Better Living Event

Join the team at IKEA Edinburgh for their Better Living Event providing you with ideas and inspiration for how to live a healthier and more sustainable life at home!

Better Living Event

About Better Living Event

Join us for a series of events that will provide you with ideas and inspiration for how to live a healthier and more sustainable life at home, whether that’s saving you money, saving you time or just making your everyday life that little bit better.

Waste not, want not
IKEA FAMILY member exclusive workshop
Fed up with food waste? Us too. So, join us for a series of high-energy cookery demonstrations that will inspire you to make mouth-watering meals from your leftovers. It’s time to get creative.
Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th May, 12pm - 13pm

From waste to pride of place
IKEA FAMILY member exclusive workshop
Unlock your creativity and give a new lease of life to an unloved piece of furniture. Our demonstrations will show you just how easy it is to upcycle using textiles, paint and just a little bit of imagination. Come join the nation in customisation.
From Friday 24th to Sunday 26th May, 2pm - 3pm

Gardenless growing
IKEA FAMILY member exclusive workshop
No garden? No problem. Get hands on in this session and learn about hydroponics – the art of growing veggies and herbs without soil. Plus, pick some tasty recipes for your first crop. Salad never tasted so good.
Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th May, 10am - 11am

Sustainable trail
Fun for all the family but especially the little ones. Keep the kids entertained whilst you shop with our sustainable trail. Tick off the checkpoints, reveal the hidden word and win an ice-cream. Time for adventure. Pick your participation Form at the start of Showroom.
From Friday 24th to Sunday 26th May

Power in your hands
Got the smarts when it comes to smart living? Then take our high-energy challenge and see if you can guess the savings made by switching to sustainable products. Complete the challenge and you’ll win a prize.
From Friday 24th to Sunday 26th May , 12pm - 4pm

Food Sampling
Have a taste of our delicious Swedish Food Market Range and get some energy to explore our series of events in-store.
From Friday 24th to Sunday 26th May , 13pm - 4pm

Planting with kids
Entertain the little ones at our children’s planting station. Kids can get hands on (and green-fingered) and plant their own seed before taking it home to watch it grow.
From Friday 24th to Sunday 26th May , 12pm - 4pm

Container cuisine
Discover how to save time and money in the kitchen with some clever thinking when it comes to food storage. We’ll lift the lid on the nation’s food waste and plastic use and will serve up some tasty treats along the way.
From Friday 24th to Sunday 26th May , 12pm - 4pm

Botanical Bar
Take a seat at our pop-up bar where we’ll be serving delicious botanical mocktails to show you just how much you can do with your summer herbs. We’ll drink to that.
From Friday 24th to Sunday 26th May , 12pm - 4pm

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Better Living Event are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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