How to Claim Your Two Free Tickets to Build It Live in 2024

Build It Live, the UK’s most practical self build and renovation show, is returning to Kent on the 24th and 25th February 2024 – find out what’s in store and how to get your hands on two free tickets
Articles by Build It magazine
by Build It magazine
11th January 2024

If you’re planning a self build, renovating a property, or looking to add space, light and value to your current home, then you can’t afford to miss Build It Live – the UK’s most practical and informative self build and renovation event!

Covering all aspects of self build, home improvement and renovation, Build It magazine is dedicated to providing its readers with easy to digest, jargon-busting features, as well as inspiring real home stories, to help people turn their ideas into reality.

Build It Live brings the magazine to life, providing everything someone with a home project could need to plan, progress or complete their build, under one roof. Build It Live takes place in three locations each year – Kent, Oxfordshire and Devon.

Our next show, Build It Live South East, will be held on 24th and 25th February 2024, at Kent Event Centre in Maidstone. Looking for tickets? You can claim two FREE tickets by clicking the button below – don’t miss out!


Why Should I Visit Build It Live in 2024?

Whether you’re planning a self build, a period home renovation, a kitchen extension or a loft conversion, a trip to Build It Live South East will prove indispensable. A one-stop shop for proactive self builders, renovators and home improvers, the show will be a full weekend of insight and inspiration.

From free, one-to-one consultations with leading experts to live seminars, a dedicated Land Zone and hundreds of suppliers in one purpose-built event space, the show will help you plan, design and complete your scheme, on time and on budget!

How to Claim Your Two Free Tickets to Build It Live in 2024

Talk to industry-leading suppliers about your project at Build It Live

Inside the show you’ll be able to meet hundreds of local and national suppliers, take a closer look at their offering and compare services before making any buying decisions. Nothing beats an in-person conversation and our exhibitors will be on hand all weekend, allowing you to gain the right information, advice and products for your project.

Whether you want to find an architect, secure an oak frame package or buy the best glazing products on the market, Build It Live will have a full range of exhibitors, covering all stages of your build – from initial planning to final fix.

Take a look at our line-up of exhibitors and start planning who you want to meet during your visit.

What’s On Offer at Build It Live?

As well as a hall full of exhibitors, Build It Live will provide an array of other exciting and educational show features.

Expert Help Desk

The Ask Our Experts lounge is the perfect place to go to find the answers to your specific questions.

This free, impartial service allows visitors of the show to book a one-to-one appointment with an industry specialist, to utilise their decades of experience. From planning professionals and financial advisors to award-winning architects and eco home gurus, we’ve got an expert for everyone.

All you have to do is visit the Ask Our Experts lounge to book your consultation. Slots are limited and offered on a first-come, first-served basis, so arrive early to secure yours – and don’t forget to bring your plans!

How to Claim Your Two Free Tickets to Build It Live in 2024

Book free one-on-one appointments with our experts and talk through your project plans

Self Build Workshops & Seminars

Each day, visitors will be able to attend free, live talks hosted by industry experts. Designed to cover all key self build, renovation and extension hurdles, our Seminars and Workshops are designed to be easy to follow and informative, helping people avoid common pitfalls and troubleshoot their way to project success.

Our Seminars, including “A step by step guide to self build” and “Renovating a Home with Character”, are hosted by our magazine experts, while our Workshops, coverings everything from heating systems to finding land, are hosted by leading manufacturers and specialists from the self build and renovation sector.


Land Zone

Build It proudly operates PlotBrowser – an online portal filled with real building plots and conversion opportunities around the UK – and at Build It Live South East, visitors can head to our dedicated Land Zone, which brings the website to life.

Here, you’ll be able to discover the various routes to finding the right plot, gain valuable tips for securing viable land and even browse live listings currently for sale.

Representatives from the UK’s latest serviced plot projects will also be on hand to provide you with more information about this alternative route to self building.

Real-Life Self Build Stories

At the Workshop Theatre you’ll also be able to real from people who have already completed their self build or renovation. Self Builders’ Own Stories is an opportunity to listen to the experiences of real people – discover how they approached their projects and achieved their dream home. Learn from their mistakes, hear their top tips and ask them questions about their journey.

See our readers’ homes stories

Advice Clinics

As well as the opportunity to try out products and materials in person, Build It Live also offers free, drop-in clinics, designed to help you make a success of your project. Each one is run by an expert in their field, so you can quiz them and find the answers to your burning questions.

Our clinics include the Heating Advice Clinic, the Build Cost Clinic, the Extensions Advice Clinic and the Basements Advice Clinic.

How to Claim Your Two Free Tickets to Build It Live in 2024

Visit our Advice Clinics for project-specific advice on your self build, renovation or home extension

How Can I Get My Free Tickets to Build It Live?

Readers of Build It, and users of our website, are entitled to free tickets to the show – and booking yours couldn’t be easier.

Simply visit our Build It Live booking page to secure a pair of free tickets for two people. The booking process takes just a few minutes and the promotional code, SBS24, will be applied automatically.


Where Are the Other Build It Live Shows in 2024?

If Build It Live South East on 24th and 25th February isn’t convenient for you, then we have two other shows for you to choose from.

Build It Live Bicester will take place on 8th and 9th June at Bicester Heritage in Oxfordshire, while Build It Live South West will be held on 7th and 8th September at Westpoint Arena in Exeter.

All three of our shows offer the same fantastic line-up, so no matter where you live or what your project, our exhibitions will be able to help you. Visit the Build It Live website to learn more.

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