We run Tricks of the Trade theatres, workshops and tools shows at these events. We love these shows as they allow us to get out and meet DIY-ers face to face and hear about the projects that they are doing.
Hearing directly from you about the DIY challenges that you face and suggesting solutions is one of the most pleasurable experience that we have here are DIY Doctor.
It is also fascinating to meet the companies that are exhibiting at these shows and discover all the new and exciting products that are coming to market all the time. This is another extremely interesting part of working with DIY Doctor; finding and trying out the latest innovations that people dream up.
We feel very privileged to have these opportunities!
Here are some of the shows that we have attended – please come and see us when if you get a chance:
The Homebuilding and Renovating Shows
This is a series of shows across the country that target those that are either renovating or self building. They tend to attract accomplished DIY enthusiasts and self builders and renovators with serious projects.
Alongside these shows, and running at the same time, are the Home Improvement Shows which are focused on smaller projects, interiors and lighter, improvement based projects. By having both these shows under the same roof at the same time, there really is something for everyone!
There are shows all over the country from the West Country, through Birmingham right up to Scotland. For more information about where the shows are held and the dates please have a look their website: www.homebuildingshow.co.uk
DIY Doctor at the Homebuilding and Renovating Shows
DIY Doctor helps to promote these shows and are able to offer free tickets that we can pass on to our customers and visitors.
At the Homebuilding and Renovating Shows, DIY Doctor has been asked to provide the Tricks of the Trade Theatre. This is a theatre that is dedicated to DIY Doctor where we present several, hour long presentations on a range of popular DIY topics.
The information allows you to get your project completed successfully. Favourite topics include, learning how to skim plaster, demonstrations on ceramic and porcelain tiling and guides to working with builders and tradesmen.
The National Self Build and Renovation Show
@ The NSBRC, Swindon, SN5 8UB (Just off J16, M4)
The National Self Build & Renovation Show offers a packed three days of live demonstrations, free seminars and an unrivalled line up of experts on hand to share their advice. It’s a brilliant event if you are thinking about extending your home, renovating a tired property or building a new house from scratch!
Produced by the National Self Build & Renovation Centre (NSBRC), the UK’s award winning Self Build Visitor Centre, their October Show is always well attended. It offers a huge number of free talks, on topics from planning and plot finding, to financing and timber frames, which are a great way to pick up a wealth of valuable information, for both newcomers and skilled professionals.
Over 250 exhibitors will be showcasing the very latest products and technologies and the show’s and brilliant ‘New Build Journey’, are the perfect way to help visualise these products as part of your finished project.
The NSBRC’s own team of impartial experts along with architects, project managers, designers, planners and eco consultants, will be on hand to meet for one-on-one sessions throughout the show. Offering free advice, they will happily talk through your ideas with you, no matter how big or small, and offer their expert opinions and guidance on even the trickiest of questions.
Whatever stage your project is in, there will be an expert available to look at your plans and offer feedback on where to start, the best building methods and materials for the job, advice on the latest legislation or just checking that a quote sounds reasonable.
- Guided tours of the NSBRC’s fantastic life-size educational exhibits
- Over 250 Exhibitors
- FREE Self Build course taster sessions
- 1:1 Expert Advice
The National Self Build & Renovation Show is easy to get to with the NSBRC located on Junction 16 of the M4 and parking is plentiful and FREE!
DIY Doctor at Other Home Improvement and Building Shows
From time to time DIY Doctor has been invited to all the leading home improvement shows from The Ideal Home Show to Grand Designs. We have managed dedicated theatres, provided presentations and workshops or simply been part of experts panels. If you are interested in hearing more about this please get in touch or subscribe to our newsletter and we will tell you when the next event is coming up.
If you are an event organiser and you feel that DIY Doctor could add something to your event or provide a speaker, please get in touch here and we would be happy to discuss any ideas.