Upcoming Events: Self Build, Extension & Home Renovation Events & Courses

Articles by Build It magazine
by Build It magazine
20th March 2024

Keen to research your next self build, home extension or renovation project? Need specific advice or want to learn some hands-on skills?

There’s a wealth of events out there to help you make a success of your scheme – including our advice and inspiration-packed Build It Live shows.

Here’s our pick of key events on now for self builders and renovators:

Kloeber Open Day

When: 19th April 2024, 12pm to 4pm
Where: West Sussex Showroom, Washington

The ideal opportunity to meet with the team from Kloeber, learn more about their product range and discuss your self-build and renovation plans with a range of specialists.

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Permitted Development: Projects You Can Do Without Planning

When: 25th April 2024
Price: £40
Where: Virtual, via Zoom

Dive into the rules and restrictions around no-planning projects – from extensions and loft conversions through to energy-saving upgrades, replacement doors and windows, outbuildings, internal works and more.

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Is a Heat Pump Right For You?

When: 9th May 2024
Price: £40
Where: Virtual, via Zoom

Take a look at what to consider when choosing a heat pump for your new build or existing house – from costs and performance through to in-depth advice on how to get your home heat pump-ready, and the key practical factors that might tip the balance.

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The Festival of Sustainable Homes

When: 17th and 18th May 2024
Price: Free when booked in advance, or £12 on the door
Where: The National Self Build and Renovation Centre (NSBRC), Swindon

Brought to your by the National Self Build and Renovation Centre, the ‘Festival of Sustainable Homes’ is a brand new event that will highlight how we can all live more sustainably in our homes. Offering the latest advice on improving both the energy efficiency and comfort levels of properties – for both new builds & existing homes.

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Got Planning? Move Your Project Forward

When: 23rd May 2024
Price: £40
Where: Virtual, via Zoom

So you’ve gained planning permission for your dream home – what next? With decisions coming thick and fast, this next stage brings a host of challenges for self builders.

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Build It Live Bicester

When: 8th and 9th June 2024
Price: £12
Where: Bicester Heritage, Oxfordshire

Meet 100s of key suppliers, source the right materials for your project, attend free seminars, workshops and demonstrations, book one-to-one sessions with industry experts and buy yourself a plot of land, all under one roof at Build It Live!

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Project Management Routes & Steps to Success

When: 18th June 2024
Price: £40
Where: Virtual, via Zoom

Our self build and renovation expert arms you with the tools you need to successfully manage a project – whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro.

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Build It Live South West

When: 7th and 8th September 2024
Price: £12
Where: Westpoint Arena, Exeter

Meet 100s of key suppliers, source the right materials for your project, attend free seminars, workshops and demonstrations, book one-to-one sessions with industry experts and buy yourself a plot of land, all under one roof at Build It Live!

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The National Self Build & Renovation Show

When: 11th and 12th October 2024
Price: Free when booked in advance, or £12 on the door
Where: The National Self Build and Renovation Centre (NSBRC), Swindon

With a fantastic line up of exhibitors and experts on hand to share their advice, this is an unmissable event for anyone thinking of self building or renovating their home.

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Build It Live South East

When: 22nd and 23rd February 2025
Price: £12
Where: Kent Event Centre, Maidstone

Meet 100s of key suppliers, source the right materials for your project, attend free seminars, workshops and demonstrations, book one-to-one sessions with industry experts and buy yourself a plot of land, all under one roof at Build It Live!

BOOK NOW

Do you have an event you think we might be interested in sharing with our readers? Email us the details!

2 Comments

  1. Gemma Sayers says:

    Hallo, i’ve just joined, and i wonder how you can submit relevant events for inclusion in this list please? Thankyou
    Gemma

  2. Chris says:

    Hi Gemma. Thanks for your question – I’ve now added our email address to this page so you can get in touch with the team if you have an event you think may be relevant to our readers.

    Chris (editor, Build It magazine)

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