The Nursery World Show 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 all attendees to:

  • Share best practice
  • Focus on your own continuing professional development
  • Attend seminars and masterclasses presented by an inspiring mix of world-renowned early years experts
  • Drop into the free Live Theatre to benefit from an engaging mix of presentations on core early years subjects
  • Talk to the sector’s suppliers about the products and services which they are showcasing in the wide-ranging exhibition
  • Source new products and materials for your settings
  • Meet up with colleagues, establish connections, collaborate and grow networks
  • Find inspiration and ideas that will enhance practice and support your provision

With the show's rich mix of professional seminars, expert-led masterclasses, practice-based live theatre presentations as well as resource zones and the leading companies exhibiting their products and services, the Nursery World Show is the must-attend event for everyone in the early years.


The Nursery World Show 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 Nursery World Show 2021 will deliver an even bigger and better exhibition packed with exhibitors dedicated to supporting and enhancing early years provision.

See the 2020 exhibitor list here.


With an inspirational, CPD certified mix of expert-led seminars and half-day masterclasses to choose from, the education programme at the Nursery World Show is designed to provide attendees with an unrivalled opportunity to hear from a number of world-renowned early years experts. Speakers included Dr Julian Grenier, Alice Sharp, Penny Tassoni, Jude Twani, Jan Dubiel and many more.

Nursery World’s editorial team compiled the programme to help visitors get to grips with the latest sector developments, including Ofsted's new inspection framework, enhance practice and enable visitors to return to their settings inspired by new ideas to roll out straight away.

See the 2020 seminar and masterclass programme here.


The free Live Theatre is situated at the heart of the Nursery World Show and is designed to provide all attendees with the opportunity to hear from an intriguing mix of speakers. Visitors enjoyed a great mix of presentations and case studies covering areas including best practice, training, policy implementation and product focuses.

The free Live Theatre programme will be published in the autumn.