DIY Shows and Exhibitions Around the UK

If you would relish the opportunity to learn more about DIY and the tricks of the trade, then you might benefit from attending one of the many DIY exhibitions and shows that take place every year around the UK. These shows are the perfect place to meet other avid DIYers, hear all about their projects and learn a few new tricks for your own projects.

The Home Building and Renovating Shows

These shows that are put on at various locations are primarily aimed at those who are undertaking renovations or self-builds. Most of the people who attend this show are seasoned DIYers and self-builders with big projects on the go. The Home Improvement exhibition at this show is aimed more for those smaller projects around the house. Interior design and redecoration projects feature heavily and the great thing about staging these two events under one roof is that there is something for everyone. You can also visit the presentations by the DIY Doctor in the Tricks of the Trade Theatre, covering different aspects of DIY topics.

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The Southern Tool Show

Here you’ll find demonstrations from a huge variety of the biggest names in tool manufacture. See all the latest tools, be the first to grab some great deals and find out all you need to know about using and maintaining your tools. Alongside the tool show, the Southern Home Show also takes place which covers home improvement, building projects and interior design. Having the two shows together is ideal as you can get inspiration for your project and then go find the right tools for the job. If your toolbox could do with an overhaul then get kitted out by using an online DIY store like

The 50+ Show

These shows are targeting mainly towards the more mature DIYer who may have retired or be approaching retirement. This age group has many keen DIY enthusiasts and are often involved in some serious self-build projects. The 50+ shows are held at various locations around the UK throughout the year and it’s a great opportunity to see DIY techniques being demonstrated and the opportunity to learn new skills. The shows also cover a wide range of other interesting exhibitions aimed at this particular demographic. From fashion and travel to hobbies and financial planning.

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Woodworking and Power Tool Show

This Exeter-based exhibition will be full of trade stands, demonstrations, skill workshops and a wide range of power tool displays. For anyone who has an interest in woodworking, there will be tips on how to get the best from your machinery and power tools. A smaller but free event, the show is for members of the public and traders who want to learn more about starting a woodwork project or improving skills like wood turning and carving. Many other DIY skills will be demonstrated as well as skill clinics and troubleshooting help and advice.

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