Friday 01 March 2024 to Sunday 03 March 2024
There's something for everyone at The 2024 Newcastle Show!
3 days of Competitions, Animals, Activations, Educational Displays, Rides, Showbags and fun!
Over 80 high adrenaline, family and kid's amusements and games
6 huge show bag operators featuring branded and in-demand showbags
3 days of entertainment on 2 stages and roving entertainment
Food, lifestyle and DIY activations on the grounds
Innovation and Educational exhibits
3 days of Centre Ring entertainment featuring Hot Wheels, Motorbikes, Showjumping, Campdraft
Woodchop and all the traditional components of an Agricultural Show
Delightful agricultural precinct featuring animal displays and education
Horticultural precinct to learn skills that can be used at home
Spectacular Fireworks Display on Friday and Saturday night
A quiet space is available at the venue/ facility
Allows a person's carer free entry into participating venues and events
Actively welcomes people with access needs.
Adhere to The Food Authority requirements for allergy management in food preparation
Caters for people who are blind or have vision loss
Caters for people who use a wheelchair.
Caters for people with allergies and intolerances.
Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)
Have accessibility information and photos, including of a bathroom, room and/or floor plan on your website (can be emailed on request)
Have an accessible public toilet which is unlocked
Have at least one wheelchair accessible parking space with wheelchair accessible signage clearly displayed (International standards are 3200mm wide x 2500 mm high)
Have Exit signs which are visible at a ground level (high level signs are difficult to see in a fire)
Have handrails on all your stairways
Have step free access to restaurant, lounge and bar
Have step free outdoor pathways (includes picnic areas, barbecues and shelters)
Have wheelchair accessible transport options available in the general vicinity (provide information on name of the operator, phone and website link to individual providers for private vehicles, community transport train, mini vans, hire cars, buses, taxis, ferry, tram, light rail etc in your access statement)
Modify your cooking and cleaning practices to cater for people with food allergies or chemical intolerances (could include menus with meals free from: nuts, dairy, seafood, eggs, gluten etc)
Offer a range of contact methods for receiving complaints
Offer multiple options for booking - web, email, phone
Provide digital communication materials (hard copy information is also available on line)
Provide information in large print
Provide portable ramps
Provide seating in common areas including reception area
Use floors/coverings which are slip resistant, firm and smooth
Use Plain English / easy read signage and information (includes menus and emergency information)
Website meets WCAG 2.0 accessibility standards
Welcomes and assists people who have challenges with learning, communication, understanding and behaviour. (includes people with autism, intellectual disability, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury (ABI), dyslexia and dementia)