Lorraine Kelly to open 2014 Scottish Home Show

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TV presenter Lorraine Kelly is set to officially open this year’s Scottish Home Show, cutting the ribbon at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre GE Oil and Gas Arena on Friday, September 26.

Event organisers, Xcite Media Ltd, expects this year’s home improvement exhibition, which runs until Monday, September 29, to be the biggest yet.

Darren Ross, director for Xcite Media, said: “We are thrilled to have secured Lorraine to officially open the Scottish Home Show.

“We are expecting record visitor numbers and confirmed exhibitors already include big brand names AGA, Baxters Food Group, Costco, Bo Concept, Town and Country Apartments and John Lewis.

“We are also looking forward to our other celebrity guest appearances, including Tommy Walsh – best known for his role in gardening renovations programme, Ground Force and Linda Barker, home improvement TV presenter and interior designer.

“With new exhibitors secured and changes to the layout of the show, we are excited to gain feedback from all of our valued visitors and we can’t wait to make our 2014 show the best one yet.”

Premium homebuilder Dandara, renowned across the north-east for its high quality new communities - including Hazelwood and Stoneywood, Aberdeen - and commercial property, has committed its support to the event as main sponsor.

Gillian Roberts, sales manager for Dandara in Aberdeen, says: “Lorraine will bring even more personality to this year’s Scottish Home Show – I’m sure her arrival to officially open the event will encourage an even bigger turnout on the opening day.”

From some of the most luxurious home and garden merchandise, to innovative new technology, gadgets, garden designs, conservatories, and the latest home interior designs, kitchens and bathrooms, the exhibition will showcase the best products and design associated with the home improvements market.

For further information or to purchase tickets visit www.scottishhomeshow.com or phone 01224 262000.