Welcome to Hamfest

Join us at Hamfest 2018

Friday 28th and Saturday 29th

September 2018


Newark & Nottinghamshire Showground, Lincoln Road, Newark, NG24 2NY

Gates open at 09:30 for the flea market, outside stalls and bring and buy. The main hall opens at 10:00 each day. The show closes at 16:00 each day

The advanced booking shop is now CLOSED 

Entry tickets are available at £5 on the gate from 0930 each day. 

The 10th Anniversary raffle will be drawn at 12:00 Friday, 15:00 Friday and 13:00 Saturday.

The results and presentations of the RSGB Club of the Year competition, sponsored by Waters and Stanton  will take place at 11:30 on Saturday  

This is the 10th National Hamfest event run at this popular venue and every year the hall is packed with everything you need to set up and maintain an Amateur Radio Station. Whether your interest is: CW, SSB, Data modes, QRP or QRO, you will find it here.  If you’re interested in Ham Radio this is a must visit experience.

National Hamfest (Lincoln) Ltd is a  not for profit company that has been set up to manage the National Hamfest, and to co-ordinate the volunteer staffing provided by members of  Lincolnshire Radio Clubs. Any surplus from the event is shared between the Lincolnshire Radio Clubs whose members have worked hard to make the National Hamfest the largest amateur radio rally in the UK.


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On-site communications kindly sponsored by Roadphone NRB


National Hamfest (Lincoln) Ltd would like to thank the following clubs for their assistance at the event.