The UK’s best loved seasonal home event, Ideal Home Show Christmas is returning for its eighth magical year between the 21st – 25th November at Olympia London – with over 600 exhibitors and enough festive filled content to create the ultimate Christmas at home.
For the second year, the show will also be co-located with the Eat & Drink Festival, giving visitors of Ideal Home Show Christmas FREE access to the ultimate foodie experience, with experts; Rosemary Shrager, Theo Randall, Aldo Zilli, Rachel Green and Ed Baines offering their top tips and expert advice on perfecting a festive feast in The Christmas Kitchen. Find independent artisan food producers selling fresh produce, an eclectic selection of the best street food vendors, mixologists and a wealth of the UK’s top brands all celebrating the very best seasonal food and drink of 2018.
The Christmas Home section is packed full of inspiration and ideas and where experts share their styling inspiration, festive furnishings, seasonal colour advice, and top tips on the latest accessories to add that special touch this year, featuring TV presenter on ITV ‘Love Your Home & Garden’, Property Expert Kunle Baker, My Interior Design School and Good Homes magazine. Plus, discover essential winter advice for the garden with Lee Connelly, The Skinny Jean Gardener who will offer advice and tips on how to involve the whole family.
Tick off the Christmas list too in the Christmas Gift section and shop this season’s top toys, gadgets, artisan gifts, stocking fillers and the perfect gifts for him, her and the kids. Alternatively, for those with a penchant for handmade, head over to the Christmas Theatre where a host of the nation’s most loved experts from each of the show’s sections will come together to teach the skills behind a truly traditional home-made Christmas.
Find a list of full exhibitors here.
From fairy lights to baubles, this year’s Christmas Decoration section is the ultimate haven of decorated decadence and home to hundreds of bespoke decorations from artisan makers and craftsmen. Visitors can get creative in the interactive workshops with classes on Wreath Making Christmas decoration upcycling, Table Centrepieces Arrangements, Origami Gift Tags and many more all in the Christmas Theatre.
Ensuring no-one is missed off the Christmas list, this year’s Christmas Pet section returns offering inspiration, ideas and the latest products for the purrrrrfect pet gifts. From doggy jumpers to festive flavoured chews the Pet Pavilion will ensure any four legged friends have a very merry Christmas.
The Christmas Restaurant
After all that shopping, visitors will also be able to enjoy Christmas lunch early at the Christmas Restaurant (menu here), or for those with a sweeter tooth you can also indulge in this year’s Festive Afternoon Tea (menu here).
The sound of Christmas will fill the air with entertainment from the nostalgic Doo Wop girl group The Hey Las, harmony arrangements by Stella Mann College, nationally acclaimed gospel choir group Enchorus and funky contemporary choir Natural Voices.
Come and join The Ideal Home Show this Christmas!
Book your tickets here for a special 241 discount!