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The Countdown Is On!

We are getting ready to entertain you at the HOMES GARDENS & LIFESTYLE SHOW on Friday 20th & Saturday 21st April at the Villa Gadea Hotel in Altea. As always two days bursting with information, inspiration, talks and cooking demonstrations plus all things A – Z for your casas and jardins, not to mention your lifestyle and leisure time here on the Costa Blanca……. YOU can enter our Show competitions and prize draws (see below) and be part of this unique event that we stage for the community to come together and enjoy!……..and with FREE ENTRY for every visitor at this Spring extravaganza ……..Save the dates in your diary Friday 20th & Saturday 21st April 10.00 – 17.00 to come along and visit the Show at the Villa Gadea Hotel with plenty of free parking, the venue is on the N332, Altea and just off the AP7 Motorway, Altea turn-  off.


Terms & Conditions:

Based on availability, please contact Akinon Resort This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 965 994 888 for booking.

Valid until the 30th November 2018

Cannot be used between the 20th June - 31 August

Not transferable and cannot be sold

Cannot be used in combination with any offers or promotions

Supper Hamper's Raffle!


15 Hampers to be won…. Filled with goodies, products and services
Related to Homes, Gardens, LIFESTYLE and Leisure Time
STAND No. 24 – Salon Palmeral
2.50 euro for 1 ticket
5.00 euro for 5 tickets
10.00 euro for 15 tickets
YOU Choose which hamper/s you wish to enter in, to win!

The Activities Hamper:

Jeep safari for 2 – with Marco Polo Expediciones
Green Fee or Golf Lesson – Altea Club de Gold
Meal for 2 at Vintage Café – Albir
Bat’s, ball’s, shuttlecock, cards, chess, golf game!

The Home Décor Hamper!

Scentsy Wax Warmer, candles,variety of home decorations, tablecloth,
Butterfly and blue colour scheme accessories!

The Gin & On-Trend Tonics Hamper:

Pink Gins, Dry Gin, Olives, Gin Glasses, On- Trend Tonics!

The Vodka Cocktails Hamper:

Smirnoff, Black Vodka, Peach licor, Apple Licor, Cranberry, Orange Juice!

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Charity Auction

On Saturday 21st at 1.30pm in the Talks & Demos area No 65 in Salon Olivos at the Villa Gadea Hotel, Altea the Homes Gardens & Lifestyle Show is supporting the Make A Smile Charity....

In the Show's FIRST CHARITY AUCTION so let's bid high, have some fun and raise funds to help this cause keep working on helping these less fortunate children.

Huge thanks to all of the donators of the 'Lot's' below

Overnight stay at the 5* Almerimar Golf Hotel inc breakfast and 1 green fee per person. - Golf Hot Spots
Commissioned portrait - Gwen Roberts
'Mia' Flamenco Oil painting on canvas - Jenny Anne Morrison
Jewellery Tarik - Goldrush Javea
Golf bag - Club de Golf Altea
Celebration Cake - Bakerella
Bed Topper - Calpe Bed center
A bitchwand - Karlee Gostling

WIN WIN WIN with Female Focus

Visti them on stands No. 22 and No. 35 as you enter the Slon Palmeral

Cooking Demos

Meet our line-up of Professional Show Chefs cooking it up at the Homes Gardens & Lifestyle Shows cooking demonstration area in the Outdoor Garden Area…… on Fri 20th and Sat 21st April at 14.00, 15.00 and 16.00 both days our ‘local’ Celeb Chefs are Danny Bowler from the Vintage Café, Masterchef Semi-finalist 2014, Daniel Seymour, Restaurante Ca Pepe who worked under Michelin star and award winning Chef Minesh Patel “a Great British Menu finalist", Abi Satari from Satari’s Restaurant our own Costa Cook Off Winner 2017, along with Chef Miguel Andres from Fusion 8 Restaurant at Akinon Resort, a winner of Sabor@arte that trained under Michelin star chef Martin Berasategui.




Our Show chefs are looking forward to sharing their passion to cook with creative flare

Friday 20th April

14.00 – Daniel – Restaurant Ca Pepe
15.00 – Abi  - Satari’s Restaurant
16.00 – Miguel -  Fusion 8 (Akinon Resort)

Saturday 21st April

14.00 – Daniel – Restaurant Ca Pepe
15.00 – Danny – Vintage Café
16.00 – Abi – Satari’s Restaurant
For more information on our Chef's click to Read More
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Gardening / Flower Competition

Introducing the NEW GARDENING/FLOWER COMPETITION - Hands up if you are a keen gardener, have creative flair or are a budding flower arranger .....

Put your blooms pride of place in the Homes Gardens & Lifestyle Show’s miniature gardening competition!  You can enter you green fingered feature! Into our BASKETS IN BLOOM competition…….

Show off your green fingered talents by entering you creation at the Homes Gardens & Lifestyle Show……… styles acceptable are feature mini gardens, hanging baskets, flower and plant arrangements in baskets, vases, pots, or containers no bigger than 60 x 60 centimetres. ………

To register your entry This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a entry number and registration form.

Entries to be delivered to the Villa Gadea Hotel on Thursday 19 April, the judging will take place on Friday at the Show, and the winners announced and prizes awarded on Saturday 21st at 4.30 pm in the outdoor/garden area………Good luck!

Tapa Trail

One of the most popular Show features is our FREE Tapa Trail……Enjoy a FREE tapa, or two or three on the Tapa Trail! Just one of our fun feature’s designed to guide you around as you browse the show, on Fri 20th & Sat 21st April at the Villa Gadea Hotel, Altea.....Sample a FREE Tapa in each part of the Show areas/salons from our participating restaurants! It’s easy to follow the Tapa Trail simply collect your TT card on entry to the Show then just look for the participating stands logos and stand numbers, visit them all to collect each stamp and then your FREE tapa!......Enjoy meeting the businesses and restaurants involved. Then hand the completed card back when exiting the Show to be in with a chance of winning a meal for two at one of the Tapa Trail restaurant’s Bussola in Altea...... Apraveche!

Thanks to our sponsors Avalon and meet their friendly team on Stand No. 13 in Salon Palmeral next to their Restaurant Ca Pepe….

Pet Idol 2018

If Your PETS are Your PASSION!

It was soooo popular and cute it’s back! PET IDOL 2018………….. Is yours the Purrrfect Pet!  With the Ahhhhh Factor for our Pet Photo Competition ‘Pet Idol 2018’

This one is for all of the animal lovers out there and it’s time for our furry friends to shine!

We would love to receive your cutest, funniest pictures of your pets to show in our Pet Photo Gallery at the HG & L Show in Salon Mediterraneo, stand area No 68

Have you got the cutest cat, for our Cat Category, or a delightful dog, for the Dog Category or another furry or feathered friend for the General Animal Category.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your name, the pets name and age and we will display them at the Show, for everyone to be able to say Ahhhh!!  The visiting public will be voting for our Pet Idol Star 2018! Could your Purrrfect Pet be our first prize winner!?

It’s FREE to enter, so don’t delay email your best pet pic in today………. Come along to the Show and see your Pet Pic as one of the stars of our Show!

Welcome To GM Promotions

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.

Contact Us for more info

Our Philosophy is also to help highlight care in the community and as such, we provide some free places at our Shows for registered charities.

Looking forward to the opportunity of working with you on these exciting events brought to you by GM Promotions.