Newark Town Council

Newark Festival 2017 is brought to you by LHG Live in association with Newark Town Council.

The Town Council is responsible for making decisions on behalf of the local community about more local services. It is the only organisation whose sole remit is the interests of Newark and its residents. The 18 Members of the Newark Town Council, who are elected every four years, can help directly or indirectly on a number of local issues.

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Newark Town Council

Since launching in May 1998, has established itself as the market leader in online ticket purchasing in the UK. The site provides consumers with quick and secure real-time access 24-hours daily to Ticketmaster’s wide range of tickets for music, theatre, performing arts, sports, and attractions.

Ticketmaster is also a founding member of STAR (Society of Ticket Agents and Retailers), a London-based trade group that ensures quality and fair business practices for the live event ticketing industry.

Ticketmaster are the lead ticket agent for Newark Festival 2017. More information is available here.

The Barcode Warehouse: Buy barcode scanners, barcode readers, label printers, plastic card printers, EPOS Systems & Self Adhesive Labels from The Barcode Warehouse UK.

The Barcode Warehouse is the UK’s leading barcode solution provider. Our solutions include barcode scanners, barcode readers, label printers, plastic ID card printers, barcode printers, EPOS systems and barcode software and hardware solutions.

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With uninterrupted views of Newark Castle and the River Trent, The Water’s Edge is the perfect space to relax with friends and family. Whether you’re after lunch, dinner or just a drink, you’ll feel right at home here in this popular Newark bar and restaurant.

Rustic wood, ambient lighting, large leather Chesterfield sofas and Newark’s only indoor waterfall come together to create a modern, comfortable space for dining, drinking and socialising – whatever the occasion.

Sit and watch the boats pass by on one of our many terraces and balconies or enjoy our rustic interior in our relaxed restaurant area. Welcome to life on the Edge. We think you’ll love it.

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On air since 2014, Notts TV broadcasts a range of quality, locally-relevant programmes, including sport, factual, lifestyle and drama. In addition, the channel produces 90 minutes a day of local news. As the region’s only dedicated television channel, Notts TV covers the news and events that really matter to the community, making it the perfect partner to work alongside Newark Festival as the three-day event continues to grow and appeal to a wider audience, not just in the Newark, but in the many towns and villages of Nottinghamshire.

With eight RTS nominations under its belt, Notts TV continues to develop its community engagement, offering an unrivalled service across Nottinghamshire, and today forming an integral part of the region’s media landscape.

Notts TV transmits seven days a week on free view channel seven, Virgin 159 and Sky 117 so there are plenty of ways to follow its popular shows. Viewers who missed their favourite programme can also catch up on the dedicated on-demand service available here.  

Eden Hall Day Spa, situated in rural Elston – just a short drive from Newark – is renowned for superb spa facilities, luxurious treatments, leisure facilities and sumptuous food offerings each housed within a beautiful Grade II listed building. No surprise then that it has become the go-to place in the region for some well-earned me-time!

A broad range of pampering treatments are available, including massages, facials, wraps, exfoliation, pedicures, and much more. The main spa offers a salt-water vitality pool, thermal spa suite with massage jets, rose infused steam room, herbal caldarium, salt inhalation room and saunarium, whilst other facilities include a large conservatory for relaxation, a beautiful slumber lounge, a gymnasium, outdoor tubs and tranquil gardens.

The spa has, for the fifth year running, been awarded Trip Advisor’s Certificate of Excellence and was recently announced Best for a Spa Day in the Good Spa Guide, Reader’s Choice National Awards. They have also found themselves shortlisted for several awards including Day Spa of the Year and Employer of the Year at the Professional Beauty

Awards and Health Club of the Year at the National Fitness Awards.

A variety of packages are packages available, each including a sumptuous three-course lunch. Details are available here.


The Advertiser has been at the heart of the local community for more than 160 years.  Proud to still be an independent newspaper we remain a Newark institution because we remain committed to serving our community.

But the news landscape is changing and we have embraced this change.

We now not only keep more than 46,000 people up to date with local news and information every week through our printed products but we also have 26,000 people visiting our website on a weekly basis and more than 20,000 engaging with us on social media.

So whether you want to keep up to date with local news issues that are important to you, are looking for somewhere to go at the weekend, a new house, car or even a new job the Advertiser has it all.  Whether in print or online  – we are your essential guide to all things local so don’t forget to pick up your copy every Thursday and check-in throughout out the week at

Sales and Marketing Director at the Advertiser Rachel Wilson said “As a proud supporter of the town and local events in particular the Advertiser is delighted to be a headline sponsor of this year’s Newark Festival.  As the leading media company in the town it’s only fitting that we support one of Newark’s major events. Events like this succeed or fail on the strength of support they receive from the community, what has been achieved so far is testament to both the organisers and the people of Newark and we are excited to be able to support its continued success and growth to the benefit of the whole town”


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Smooth Radio is an oasis of calm for busy lives across the East Midlands!  Presenters Kate Garraway, Gareth Evans, Myleene Klass and Emma Caldwell play your relaxing music mix on the perfect radio station to unwind with at any time of day.  Find Smooth FM on 106.6FM, on digital radio in Nottinghamshire or online at

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One of the largest firms of chartered accountants in the East Midlands, Duncan & Toplis employs approximately 370 people and is a firm advocate of business development through engagement with local networking channels, the Newark Festival being an excellent opportunity to engage with the community. The decision to return as sponsors is one that Duncan & Toplis are proud and delighted to announce. For more information click here. 

Gusto Group are a Collingham based company employing over 140 people throughout its companies which include Architectural design, residential housing development and manufacturing through the Rototek company based in Claypole. For more information click here. 

By partnering with Newark Festival you will be able to showcase your brand across Nottinghamshire enabling you to open new doors, form strong links with the Newark community and achieve significant media coverage, working closely with the Newark Advertiser, Smooth Radio, Notts TV and other endorsed media outlets.

More information on Newark Festival partnership package can be found here.

Southwell Racecourse is a thoroughbred horse racing venue located near Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, England. It is one of only five racecourses in the UK to have an all-weather track and is the only one with a fibresand surface.

More information for Southwell Racecourse can be found here.