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Spring Essentials moves to May 2021

For this year only, we are replacing our traditional spring show with a new Covid-safe event called Spring Essentials, which is taking place at the Great Yorkshire Showground on 20 - 23 May 2021.

This special, one-off, outdoor event will offer favourite features like show gardens, plant nurseries and live theatres, plus all the essentials you need for the new growing season.

Spring Essentials will make use of the fantastic green open spaces at the Great Yorkshire Showground to help ensure that we can all stay safe and still enjoy a great day out!

Due to social distancing requirements, the number of visitors will be limited each day and tickets must be purchased in advance.  Choose either a morning or an afternoon session and book your e-tickets online now. 


  Advance price  
Thursday 20 May *£15  
Friday 21 May *£15  
Saturday 22 May *£15  
Sunday 23 May *£15  
Preferential parking *£8 per car  


A great gift for garden lovers

If you are looking for the perfect gift to give a gardener, why not treat them to tickets for Spring Essentials with preferential parking?

Priced at *£8 (per car) per visit, preferential parking gives you easy access to the showground, so you can start enjoying your day out straight away. Spaces are limited and must be purchased in advance, so book early to avoid disappointment.

Standard parking on site is free.

What do I do with my April Spring Essentials tickets?

If you booked for the original April Spring Essentials your tickets will automatically be valid, in a like for like swap, for the new dates on 20 - 23 May.

So, for example, if you booked for the 8.30am to 1pm session on Friday 23 April, your tickets will automatically be valid for the same time on Friday 21 May. You do not need to contact us, just bring along your original tickets and the ticket scanners will recognise the change.

If, however, you purchased tickets for the April dates and can not attend the same session in May, please contact us for a refund on [email protected] by 30 April, allowing you to re-book for a different time/date of Spring Essentials, subject to availability.



* A single £1 admin fee applies per order. Please note that e-tickets must be printed out at home or presented at the gate via a smart phone. Click here for terms and conditions