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UK Tech-Fest is located at Newark Showground Post code: NG24 2NY


There is on-site parking for a fee, which is discounted if you buy in advance via our website. People who don’t purchase in advance will be charged £20 on the door.


There are two main train stations in Newark – Newark North Gate, and Newark Castle.

Newark North Gate:

This station has direct trains from London, Newcastle, Leeds, Peterborough, Doncaster, Grantham, Retford, Lincoln and Collingham.


Newark Castle:

This station has direct trains via Lincoln, Leicester, London St Pancreas and Nottingham.


To get from the train station to the Showground (2.6 miles away), a taxi is the best form of transport. Please see below for useful taxi services you can book.


  • Z Cars - 01636 700551

  • Strada Taxi Newark - 01636 706888

  • Northgate Taxis - 07974 485787 / 07522 058400

  • Carlins Cabs – 07704 419501

  • NTS-Newark Taxi Services – 07972 095819

  • Yellow Cabs – 01636 705200

  • James Cabs - 01636 708000

  • GP Taxis - 07713 469706

  • NCT Newark Community Taxis - 07758 159532

  • Minster Cars Taxi Service - 07581 180118

  • NB Taxi Newark - 07787 030371

  • Newark Taxi - 07838 402046

  • A B C Petes - 01636 677777


London is the easiest and fastest city to fly into, as there are many direct trains every day to Newark-on-Trent.

There are closer airports (Doncaster Sheffield, and East Midlands), but neither have a train station, and both involve buses and trains to get to Newark-on-Trent, which can be time consuming and inconvenient.

The fastest train from London Kings Cross only takes 1hr 15mins to reach Newark and has no changes.

We advise checking train times on the following site:

If you’d like any further help planning your journey, please don’t hesitate to message us at and we'll help you out:

For more information about the festival visit our Information or FAQ pages

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