There are four permanent buildings on the showground as well as a variety of outdoor spaces, which comprise 8 main areas in total. Each exhibition space is outlined and shown in the map below.
MAIN ARENA: The main arena is a large indoor building being 26,000 square feet in size. The building has a concrete floor and electricity. Each stand has a maximum space of 9’ x 6’ with one table provided. This building has completely been refurbished during 2015 and now has a new roof, floor and walls ready for the October 2015 festival
NAT WEST BUILDING: The Nat West Building consists of 9 individually linked buildings each one at 186ft x 26 ft in size. Each pitch is 8ft x 8ft with a wooden wall behind. Each of the 9 bays have an unloading door at either end, solid floor and access to electricity.
CAMBRIDGE SUITE : This is a purpose built function suite situated adjacent to the Nat West building. The Cambridge suite is fully carpeted, well lit, heated and alarmed. The building can be linked to the Nat West Building and also has a link to the restaurant and its own toilets. Each stand is 9’ x 6’ with one table provided, with access to electricity. The building has loading doors at both front and back.
EXHIBITION HALL: The Exhibition Hall was built in 2008 and was a £8 million building. The Exhibition hall has all you would expect from a new building, including heating, flat loading, toilets, overhead lighting and it is alarmed. Being situated opposite to Gate 15 – one of the public gates – gives it a prime location. Each stand is 10’ x 8’ with one table and chairs provided.
MARQUEE VILLAGE: New for 2015 the marquee village is situated at the back of the Nat West Building so links the buildings to the hundreds of outdoor stalls. Each marquee is 20’ x 20’ and located on gravel and comes with electricity, two strip lights and parking at the rear. Each marquee can be fitted with matting flooring for £72.00 per unit or non slip poly flooring for £120.00 per stall. If you require the flooring with your marquee please make a note on the booking form.
HARDSTANDING ALLOCATED OUTDOOR PITCHES: each pitch is 30’ deep and 20’ wide on concrete. These stands are located between Gate 15 and Gate 16 facing the Exhibition Hall and also behind the foyer of the exhibition hall, leading to the marquees and outdoor grass stalls. You are not permitted to stake marquees etc into the ground in this area.
ALLOCATED OUTDOOR PITCHES: Each allocated outdoor pitch is 30’ deep and 20’ wide. These stands are named and numbered before the event along the main roads of the showground.
OUTDOOR PITCHES: Each outdoor pitch is 30’ deep and 20’ wide on grass. Although all the pitches are on grass the majority of them have a road frontage. They are filled up on a first come first serve basis.