Park in the car park at the front or to the right-hand side of the hotel, 250 spaces.
Disabled parking spaces to the left of the entrance.
Main road free parking also available, please be courteous to local residents.
Do not park in the car park in front of the Bannatyne Health Club on the right as you come in.
Next go to our show check-in desk in the large lobby and present your ticket at the desk to be scanned in and collect your visitor guide. This will be free HOWEVER we ask for a voluntary donation of £1 to our chosen show charity.
Early arrivals: the hotel will be selling tea, coffee etc. and breakfast food (TBA) in the lobby.
When the show opens there is one main staircase, next to the 2 lifts. Please use the stairs to get up
and down, leave the lifts free for those with mobility difficulties if possible.
Exhibitor rooms will be highlighted in colour on the guide. Food, drink, vinyl and other sales all on the ground floor.
We are looking into badges for visitors, more info here later.
You will be given a wrist band, please wear this throughout your visit. We will have event staff and
security staff patrolling.
Bar & Catering
The very large main bar to the left of check-in will be open by lunchtime onwards (exact time tbc).
Light lunch food will be available for visitors at the hotel. More information nearer to the event.
Please use the show guide this will have maps for each floor, exhibitor rooms will be highlighted. The
layout is much simpler and easier to navigate than Stoke 2022.
At the other side of the bar on the ground floor is the large Wilkes room accessible via a wide
corridor towards the ground floor toilets. This will have trade stalls such as 2x vinyl sellers (new and used),
accessories, and charity sales.
There are also 3 trade rooms on the first and second floor.
The show rooms bedrooms, open from 9:30am, are spread over floors 1 and 2. These floors also have public toilets.