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Build It Live! logoFREE Build It Live tix (norm 12 each)*1,500 tix for Manchester (7-8 Feb) & 1,500 tix for Kent (28 Feb-1 Mar)

Manchester & Kent

Are you thinking about building or renovating your pad? Go via this special Build it Live* link to get up to two tickets to the building show at either EventCity in Manchester from Sat 7 - Sun 8 Feb or Glow at Bluewater shopping centre in Kent from Sat 28 Feb - Sun 1 Mar. Just click on the location you want and enter the code FM85.

There are 1,500 tickets for each location so go quick, before they run out (max two per person). The tickets are available till the last day of the event (Sun 8 Feb for Manchester and Sun 1 March for Kent), or before if all tickets go. The event is on between 10am and 5pm on all dates. 

Tickets usually cost £12 each, although paying ticket holders get a Build It magazine which costs £4.25 and you won't get this with the free tickets.

One ticket gets you in on the Sat and/or the Sun at the location you choose, so if you're keen you could even spend the weekend there. You’ll get emailed your tickets which you can print or show on your smartphone. Kids under 16 go free when accompanied by an adult and don't need a ticket. 

What is Build It Live?

Build It Live is a building and renovation show where over 100 suppliers will be exhibiting. You'll be able to see thousands of products, ask experts for advice and attend workshops.

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