Exhibitions

With some of the largest purpose-built exhibition spaces in Nottinghamshire and several smaller venues, Newark Showground provides numerous options to suit your exhibition requirements.

Flexible exhibition and event venues offer 14,000sqm of internal space for bespoke or large-scale exhibitions and events such as trade shows, shell-scheme or space-only exhibitions, large equipment auctions and sales, dealer days or product launches.

Combine this with 126 acres of flat outdoor space, giving you the capacity to run very large exhibitions, or smaller specialist events, using only the space you need.

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Exhibition features

  • Large blank spaces to create your event
  • Rollover doors for easy loading and unloading
  • Everything on one level
  • Flexible access arrangements
  • Free parking for several thousand cards
  • Three main site entrances
  • Seven gates to the internal site
  • In-house catering

“Many thanks to all of you at Newark Showground. You really pulled out all the stops and we had a very successful show.”

Green Newark Showground Speechmark

Venues for Exhibitions

Lady Eastwood Centre


The recently re-built Lady Eastwood Centre offers 1,400sqm of clear, sparkling exhibition or conference space and three versatile meeting rooms. The upgraded venue has quickly established …

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Sir Stuart Goodwin


This generous room with its open-beamed ceiling accommodates many meeting styles and sizes, dinners, parties and formal wedding receptions for up to 110 guests. With its …

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Cedric Ford

The Cedric Ford


Perfect for conferences, small exhibitions and social occasions. The Cedric Ford provides a popular turnkey solution for many dinners, balls, parties and awards events for up …

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George Stephenson Exhibition Hall


Nottinghamshire’s largest, purpose-built exhibition space. Built in 2005, it is highly versatile and one of our busiest venues. Licensed to hold 4,000 people, it has hosted …

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Sir John Eastwood Halls

Sir John Eastwood Halls


This unusual group of buildings is currently being re-purposed to accommodate large exhibits for our Midlands Machinery Show with the installation of large rollover doors and …

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