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What are the dates and times of the Show?

23rd-24th September 2025 – 08.30-17.30 25th September 2025 – 08.30-16.00

Where is the Show held?

Newark Showground, Newark NG24 2NY

Do I need to register for the Show?

Yes, register at Entry to PlantWorx is free – there is no cost associated with visiting the show.

Can children visit the Show?

No children under 16 will be allowed on site during build-up and break-down. On show days, children between 12 and 16 years will be admitted as long as they are accompanied by a responsible adult. However, we highly recommend that children attend on Day 3, the Student Day, as it will be much more beneficial and enjoyable for them, with lots of activities and interaction to encourage them to join our industry. On this day children under 12 years will be allowed full access but they must be accompanied by an adult.

Is there parking on site?

Yes, there is plenty of free parking on site.

Is there disabled parking on site?

Disabled car parking spaces will be at the front of each visitor’s car park. All outdoor stands will be situated on grass but they will be accessible either from tarmac roadways, aluminium/plastic trackway or pedestrian walkways so disabled visitors should make appropriate allowance for this. There will be no on site facilities to hire mobility scooters.

Are there EV Charging points on site?

There are NO electric vehicle charging points on site. Please visit Zap Map to locate a charging point.

Is there WI-FI available at the Show?

There will be Wi-Fi hotspots located at various sites across the Showground. There is good 3G and 4G coverage across the Showground.

Is there a cash point on site?

No, there is not a cash point on site. As we head toward a cashless society all retailers at PlantWorx will accept contactless payments, Apple Pay etc. And of course, parking is absolutely free!

Will there be catering outlets on site?

Yes, there will be a choice of catering points on site all serving a range of hot and cold food and drinks. Drinking water taps are located at various points around the site and we encourage visitors to reduce our environmental impact by bringing refillable containers with them. Please note this is a dry show and no alcohol will be served during show hours.

What should I wear?

PlantWorx takes place both indoors and outdoors, and although there are plenty of walkways we suggest that visitors wear sturdy, suitable footwear. Sandals, flip-flops, high-heels, and Converse are not suitable. Please also allow for British summer weather – raincoats, wellies and sun cream.

Are dogs or other animals allowed at the show?

No. Unless required for assistance, animals are not permitted on site at any time.

Where can I hire a disability scooter?

We have no disability scooters on site. Disabled visitors should bring their own or contact a local firm in advance to collect their hired scooter on the way to the event. Here’s a link to a local hire centre

Who is exhibiting at the event?

You can check out the exhibitor list here.

Can I attend more than one day?

Yes. There is so much to see – you may wish to return for a second or third day. Your badge is valid for all three days of the Show.

Can I take part in the Operator Challenge?

Yes, if you are over 18 and have the correct operator qualifications. Find more details here. Please note you will have to register for both PlantWorx and the Competition.

Who can I contact if I have unanswered questions?

Please contact the PlantWorx team through the contact form here. A member of our team will be pleased to assist you!

How will I receive my entry badge?

You will receive your badge via email on registering. Close to the show the team will also send out your badge via email to ensure you have easy access. If you don't have it ready you can also print on-site.

Is the show free to attend?

Entry to PlantWorx is free – there is no cost associated with visiting the Show.

How do I get an entry badge to the Show?

Register for your badge on the website. Your badge will be available to download. Scroll to the bottom of the welcome page to find the link.

I haven’t got a printer – how do I get my badge?

Come to PlantWorx on the day you have registered – visit the entrance gate – give the registration staff your name – they can then print your badge for you.

Can I register on the day?

The simple answer is yes! Come along visit the registration desk and you can get a badge and it’s still FOC!

Do you have a list of hotels available in the area?

We recommend booking your accommodation for PlantWorx 2025 as soon as possible. For preferred hotel and rates, please visit Event Express

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