Specialist Events

Spaces where you can bring people together to celebrate their passion!

Newark Showground is well known for the many unique events held here, providing a destination for people with specialist niche interests to come together.

Whether you’d like a one-room table top exhibition, sprawling vehicle rally, large participation events bringing fellow enthusiasts together, or anything in between, Newark Showground has a long track record of supporting many individuals, societies, clubs and professional organisations run successful events – how can we help you?

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Specialist Event Features

  • Range of indoor and outdoor venues
  • Adaptable spaces to suit your numbers and budget
  • Superb event support for organisers
  • Free parking
  • In-house catering

“A massive thank you to Newark Showground for helping to make our 2019 rally a land mark event for us. The wait for the Lady Eastwood Centre was well worth it!”

Green Newark Showground Speechmark

Venues for Specialist Events

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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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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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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Stanley Sheldon Hall


The Stanley Sheldon Hall adjoins the Crocker suite of three halls. It is ideal for hire either alone or with the Crocker suite, offering a main …

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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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Joe Hallam


An unsung hero. It provides welcome warmth and hot food for events all year, especially in deepest winter! The refurbished Hallam Bar, barbecue and courtyard make …

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Outdoor Spaces


The flat 86-acre internal campus surrounded by 30 acres of runway is well-known for the vast range of outdoor events we host, many combining outdoor areas …

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Crocker Halls


These interconnected exhibition halls are top choices for specialist shows needing lots of unobstructed space on a budget, or for vehicle or industrial equipment displays; large …

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Newark Pavilion


A modest, clear space for smaller events, it can provide a dry, operational base or shelter for whole-site or outside events, its Tastes Café providing a …

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