Frequently Asked Questions 2016-12-10T14:34:43+00:00

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the opening times of the Show? 2016-12-10T14:32:01+00:00

The public entrance will be open from 8.30 a.m. on both days.

When is it on? 2016-12-10T14:33:39+00:00

Sunday 30th April and Monday 1st May 2017.

How much does it cost to get in? 2016-12-10T14:33:32+00:00

It costs £10 per adult on the gate. Children 15 and under are free.

Is it cheaper if I pay in advance? 2017-02-08T18:59:45+00:00

Yes. It costs £8 per adult if you buy your tickets before 16th April 2017. Details on Visitors page.

Are there cash dispensers at the Show? 2017-01-28T10:51:37+00:00

At present we don’t have the means to dispense cash at the Show. The nearest available cashpoint can be found either in Lingfield Co-op or the garage on the A22 at Blindley Heath.

Is there a catalogue showing daily events? How much is it? 2016-12-10T14:35:37+00:00

Yes, we provide a fully packed show catalogue for a small charge of £2.00 each.

Is there any disabled parking? 2016-12-10T14:41:36+00:00

Yes, for vehicles displaying legitimate disabled badges. You will be directed to a designated disabled parking area by gate attendants.

How do I get there? 2017-01-28T10:38:47+00:00

We are situated at East Bysshe Showground on the A22 between Blindley Heath and Newchapel. Map details are on our Visitors page.

Can we go and meet the heavy horses when they aren’t competing in the ring? 2016-12-10T14:42:05+00:00

Yes, they are generally accessible to the public, but please make sure all children are under adult supervision, and please respect any notices that may be put up by owners regarding their horses.

Can I bring my dog? 2017-01-28T10:44:40+00:00

We welcome all well-behaved dogs on leads, and we have plenty of fun novelty classes for them to take part in. Or enter your speedy terrier for our ever-popular terrier racing classes!

Take a look at our Dog Events.

I’m interested in vintage machinery and classic cars – do you have these at your show? 2017-01-28T10:46:04+00:00

We always attract a good selection of stationary engines and classic car exhibits, we also have an excellent vintage tractor and military vehicle display.

Take a look at our Vehicle Displays.

What else is going on at the show? 2016-12-10T14:37:25+00:00

As well as the Shires and heavy horse breeds, we have qualifying classes for miniature horses, which was very popular last year. We also have many trade stands, a local crafts marquee and of course plenty of refreshment options in our food hall.

I am considering becoming a member. How much does it cost and what are the benefits? 2017-01-28T10:49:08+00:00

We welcome new members to support us in our endeavours. All our low cost membership options are accessible via our website, and the benefits include, among others: free entry to the show on both days, a free show catalogue, and a quarterly newsletter to keep you up to date with the latest news items about this beautiful breed.