Monthly Archives: February 2013

Ideal Home Show London 2013

Ideal Homes Show London 2013

Ideal Homes 2013

The Ideal Homes Show

This years event promises to be the premier event this spring yet again. It will be hosted at Earls Court in London from the 15th March – 1st April 2013.

As always the Ideal Homes show promises to get your creative side flowing and what better than to start with discovering this years interiors section

There will be a myriad of finishing touches on display from storage ideas, decorating and design and furniture to die for.

Garden Displays at the Ideal Homes Show

Garden Displays

This years Garden section has a champagne bar and six show gardens on display, they promise that no matter what size your garden is there will be inspiration for you.

Whether you are just starting gardening or you are a seasoned gardener you will not be disappointed with this years display.

If champagne is not to your taste then you can relax in the ‘Love your Garden’ tea rooms instead to take a break.

At the show there will be three show homes to view, taking the inspiration from Swedish living concepts, an urban town house, and a collaboration between the Ideal Home Show and the Prince’s Foundation for Building Community.

House Beautiful magazine will be styling the interior of the Prince’s House, which they say will be using produce from some of the UK’s best local and well-known retailers, they hope to create an atmosphere reflective of the house’s aim to showcase sustainability, affordability and contemporary comfort.

There will be a host of top TV celebrities being the ambassadors for each section as follows:

Tickets available from here.


Edible Garden Show – THE Ultimate Grow Your Own Event

The Edible Garden Show

Edible Garden Show

Learn to Grow your Own!

The edible garden show is now firmly established in the gardening events calendar as the only national event dedicated to growing your own fruit, vegetables and home grown produce.

Attracting visitors and exhibitors from around the UK this is an event not to be missed.

With many more people now having their own allotments this event is a great place to start getting to grips with the gardening tasks to come this spring.

At this years show they will be introducing lots of fantastic new exhibitors.

There will be a new experts an outside area, packed smallholders marquee and over 180 exhibitors showcasing innovative products and equipment to help your grow your own….

Do not miss James Wong offers a 21st Century guide to growing incredible edibles in any British back garden.

James is back to uncover a whole new generation of super easy-to-grow crops, Shark fin melons and quinoa to Chilean guavas & asparagus peas wil be on the menu exploring a world of flavour way beyond potatoes, brussels sprouts and swede.

The Edible Garden Show 2013 will bring together inspirational celebrity gardeners and chefs

There wil be livestock experts and innovative exhibitors to create a one-stop shop for anyone wishing to grab a slice of the good life.

The Experts on hand will be.

  • James Wong, BBC TV’s award-winning gardening presenter.
  • Alys Fowler, Well known TV presenter, author and avid gardener.
  • Bob Flowerdew, Author, gardener, speaker and BBC Gardeners Question Time panellist.
  • Paul Peacock, Self sufficiency expert.
  • Racheal Green, Award-winning chef.
  • Victoria Roberts, Poultry vet and published author.

Don’t miss the fantastic three-day event at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire from March 15th-17th 2013, 9:30am – 4:30pm daily.

Tickets cost £15 (£12 if booked in advance) with concessions for children and seniors.

Buy Tickets online or call 0844 338 8001

via The Edible Garden Show – THE Ultimate Grow Your Own Event.


Gardens and Homes and Lifestyle Show 2013

garden homes and lifestyle show

Gardens Homes and Lifestyle Show

ECT magazine will be hosting their Gardens Homes and Lifestyle show, it will be at the Brighton Center this year. They will be hosting the show for the third year on the 2nd and 3rd of March 2013.

This show certainly promises to be one to look forward to. The show will have areas for Interiors and Design, Garden and Outdoor Living, Lifestyle and Technology, Kids, Food and Women (of course).

With over 200 stands on two floors with 3 rooms this will be one of the largest events in the south of England, Visitors will be able to browse the exhibitor stands, indulge themselves in the finer things in life.

While you are there you can take in one of the many demonstrations and presentations offering tips and advice for your home or garden living style.

Guest Appearances by:

The show guests will include Ground Forces celebrity builder Tommy Walsh offering tips and advice.

The Michelin award winning chef Jean-Christophe Novelli giving some live cooking demonstrations.

And Finally TV star and celebrity DIY expert Craig Philips who will be sharing his expert knowledge.

Ticket Availabilty:

Tickets are available from The Chichester Observer Prices are £10.00 , £8.00 Concessions and Children under 16 years old can go free.

Hope to see you there…..