Advance tickets are now available via the widget below; tickets also available on the gate; for any ticket queries, please contact The Ticket Sellers at [email protected] / 0121 472 6688.

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Advance tickets

Prices below include booking fees

Day Tickets – £8 (standard) / £5 (concessions)
Weekend Tickets – £13.20 (standard) / £8 (concessions)

Special offers

BUY ONE GET ONE FREE available from January 1st – February 28th 2019 (applicable to all ticket options)

Tickets on the gate

Day Tickets – £10 (standard) / £5 (concessions)

Kids under 16 can enter for free as long as they are accompanied by adults.

* Note on concessions tickets

Concessions tickets holders must bring ID to the gate for verification on entry. 
Concessions include

  • OAP’s (aged 65 or over)
  • NHS staff
  • Students with photo ID from their place of study,
  • Claimants, and
  • visitors with disabilities (carers come free).

Opening hours

Saturday: 11am – 6pm
Sunday: 10am – 5pm

FAQ’s regarding entry / tickets:

What does an entry ticket include?

Each entry ticket (advance / on the gate) includes access to ALL talks, cookery demos, music, workshops, kids activities, art exhibition, panels, comedy sessions and other entertainment at the show.

Please note however that food and shopping are chargeable at the event.

Weekend Tickets - how many tickets will I actually receive?

Each customer who buys a weekend ticket will receive one ticket which can be scanned on both Saturday and Sunday.

BOGOF ticket - how many actual tickets will I receive?

Each customer who buys a BUY ONE GET ONE FREE ticket will receive 2 tickets in total.

Will there be tickets available on the gate?

The amount of tickets available on the gate are subject to advance ticket sales and venue capacity - once the venue's capacity is reached, a 1-in-1-out policy will be implemented, at which stage you will have to wait for a while before being allowed into the venue (or not at all).

To guarantee your place at the event and avoid disappointment, therefore, we recommend buying tickets in advance, especially for visitors who are planning to travel from outside Brighton for specific stallholders / guests.

Exact change (for ticket purchases on the gate)

Should you plan to buy tickets on the gate, please bring exact change to help speed up the processing of ticket purchases made on the gate, thanks.

NB: Tickets on the gate are limited and might run out on the day subject to advance ticket sales and visitor numbers on the live show days.

Do kids need to buy tickets to enter?

Kids under 16 do not have to purchase tickets - they can enter the event for free as long as they are accompanied by adults. Please, however, bring your ID's for verification on the gate. Also children must be supervised by a parent / guardian at all times.


FAQ’s regarding Entry

Entry Point and Exit

The public entrance is on King's Road (by the seaside) - postcode BN1 2GR - with exit along the same road.

If I need to leave the venue temporarily, can I re-enter at a later time during opening hours?

Yes you can - make sure to get yourself a readmittance stamp on exit.

Bag searches

Visitors to the event are liable to bag searches on entry.


Ticket queries

Should you have any questions regarding advance tickets, please contact The Ticket Sellers at [email protected] / 0121 472 6688