Upcoming Events

skills Potton Self Build Academy – Introduction to Self Build

  • Date:2019-03-23
  • Time:10-2pm
  • Location:Potton Self Build Show Centre, Mill Lane, Little Paxton, St Neots, PE19 6EF
  • Offer:Free with Self Build Academy Pass
  • Price:Free
Description:

If you’re thinking about a self-build for the first time this day will help you get started, covering key topics including finding land, designing your dream home, getting planning permission and building with a timber frame. An overview of the benefits of self-building, covering topics including Finding Land, Design, Planning and Finance.

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show Homebuilding & Renovating Show NEC

  • From:2019-03-28
  • To:2019-03-31
  • Time:10am-5pm
  • Location:NEC, Birmingham B40 1NT
  • Offer:Free ticket offer
  • Price:£12 one day entry
Description:

Whether you’re planning to build your own house, add a spacious extension or just want to remodel and update your existing home, the Homebuilding & Renovating Show is a must. From stunning kitchens to glamorous bathrooms, the show’s got it covered! Visit https://www.homebuildingshow.co.uk/nacsba for free tickets. It’s the biggest homebuilding and renovating event in the UK! […] Read more about this event

skills BADSBA – Effective energy efficiency

  • Date:2019-04-02
  • Time:7.30pm
  • Location:The Globe (Function room), Newton St Loe, Bath BA2 9BB
  • Price:Small donation
Description:

Effective energy efficiency – David Hilton (www.heatandenergy.co.uk)   Build a Dream Self Build Association is a local self build group based in Bath that holds a range of talks on the first Tuesday of the month and to support anyone wanting to self build. Subscribe to BADSBA for much more information, essential contacts, and invitations […] Read more about this event

show NSBRC: Passivhaus Workshop with the Passivhaus Trust

  • From:2019-04-05
  • To:2019-04-06
  • Location:NSBRC, Lydiard Fields, Great Western Way, Swindon, SN5 8UB
  • Price:Free
Description:

The most successful and cost-effective way of achieving Passivhaus is by incorporating the standard before your designs are complete. It’s also useful if the Passivhaus elements are included in your planning application. Take advantage of free guidance and ensure you have the right team behind you by meeting Passivhaus accredited experts and suppliers at our […] Read more about this event

skills Potton Self Build Academy – Granted Permission…

  • Date:2019-04-06
  • Time:10-2pm
  • Location:Potton Self Build Show Centre, Mill Lane, Little Paxton, St Neots, PE19 6EF
  • Offer:Free with Self Build Academy Pass
  • Price:Free
Description:

We find that once planning permission has been secured many self builders find themselves unsure of how to go about getting to the point where their project can start on site. The euphoria (or relief) felt when gaining permission is quickly replaced with the question – What now? This course aims to address that question […] Read more about this event

skills Potton Self Build Academy – Granted Permission…

  • Date:2019-04-06
  • Time:10-2pm
  • Location:Potton Self Build Show Centre, Mill Lane, Little Paxton, St Neots, PE19 6EF
  • Offer:Free with Self Build Academy Pass
  • Price:Free
Description:

We find that once planning permission has been secured many self builders find themselves unsure of how to go about getting to the point where their project can start on site. The euphoria (or relief) felt when gaining permission is quickly replaced with the question – What now? This course aims to address that question […] Read more about this event

skills Kingspan: Building a home with offsite systems

  • Date:2019-04-12
  • Time:10-3pm
  • Location:Potton Self Build Show Centre, Mill Lane, Little Paxton, St Neots, PE19 6EF
  • Price:Free
Description:

Who’s it for? This event is aimed at self builders and small developers / builders wanting to know more about the building process and about Kingspan Timber Solutions and their prefabricated, bespoke, timber based construction kits using energy efficient external wall and building envelope systems. What’s covered? Comparison: Timber frame ‘vs’ masonry How to analyse […] Read more about this event

skills Potton Self Build Academy – How to find & appraise a plot

  • Date:2019-04-26
  • Time:10-2pm
  • Location:NSBRC, Lydiard Fields, Great Western Way, Swindon, SN5 8UB
  • Price:£165/£248 per couple
Description:

How to Find & Appraise a Plot Masterclass: This paid masterclass goes into the finer details of locating a building plot and appraising its suitability This extensive in-depth and informative Masterclass will delve deeper into the challenging world of plot hunting to give you the expert advice and knowledge you need to find, and determine […] Read more about this event

show Grand Designs Live, Excel

  • From:2019-05-04
  • To:2019-05-12
  • Time:10-5/6pm
  • Location:Regional/London
  • Offer:Free ticket offer
  • Price:£12/£15 weekend
Description:

The most celebrated of build shows returns to the ExCel in London, for 9 days of home improvement, design, self build and more, with a special NaCSBA focus on the 6-10 May for National Custom and Self Build Week. Each weekday, a NaCSBA expert will be hosting a talk in the Grand Theatre focused around […] Read more about this event

skills DON’T MISS: National Custom and Self Build Week

  • From:2019-05-06
  • To:2019-05-12
  • Location:Regional/London
  • Price:Varies
Description:

National Custom and Self Build Week aims to promote the route to anyone thinking of a new home – there will be events, skills and talks sharing the best of the sector. For practical advice don’t miss Grand Designs Live in London’s Excel when, between the 6-10 May, the show will be having a special […] Read more about this event