SAVE THE DATE FOR OUR 2018 SHOWS
We are looking forward to welcoming thousands of visitors to come and join us at our 2018 shows. Make sure you save the dates in your diaries now and don’t forget to tell friends and family that under 16s can enter for free when accompanied by a paying adult.
SPRING LIVE! – 6 & 7 MAY
The newly named Spring Live! will focus on having fun with many new outdoor pursuits, interactive entertainment and live activities for all the family. As well as the usual top gardening tips from our panel of experts and an array of plants for sale, visitors will enjoy meeting lots of lovely animals, live musical entertainment, superb shopping and a fantastic food hall all set within an attractive easy to find layout to the show.
SOUTH OF ENGLAND SHOW – 7, 8 & 9 JUNE
Our annual flagship event of the year will welcome visitors of all ages from across the region to come and enjoy three glorious days of wonderful displays of British agriculture, horticulture, forestry, equestrianism, rural crafts and skills with dozens of competitions taking place across the showground; PLUS wonderful music and entertainment, delicious food and drink and superb shopping.
As well as the famous daily livestock parade, highlights for 2018 in the main Ardingly Ring will include the Interhunt Relay, Shetland Pony Grand National, City of Coventry Corp of Drums, Hound Parades and breathtaking displays of horse stunts from Atkinsons Action Horses.
AUTUMN SHOW & GAME FAIR – 6 & 7 OCTOBER
One of the most popular weekends in the diary, the Autumn Show & Game Fair 2018 promises to showcase everything that is great about the British countryside. Visitors can come and have a go at terrier racing, clay pigeon shooting, fly fishing, falconry, scarecrow making, archery, gundog scurries and dog agility. There will also be first class main arena attractions, shopping and engaging countryside trade stands, as well as flower arranging and horticultural competitions. The winners of the Society’s Student Assignment Competition will also receive their awards at the show marking this important part of the Society’s educational programme.
WINTER FAIR – 24 & 25 November
A record 11,600 people visited the South of England Event Centre’s Winter Fair 2017, which helped provide the Society with valuable funds and visitors with a fantastic day out. For 2018, there will be well over a hundred trade stands offering inspirational and original Christmas gifts. Delicious food and family entertainment will also be integral to the show with more space available to ensure there is more room to enjoy shopping and family festive fun.
Please visit www.seas.ticketsrv.co.uk to purchase tickets for all our 2018 shows and enjoy 10% discount on normal entry prices.