Whether you're planning to visit Newark, Southwell or any parts of the district, we can help you plan and enjoy your stay with our extensive range of original souvenirs, local interest books, guidebooks, maps and postcards. Our souvenirs and books can also be bought by mail, email or over the phone. We also sell Theatre Tokens, which are accepted at over 240 theatres nationwide, including Newark Palace Theatre.
Newark has a host of exciting attractions for visitors including museums, Newark Castle, a market and 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.
We can can now book National Express tickets or day excursions with Travel Wright website for personal callers to the Newark Tourist Information Centre, as well as leaflets and brochures to help you make the most of your trip. We can also help you book bus and rail transport.
We offer a local room bookings service and a 'book a bed ahead' service for national bookings.
You can book tickets for tours of Newark Castle, get information on our museums and exhibitions, as well as leaflets on attractions throughout the East Midlands and the UK.
We stock an extensive range of original souvenirs, local interest books, guidebooks, maps and postcards. Our souvenirs and books can also be purchased by mail, email or over the phone. We also sell Theatre Tokens, which are accepted at over 240 theatres nationwide, including Newark Palace Theatre, as well as all of London's West End theatres. The tokens are available in denominations of £5, £10 and £20, and they have no expiry date.
1st and 2nd May 2016: Annual Civil War Festival
23rd July to 4th Sept 2016: Siege Summer
31st May 2016: Let's Go Fly
5th March 2016: Big Vintage Festival
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Christmas 2015 Events
29th November: Newark Light's Switch-On
Time: 11.00 am to 5.00 pm
The countdown to Christmas in Newark will begin on 29th November with a day of activities, live music and markets, with the lights switch-on and full schedule of entertainment throughout the day in Newark Market Place.
Saturday 5th December 2015
Christmas Tree Festival at Newark Parish Church Church Walk, Newark-on-Trent, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 1JS
This will be the 8th Christmas Tree Festival held in the marvellous setting of Newark Parish Church.
We are expecting over 100 trees which will be decorated by local schools, organisations and businesses.
Beaumond House Christmas Market
Cedric Ford Pavillion, Newark Showground
Time: 11am until 7pm
Fill yourself full of festive cheer at the Christmas Market organised by Beaumond House volunteers. There will be refreshments available and a wide variety of stalls including crafts, jewellery, savoury goodies, gifts, accessories and much more!
Advance tickets are £4.00 (plus 50p P&P if purchased online) or £5 on the door.
To book visit visit the Beaumond House website or call 01636 610556.
13th December 2015
Festive Songs of Praise at Newark Parish Church
Join our popular carol service from 6pm.
13th December 2015
Newark Christmas Market
Time: 12 - 7.30pm
Enjoy festive street entertainment, crafts, seasonal food and funfair rides at the Newark Christmas Market.
16th December 2015
Time: 6.00 pm
DICKENSIAN CHRISTMAS CAROLLING-FRIENDS OF THE WHARF
The Wharf Car Park, Newark, NG24 1EU
Enjoy an evening of traditional carolling with free entertainment for all the family. Newark Town Brass Band, Barnby Road Academy (senior chior), Newark Steampunk Society (in attendance), Kaz Brown (vocals), Chuter Ede ‘Voices’ (community choir), Steam Traction Engine (Chris Web), Newark Community Theatre Stalls by: F Doncasters (butchers), Harbour Master (Christmas hamper and world teas) Flower Barn (flowers for all occasions), Gillie @ Cottage Creations (last minute crafty gifts), Stitched by Amanda (personalised fabric gifts)
22nd December 2015
Carols in the Castle
In conjunction with Radio Newark and Beaumond House, The Salvation Army are doing carols in the castle.