Spring Live! FAQs

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions regarding Spring Live!

If you can’t find the answer to your question here please do not hesitate to contact us on 01444 892 700 or email info@seas.org.uk


When is Spring Live! 2021?

Spring Live! 2021 will take place on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th April.
What are the prices for Spring Live and how can I buy a ticket?

Advance, reduced rate tickets will be available online until midnight on Friday 16th April 2021 at a 10% discount – adults £11.70 and senior citizens/students £9.90 (senior pricing applies to those aged 65 years or over). Under 16’s go free however there is a suggested donation of £1 for children aged 5-15 years old. Please visit https://seas.ticketsrv.co.uk/ to purchase your ticket. Then simply print your e-ticket or download your e-ticket on your phone and bring on the day. Due to COVID-19 restrictions the number of tickets available is strictly limited. To help us manage the number of people on site all tickets are now valid for a specific show date and arrival time.

PLEASE NOTE: Tickets must be purchased online. Tickets will no longer be available at the gate.

What Covid Safety Measures are in place?

Click here for the full details of the Covid Safety Measures in place at Spring Live!
How will you ensure the public follows the Covid Safety Measures

There will be a significant amount of signage throughout Spring Live! reminding our visitors to stick to the ‘Hands, Face, Space’ Government guidance, follow any one way systems, queue where necessary and to highlight the hand sanitising and hand washing stations. We have stewards (wearing high visibility jackets and stewards arm bands) across the show who will be ensuring our visitors follow these safety measures and monitoring the numbers in restricted areas. If you witness any breaches of Covid Safety Measures please report this to a steward at the show immediately.
What does my entry price cover?

Once inside the Showground, many workshops, demonstrations, exhibitions and entertainment are included in your entry price (including Circus Workshops, Morris Dancing, The Sheep Show and more). You will need to pay for fairground rides and certain attractions (Chocolate Workshops, Donkey Rides and Archery & Axe Throwing). In addition, you can purchase food and drink from our street food market to eat at the show.

Is there parking and how much is it?

Yes, there is parking at the Showground which is free of charge. There is a Blue Badge Holder area close to the Showground – just follow the signs or ask one of the parking attendants. Parking can be on grass and the ground is uneven – please take care.

Can I bring my dog?

Yes, Spring Live! is a dog friendly event, although they will not be admitted to indoor areas – we just ask that dogs are kept on leads. In the event of warm weather please do not leave your dog in your car.

What should I wear to Spring Live!?

Please check the weather forecast before the day and dress appropriately. Spring Live! is a predominantly outdoor event and includes large grassy areas. In the event of rain, wellies or suitable shoes are advisable. If it’s warm and sunny, please ensure you drink plenty of water and use sun block.

Is there a cashpoint available at Spring Live!?

Yes, a cash point is available at Spring Live! In addition, many of the traders are able to accept credit and debit cards.

Is there disabled access to Spring Live!?

Disabled parking is provided close to the entrances to the show – please follow the signs or ask a steward. Please note that the South of England Showground features grass surfaces and can be uneven. There are suitable toilets provided within the main toilet blocks plus in the Queen’s Jubilee Hall and in the Norfolk Pavilion.
Can carers enter for free?

If you are dependent on a carer (for example if you are in a wheelchair and need help with mobilising) we offer free entrance for one carer to accompany you. Carers will need an entry ticket and should email info@seas.org.uk with their official carer’s identity badge or any other official documentation to support their carer status and we will issue their tickets Please note that carers of children with disabilities will be able to go free as long as one other paying adult is accompanying the child.
Where can I buy food from?

You can purchase a wide range of street, artisan and international food to eat at Spring Live! from the street foodstands situated around the showground. There will also be a wide range of traders selling a variety of food to take home and they can be found in our Food Hall in the Queen’s Jubilee Hall (numbers allowed inside are limited for everyone’s safety)

Can I join the South of England Agricultural Society at Spring Live?

Membership to the Society may be purchased from the South of England Agricultural Society membership stand at the show. Just check your map or ask one of the stewards when you arrive where this is located. You can enquire and purchase South of England Agricultural society memberships.. Don’t worry if you have already purchased a ticket for the show as you can have this refunded against the price of membership.

Who Organises Spring Live!?

Spring Live! is run and managed by the South of England Agricultural Society, a registered charity which exists to promote agriculture and allied industries and to advance education in agriculture, animal husbandry, horticulture and forestry.

Where is the nearest railway station?

The nearest railway station is Haywards Heath.

Is there a shuttle bus service from Haywards Heath Station to the Showground?

No, for Spring Live! we will not be running a shuttle bus service. There is a limited bus service on route 272 on Saturdays.

Who Organises Spring Live!?

Spring Live! is run and managed by the South of England Agricultural Society, a registered charity which exists to promote agriculture and allied industries and to advance education in agriculture, animal husbandry, horticulture and forestry.

Where is the nearest railway station?

The nearest railway station is Haywards Heath.

Is there a shuttle bus service from Haywards Heath Station to the Showground?

No, for Spring Live! we will not be running a shuttle bus service. There is a limited bus service on route 272 on Saturdays.