Grand Designs Live 2018 at the ExCeL - Inspiring Ideas on a Grand Scale! Up to 55% off 2 Tickets + FREE Grand Designs Magazine

ExCeL London, London Docklands

Kids under 15s go free!

Saturday 5th - Sunday 13th May 2018

Suitable for 0-100 years

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Everything you need to inspire your next creative moment! Grand Designs Live, proudly sponsored by Anglian Home Improvements, returns for 9 days to display the latest trends for the home as well as many never before seen products. Whether you’re planning a self-build, renovation or are adding the finishing touches, find ideas and inspiration for your very own Grand Design at this multi-award winning event.

Based on the Channel 4 TV series, and presented by design guru Kevin McCloud, the event is packed with unique ideas for kitchens, bathrooms, interiors, building, technology, gardens and more!

  • Includes a FREE Grand Designs Magazine per 2 adults attending (worth £4.40 each).
  • Bring the plans for your latest project to the show and book a free, 30-minute session with top industry experts (Reserve in advance).
  • Always wanted to meet the face of Grand Designs? See Kevin McCloud and more experts live on stage.
  • Be inspired by fantastic designs that are easy to recreate at home.
  • Go on a treasure hunt for the garden gnomes that have been 'rescued' from The Chelsea Flower show and be in the chance to win a prize! 
  • Discover Kevin McCloud’s selection of innovations set to shape the future.
  • Explore unique and sustainable salvaged pieces for your home project.
  • Over 500 exhibiting companies specialising in kitchens, bathrooms, interiors, building, technology and gardens.
  • Sit back, relax and experience a day of luxury at Grand Designs Live London with the Premium Lounge.
  • Take a break at one of the many cafés and bars, as well as sample and purchase food and drink from top exhibitors.

LittleBird Top Tip

Emirates Air Line cable car offers Grand Designs Live attendees a discounted £2.50 single fare (usually £4.50 or £3.50 with an Oyster card). To redeem this special rate, simply show your ticket confirmation at the terminal on the day! 

Dates and Prices


  • Saturday 5th - Sunday 13th May 2018
  • Please note that entrance on the May Day Bank Holiday will require a weekend ticket.
  • Opening Hours:  10am - 6pm: 5, 6, 7,11, 12 May, 10am - 5pm: 8, 9, 10,13 May

Price Information:

  • £18 for 2 x Adult Weekday Ticket + FREE Grand Designs Magazine, 47% off 
  • £18 for 2 x Adult Weekend Ticket + FREE Grand Designs Magazine, 55% off 
  • Each ticket gains entrance for 2 people to Grand Designs Live
  • Kids under 15s go free! (Ticket is required - which should be selected at the time of booking)
  • One FREE Grand Designs Magazine (worth £4.40 each) will be issued per 2 adults attending (worth £4.40 each) upon entrance
  • Saving is based on Advanced Ticket Price
Need to Know
  • Children must be accompanied by a paying adult (maximum of 2 children per paying adult).
  • Weekday tickets only valid for weekdays entry and are not date specific.
  • Weekend tickets are only valid for Weekend dates entry and are not date specific.
  • INCLUDES One FREE Grand Designs Magazine (worth £4.40 each) to be issued per 2 adults attending. Customers will need to present their e-Ticket to the magazine pods to collect their Grand Designs Magazine
  • You may be refused entry if you use the incorrect ticket type on the incorrect date. 
  • Visitors who are registered as disabled and who purchase a ticket to the show, can bring along a carer free of charge. Please collect carer's tickets on the day at the box office.
  • Parking at any event at ExCeL is charged by the venue at a flat rate of £20 for up to 24 hours.
  • No refunds available. 
How to Redeem
  • Please print out and present your LittleBird e-Ticket at the Box office for entry.
  • INCLUDES One FREE Grand Designs Magazine (worth £4.40 each) to be issued per 2 adults attending. Please present your e-Ticket to the magazine pods inside the show to collect your Grand Designs Magazine
  • You will receive e-Ticket via email once you have purchased.
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Address and Contact Info

ExCeL London
One Western Gateway
Royal Victoria Dock
E16 1XL

Nearest Station: Custom House
Nearest Park: Cundy Park
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