Birmingham | Grand Designs Live 2019

Exhibition 10 am-6 pm, 9 - 13 Oct 2019
East Midlands, West Midlands

The award-winning home event for ideas, inspiration and expert advice returns to Birmingham's NEC

On 9 - 13 October 2019, the NEC will play host to Grand Designs Live; bringing the height of home design and innovation to Birmingham. The event offers a great day out with hundreds of innovative ideas for the home, instructive talks and demonstrations, with design guru and TV broadcaster, Kevin McCloud leading the event.

Whether you are starting out on your first renovation, building a new home, redecorating a room, installing a new kitchen or simply looking for ideas, Grand Designs Live is the must-visit event for anyone wanting to learn about the world of interiors, design and self-build.

Don't miss:

Over 400 companies:
Get access to amazing brands launching new projects, compare prices and check out homewares not yet available on the high street, across four key Project Zones: Build, Kitchens & Bathrooms, Gardens and Interiors. Plus, find a Design Arcade, with unique pieces from new and established craftsmen, as well as the latest smart home technology throughout the Build Hall.

The Under the Stairs Project:
See eight interior designers create insightful and inspirational room sets, using a commonly neglected area in the home, for visitors to take information and ideas for their own mini grand designs.

Ask an Expert:
Visitors can access free one-to-one consultations with specialists ranging from architectural technologists, to designers and project managers. Bring along your plans, ideas and budgets to discuss the next steps in your project.

Grand Designs turns 20 this year:
Grand Designs the TV series turns 20 and to celebrate, the event will be featuring fun and exciting features focused around past and present houses, and their owners.

Kevin's Green Heroes:
Discover this year's most ground-breaking and eco-friendly products on the market, handpicked by Kevin McCloud.

Live talks:
See Kevin McCloud, designers from the TV show, including the new series Grand Designs: The Street, as well as an abundance of experts covering a range of live demos and inspiring talks.

Single-use plastic ban:
Grand Designs Live will continue its initiative to reduce the consumption of single-use plastic at the show by banning plastic bottles, straws and cutlery; replacing them with biodegradable alternatives, aiming to turn the tide on plastic pollution.

CIAT have teamed up with Grand Designs Live to offer you free weekday tickets to the event. If you can't make it during the week, weekend tickets have been discounted to just £9.

Visit and enter the code CIAT on the booking page.

T&C’s: Offer valid on standard tickets to Grand Designs Live Birmingham only and must be booked in advance before midnight on 12 October 2019. Free weekday tickets are valid 9-11 October, are of limited availability and can be claimed on a first-come-first-serve basis. Discounted weekend tickets incur a transaction fee.


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