Manchester goes christmassy

The UK’s biggest Christmas event sleighs into town for the first time

Following the success of its spring debut, the Ideal Home Show is set to return to EventCity, Manchester but with a festive twist. A replica of the multi-award winning London show, Ideal Home Show at Christmas, sponsored by will run from Friday 14th November until Sunday 16th November.

Featuring an impressive 300 exciting exhibitors, across 7 sections including: Interiors & Home Accessories, Food & Drinksponsored by Regina, Home Improvements & Outdoor Livingsponsored by Hydropool, Fashion & Beauty, Technology & Gadgets, Gifts and Christmas Decorations; the winter wonderland will provide everything you could possibly need for the run up to the yuletide season.

This time last year we had only just moved house so our Christmas was spent under a huge pile of boxes so this year were going all out and this event is sure to help.

The show will also see a host of famous faces grace the first ever extravaganza to offer the ultimate gift of tips and advice, including celebrity chef Gino D’Acampo, English actress and celebrity chef Lisa Faulkner, interior designer Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen and well known TV personality, wine expert, columnist and author Olly Smith.

Highlights from the Show

The Christmas Theatre sponsored by – This festive theatre will host talks and workshops from a range of experts to advise on how to create the perfect homemade Christmas. The hourly sessions will focus on making Christmas cards,festive wreaths, decorations, table settings and much more!

The Christmas Champagne Bar sponsored by Hydropool – Treat yourself to a glass of bubbly and relax after all that shopping!
The Christmas Food & Drink Theatre sponsored by Regina– The Food & Drink Theatre will feature top celebrity chefsincluding Gino D’Acampo giving you handy hints and tips for your Christmas culinary creation. With live cook along demonstrations, foodies are able to learn from the experts in how to cook up a storm in the kitchen this Christmas.
The Gregg Wallace Christmas Restaurant – Hosted by friend of the show Gregg Wallace, the restaurant will provide a traditional Christmas lunch with a twist.

The Christmas Bandstand – The bandstand will be filled with a host of talent who will perform a range of musical styles and genres throughout the show. From gospel and children’s choirs, to bands and solo artists, they are guaranteed to put you in the festive spirit.
The Christmas Room Sets in association with intu Trafford Centre – Working with top brands from the iconic intu Trafford centre, these 8 room sets will fill you with ideas for your own home.

Plus, with over 300 top brands and exhibitors offering innovative products that you won’t find on the high street, it’s the ultimate destination for all of your Christmas shopping.

Doors open to the first ever Ideal Home Show at ChristmasEventCity, Manchester Friday 14th November at 10am.  To book tickets visit or call0844 209 7366.  For Group bookings call: 0844 412 4650

Prices for Ideal Home Show at Christmas EventCity, Manchester:


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