Shows and Events
Bethan Gray has announced the creation of a new compilation of marble and stone tables, in cooperation with Lapicida, the world-famous stone specialist.
The Herringbone table in our picture, presents a unique zig-zag pattern across the whole of the table top, flawlessly uniting two marbles, black Nero Marquina and white Carrara.
The First Time Buyers Home Show will take place on Saturday 2nd March, in London’s Covent Garden, at the Grand Connaught Rooms, to provide a one-stop-shop for people considering purchasing their first home.
This Home Show is an initiative of the Magazine For First Time Buyers, which since 2008 has assisted many people by advising them on how to achieve a start on the property ladder.
It has opened up the ambiguity of shared ownership, as well as the mortgage market and recommends how best to switch from renting to owning a home for the very first time.
Build It Live! Show, the latest UK exhibition planned for self-builders and home modernizers, is taking place from 23rd to 24th February 2013 at the Glow, Bluewater, the brand new events venue.
So if you are looking for ideas, inspiration, practical tips and specialist advice then a visit to Build It Live! could prove invaluable for making sure you achieve your dream home on budget and in time..
The list of exhibitors includes some of the most celebrated names in renovation and home building, including Wunda Group, Scandia-Hus, Kloeber and Potton.
This striking collection of cushions is being manufactured in Britain for the British 2012 Olympic Games by official licensee Jan Constantine.
Jan, who is renowned for her hand-embroidered textiles, is printing the cushions with vintage posters from past Olympic Games that are reproduced from the Historic Collection of the Olympic Museum.
The Northern Home Show, the North West’s only dedicated home show, will be held in Manchester at the Trafford Centre from 15th to 17th June 2012.
The venue is at Event City and this show is a must visit-event, offering a one-stop-shopping opportunity covering all aspects of home improvement, renovation, self-build, interiors, energy efficiency and gardens.
The first annual Scottish Birdfair, will take place at Hopetoun House, Edinburgh on 19th-20th May 2012.
The Scottish Birdfair has something for everyone – from the most dedicated birders, to garden birdwatchers and those with a more general interest in wildlife.
A stunning Jubilee pottery collection, designed by Stephen Bughan and hand painted by Jane Baughan and the team, has been launched by Aston Pottery.
The collection includes an 11” plate, a mug and a giant ‘gallon’ teapot (actual capacity almost 14 pints – or 40 cups of tea).
The Annual Homes & Interiors Scotland Exhibition is returning to Glasgow’s SECC on the 28th – 30th October 2011, bringing together a wide range of exciting attractions to improve your home and lifestyle.
Show highlights include the inspiring Interior Design Showcase, where the country’s leading interior designers show their unique takes on six different rooms sets, a Kids’ Zone filled with fabulous ideas for children and, for the first time, a Christmas Fair featuring luxurious gifts and stimulating décor ideas.
The Talented Makers section is returning to the show for a second year, presenting the work of the country’s finest up-and-coming furniture and craft makers.
HRH Charles Prince of Wales launched an initiative last year to encourage the use of wool, – promoting it as an eco-friendly, versatile, fashionable and durable material.
The enormously successful campaign centred around Wool Week last autumn and this year, it is scheduled for 5th – 11th September, for which the Yorkshire bed maker, Harrison Spinks is an official partner in the promotion.
Harrison Spinks prides itself on rearing its own flock of sheep for wool, which is then used in manufacturing its mattresses:
Urban dwellers and novice gardeners throughout the UK are to be encouraged to grow their garden knowledge and transform their tired, outdoor space as part of Ronseal’s Urban Gardens Week 2011.
The leading woodcare manufacturer has announced Urban Gardens Week 2011 will take place for the third year running between 11th and 18th April 2011.
With many urbanites shunning the green fingered approach to gardening and neglecting their often overlooked outdoors spaces, the week aims to encourage and empower novice gardeners, providing easy-to-follow inspiration and support.