Newark Visitor Information Centre

Whether you're planning to visit Newark, Southwell or our nearby Robin Hood country, we can help you plan and enjoy your stay with our extensive range of information.

We can offer friendly advice and booking information along with interactive touchpads for you to browse the district.

We also provide all bookings for the Palace Theatre and National Civil War Centre. 

Newark has a host of exciting attractions for visitors including, Newark Castle, a lovely cobbled Market Place and the Palace Theatre Newark, as well as interesting walks and Civil War trails so you can really get a feel of the historical significance of our picturesque town.

How we can help

  • Local information on places to visit and where to eat
  • Palace Theatre Box Office
  • National Civil War Centre
  • Newark Castle tours
  • Café

Newark Book Festival logoNewark Book Festival

Friday 12 to Sunday 14 July 2019

Celebrating and showcasing the world of books through an exciting and engaging programme. From author talks, to readings, stories, theatre, film and crafts. Crime fiction, contemporary writing, debuts, Science Fiction and fantasy, Cream Tea's, Classic crime and literary fiction, to a whole host of free family fun. There is something for everyone to enjoy.

Taking place in beautiful venues across the town, this year the festival will be exploring the theme of Home and Away. From travelling around the world and through your imagination, to a celebration of all things home and Nottinghamshire.

This year’s guests include Joanne Harris, Alison Weir, Michelle Harrison, Mark Billingham, Martin Edwards, Diana Evans, Elly Griffiths and many more.

Tickets will be on sale from the Palace Theatre Box Office from Wednesday 15 May.


Palace Theatre, Newark as our Festival Box Office.

European Juggling Festival 3 to 11 August at Newark ShowgroundYou are invited to the world’s biggest juggling event!

EJC Newark! 3 to 11 August 2019

The team at the European Juggling Convention (EJC) 2019 are proud to be bringing the world's largest juggling event to the UK in August 2019. The EJC will be in its 42nd year and it hasn't been to the UK for many years but this year is coming to Newark Showground.

It’s a fun and chilled out week of juggling, circus skills, aerial workshops, western skills workshops, extreme unicycling, balloon modelling, world-class performances and shows... the list goes on.

All of the activities and camping is included in the ticket price. Visit the EJC website to find out prices and more information. All areas are accessible.

Save the date for the BIG DAY OUT on Sunday 4 August as we welcome the jugglers into Newark town centre for the opening parade and fire show.

Along with Newark Town Council we are sponsoring and helping to plan an extraordinary day of activities for the town.

Nineteen20 Cafe

In Nineteen20 our new all-day cafe bar you’ll find a range of sandwiches and paninis, cakes and treats, and our exclusive blend of coffee, made in conjunction with Forge Roasters, Sheffield. We serve homemade soup and run a bar during all evening theatre performances.



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