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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 12TH MAY 2013

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, One Western Gateway, Newham, Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1XL
 
 
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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.

 

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Whether you're into property or golf, diving or music, interior design or motorcycles, ExCeL London is the place to go to be inspired, educated and entertained. A stunning architectural achievement, the exhibition centre opened in 2000 and is home to a huge range of world-leading events, including two of the UK's largest exhibitions - the London International Boat Show and The British International Motor Show. More about ExCeL London

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Crowne Plaza London Docklands
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  23% off
Western Gateway, E16 | 5 minutes from Grand Designs Live
The Crowne Plaza Docklands is the main hotel for the giant ExCel Centre. It's a great place to stay if you're visiting a conference or exhibition, ... More
 
 
 
Good Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £57  33% off
Royal Victoria Dock, E161FA | 7 minutes from Grand Designs Live
Providing work for those who have previously struggled, the Good Hotel has earned its name. The striking hotel, which can be found floating at the historic ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - ExCel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £56  36% off
Excel Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 10 minutes from Grand Designs Live
Set in an idyllic waterfront location, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel ExCel offers four-star facilities in an impressive new contemporary development. Set in the heart of ... More
 
 
 
 
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st, 22nd, 23rd and 24th Sep 2017 - 10am-5.30pm
Grand Designs Live, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | Same location as Grand Designs Live
One of the UK's largest dressmaking and needlework consumer shows, inspired by the popular BBC2 talent show featuring judges Patrick Grant and Esme Young....More
 
 
 
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New Scientist Live 2017
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: 28th Sep, 29th Sep, 30th Sep and 1st Oct 2017 - 10am-5pm
Grand Designs Live, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | Same location as Grand Designs Live
The annual festival of ideas and discovery promises more than 120 inspirational and informative talks....More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 6th, 7th and 8th October 2017
Grand Designs Live, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, Earls Court, London E16 | Same location as Grand Designs Live
The Cake and Bake Show has all the ingredients needed for a delicious day out. With new celebrity chefs and baking shows constantly bursting onto the ...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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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, Tower Hamlets, London 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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The Grocer, London City Island
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
London City Island, E14 | 17 minutes from Grand Designs Live
A one-stop-shop combining espresso bar, deli restaurant and grocery store, The Grocer gives London City Island residents a place to eat, enjoy morning coffee and pick ... 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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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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Gaucho - 02
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 21 minutes from Grand Designs Live
Opened in March 2008, Gaucho at the O2 boasts the finest Argentine steak (Bife de Lomo) in London. The consistently high quality is spread throughout all ... More
 
 
 
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University of Greenwich
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 2.1 miles from Grand Designs Live
The main University of Greenwich campus boasts a picturesque setting on a World Heritage Site on the banks of the River Thames within three baroque buildings ... 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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Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range
London > Leisure > Golf
Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 21 minutes from Grand Designs Live
If you hook a shot at the state of the art Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range it'll head towards Canary Wharf and if you slice it ... 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 Spa at InterContinental London - The O2
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
InterContinental London - The O2, 1 Waterview Drive, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 23 minutes from Grand Designs Live
Hidden within the centre of the InterContinental London - The O2 is a large luxury spa that offers a tranquil escape. In ... More
 
 
 
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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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Gipsy Moth
London > Nightlife > Pubs
60 Greenwich Church Street, SE10 | 2.4 miles from Grand Designs Live
in the shadow of the Cutty Sark , the grade I listed pub the Gipsy Moth has a large outdoor seating area, ... More
 
 
 
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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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NY-LON
London > Nightlife > Bars
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 21 minutes from Grand Designs Live
Enjoy the luxuries of a first class travel lounge without leaving terra firma at NY-LON, a swish bar in the entertainment district of The O2. The ... More
 
 
 
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Building Six
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 21 minutes from Grand Designs Live
The club formerly known as matter and Proud2, Building Six occupies 3,000 square metres of raw, industrial space within The 02, split over three floors with ... More
 
 
 
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Eighteen Sky Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
InterContinental London - The O2, 1 Waterview Drive, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 23 minutes from Grand Designs Live
Boasting spectacular views across the Thames and Canary Wharf, the Eighteen Sky Bar is a sophisticated spot to enjoy ... 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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ExCeL London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 3 minutes from 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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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
 
 
 

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The Great British Sewing Bee LiveThe Great British Sewing Bee LiveOne of the UK's largest dressmaking and needlework consumer shows, inspired by the popular BBC2 talent show featuring judges Patrick Grant and Esme Young.2017-09-22T10:00:00+01002017-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
ExCeL London,   One Western Gateway  Royal Victoria Dock    E16 1XL
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New Scientist Live 2017New Scientist Live 2017The annual festival of ideas and discovery promises more than 120 inspirational and informative talks.2017-09-28T10:00:00+01002017-10-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
ExCeL London,   One Western Gateway  Royal Victoria Dock    E16 1XL
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The Cake and Bake ShowThe Cake and Bake ShowThe Cake and Bake ShowThe Cake and Bake Show has all the ingredients needed for a delicious day out. With new celebrity chefs and baking shows constantly bursting onto the scene, and the phenomenal success of The Great British Bake Off, baking has become more popular than ever. Bringing The Great British Bake Off television series to life, the tent becomes a stage at th2017-10-06T00:00:00+01002017-10-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
ExCeL London,   One Western Gateway  Royal Victoria Dock    E16 1XL
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Food & Drink
PRICING  £13 (Adults), £9.50 (Children 6-16), Free (Under 6)
DATES  6th, 7th and 8th October 2017
VENUE  ExCeL London 
The Cake and Bake Show has all the ingredients needed for a delicious day out. With new celebrity chefs and baking shows constantly bursting onto the scene, and the phenomenal success of The Great British Bake Off, baking has become more popular than ever. Bringing The Great British Bake Off television series to life, the tent becomes a stage at th... More about this event
 
The Cake & Bake Show 2017The Cake & Bake Show 2017A variety of bakers, chefs, TV personalities, experts and enthusiasts come together.2017-10-06T10:00:00+01002017-10-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
ExCeL London,   One Western Gateway  Royal Victoria Dock    E16 1XL
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RTX LondonRTX LondonComputer show.2017-10-14T15:00:00+01002017-10-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
ExCeL London,   One Western Gateway  Royal Victoria Dock    E16 1XL
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Eukanuba Discover DogsEukanuba Discover DogsCommunity & Lifestyle, Charity/Fundraising Event.2017-10-21T10:00:00+01002017-10-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
ExCeL London,   One Western Gateway  Royal Victoria Dock    E16 1XL
Category: event
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The National Wedding ShowThe National Wedding ShowA chance to browse a wide selection of traders offering all the requirements for potential brides and grooms.2017-10-21T10:00:00+01002017-10-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
ExCeL London,   One Western Gateway  Royal Victoria Dock    E16 1XL
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KidtropolisKidtropolisCommunity & Lifestyle, Family Event.2017-10-23T09:00:00+01002017-10-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
ExCeL London,   One Western Gateway  Royal Victoria Dock    E16 1XL
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Wry cultural and political observations and hard-hitting humour from Georgia-born stand-up Reginald D Hunter. Also featuring Nish Kumar....More

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The largest exhibition ever staged at Leighton House Museum, Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity is devoted to one of the ...More

 
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