The Ideal Home Show

Maya Driver

This year there is a new look to Britain's favourite home event. The biggest consumer show in the world now has a format which incorporates eight shows, including Ideal Improvements, Ideal Village, Ideal Food, Ideal gardens, Ideal Shopping, Ideal Woman, Ideal Housewares and Ideal Interiors. It's 17 days of inspiration and ideas for all the family.

Top Ideal Home searches:

  1. Ideal Home Show

  2. Monty Don

  3. Linda Barker

  4. Increase the value of your home

  5. Gardening

  6. Bathroom improvements

  7. Home DIY

  8. Bespoke curtains

  9. Home furniture

  10. Bed linen

There is also plenty of advice on offer from a host of celebrity experts. Among the celebrity recruits will be Fiona Phillips, Monty Don, Linda Barker, George Clarke, Gregg Wallace and Suzi Perry.

Each celebrity has had some involvement in the creation of features in their own respective areas and will be on hand to answer all your home orientated questions. There is a particular focus on home improvement this year with plenty of advice on thrifty living and eco initiatives.

The show contains a vast range of exhibits where you can see all kinds of products from innovative newcomers to tried and tested brands. You can get a glimpse of the very latest technological breakthroughs in the five home shows as well as the latest examples of pod living and executive homes.

The show starts on Saturday the 20th March and finishes on Monday the 5th of April at London's Earls Court. Doors open at 10am and close at 6pm. There is also a late opening on Thursday when the show stays running until 9pm.

Who knows, it could be just the inspiration you need to give your home a spring clean and a whole new look.