior designers in this inspirational installation. These innovative rooms will showcase products which are accessible to visitors and are from British retailers, manufacturers and designers.