George Stephenson Exhibition Hall

Licensed to hold up to 4,000 people, the George Stephenson Exhibition Hall is Nottinghamshire’s largest, purpose-built exhibition space.

Built in 2005, it is highly versatile and one of our busiest venues. The venue has hosted exhibitions, displays of large vehicles and equipment, meetings for 2,500, cabaret-style conferences for 960, multi-room conferences for 1,000 delegates, fund-raising balls for 1,200 diners, concerts, Roller Derby weekends and Martial Arts competitions.

Tastes Bistro, set inside the hall itself, provides a range of meals, snacks and refreshments with a comfortable seating area and is popular with event visitors.


Why choose Newark Showground?
  • 7mH x 5mW rollover doors at each end for easy access
  • A glazed entrance foyer, in-house Bistro, toilets, organiser’s office and free parking
  • Three-phase power with double power points every six metres
  • A polished, floated concrete floor
  • Everything on one level for superb disabled access
  • Designed for convenience and ease-of use it has
theatre layout
Theatre3000 people
dinner dance layout
Reception4000 people
cabaret layout
Cabaret960 people
dinner dance layout
Dinner/Luncheon1200 people
dinner dance layout
Dinner Dance1200 people
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