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
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“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

Crocker Halls


Available separately or as one joined-up venue, this space can hold over 2000 people. The walls between the 3 Crocker Halls can be removed to create …

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Cedric Ford

The Cedric Ford


Perfect for conferences, small exhibitions and social occasions, the Cedric Ford can hold up to 1000 people. The Cedric Ford provides a popular turnkey solution for …

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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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Newark Pavilion


The Newark Pavilion offers over 720sqm of space and holds up to 300 people. This venue is situated adjacent to the Cedric Ford and the Sir …

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George Stephenson Exhibition Hall


Licensed to hold up to 4,000 people, the George Stephenson is Nottinghamshire’s largest, purpose-built exhibition space. Built in 2005, it is highly versatile and one of …

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Joe Hallam


The Joe Hallam can hold up to 400 people and is regularly used as a restaurant, but is designed to have the flexibility to become anything …

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Lady Eastwood Centre


The recently re-built Lady Eastwood Centre can hold up to 1500 people. The venue offers 1,400sqm of clear, sparkling exhibition or conference space and 3 versatile …

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Sir John Eastwood Halls

Sir John Eastwood Halls


This unusual group of buildings which cover 3,000sqm of space is currently being upgraded and rollover doors have been installed to allow for large equipment to …

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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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Stanley Sheldon Hall


The Stanley Sheldon Hall adjoins the Crocker suite of three halls and can hold up to 1000 people. It is ideal for hire either alone or …

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