The Ideal Home Show

Diy Fix It guide to the Ideal Home Show 2010

ideal home show logoThe Ideal Home Show is to be officially revamped to its former glory in time for the next show, running from the 20th March – 5th April 2010 at London’s Earls Court.

The famous, trend-setting show that made home-making a national passion, will be returning for its 102nd year, with a completely new and revamped format; offering a 17-day long event, packed full of the latest trends, technological advancements, and design innovations.

The new-looking show will explore the world of home interiors and style with a fresh, new inspiring and entertaining show format that combines EIGHT shows in one.


  • Ideal Home Improvements
  • Ideal Village
  • Ideal Food
  • Ideal Gardens
  • Ideal Shopping
  • Ideal Woman
  • Ideal Housewares
  • Ideal Interiors

With a host of celebrity guests attending across the 17 days, as well as expert advice on everything from DIY to fine dining, there’s something for the whole family, all rolled into one.

A spokesperson for the show commented; “The Ideal Home Show is one of Britain’s greatest traditional events. The show is famous for showing people how they can improve their homes as well as how we will all be living in the future.

“The Ideal Home Show has traditionally brought new concepts to life, trends in modern living, industry firsts and jaw dropping innovations and inventions that catch the imagination of all of our visitors. The show will be no exception, as we plan to bring the latest products, designs and technological advancements for helping consumers improve their homes and adapt to the current trends of 21st Century living”.

“We want to welcome visitors from every corner of the UK to come and experience and enjoy the brand new Ideal home show, an event that we aim to make the UK’s most unmissable event of the year”, said show organisers.

Whether you are only just starting to think about a change, or finding solutions for current projects, Ideal Home Improvements will feature an array of top brands and ideas to help you make your home ideal.

The 2010 event takes place across 17 days, at Earls Court from 20th March – 5th April 2010.

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Tickets can be either booked online or by calling the Ticket Hotline on 0844 415 4144. Group bookings can be made by calling the Groups Hotline on 0844 412 4650, or for further information about the show and to purchase tickets online visit the website

Ticket Information:

On Door In Advance

Weekday Adult £15 £10

Weekend Adult £17 £12

Weekday Concession (Over 65's) £14 £9

Weekend Concession (Over 65's) £16 £11

Children under 16 Free (ticket is required)

Late Night Thursday Open until 9pm £5 after 5pm n/a

Opening times:

Opening Day – 20th March 10am – 6pm

Weekdays & Weekends 10am – 6pm

Thursday – late night 10am – 9pm

Final Monday – 5th April (Bank Holiday) 10am – 6pm

The Ideal Home Show, the UK’s biggest and longest running consumer event, was acquired by award-winning events and publishing company Media 10, just two months ago from DMG World Media, the first time the show has changed hands in just over 100 years.

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