Timber Frame Demo Days


Our bespoke events are designed to provide you with everything you need to know when it comes to self-building with timber frame.


Our course scheduled for 2nd May has been postponed due to the Coronavirus. We’ll let you know as soon as a new date has been confirmed.
You can still register your interest for the rescheduled event by filling in the form below.

We’d love to see you at our next event...

Having a good understanding of your chosen structural system is key to the success of your self-build project. Join us for a day filled with advice, tips and live demos designed to equip you with everything you need to know about self-building with timber frame.

You can register your interest in our next FREE Timber Frame Demo Day by filling in the registration form below. 

Shortly after registering one of our team will make contact with you to find out more about your project (the location of your plot and the stage you are at) so that we can tailor our content accordingly. If you have any questions you can also contact us at enquiries@fleminghomes.co.uk

We currently working on the programme format; however, a sample event agenda is detailed below.




National Self Build & Renovation Centre

Timber Frame Demo DayOur demo day educational programme is designed to share knowledge, advice, and tips in a full day of seminars, talks and live demos hosted at the UK’s only permanent visitor centre for self-builders. At the end of the demo day, our goal is to have equipped you with everything you need to know to self-build with confidence using timber frame. We aim to serve not to sell, ensuring your day will be packed with valuable takeaways.

Our 2019 event saw over 50 self-builders come together to learn more about the benefits of choosing timber frame in an environment that welcomed questions and promised answers.

“Excellently organised and inspiring informative day on the benefits of timber builds by experts in the industry with resources and example products on hand within the NSBRC. I have already recommended the course to friends!” Karen O

”We found the content and quality of presentations excellent. It certainly broadened our knowledge and provided us with lots of information to help move our project forward.” Michael and Birgit

”The day gave a really balanced, thought-provoking insight into timber frame structures, their pros and cons and more importantly, what to think about with regards to budgeting.” Ben N

“This event is an absolute must for any self-builder or project manager not familiar with timber frame.” Rebecca F

“A very worthwhile course. A day well spent listening to and talking with highly qualified individuals who have every-day hands-on experience in the timber frame self-build industry. Highly recommended.” Krys U

“Any builder who is still in doubt about the benefits of timber frame should attend an event like this.” Mervyn F

09.30-10.00  Registration, welcome, tea and coffee
10.00-10.30  Introduction to timber frame
10.30-10.50  Review of the different types of timber frame construction using live educational exhibits
10.50-12.00  Deep dive into the self-build process using timber frame
12.00-13.00  Lunch will be provided
13.00-13.40  Live timber frame demos
13.40-14.00  Understanding how timber frame suppliers vary
14.00-14.20  Timber frame design; value engineering, tips and advice
14.20-14.40  Getting to grips with the costs
14.40-15.00  Longevity; the life of your timber frame
15.00-15.20  Q&A
15.20-16.00  Peer to peer discussions, tea, coffee and cakes

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Demo Day Registration Form

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