Tickets go on sale for Hickstead’s 2016 season


Ticket costs for both the Hickstead Derby Meeting (23-26 June 2016) and the Longines Royal International Horse Show (26-31 July 2016) have remained at 2015 prices for everyone who books before the respective shows get underway.

“We introduced e-ticketing in 2013 and it’s been a big success for us,” says Hickstead Director Edward Bunn. “Visitors can order online really easily, then just print off their own tickets or show their smart phone or tablet at the gate. Because of this, we’re able to get people on the showground quicker than ever before. We really want to encourage more people to book in advance, which is why we’ve introduced this discount.”

Adults can save around £5 per ticket by buying before the shows, while children’s, senior citizens’ and family tickets are all cheaper in advance than on the day. There are advance discounts available across all general admission and members’ enclosure tickets.

Tickets for the Hickstead Derby Meeting and the Longines Royal International Horse Show at Hickstead make superb Christmas presents for any keen equestrian fans. Because they can be instantly downloaded and printed off, they can easily be slipped into a Christmas card to make a superb last minute gift.

The showground plays host to some of the best known classes in the sport, including the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup of Great Britain, the Longines King George V Gold Cup, the Templant Events Queen Elizabeth II Cup, the Amlin Plus Eventers’ Challenge, the British Speed Derby and the famous Derby. As well as international showjumping, the shows feature top class showing and carriage driving. Full timetables are available on the Hickstead website.

As well as the action in the International Arena there are a urther eight rings of equine competition, the extensive Charles Owen shopping village, a funfair for children and lots more.

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