Mar 20

We’re Switching Off for Earth Hour 2020!

Friday 20 March 2020 9:00am

Show your support and switch off for nature! 28 Mar 2020 8:30pm local time #Connect2Earth. 

This Earth Hour we’ve put power saving measures in place at the Newcastle Entertainment Centre & Showground to lower our environmental impact and to adapt to the change in our business needs due to COVID-19.


  • All Newcastle Entertainment Centre & Showground lights are programmed to go out for Earth Hour on Saturday night 28th March between 8.30pm – 9.30pm with the exception of our safety/emergency lights
  • On a daily basis, all internal non-essential lights are switched off throughout the centre


Our Catering Department have powered off in the following ways:

  • All items kept in separate freezer and cool room storage areas have been relocated to one central freezer and cool room location - all unused freezers and cool rooms have been switched off
  • All fridges with non-perishable items have been switched off
  • All fridges in our confectionary and bar outlets have been switched off
  • All hot water storage units in our kitchens have been switched off
  • All air curtain fridges have been switched off
  • All lights in catering areas are switched off when not in use
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