FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How do I become an Exhibitor?
Use the links under “Showing Sections” to find your area of interest.  Alternatively a full list of ALL the competiton classes can be downloaded from our Home Page from around June onwards

How do I find out what is happening on Show day?
You can follow the link to Special Attractions and Programme of Events, to find out about all the exciting things that will be on offer.

How do I get to the Showground?
You can walk, come by car (free parking), use public transport (bus and/or train) or use the free vintage bus running between the town centre and the showground.

Do I need a ticket to attend the Show or can I pay at the gate on the day?
You can buy a ticket at the gate on the day, but you will save money if you buy tickets in advance either online or from one of the many local shops which have supplies for sale - follow this link for more information

Will I be able to use a Credit / Debit card to pay for tickets on the gate?
We are hoping to have card payments available but this cannot be guaranteed at this stage.  Please make sure you have other means of payment with you "just in case".

Are there facilities for those with mobility difficulties?
To gain access to the upper level of the Showground, disabled persons will need to clearly display their Disabled Parking Badge to the parking stewards.  You will be directed to a designated car parking area which is subject to availability. There are also disabled/wheelchair accessible toilet facilities.

Can I bring my dog to the Show?
Well-behaved dogs are welcome at the Show but must be kept on a short lead - automatic extending leads are not allowed.  Also you must provide your dog with food and water, clear up anything left behind and keep a safe distance from any livestock.

Are there baby changing facilities?
You can use the disabled/wheelchair accessible toilet facilities to make baby more comfortable!