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A Brief Introduction of The South of England Show
The South of England Show is often regarded as the premier county show in England due to its overall popularity and longevity. It’s the perfect marketplace for exhibitors involved in a variety of industries to come together and interact face to face.
GETA ltd works with you to make hotel room reservations for The South of England Show ahead of time. We work fast, accommodate a variety of budgets and know all the best locations around the showgrounds. GETA ltd takes care to improve your overall experience and locates you close to transport connections for a faster commute. One phone call is all it takes to have your business trip planned. It’s that easy.
Why Your Visit Is Worth It
The South of England Show is an excellent launch pad for smaller businesses to break into brand new markets and get their name widely known in the Southern England region. As the show is one of the most well established, it also builds a solid reputation and given the extensive visitor flow, you are in a position to increase direct sales momentarily:
- 65,000+ visitors;
- 50+ years of history;
- 150 acres of showgrounds;
- 85% high approval of the show offerings
The South of England Show arrives every year in early June with editions traditionally scheduled for the first Thursday of the month. The country show takes over the sprawling South of England Showground for three days and have been doing so since its foundation in 1967. Throughout the decades, the show has expanded beyond a showcase for horticulture, livestock and cattle. It added a lot more entertainment for the whole family and a variety of products for visitors to buy. This it stimulates the local economy and introduces small businesses and local brands to bigger crowds – a crucial service whose importance cannot be understated. There’s much to see at the county show including the customary foxhound parade and special stationary displays.
Who Are You Going to Meet?
As we’ve already established, The South of England Show is organised by locals for locals and it attracts a mostly British audience. Visitors tend to come from all over including London, Brighton, Guildford, Maidstone and Crawley – those are just a few examples. They come to enjoy the great weather, food and shows including equestrian displays and stunts. The main audience tends to be families with children, and the show aims to attract a younger audience through organised school visits and events like the Young Artisan of the Year, which offers prizes in a number of categories: woodwork, metalwork, ceramics, textiles and design & technology. Another reason The South of England Show is so well respected and successful is the fact that Queen Elizabeth II is a patron herself.
How to get to South Of England Show
Gatwick Airport - Not Advisable
Heathrow Central Bus Station – Not Advisable
Gatwick Airport - Via B2028, 19 mins
Heathrow Central Bus Station – Via M25, 1h6mins
By Public Transport
Gatwick Airport – Via transport 3 and then 272, 59 mins
Heathrow Central Bus Station – not advisable due to too many transport transfers