Unmissable self build talks at Grand Designs Live Birmingham

Make sure you head to Grand Designs Live at NEC Birmingham, so you don't miss these invaluable self build talks over the 5-day event.

By Jenny Mcfarlane | 8 October 2019

Grand Designs Live kicks off today (Wednesday 9th October 2019) at NEC Birmingham and you won’t want to miss the self build talks over the 5-day event.

kit malthouse MP, kevin mccloud and kunle barker on the Grand Theatre stage at Grand Designs Live 2019 at London Excel

Image: David Thrower Photography

Head to the Grand Theatre sponsored by Go Ultra Low at Grand Designs Live Birmingham to see Kevin McCloud, the Grand Designers from the TV series and a host of industry experts live on stage as they lead educational seminars and dynamic debates.

Here are our top picks of self build talks you won’t want to miss.

Kevin McCloud in Conversation with MP Richard Bacon

Self and custom housing is crucial for securing greater diversity and architecturally beautiful homes throughout the UK. Kevin and Richard discuss how the housing market is evolving.

Join our editor at large on stage with MP Richard Bacon who is a sponsor of the Self-Build & Custom Housebuilding Act 2015 and a member of the Right to Build Task Force on 9th October 2019 at 11am.

Why work with an Architect?

Thinking about working with an architect but not sure what they do? Join Kunle Barker and RIBA architect members as they discuss the benefits of working with leading experts on your project.

Join Kunle Barker, Jillian Mitchell, Lomas Mitchell Architects and Simone de Gale, Simone de Gale Architects on-stage at 12pm on 9th October 2019.