Grand Designs Live

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 12TH MAY 2013

ADDRESS
ExCel London Exhibition Centre, One Western Gateway, Newham, Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1XL 
 
TELEPHONE
 
Dates:
4th May 2013 until 12th May 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
10am - 6pm daily
 
PRICES
Weekend advance (includes Bank Holiday Monday): £15; Weekday advance: £12; Children 15 and under go FREE when accompanied by an adult
 

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Grand Designs LiveBased on the hugely popular Channel 4 TV series, in which the general public aim to build their dream homes, the multi-award winning Grand Designs Live returns to ExCel Centre this spring. Presented by design guru Kevin McCloud, the show is the perfect place to come for ideas and inspiration for the home with over 500 exhibitors, top TV celebrities, shopping and fabulous show features. Whether you're building a conservatory, renovating a new home or just trying to sort out your hideous living room, there will be something for you at this ultimate exhibition for people passionate about home and garden design.

 

About ExCel London Exhibition Centre

A stunning architectural achievement, gigantic amounts of floor space accompanied by shops, bars and hotels, London's purpose built exhibition centre opened in 2000. Since then ExCel has quickly established itself as an exciting addition to the city. The range of flexible, high-spec rooms is second to none, as is their customer support service. More about ExCel London Exhibition Centre

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ibis Styles London ExCel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel
272-283 Victoria Dock Road, E16 | 2 minutes from Grand Designs Live
Custom House Hotel is located close to the Excel Exhibition Centre, Greenwich Park and The O2. Nearby points of interest also include the Boleyn Ground Stadium ... More
 
 
 
Novotel London Excel Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £55  23% off
Western Gateway, E16 | 3 minutes from Grand Designs Live
There's not much point in staying in the Docklands if you're not right on the waterfront, and this spotless Novotel offers some stunning views from its ... More
 
 
 
Aloft London ExCeL
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £57  36% off
Royal Victoria Dock 1 Western Gateway, E16 | 5 minutes from Grand Designs Live
A fresh, fun alternative to stay and play awaits you at Aloft London Excel. Aloft is the only hotel in ExCeL London (directly connected to the ... More
 
 
 
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Heart Centred Business: Conference
London > Events > Business Events  Dates: Thursday 18th September 2014 - 9am-5pm
ExCel London Exhibition Centre, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | Same location as Grand Designs Live
A conference about the role of human relationships in business....More
 
 
 
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Namuwongo Night 2014
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Thursday 18th September 2014 - 6.30pm-12midnight
ExCel London Exhibition Centre, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | Same location as Grand Designs Live
An evening of networking and a fundraising dinner. Events For Namuwongo was formed to transform an African community and has already raised £426,000....More
 
 
 
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Electrodash 5k
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 20th September 2014 - 7.30pm-11pm
ExCel London Exhibition Centre, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | Same location as Grand Designs Live
Is it a run, or a club night? Well, it's both! You can walk, run or dance the ElectroDash 5K, passing under a tunnel of lights ...More
 
 
 
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Brick Lane Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Theatres
443 North Woolwich Road, E16 | 16 minutes from Grand Designs Live
One of London's last surviving traditional music halls.... More
 
 
 
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British Music Experience
London > Entertainment > Live Music
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 21 minutes from Grand Designs Live
Stadium filling rock gods like The Rolling Stones, David Bowie and Mick Jagger are among the stars who have loaned memorabilia to the British Music Experience, ... More
 
 
 
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WM Jazz
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
Water Margin Restaurant, O2 Arena, SE10 | 21 minutes from Grand Designs Live
Since launching in summer 2013 WM Jazz has carved out a real following. Set within the Water Margin Restaurant at The 02 Arena, WM Jazz hosts ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Grand Designs Live
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London Pleasure Gardens
London > Attractions > Sights
Royal Victoria Docks, E16 | 13 minutes from Grand Designs Live
(Unfortunately the London Pleasure Gardens have been put into administration and all future events there have subsequently been cancelled.)Due to open on the Diamond Jubilee weekend, ... More
 
 
 
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City Island Bridge
London > Attractions >
Canning Town to Canary Wharf, E16 | 15 minutes from Grand Designs Live
An 80 metre, 160 tonne red bridge providing an important link between Canning Town and Canary Wharf, The City Island Bridge, has been designed by Davies, ... More
 
 
 
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Trinity Buoy Wharf
London > Attractions >
Orchard Place, E14 | 15 minutes from Grand Designs Live
A once derelict site in the Docklands is now home to a thriving creative community; visitors to Trinity Buoy Wharf find a welcoming mix of cafes, ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Grand Designs Live

The best shops and markets near Grand Designs Live
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Jubilee Place Mall
London > Shopping >
Bank Street, E14 | 2 miles from Grand Designs Live
Jubilee Place Mall, an underground shopping mall on the south side of Canary Wharf, offers shoppers a choice of fashion, pharmacies, cafes and restaurants. In November ... More
 
 
 
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Meantime Brewing Company
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Lawrence Trading Estate, Blackwall Lane, SE10 | 29 minutes from Grand Designs Live
London's Meantime Brewing Company, led by brewmaster and founder Alastair Hook, is one of Britain's leading craft brewers. When the brewery moved from Penhall Road to ... More
 
 
 
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Billingsgate Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Trafalgar Way, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 34 minutes from Grand Designs Live
Originally a general market for corn, coal, iron, wine, salt, pottery, fish and other goods, Billingsgate is now the only London-based market dedicated to fish. From ... More
 
 
 
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Caribbean Scene
London > Restaurants > African restaurants
ExCeL Marina, 17 Western Gateway, Royal Victoria, E16 | 5 minutes from Grand Designs Live
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Yi-Ban
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road, , E16 | 12 minutes from Grand Designs Live
Lost in the bleak and beautiful wasteland of the Docklands business parks - a super-modern expanse of smooth concrete and still water - this restaurant ... More
 
 
 
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Fatboys Diner
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Trinity Bouy Wharf, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 16 minutes from Grand Designs Live
Stock up on American style cuisine in the heart of London's Docklands at Fatboys Diner, where burgers are washed down with full dairy ice cream shakes. ... More
 
 
 
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3.6 miles from Grand Designs Live
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 4.5 miles from Grand Designs Live
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 4.8 miles from Grand Designs Live
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Greenwich Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Romney Road, SE10 | 2.3 miles from Grand Designs Live
As a World Heritage Site marking the site of the Greenwich Meridian (the base point for World Time and the location of Longitude 0) Greenwich is ... More
 
 
 
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Brooklyn Bowl
London > Leisure >
O2 Arena, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 21 minutes from Grand Designs Live
Five years after the original Brooklyn Bowl launched, the well known New York bowling alley comes to London's O2. The London venue is the first Brooklyn ... More
 
 
 
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The Paintball Centre
London > Leisure > Activities
Unit 4, Wood Wharf, Preston Road, Canary Wharf, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 34 minutes from Grand Designs Live
This fab game emerged in 1980 and has taken the world by storm. Popular with adrenalin junkies, paintballing is an action-packed, mission-driven past-time that is ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Grand Designs Live.
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The Trafalgar Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Park Row, SE10 | 2.1 miles from Grand Designs Live
The pub achieved notoriety selling whitebait (still on the menu) but now the Trafalgar Tavern is a refreshment point for the capital's many visitors. It's hardly ... More
 
 
 
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Bar Du Musee Café
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Nelson Road, Greenwich, , SE10 | 2.4 miles from Grand Designs Live
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The Gun
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
27 Coldharbour, Docklands, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 29 minutes from Grand Designs Live
This 250-year-old pub was a sailor's favourite, home to smugglers and site of secret trysts between Lord Nelson and Emma Hamilton. Closed down by ... More
 
 
 
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Davy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
31 Fisherman's Walk, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2.1 miles from Grand Designs Live
At ground floor level on Fisherman’s Walk at Canary Wharf, tables, chairs and merry-makers spill out of doors on to the riverside during the summer months. ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Pepys Building, Old Royal Naval College, SE10 | 2.3 miles from Grand Designs Live
Located within the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College and a stone's throw from the world's last tea clipper, the legendary Cutty Sark, The Old ... More
 
 
 
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Proud2 at The O2
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
The O2 Arena Peninsula Square, Greenwich, SE10 | 21 minutes from Grand Designs Live
In the sad shell of the Millennium Dome, a superclub was born, going by the name of Proud2. Sporting one of the world's most powerful audio ... More
 
 
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ExCel London Exhibition Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | Same location as Grand Designs Live
A stunning architectural achievement, gigantic amounts of floor space accompanied by shops, bars and hotels, London’s purpose built exhibition centre, opened in 2000, is an exciting ... More
 
 
 
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Museum of London Docklands
London > Business > Venue Hire
No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2.2 miles from Grand Designs Live
In keeping with its waterside location, the Museum of London Docklands focuses on the history of the East End with particular emphasis on the River Thames ... More
 
 
 
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The O2
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 21 minutes from Grand Designs Live
The second most embarrassing legacy of Tony Blair's time in government struggled for years to find a role after the millennium show shut up shop. It's ... More
 
 
 

ExCel London Exhibition Centre events

 
Heart Centred Business: ConferenceHeart Centred Business: ConferenceA conference about the role of human relationships in business.18th September 2014Thursday 18th September 2014 Where:
ExCel London Exhibition Centre,   One Western Gateway  Royal Victoria Dock    E16 1XL
Category: event
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Heart Centred Business: Conference
event > Business Events > Conferences
DATES  Thursday 18th September 2014 - 9am-5pm
VENUE  ExCel London Exhibition Centre 
A conference about the role of human relationships in business.
Namuwongo Night 2014Namuwongo Night 2014An evening of networking and a fundraising dinner. Events For Namuwongo was formed to transform an African community and has already raised £426,000.18th September 2014Thursday 18th September 2014 Where:
ExCel London Exhibition Centre,   One Western Gateway  Royal Victoria Dock    E16 1XL
Category: event
On Soon
Namuwongo Night 2014
event > Leisure
DATES  Thursday 18th September 2014 - 6.30pm-12midnight
VENUE  ExCel London Exhibition Centre 
An evening of networking and a fundraising dinner. Events For Namuwongo was formed to transform an African community and has already raised £426,000.
Electrodash 5kElectrodash 5kElectrodash 5kIs it a run, or a club night? Well, it's both! You can walk, run or dance the ElectroDash 5K, passing under a tunnel of lights with DJs throwing out glow sticks into the crowd. Putting the 'fun' into fun run, you'll be greeted at the start line with neon lights and glow sticks while electronic dance music pumps out, helping you to run to the beat. 20th September 2014Saturday 20th September 2014 Where:
ExCel London Exhibition Centre,   One Western Gateway  Royal Victoria Dock    E16 1XL
Category: event
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Electrodash 5k
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Electronica
DATES  Saturday 20th September 2014 - 7.30pm-11pm
VENUE  ExCel London Exhibition Centre 
Is it a run, or a club night? Well, it's both! You can walk, run or dance the ElectroDash 5K, passing under a tunnel of lights with DJs throwing out glow sticks into the crowd. Putting the 'fun' into fun run, you'll be greeted at the start line with neon lights and glow sticks while electronic dance music pumps out, helping you to run to the beat. ... More about this event
 
Grow 2014Grow 2014A horticultural event.20th September 2014Sunday 21st September 2014 Where:
ExCel London Exhibition Centre,   One Western Gateway  Royal Victoria Dock    E16 1XL
Category: event
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Grow 2014
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Shows
DATES  Saturday 20th September 2014 at 11am-5pm & Sunday 21st September 2014 at 10am-5pm
VENUE  ExCel London Exhibition Centre 
A horticultural event.
The Wedding FairThe Wedding FairThe Wedding FairTaking place across two days in September, The Wedding Fair at London's ExCel provides all the inspiration and assistance needed when planning the perfect wedding. With fairs already established in Manchester and Kent, this will be the first time the fair comes to London and will welcome more than 150 of the best suppliers for every aspect of the b20th September 2014Sunday 21st September 2014 Where:
ExCel London Exhibition Centre,   One Western Gateway  Royal Victoria Dock    E16 1XL
Category: event
On Soon
The Wedding Fair
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Shows
DATES  Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st September 2014
VENUE  ExCel London Exhibition Centre 
Taking place across two days in September, The Wedding Fair at London's ExCel provides all the inspiration and assistance needed when planning the perfect wedding. With fairs already established in Manchester and Kent, this will be the first time the fair comes to London and will welcome more than 150 of the best suppliers for every aspect of the b... More about this event
 
Craft Hobby + Stitch International AutumnCraft Hobby + Stitch International AutumnA European trade show and forum promoting the art, craft, needlecraft, fabric and hobby industries.21st September 2014Monday 22nd September 2014 Where:
ExCel London Exhibition Centre,   One Western Gateway  Royal Victoria Dock    E16 1XL
Category: event
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Craft Hobby + Stitch International Autumn
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Shows
PRICING  phone for prices
DATES  Sunday 21st and Monday 22nd September 2014 - 9am-5pm
VENUE  ExCel London Exhibition Centre 
A European trade show and forum promoting the art, craft, needlecraft, fabric and hobby industries.
UK Customer Experience Awards 2014UK Customer Experience Awards 2014The fifth year of the awards.25th September 2014Thursday 25th September 2014 Where:
ExCel London Exhibition Centre,   One Western Gateway  Royal Victoria Dock    E16 1XL
Category: event
On Soon
UK Customer Experience Awards 2014
event > Kids Events
DATES  Thursday 25th September 2014 - 8.30am-5.30pm
VENUE  ExCel London Exhibition Centre 
The fifth year of the awards.
Robert and Kim Kiyosaki LIVERobert and Kim Kiyosaki LIVEJoin the author of Rich Dad Poor Dad Robert Kiyosaki along with Kim Kiyosaki and the Rich Dad Advisers LIVE in London in this two day event to help you escape the rat race and be financially free!27th September 2014Sunday 28th September 2014 Where:
ExCel London Exhibition Centre,   One Western Gateway  Royal Victoria Dock    E16 1XL
Category: event
On Soon
Robert and Kim Kiyosaki LIVE
event > Business Events > Conferences
DATES  Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th September 2014 - 8.30am-7pm
VENUE  ExCel London Exhibition Centre 
Join the author of Rich Dad Poor Dad Robert Kiyosaki along with Kim Kiyosaki and the Rich Dad Advisers LIVE in London in this two day event to help you escape the rat race and be financially free!
Destination Star Trek 3Destination Star Trek 3William Shatner, Nichelle Nichols, Bruce Greenwood, and others involved join together for Destination Star Trek 3.3rd October 2014Sunday 5th October 2014 Where:
ExCel London Exhibition Centre,   One Western Gateway  Royal Victoria Dock    E16 1XL
Category: event
On Soon
Destination Star Trek 3
event > Leisure
DATES  3rd October 2014 at 2pm-7pm, 4th October 2014 at 9am-7pm & 5th October 2014 at 9am-6pm
VENUE  ExCel London Exhibition Centre 
William Shatner, Nichelle Nichols, Bruce Greenwood, and others involved join together for Destination Star Trek 3.
Plasa LondonPlasa LondonLook at contemporary entertainment technology, from pro audio, lighting and stage technology, to theatres, music venues, festivals, and stadia, to corporate and commercial installations.5th October 2014Wednesday 8th October 2014 Where:
ExCel London Exhibition Centre,   One Western Gateway  Royal Victoria Dock    E16 1XL
Category: event
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Plasa London
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Shows
PRICING  phone for prices
DATES  5th to 8th Oct 2014
VENUE  ExCel London Exhibition Centre 
Look at contemporary entertainment technology, from pro audio, lighting and stage technology, to theatres, music venues, festivals, and stadia, to corporate and commercial installations.
 
 

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Cockney Sing Song
Leisure | Until 17th September 2014 

Brick Lane Music Hall 16 minutes walk from Excel London Exhibition Centre

Sing-along a-music hall show! Audience participation greatly encouraged!...More

The Boy Who Climbed Out of His Face
The Boy Who Climbed Out of His Face
Theatre | Until 28th September 2014 

East Greenwich Coaling Jetty 17 minutes walk from Excel London Exhibition Centre

With their new show, The Boy Who Climbed Out of His Face, performed in a collection of shipping containers on ...More

 
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Comedy | On 17th September 2014 

Wood Wharf 1.68 miles from Excel London Exhibition Centre

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Light Lunch With Lucy Cait & Friends
Concerts | On 17th September 2014 

Wood Wharf 1.68 miles from Excel London Exhibition Centre

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John Sinclair and the Founder Effect
Concerts | On 17th September 2014 

Wood Wharf 1.68 miles from Excel London Exhibition Centre

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Spiegeltent at Canary Wharf
Spiegeltent at Canary Wharf
Theatre | Until 21st September 2014 

Wood Wharf 1.68 miles from Excel London Exhibition Centre

Popping up for ten days, the Spiegeltent at Canary Wharf boasts a packed schedule of eclectic activities and performances for ...More

 
Lunchtime Literary With Linda Grant, Rachel Sieffert & Suzi Feay
Theatre | On 17th September 2014 

Wood Wharf 1.68 miles from Excel London Exhibition Centre

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Kim Tong
Exhibitions | Until 20th September 2014 

The Paul McPherson Gallery 1.93 miles from Excel London Exhibition Centre

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The London Design Festival
The London Design Festival
Exhibitions | Until 21st September 2014 

Various Venues London 1.97 miles from Excel London Exhibition Centre

The London Design Festival is an ambitious project. Hundreds of events, locations, shops, universities and design agencies are involved in ...More

 
Past And Present By Bridget McCrum
Exhibitions | Until 14th November 2014 

One Canada Square 1.99 miles from Excel London Exhibition Centre

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