Keep up to date with the latest trade events and shows to gain access to expert advice on your project.

7-8TH SEPTEMBER, Selfbuild & Design Show South West – Exeter

Visit the SelfBuild & Design South West show to meet exhibitors, take part in seminars, see product demonstrations and ask build experts for their advice. Talk to the manufacturers, architects, suppliers, designers, builders and project advisors that serve this region.

8-10TH OCTOBER, UK Construction Week –NEC, Birmingham

UK Construction Week (8-10 October, NEC) is the UK’s largest construction event. The event brings together all stakeholders within the built environment across every facet of design, build and product innovation. As the largest event dedicated to knowledge sharing, championing good practice and problem solving, it’s the environment for the whole industry to look, talk, plan, learn and do business; providing answers for what, when, where and how we build (for) our future.

18-20TH OCTOBER, The National Self Build & Renovation Show –Swindon

This ultimate self-build show that is useful whatever stage of your self-build or renovation project you’re at. Over the weekend the NSBRC’s experts will be on hand to answer all of your trickiest questions, look over your plans and offer their professional advice to help you make the best decisions for your project. Take a tour of our Educational Zones and Exhibits, or talk to one of our 250+ exhibitors who will be showcasing the very latest products and technologies. The show’s free talks are a great way to pick up a wealth of valuable information and over the weekend we’ll be covering topics including planning, financing, finding land, custom build, and energy efficient building.

 9TH NOVBEMBER, NSBRC Eco Workshop: Retrofit Eco Solutions – Swindon

This workshop covers one of the most important eco issues today: What practical measures can be taken with existing buildings to make them more sustainable and energy efficient? Our experts will explain the options available to those interested in retrofitting eco technologies into their homes and advise on everything from achieving air tightness, insulation requirements and design considerations, to ventilation issues and how to choose between the array of windows and doors that are on the market.

22-23rd NOVBEMBER, NSBRC Passivhaus Workshop –Swindon

Many visitors to the NSBRC want to create an ‘eco home’. The Passivhaus standard is designed to deliver comfort, quality and lower running costs, in any type of building. Meet Passivhaus accredited experts and suppliers at this two-day workshop – a partnership between the Passivhaus Trust and the National Self Build and Renovation Centre. Featuring practical workshops, guided educational tours and real life case studies this is an event not to be missed by anyone interested in Passivhaus.

27th NOVBEMBER, London Build Expo –Olympia, London

London Build is the leading building and construction show for London and the South East. This show is like no other and has been built for anyone who wants to have fun, be inspired, meet and do business with thousands of architects, developers, contractors, local councils, housing associations, house builders, suppliers, engineers and more.