Wednesday 27th September: 10am – 3pm & 6:30 – 8pm
Thursday 28th September: 10am – 4pm
Free Entry to DNEX 2017
DNEX is a free event and provides the opportunity for an informative day out. There is free on-site car parking and a free bus hopper service from local Metro stations to the main entrance of the exhibition.
DNEX Information Point
The main information point at the exhibition will be Reception. This is located at the entrance of the venue.
Mobility Loan Point
There will be a free facility for visitors of DNEX who require the use of a wheelchair or scooter. Please speak to Reception staff on your arrival.
FREE Shuttle Bus Service
A shuttle bus will be running every half an hour at every half past and on the hour on both days of DNEX 2017. NEXUS have kindly allowed us to use STANDS A from Regents Park and Four Lane Ends Metro Stations as picking up points.
Follow the brown and white tourist board signs bearing the horse and ride from the A1, A19 and main approach roads to the city. Newcastle Racecourse is on the outskirts of Gosforth adjacent to The Marriott Hotel.
Car Parking is free of charge.
FROM THE AIRPORT:
Newcastle International Airport is situated 6 miles from Newcastle Racecourse and has a taxi rank outside the arrivals terminal.
VIA PUBLIC TRANSPORT:
From Newcastle City Centre from Haymarket, Monument or Newcastle Central Metro Stations you can take the Metro, along the airport line to Regent Centre Metro Station.
For more information on the Metro service and timetable please visit the Nexus website: www.nexus.org.uk.
You will then need to take a bus from Regent Centre Metro Station to Newcastle Racecourse. Outside the Regent Centre at the bus stop straight in front of you, you can take the 42, 43, 44, 45 services.
Check the Boards for details.
If you ask to be dropped off at The Gosforth Park Hotel, which is beside the Racecourse, across the road you will see the gateposts of the Racecourse and the race day signage; this is the top of the Racecourse drive.
You will need to walk straight down the drive until you arrive at the Racecourse Buildings, which are to the right hand side of the road.
BY TAXI FROM NEWCASTLE CITY CENTRE:
There is a taxi rank outside Newcastle Central Station. A taxi journey should take around 15-30 minutes to Newcastle Racecourse.
The Products and Services
DNEX allows you to view and handle the products on display to help you decide which best suits your needs. Examples of the products and services include:
• Accessible Holidays
• Bathing and Showering
• Beds and Accessories
• Building Design and Alterations
• Car Conversions
• Children’s Equipment
• Communication and Sensory Aids
• Digital Equipment
• Healthcare / Foods
• Hoists and Lifting Equipment
• Information and Service Organisations
• Leisure Activities
• Living Aids
• Personal Care
• Pressure Relief
• Technology and Telecare Equipment
• Voluntary Groups
• Walking Aids
The Demonstration Zone
This year DNEX will see a bespoke Demonstration Zone where traders will take the opportunity to showcase new and innovative products. The Demo Zone will offer a platform to view and handle the product, find its unique features and ask any questions.
Night Time Opening
For the first time at Newcastle Racecourse DNEX will be open during the evening, to accommodate those unable to attend during the daytime.
On Wednesday the 27th of September from 6:30 to 8pm you will have the chance to visit DNEX, browse products and services, while at the same time you can enjoy a host of accessible family fun activities which will run alongside the main exhibition.
Click here for a list of the DNEX 2017 confirmed exhibitors