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Ideal Home Show at Christmas

Apparently, as it’s November it’s okay to talk about Christmas, which is lucky because we want to make sure you’re up to speed with the Ideal Home Show at Christmas.


When and where is it happening?

The multi-award winning Ideal Home Show at Christmas, sponsored by, will be at Olympia, London from 25-29th November.




What’s on?

As you can imagine from the event’s name, the onus is on Christmas. Not only will a visit ensure your Christmas shopping is completed in just one day, but you’ll also find Christmas inspiration for your home interiors and your home improvements along the way.


Over 650 exhibitors will provide instant Christmas. You can spend your day completely immersed in the magic of the festive period, from discovering beautiful decorations and the perfect Christmas gifts in the show’s first ever Christmas Arcade, to ensuring your interiors are Christmas-ready with inspiring Christmas Room Sets.

Roomset from 2014’s Ideal Home at Christmas


Sparkling celebrities

Any large show wouldn’t be complete without a sprinkling of celebrities. Laurence Llewellyn-Bowen will join other experts in the Christmas Theatre to inspire your own handmade wreaths, cards, decorations, gift wrapping and table decorations.


Over in the Christmas Food and Drink Theatre, Gino D’Acampo will help you perfect the ultimate Christmas lunch and party canapés in his live cooking demonstrations, whilst Olly Smith will ensure your festive beverages hit the spot.


When you need a well earned rest from Christmas shopping, Gregg Wallace’s Christmas Restaurant will allow you to enjoy a delicious lunch or afternoon tea. Oh, and did we mention there’s also a Champagne Bar, FCB Artisan Espresso Bar, Pizza Express, TK Artisan Bakery and The Orchard Food Market to take time out in too?


If you deserve a major pampering session, you can find that over in the Fashion and Beauty section along with the show’s Fashion and Beauty Ambassador, Katie Piper, and yet more shopping opportunities.


Home inspiration

You’ll find plenty of inspiring ideas to take home from the Interiors and Home Accessories section and the Home Improvements and Outdoor Living section. And if you’re looking for the latest Technology and Gadgets to streamline Christmas, you can get interactive and bend the ear of Virgin Media representatives in the Christmas Smart Home too.


Opening times

The Ideal Home Show at Christmas starts on Wednesday 25th November and is open from 10am to 6pm. On Thursday 26th November, the doors open at 10am and close at 9pm. The show is open from 10am until 6pm on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th November, and from 10am until 5pm on Sunday 29th November.


You can find details of ticket prices and how to book here, plus information on how to get to the show here.