Grand Designs Live Birmingham  Tickets

About Grand Designs Live Birmingham

This award-winning home event for ideas, inspiration and expert advice, presented by Kevin McCloud, features over 400 companies over 6 zones. 

Grand Designs Live at the NEC is a five-day celebration of self-building and home improvement. Six sections are dedicated to each aspect of domestic projects, and an array of new exhibitors will offer advice and retail opportunities. Discover innovative eco-friendly building products from Kevin’s Green Heroes and insightful and inspiring designs for your under the stairs in the this year’s interior design competition. The theatre hosts industry experts who will join Kevin McCloud in expounding on everything from working with an architect to interior design. Plus as Grand Designs turns 20 this year, the event will be celebrating with exciting features and talks with an array of Grand designers from the past and present, as well as appearances from the new series Grand Designs: The Street.

Including Build, Kitchens, Bathrooms, Gardens and Interiors, the show offers an exciting day out with hundreds of innovative ideas for the home, instructive talks, educational seminars and demonstrations. Get access to amazing brands launching new products, compare prices and check out homewares not yet available on the high street.

Important Information

Your ticket is valid for one day only. Attendance on multiple days requires separate tickets. 

Please print out or present your Encore e-ticket at the Box office for entry. 

Children 15 and under go free but a ticket must be requested and reserved in advance. 

Voucher Exchange Information

You can exchange your voucher at the Box Office on arrival for your entry ticket. 

Child Policy

Children aged 15 and under go free when accompanied by a paying adult (max 2 children per adult - but they do require a ticket). Please call through for a child ticket.


Find out more about the venue's location and how to get there.

How do I get there?

Pendigo Way, Marston Green Birmingham B40 1NT
  • Nearest Bus stop:
  • Parking: The NEC
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  • Nearest Tube:
  • Directions:
  • Nearest Station: Birmingham Airport


  • Air conditioned
  • Bar
  • Disabled toilets
  • Infrared hearing loop
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible