The Midlands Woodworking Show 2020


Due to the coronavirus outbreak, The Midlands Woodworking Show has been postponed. The safety of visitors and exhibitors must always come first.

The show will now be held on Friday 19th and Saturday 20th June 2020.  All tickets previously bought will be honoured. 

If you have any questions,  please contact the show organisers directly.

Nelton Exhibitions
Tel: 07946 855445 | Email:


Established over thirty years ago, the Nelton Group is the largest and longest established publisher of wood processing publications in the UK and Ireland and continues to thrive by producing quality events year after year.

With professional demonstrators, a variety of brands and products, and prices starting at just a few pounds, the Midlands Woodworking Show is definitely worth a visit!

We’ll be in the George Stephenson Exhibition Hall at the Newark Showground on Friday 27th March & Saturday 28th March where you'll get to see some of the most popular woodturning and woodworking brands in the industry, including:

  • Robert Sorby: widely regarded as the finest woodturning tool manufacturer in the world. Based in Sheffield, Robert Sorby have created ground-breaking tools that have been made by craftsmen for craftsmen for over an incredible 200 years.
  • NOVA: see state-of-the-art woodturning lathes, chucks and accessories, plus the world’s first smart drill press. We’ll have Joe Brakhage, NOVA’s International Sales Manager, flying in from the USA especially for this event to answer your questions.
  • Zebrano: top quality lathes from Belgium. Some call them revolutionary, a dream machine! Filip Wauters will be with us to show you how the Zebrano can tackle any woodturning project, it’s a monster that you absolutely need to see!
  • Hampshire Sheen: Handmade and specially developed by Martin Saban-Smith, Hampshire Sheen finishes will add a stunning, protective coating to your work. Perfect for all woodturning projects. Martin will happily answer all of your wood finishing questions.

Branko Dragan, who has a wealth of CBN Grinding Wheel knowledge will be joining us, along with our friend, Nigel Maddocks, who can show you just how easy it is to turn with a Longworth Style Chuck.

Our Connie will be demonstrating our range of airbrushes, along with Nick Agar’s reusable stencils and infills. Plus, artist, Lisa Shackleton, will be doing pyrography demonstrations and giving you the chance to have a go at the art of wood burning using the Peter Child Pyrography Machine and Pen Splitter.

And, as always, we’ll have a variety of our best-selling pen kits, pen blanks and accessories that will be on display and available to buy at the show, alongside some exciting new products!

Want to attend? Book your tickets today! With free parking, a show guide and raffle, this show is an excellent day out and a fantastic opportunity to see professional demonstrations, ask for advice and benefit from exclusive show offers.


The Midlands Woodworking Show
Newark Showground, Lincoln Road,
George Stephenson Exhibition Hall,
Newark, NG24 2NY

Show opening hours

  • Friday 27th March: 10am - 4pm
  • Saturday 28th March: 10am - 4pm

Ticket prices


1-day ticket

2-day ticket

Advance price



On the door



Accompanied under 16’s – Free entry

Tickets are now on sale!

Do you use Facebook? Click here to see our Facebook event, where you can show your interest, mark yourself as attending and invite friends!

If you have any questions about anything we may have missed, please feel free to contact us.

We look forward to seeing you in Newark!

22nd January 2020

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