Meet the Team

Meet the incredible individuals who make the magic happen. Each member plays a unique role, bringing passion and expertise to create unforgettable experiences. Get to know the faces behind the scenes as we introduce you to the heartbeat of Newark Showground.

A passionate team, dedicated to local agricultural life

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Our team is a diverse blend of event organisers, catering wizards, sales and marketing experts, dedicated volunteers, friendly front-of-house, a diligent ground maintenance crew and our visionary management team.

We believe in the power of collaboration. Whether orchestrating spectacular events, ensuring impeccable catering or managing vital Showground maintenance, our team works seamlessly together.

Meet the Leadership Team

The Society is led by CEO Simon Eccleston who manages the team to run day-to-day operations as well as delivering countless events throughout the year.

Our management team leads with expertise and passion, steering the Society towards innovation and excellence in every endeavor.

Meet the Sales, Marketing & Show teams

Our dynamic Sales, Marketing, and Show teams are the driving force behind Newark Showground's bustling calendar, orchestrating hundreds of events annually including the acclaimed Notts County Show.

With unwavering dedication, they continuously promote the Newark & Notts Agricultural Society and Newark Showground, ensuring a year-round celebration of agriculture and community.

Meet the Kitchen, Front of house and Grounds teams

Our Kitchen team crafts culinary experiences that tantalise taste buds, while the Front of House team ensures every guest feels warmly welcomed and cared for.

The Grounds team meticulously tends to the Showground, creating a picturesque and well-maintained backdrop for all our events.