The Ideal Home Show sponsored by Zoopla* starts tomorrow, 17 March 2018 for visitors looking for home and lifestyle inspiration. First opening its doors in 1908, the 110th edition of the show at Olympia London continues the tradition of creating inspirational show homes, innovative displays and demonstrations and entertainment for every member of the family.
To mark the anniversary of the Ideal Home Show, Love Your Garden’s David Domoney will be showcasing a giant birthday cake made from over 4,000 plants, with the mix of foliage and flowers wrapping around the vertical surfaces of the cake.
During the 17-day show, visitors can marvel at four grand show homes designed to focus on enhancing on liveable spaces. The Innovation Home designed by interior stylist and TV’s Sophie Robinson is a Victorian city home with a twist on contemporary living. ‘Liv-In’ beach huts and garden buildings continue the British fascination with maximising every inch of living space. Experts will also be on-hand to provide free advice The Renovation Hub.
Gardening enthusiasts can explore the Ideal Garden section for inspiration on patio makeovers or learn about and shop for on-trend outdoor furniture.
Each day hosts a line-up of celebrities providing entertaining insight into every aspect of homes and leisure: tomorrow includes property expert and co-presenter of Channel 4’s Location, Location, Location Phil Spencer, sharing his property-buying tips, and a Q&A session with TV actress and celebrity chef Lisa Faulkner. Visitors can also enjoy a number of activities ranging from ‘how-to’ craft workshops and free treatments in the Pamper Lounge.
Renowned chefs and drinks-industry experts will take to the Foodie Stage and Drinks Station situated within the co-located Eat & Drink Festival, with free access for Ideal Home Show visitors.
The Ideal Home Show 2018 running from 17 March to 2 April, is open from 10:00 to 17:00 Monday to Wednesday, 10:00 to 21:00 on Thursday and 10:00 to 18:00 Friday to Sunday.