Ideal Home Show Christmas

Olympia London, Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London

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Event location:
Olympia, Hammersmith Road
When:Event passed!
It was on
Wed 21st Nov 2018 to
Sun 25th Nov 2018

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Where:Olympia London, Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 8UX
Map:Map & Nearby
Times:Wednesday – Saturday: 10.00 - 18.00 Thursday: 10.00 - 21.00 ***LATE NIGHT*** Sunday: 10.00 - 17.00
Admission:Advance Pricing and Tickets
Adult Standard Entry (Wed-Fri): £13
Adult Standard Entry (Sat-Sun): £15
Entry + Lunch (Wed-Fri) £43.00
Entry + Lunch (Sat-Sun) - £45.00

About the event

The UK’s best loved seasonal home event, Ideal Home Show Christmas is returning for its eighth magical year between the 21st – 25th November at London’s Olympia - with over 600 exhibitors and enough festive filled content to create the ultimate Christmas at home.

The most established and celebrated show of its kind, Ideal Home Show Christmas brings together all of the seasonal essentials to create the ideal Christmas for loved ones, split across six dedicated festive sections which include; Home, Gifts, Decorations, Pets, and the co-located Eat & Drink Festival.

For the second year, the show will also be co-located with the Eat & Drink Festival, giving visitors of Ideal Home Show Christmas FREE access to the ultimate foodie experience, with experts; Rosemary Shrager, Theo Randall, Aldo Zilli, Rachel Green and Ed Baines offering their top tips and expert advice on perfecting a festive feast in The Christmas Kitchen. Find independent artisan food producers selling fresh produce, an eclectic selection of the best street food vendors, mixologists and a wealth of the UK’s top brands all celebrating the very best seasonal food and drink of 2018.

For festive tipples, resident wine expert Olly Smith will be on-hand offering his pairing recommendations, alongside warm festive spiced mulled wine and craft cider options on The Drinks Station, and craft beer inspiration from the pros. There will also be a variety of Christmas Cocktail inspiration from Cafe Pacifico and All Star Lanes, and a host of whiskey, rum and spirit masterclasses to celebrate this year’s on-trend winter drinks.

The Christmas Home section is packed full of inspiration and ideas and where our experts share their styling inspiration, festive furnishings, seasonal colour advice, and top tips on the latest accessories to add that special touch this year, featuring TV presenter on ITV 'Love Your Home & Garden', Property Expert Kunle Baker, My Interior Design School and Good Homes magazine. Plus, discover essential winter advise for the garden with Lee Connelly, The Skinny Jean Gardener who will offer advice and tips on how to involve the whole family.

From fairy lights to baubles, this year’s Christmas Decoration section is the ultimate haven of decorated decadence and home to hundreds of bespoke decorations from artisan makers and craftsmen. Visitors can get creative in our interactive workshops with classes on Wreath Making with Blooming Useful Floral Art, Christmas decoration upcycling workshops with Max McMurdo, Table Centrepieces Arrangementswith the Judith Blacklock Flower School, Origami Gift Tags and Garlands Making with the Paperdashery, and Candle Making with the London Refinery, all in the Christmas Theatre.
Tick off the Christmas list too in the Christmas Gift section and shop this season’s top toys, gadgets, artisan gifts, stocking fillers and the perfect gifts for him, her and the kids. Alternatively, for those with a penchant for handmade, head over to the Christmas Theatre where a host of the nation’s most loved experts from each of the show’s sections will come together to teach the skills behind a truly traditional home-made Christmas. Indulge in a packed schedule of live Q&A’s and How To’s on everything from Christmas dinner party etiquette, home decoration tips and advice, crafty homemade gifts, essential gift wrap skills and even the latest fashion trends and make-up tips in time for the party season.

And, ensuring no-one is missed off the Christmas list, this year’s Christmas Pet section returns offering inspiration, ideas and the latest products for the purrrrrfect pet gifts. From doggy jumpers to festive flavoured chews the Pet Pavilion will ensure any four legged friends have a very merry Christmas.

After all that shopping, visitors will also be able to enjoy Christmas lunch early, set in beautifully festive surroundings of the Christmas Restaurant.

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