How much does it cost to get into the Show?
Children (aged 5 and over) £7
Young Person 17 -22 (In advance only) £16
Family Tickets £47 (for 2 adults and up to 3 children).
All tickets can be purchased in advance with a discount applying to some but not all advance sales, either online, through our ticket outlets including the Lincolnshire Co-op and via our hotline number 0845 230 5171.
Party Passes can be booked in advance for a minimum of 15 people and the cost for pre-booked adults is £16, Young person £12 and children £6
To attend as a Member call 01522 585504 or find out more here.
What time is the Lincolnshire Show open?
Gates open at 8am and the Show closes at 8pm on Wednesday and 6pm on Thursday. All trade stands and concessions are open until 6pm both days.
What is the Show Policy on access for carers?
If a member of the public couldn’t come to Show but for the presence and assistance of a carer then that carer will not need a ticket to get into Show, this policy has been extended to include two carers if that is what is needed for the cared for person to access the Show and enjoy the facilities.
Where are the disabled facilities on the Showground?
There are disabled facilities available in the Exhibition Hall, in the toilet block located on the corner of Fourth Avenue, and Row C, in the toilet block located on the corner of Eigth Avenue and Row C and in the toilet block located on Tenth Avenue at the west end of the Exhibition Hall.
Can I bring my dog with me to the Show?
Dogs are permitted on the Showground. All dogs must be kept on fixed leads, must not be left in cars and will not be allowed into Epic Centre, the Food Court, certain livestock areas and parts of the flower show and floral dec competition. Jerry Green is providing a dog crèche in the Woldmarsh Discovery Zone for two hour slots where dogs can be looked after for a donation to the Jerry Green Charity.
How much is it to park at the Lincolnshire Show?
Parking is free and all the car parks are within reasonable accessibility of the entrance gates. Cars displaying a disabled badge will be directed to the forward car park areas with easier access to Event Mobility and gate entry. Event Mobility will be sited in Brown Car Park, all enquiries regarding booking mobility scooters and wheelchairs are made to them direct on 01386 725391.
Is there a bus service running from the centre of Lincoln?
Stage Coach are running a bus service between the bus station in Lincoln and the Showground, the first bus leaving at 8.30 am and buses departing at 15 minute intervals throughout the day. The last bus from the Showground leaves at 6pm. Fares are £4.00 for adults, £2.00 for children and a family ticket costing £10.00 for 2 adults and up to 3 children
What about if I come in a taxi?
There is a one way system operating on the roads around the Showground but taxis can use Gate 3 for both dropping off and picking up.
Can I get around the Showground easily, I have mobility issues?
Yes the Showground has a lot of hard standing and tarmac roads to facilitate access. In addition Event Mobility is on site, near Gate 2, Brown car park. They hire out mobility scooters but advance booking is essential – telephone 01386 725391 or visit their website eventmobility.org.uk. Toilet facilities across the Showground are accessible for those with mobility issues.
Where can I buy a programme or catalogue?
Programmes will be available to buy from booths near the entry gates or along the Livestock and Equine lines, at a cost of £3.50 The catalogue, giving full details of the entries for Show competitions and classes, is available from the same outlets and costs £5.
Will there be banks on the Showground site?
There are no banks on the site but cash back facilities are available on the entry gates and from the Thomas Cook cashiers along Row J near the Ancaster Equine Ring.
Is there a shop on the Showground?
Yes the Co-op is opening a shop next to their stand on 10th Avenue.
Are there any bars to buy drinks from?
There are a number of outlets and bars serving alcohol but all will be actively using the Challenge 25 scheme. Visitors must be prepared to show identification if you are, or appear to be, under 25.
There are numerous food concessions around the Show selling a variety of food, fish and chips, burgers, hot dogs, sandwiches and more. In addition there is the Food Court sited off 10th Avenue which hosts more opportunities to purchase food particularly from Tastes of Lincolnshire Members.
Membership of the Agricultural Society is open to all and can be purchased pre-Show allowing access to exclusive members’ areas housed in the Epic Centre. Membership prices are:
Single Member £58
Joint Member £88
Vice President £123
Young Person £38
Member’s guest badges are £20 in advance but will be £25 on the days of Show. Membership can be purchased on the days of Show and you will be given a refund on your entry ticket.
Future Lincolnshire Show Dates
Wednesday 18th & Thursday 19th June 2014
Wednesday 24th & Thursday 25th June 2015
Wednesday 22nd & Thursday 23rd June 2016
Wednesday 21st & Thursday 22nd June 2017
Wednesday 20th & Thursday 21st June 2018
Wednesday 19th & Thursday 20th June 2019
Wednesday 24th & Thursday 25th June 2020