We have a superb programme in the main ring for 2021’s South of England Show. All activities will take place throughout the show days and we’re sure we’ll have you cheering for more!

This year’s main ring is kindly sponsored by the CLA, who proudly represent farmers, landowners and rural businesses, championing the rural economy, environment and way of life. Find out more at www.cla.org.uk


We have a full programme of top class showjumping throughout. This year, showjumping will take place on all three days in the Balcombe Ring, as well as the in the Ardingly Ring, where you can watch the Grand Prix spectacular, along with the International Stairway class. See timetable for full details of event locations and timings.

Scurry Driving Competitions

Scurry driving is a fast paced sport where a pair of poinies pull a carriage around the course, aiming to get the fastest time. Watch our competitors take part in small and large scurry heats and the scurry driving championship

Inter Hunt Relay Competition

Make sure you secure a seat early as these popular competitions always draw a crowd. The heats take place on Friday at 12.15pm & 2.10pm & Saturday at 12.50pm & 3.40pm with the semi-finals on Sunday at 11.20pm & 1.40pm and final on Sunday at 4.50pm.

The Hounds

Take advantage of this rare opportunity to see the pack of friendly hounds and huntsmen at the Parade of Footpacks on Friday at 1.45pm, the Parade of Foxhounds at 2.35pm on Saturday. On Sunday at 12.20pm the Cavalcade of Hounds takes its turn in the spotlight.

Heavy Horse Displays

Admire these stunning gentle giants of the agricultural world with displays at 1.15 on Friday, 3.10pm on Saturday and 1.10pm on Sunday. After they have left the main ring, why not pop over to the Heavy Horse Village where you can meet the horses up close and speak with their owners.

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