Our line up of speakers for 2019 include…
Marie Kondo Workshop with Gold Certified KonMari Expert Jenny HayesMain Stage @ 9am
You are sure to have heard the name Marie Kondo in recent months – she is the tidying expert, bestselling author, star of Netflix’s hit show and creator of the world famous KonMari method. At this years’ show we welcome Gold Certified KonMari expert Jenny Hayes who will demonstrate how to change your life, and spark joy, by tidying up. Jenny is an interior designer, stylist and home organisation specialist, featured in The Sunday Times, House Beautiful and The List magazine. She has also undertaken 100’s of tidying sessions with home owners trying to make the most of their properties. The KonMari method is more than tidying up, it is a very powerful tool if you want to sell your property or make better use of your existing space. Jenny will be offering a hands-on workshop style session centered on Marie Kondo’s teachings.
DIY demonstration with The DIY DoersMain Stage @ 9.45am
The DIY Doers mission is to encourage you to learn new skills, save you money, time and give you the confidence to be a DIY Doer. The one stop shop is the only place you will need for help and advice that will get you started and finished on all those DIY jobs around the house.
Gardening Workshop with Blue Peter Gardner Lee ConnellyMain Stage @ 11am
Lee Connelly, The Skinny Jean Gardener is best known for his work as the CBBC Blue Peter Gardener, specialising in children's gardening. Lee first started gardening in 2014 at the age of 26 with his brother on a local allotment, learning his new hobby though social media. He moved on to TVs Jimmy Doherty's farm to build a new kitchen garden for his restaurant, getting involved with Jamie Oliver's food revolution and soon after building the first allotment on Blue Peter, and presenting gardening on TV and online ever since.
Panel Discussion: A Guide to Buying Property at AuctionMain Stage @ 12.00pm
Property auctions can great for people looking to bag themselves a bargain but buying properties this way can be a daunting process and put many potential purchasers off. Our panel discussion will aim to show you that buying auction properties isn’t just for the experts with insider knowledge.
Dominic Littlewood - TV Presenter & Consumer ChampionMain Stage @ 3pm
This year we a pleased to welcome, as our keynote speaker, consumer champion and scourge of cowboy builders across the nation – Dominic Littlewood. Dominic is one of the nation’s most recognisable TV presenters and personalities. On our television screens since 2000, he has headed a number of property and consumer TV shows including; Fake Britain, Cowboy Builders, Saints and Scroungers and Don’t Get Done, Get Dom. At the show, Dominic will be telling the story of his life in property as well as giving you some of the tips and tricks he has learnt about avoiding buying a lemon, negotiating a good price and getting the best from your builders.
More great speakers yet to be confirmed!