The Star of our Show Mark Stacey is one of the UK’s best known and popular valuers, appearing for many years on BBC antiques shows with regular appearances as an antiques expert on the BBC programmes Bargain Hunt, Flog It!, Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is and Antiques Road Trip. In June 2009 Stacey took part in a light-hearted interview on the BBC lunchtime programme The Daily Politics where he was asked advice about the value of items owned by famous people, in the wake of the UK Parliament's expenses scandal. In 2011 he opened an antiques shop in Kemptown, Brighton.
Homes Gardens & LIFESTYLE Art Competition & Gallery
The Art Competition/Gallery at The Homes Gardens & Lifestyle Show being held at The La Finca olf & Spa Resort Hotel, Algorfa on 15th & 16th October 2014 is now open and we are inviting artists from the Costa Blanca South and surrounding areas to participate in the Algorfa competition.
The competition is open to all levels of artists (see below). Paintings submitted can use all types of painting techniques and must be displayed at the show on an easel.
COOKING IT UP IN TIME FOR The Homes Gardens & Lifestyle Show meet our first three local celebrity chefs, Gordon from The Vestry & Frissan restaurants, Pushpa from The Spice Hut and Dave from Captain Morgan’s Bar who will be producing some delicious dishes in our new feature The Costa’s Cook Off! on the 15th & 16th October at the La Finca Golf & Spa Hotel Resort, Algorfa where you, the audience can watch, enjoy and vote to decide if it’s the Red Chilli Pepper Kitchen or the Green Olive Kitchen that will win on the day! The cooking demonstrations for round one and two are being staged at 12 noon and 3.00 pm on Wed 15th Oct with the final being at 3.00 pm on Thursday 16th October!
CURRENCIES DIRECT are setting up a fun challenge for you to race to victory ahead of the banks and save up to 5% on overseas money transfers with Currencies Direct. Their fast and efficient international payments will leave you free to concentrate on the more fun things in life, and they never charge you any fees. Come and see if you can beat the banks with the Currencies Direct Scalextric challenge on stand 52 & 53
Owner of Casa La Pedrera, The Grand Design House & Outdoor Activity Centre, which was featured on the Channel 4´s popular Grand Designs Program, back in 2004. Many remember on the TV Show, many hundreds of trees being craned onto site, of which now resembles a mature, established garden, which turned out to be a fantastic learning curve.
International artist Linda R Halbert BA will be this years judge for the art completion at the Homes, Gardens & Lifestyle show this coming 15th & 16th of October at La Finca Golf & Spa Hotel & Resort, Algorfa near Torrevieja.
Lin will also be doing two painting demonstrations, one in watercolours, the other in acrylics, and will be available both days for anyone wishing to try their hand at learning some simple painting techniques or to ask her for a few tips and tricks.
Dave Bull has been living and working in Spain since 2000. Now (almost) a full-time writer he lives with his son, Mitch and Labrador Woopy on the Costa Blanca penning his experiences and observations on living life as an expat in Spain.
Always from his own 'different' perspective, he publishes one of the most successful magazines on the Costa Blanca and has been the Editor of two regional expat newspapers.
GM Promotions Events……..The Costa Blanca’s No 1 Exhibition/Trade Fair organisers have now successfully produced 12 Exhibitions over 7 years. With nine as The Homes Gardens & Lifestyle Show.
The philosophy behind GM Promotions Events - Is to choose a superb location, invite local experts in their field, provide excellent content and feature concepts. Utilise an international marketing/advertising strategy to ensure each Show is well attended by our visitors. Packed with inspiration and information with a huge variety of exhibitors and the vast array of products and services they offer, one can see, taste, try, buy, and be inspired...... It is a must-attend event for everyone!
As always the shows are guaranteed to be an opportunity of which every business particularly along the Costas should take advantage of and capitalise on our platform of providing the opportunity to meet thousands of potential new customers and hundreds of new business contacts.