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With the Ideal Home Show now in it’s 103rd year, here are just a few fascinating facts about the history of the Show:

1) The first microwave oven was launched at the Show in 1947

2) In 1997 a rainforest was created at the Show and visitors could experience a tropical downpour every hour from the shelter of an amazing tree house

3) It took over 3000 men one week to build the first Exhibition in 1908

and there will be more facts to follow……….!

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