We have a number of self build and home improvement shows across the country in 2019 and we have exclusive free tickets to these events!

Build It Live: Kent & Build It Live: Manchester

Kent: Saturday 9th – Sunday 10th February
Manchester: Saturday 23rd – Sunday 24th February

Build It Live provides a whole weekend of inspiration and expert guidance all under one roof to thousands of visitors. Brought to you by Build It Magazine, the UK’s longest running, most focused self-build title, Build It Live brings the magazine’s indispensable monthly custom home building, DIY and renovation advice to life. You can chat to our team at stand G23 in Kent and stand B49 in Manchester.

Get your FREE tickets by emailing our events team: lily.veale@solarplants.org.uk


Self Build & Design Show: Peterborough

Saturday 9th – Sunday 10th March

The Self Build & Design Show offers the opportunity to take part in seminars, see product demonstrations and ask our experts for their advice. Talk to the manufacturers, architects, suppliers, designers, builders and project advisors that serve the east of England. Our team will be available all weekend at stand F2 in the Peterborough Arena.

Get your FREE tickets by emailing our events team: lily.veale@solarplants.org.uk


The Homebuilding and Renovating Show: Birmingham

Thursday 28th – Sunday 31st March

The National Homebuilding & Renovating Show is the go-to exhibition for self builders and renovators. This is the biggest self build show in the UK and offers a wide range of free talks including topics on self-build, renovating, innovative products, extensions, conversions and DIY projects. Our team will be at plot J109 for the duration of the show to look over your plans and offer their expert advice.

Get your FREE tickets by emailing our events team: lily.veale@solarplants.org.uk

Southwest Home and Garden Show: Exeter

Saturday 6th – Sunday 7th April

This event will host over 150 exhibitors and provides an ideal one stop shop for anyone about to buy, or those who have just bought a new home, those undertaking an extension, renovation, self build project or improving their home, holiday cottage, boutique B&B or hotel. Our team will be at stand 58 all weekend!

Click here to register for free entry!

Grand Designs Live: London

Saturday 4th – Sunday 12th May

Based on the Channel 4 series and presented by Kevin McCloud, the show offers visitors top expert advice, new product launches and specialist exhibitors in six project zones. Whether you’re planning a self-build, renovation or are adding the finishing touches, find ideas and inspiration for your very own Grand Design at this multi-award winning event. Our team will be at stand B34 for the duration of the show, taking place in London’s ExCeL venue.

Get your FREE tickets by emailing our events team: lily.veale@solarplants.org.uk

The National Self Build and Renovation Show: Swindon

Friday 17th – Sunday 19th May

Similar to the January show, the National Self Build and Renovation Show takes place this May with more talks, expert sessions, one to one appointments and more! You can find our new stand at location 204 displaying the latest market-leading technology including solar tiles, integrated solar PV and battery storage technology.

Get your FREE tickets by clicking here!


We have more events coming up throughout the year so keep your eyes peeled for information and free tickets!

A key part of your journey

Attending a self-build/ renovation show is a key part of your research when taking on a self build, renovation, custom build or home improvement project. It will give you the opportunity to view the latest technology, products and materials on the market and discuss these with exhibitors and industry experts to find the best options and solutions for your home. Learn more about incorporating solar PV into your project here, or chat to an Energy Expert via Live Chat in the bottom right corner!

From everybody here at Solar Plants, we hope you have a wonderful Christmas and a joyful New Year, we look forward to meeting you at these shows in 2019!