Frequently Asked Questions


What time does the Show start?
8.00 am. to 6.00 pm. on both days. 

What are the ticket prices?
Advance Tickets -  On sale from January 2019
Adult £10.00

Gate Prices on Show Days
Adult £15.00

Children under 17 FREE* when accompanied by an adult*
Annual members are FREE**

* When accompanied by a paying adult*
** Newark & Nottinghamshire Agricultural Society Annual Members, for more information click HERE.

Please note: there is an additional 50p admin.

Do I have to pay for car parking?
No. There is ample FREE hard-standing parking available for 4,000 cars and more space available for thousands more vehicles on free-draining, sandy based soil.

Is there an area for Disabled Parking?

Disabled parking is available near the main Public entrance.  A Blue Badge will need to be shown to park in the disabled areas.  

Disabled toilets and cloakroom facilities are available at Red gate (main entrance), in the Cedric Ford , in the Sir Stuart Goodwin building, in the George Stephenson Exhibition Hall, in the Joe Hallam Building and in the Lady Eastwood Centre

Please be aware that, due to the nature of an agricultural showground, we cannot guarantee all areas will be accessible at all times.


Can I camp?
Visitors are welcome to camp in our designated public camping area.  Camping is charged at £12.00 per night.  You must remember to purchase either an advance ticket or on the gate ticket per person for admittance to the show.

Take advantage of our Weekend Experience Pass which enables you to camp on Friday, Saturday & Sunday night and have 2 adult weekend wristband to enjoy the show on Saturday and Sunday - all for £60.00.  This advance offer is available until 3 May 2019


Is it a long way from parking to the Public entrance?
Depending on what time you arrive will depend on how far away you will be from the Public entrance.

When does everything finish?
At roughly 6.00 pm. Some stands may stay open a little later. Members are welcome to stay longer.

I am a Member and have received my tickets but I would now like to bring a guest tomorrow:
Pay for a normal admission ticket at the gate and then come to the Show Office for an upgrade to a Society Guest.

My Membership badge has not arrived, what shall I do about getting in?
Pay for a normal admission ticket at the gate and then come to the Show Office where your details can be confirmed and a Member’s badge and car pass for the second day of the Show can be given to you. A refund will be sent to you after the Show.

Can I become a Member on the day of the Show?
Yes. You can become a Member for the current Show by upgrading your entrance ticket to a Membership in the Show Office. You will then be given a Member’s badge and Member’s Car Pass for the second day of the Show.

Are dogs allowed at the Show?
Well-behaved dogs are welcome at the Show but they must be kept on a lead at all times and never left unattended. Any dog mess must be cleaned up by owners. Dogs are not allowed in the Livestock area or in the Food Experience area. No dogs should be left in a vehicle at any time.


Are there cash facilities available on site?
ICE Events situated alongside the Cedric Ford will provide ATM facilities

Is there WiFi on site?
Yes. Signs around the Showground give details on how to access WiFi.

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To everyone - including our sponsors, judges, visitors and exhibitors for their support and our stewards and volunteers for their help and expertise. 

Without all these people, it is just not possible to put on such a splendid show.  See you all next year.