24th-28th November 2021
Olympia London Hammersmith Rd, London W14 8UX.
Wednesday 24th: 10am - 6pm
Thursday 25th: 10am - 8pm
Friday 26th: 10am - 6pm
Saturday 27th: 10am - 8pm
Sunday 28th: 10am - 5pm
The Ideal Home Show is the world's longest running exhibition. Before your visit, explore the history behind the show, from the fascinating facts to the varied features that have appeared at the show. Read more
Early Bird price
In Advance price (Aug onwards)
On the door price
(Show open days)
** Children 15 and under must be accompanied by a paying adult (maximum of 2 children per paying adult). Children require a ticket - which should be requested at the time of booking, or at the box office on the day of your visit.
Call See Tickets on 0844 209 7330. Calls cost 7p per minute plus your company's access charge. A £1.70 transaction fee is applicable per order. Tickets include free entry to Eat & Drink Festival. To track your order or re-print your ticket confirmation please visit here.
Disability Information & Carer's Tickets
Visitors who are registered as disabled who purchase a ticket can bring along a carer to the show free of charge. Please collect carer's tickets from the at-show box office. Find out more information about disabled access, parking and onsite facilities.
Over 60's concessions may be asked to provide photo ID.* Calls to the Ticket Hotline cost 7p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.
Whether you are organising a trip to the show for a special occasion, getting a group of friends together, or planning an organised tour you can benefit from great savings when you visit in a group of 10+. Find out more about the great discounts available or call 0844 412 4650* for more information.
Train & Tube
Olympia London is the only venue in London with a dedicated rail station - Kensington (Olympia). It's served by the London Overground and national rail networks. A further five Underground lines are connected; only a short walk away, so everyone can arrive together.
Kensington (Olympia) is on the London Overground network. Change onto the Overground from Shepherd's Bush (Central line) or West Brompton (District line) for just 1 stop to Olympia. Alternatively it’s just 3 stops (10 mins) travelling on the Overground from Clapham junction (Platform 1), where you can change from National rail services from the South East/West.
Trains towards Milton Keynes from Platform 16 at Clapham Junction stop at Kensington (Olympia) and the journey takes just 10 minutes. For more frequent trains to Olympia use the London Overground at Platform 2 towards Willesden Junction. Travelling in a group of three or more? Use GroupSave and get 1/3 off your rail fares!
Change at Shepherd's Bush for a 2 minute Overground train to Kensington (Olympia).
Change at West Brompton for a 2 minute Overground train to Kensington (Olympia). There is also a limited service from Earls Court on weekends. Please check before you travel.
The Olympia London postcode is W14 8UX.
Please pre-book your parking at: www.olympia.london. If you require further information you can visit the Olympia website.
Staying over night
We’ve partnered up with specialist accommodation agency Event Express to provide discounted hotel accommodation and flexible cancellation policies exclusively for Ideal Home Show at Christmas attendees. If you’re unsure of your requirements at this stage, the flexible cancellation terms will allow you to make amendments and cancellations at no charge until closer to the event date. However, we do advise that you book now and amend later in order to guarantee your preferred hotel.
The Event Express service is completely free to use with no hidden charges and no booking or transaction fees, and the friendly reservations team will liaise with the hotels directly on your behalf.
Eat & Drink Festival
Eat & Drink Festival will be taking place at the same time at The Ideal Home Show and your tickets gets you free access. Eat & Drink Festival is the UK’s favourite indoor food festival- celebrating the best in modern cuisine, mixology and independent produce all under one roof.
The show will not disappoint, you are sure to leave with new foodie ideas, inspiration and a taste for food you never thought you had.
• Learn new culinary skills
• Get top tips on mastering a new dish
• Discover new wines, beers and spirits
• See celebrity chefs cook their favourite dishes
• Take home fantastic produce from a number of unique artisan producers
Be part of the biggest and busiest winter consumer event in the UK. Born out of Britain’s best loved and trusted home show brand, the Ideal Home Show Christmas is established as the biggest and busiest winter show in the live events calendar. This award-winning shopping event in London delivers an unparalleled audience of 67,000 (ABC audited) home interest consumers.
The formula of the show is unique with 4 dedicated sections to home and lifestyle:
Interested in exhibiting at the Eat & Drink Festival Christmas co-located with our Christmas event? Please click here or call 020 3225 5208. We operate a vetting procedure to ensure that we do not over saturate the event with too many of the same products and to meet the brand values of the event which attracts a unique audience.
Be part of Britain's iconic and best loved home show, the most trusted and successful consumer event in the live events calendar. Media 10 have worked closely with some of the UK's leading brands across the Ideal Home Show portfolios. The team work with the sponsors to ensure that all objectives are met and that the sponsor fully enhances the visitor experience, therefore leaving a positive imprint of the event and the brand on the consumer.
Start building your bespoke sponsorship package with exposure to 1000s of home, lifestyle and food lovers! Get in touch via the form below or call our friendly team on 020 3225 5207.
What are the new show dates?
24th – 28th November 2021, Olympia London
I already have tickets for the 2020 Ideal Home Show Christmas dates, can I use these tickets for the show taking place on 24th – 28th November 2021, Olympia London?
Yes, your tickets are automatically valid for these new show dates
Will I need to get a replacement ticket with new dates?
No, simply bring along your current ticket, by either printing at home, or showing on your phone and this will give you access into the show
My ticket has a specific date on it. Do I need to choose another specific date and get a new ticket?
No, your ticket is valid for any day. You do not need a replacement ticket, simply bring along your current ticket, by either printing at home, or showing on your phone and this will give you access into the show.
I have pre-booked my parking at Olympia, can I change the dates?
Please go direct to the Olympia venue website for this. You can amend/cancel your booking by clicking ‘manage my booking’ at https://olympia.london/visiting/parking/book-parking
How do I change my hotel booking?
Please contact the hotel direct
What happens if I cannot make these new dates?
Don’t worry, you can transfer your ticket to any of the below listed Media 10 events. Simply bring your existing ticket to the box office on the day you would like to attend and exchange for a valid show ticket free of charge.
• Ideal Home Show, 26 March-11 April 2021, Olympia London
• Grand Designs Live, 1-9 May 2021, ExCeL London
• Cake & Bake Show, 1-3 October 2021, ExCeL London
• Ideal Home Show Christmas, 24-28 November 2021, Olympia London
What if I am unable to attend on any of the show dates?
If you purchased your ticket through See Tickets - please contact the customer service department at https://ihschristmas.seetickets.com/customerservice with your order ticket number to hand
If you purchased tickets through a 3rd party ticket agency please contact them direct
My booking confirmation says I need to print my tickets. Can I show this on my smart phone when I arrive at the show?
Yes, event e-tickets can be shown on your smart phone when you arrive at the show.
I’ve lost my confirmation email so can’t download my tickets, what can I do?
Please head to: https://www.seetickets.com/customerservice and they will be able to assist you.
Is the event suitable for disabled visitors?
Olympia London is suitable for disabled visitors. Visitors who are registered as disabled who purchase a ticket can bring along a carer to the show free of charge. Please collect carer's tickets from the at-show box office. Find out more information about disabled access, parking and onsite facilities as well as hiring wheelchair's here.
Is there a cloakroom?
Yes, there is an Olympia London cloakroom located at the front of the event, in the corner of the hall. All details/charges for the cloakroom can be found here.
Are there cash point facilities at the Ideal Home Show?
Cash point facilities are available at the entrance of the hall; however, they are subject to transaction charges.
Can I return anything I buy at the Ideal Home Show?
Individual stall holders are entirely responsible for anything that they sell at the Ideal Home Show. We would recommend ensuring you get a receipt and the contact details of the company in case of any issues. Ideal Home Show cannot be held responsible for any problems concerning products bought at the show from third-party companies.
I forgot to add a free child ticket onto my order can I still get this?
Yes, please visit the box office on arrival and they will be able to issue you one.
Is there parking at the venue?
Yes, all details can be found on Olympia London’s site here. We advise booking in advance as parking spaces are limited.