Outdoor Demos

Test before you invest! If you want to DIG IT, MOVE IT, CUT IT, MOW IT, CLIMB IT, MULCH IT or BUILD IT it’s ALL here. With over 250 acres of outdoor space, GroundsFest gives you the opportunity to not only see a wide range of machinery in action but to get up close and personal with it. This is YOUR playground. USE IT!

Educational Seminars

GroundsFest’s educational seminars will provide advice, insight and real solutions to the biggest issues the groundscare industry cares most about. This part of the event will present a real opportunity to enhance your knowledge on a wide range of subjects and no matter what your position – from management to apprentice, we have something for everyone.

The Landscape Zone

An area dedicated to all those involved in the planning, design, and construction of outdoor environments in the landscaping sector. The Landscape Zone is set to spotlight the latest outdoor environment technologies, solutions and innovations and will be a must-attend event for landscape architects, local authority landscaping professionals, garden designers, landscape contractors, interior designers, facilities managers and many more.

Music Festival

After an action-packed day at GroundsFest, unwind and continue networking with live music, sumptuous street food, and fun, skill-based activities. We have some great DJ’s and live bands taking to the stage. Furthermore, we’ll have beer tents and a wide range of delicious food and drink stalls – inspired by flavours from all over the world.

Practical Training

Carried out by Grounds Training, the programme will feature free hands-on, training sessions on a range of groundscare topics including line marking, pedestrian mowers, ride-on mowers, handheld machinery, and the calibration and use of knapsack sprayers and boom sprayers. The sessions will be delivered by a fantastic team of Lantra approved instructors which includes Keith Kent, Martin Sampson, Chris Parry, and Steve Potter.

Retail Area

A huge retail area - the largest ever seen at a groundscare event. This will allow visitors to purchase a wide range of products, tools, clothing, and accessories at a discounted rate. It’s a fantastic opportunity for visitors to walk away with some incredible discounts which will only be available at GroundsFest.

Machinery Nation LIVE

See the best products from the best brands competing against one another in the ultimate machinery face-off! This new area also features equipment challenges where visitors can compete against friends and colleagues for a chance to win fantastic prizes. Brought to you live by Machinery Nation!

Interested in visiting GroundsFest 2024?