Nursery World NORTH returns to the iconic venue, Manchester Central to continue providing an educational, inspiring and informative show that harnesses the power and enthusiasm of the early years workforce.
Nursery World NORTH 2020 is for everyone in the early years community and is organised by the team at Nursery World, the leading brand dedicated to early years and childcare. The show is designed to allow you to:

  • Share best practice
  • Focus on your own continuing professional development
  • Attend seminars and masterclasses presented by world-renowned early years experts
  • Make the most of inspiring, professional feature zones
  • Talk to the sector’s suppliers about the products and services which they are showcasing
  • Source new products and materials for your settings
  • Meet up with colleagues old and new, establish connections and grow networks
  • Find inspiration and ideas that will enhance practice



Nursery World NORTH provideS the ideal environment for attendees to meet with companies and organisations keen to showcase the latest products and services designed for the early years sector. The exhibition will be packed with a wide range of companies, organisations and charities dedicated to supporting and enhancing early years provision.

The exhibition area will also contain some major feature areas including, for the fourth year in a row, the Early Years Resources & Learning Zone, sponsored by TTS, to provide visitors with professional advice on resources and even greater opportunity for hands-on participation during the show.


The editorial team at leading early years publication Nursery World compile a stimulating, thought-provoking and informative programme of seminars and masterclasses for Nursery World NORTH every year. The programme will help you get to grips with the latest sector developments, enhance your practice and enable you to return to your settings inspired by new ideas to roll out straight away. 

Highlights include: 

Masterclasses: A half-day masterclass will take place on each morning of the show to provide you with an in-depth view of issues at the heart of early years provision. 

Seminars: Enhance your CPD across two full days of inspirational, educational, one-hour seminars. Benefit from expert advice designed to inspire you with practical and valuable ideas to take back to your settings. 


There will also be several free-to-attend special features on the show floor focussing on different areas of provision, including:
  • The TTS Early Years Resources & Learning Zone where you can discover carefully crafted resources that are sparking imaginations, stimulating learning and are catalysts for engagement
  • The Live Theatre, where inspiring early years
    advocates will demonstrate best practice and new
    product developments so you can see what will work best for your provision