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Frequently Asked Questions


We've pulled together some useful FAQ's for you below.  Just click the area to see the questions and answers.  


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What time does the show open?

Gates are open to the public from 10:00 and closes at 17:30

Will there be a cash point on site?

Yes, the marshals will direct you to the cash point

Are credit cards accepted on the gate?

Yes, credit cards can be used on the gate

Is the event solely for Fords?

Yes, it’s a show purely for all classic and modern Ford cars.

Can I bring my pet?

No. To comply with the venues rules, no animals are allowed on site, apart from guide dogs. 

Is there a bar on site?

Yes. Alcohol is sold on site. 

Are there food units on site?

There are many food units and a permanent on site cafeteria open throughout the day

Can I bring my own food and drink?

Yes you can bring food and drink in to the venue. Glass bottles are not permitted on site

Will there be someone taking photos of the cars for me to purchase on the day?

Yes there will be a photographer and more information will be found in our show guide

Are BBQ’s allowed on site?

BBQ’s are not permitted

Are there any concessions for people with disabilities?

As part of our commitment to make Ford Fair accessible to all we will provide those disabled ticket holders that require full time assistance with 1 free ticket for a partner, accompanying friend or personal assistant (PA). You will need to provide a copy of your most recent PIP form showing your current entitlement and your ‘blue badge’ if car parking is required. On arrival at the show please liaise with the staff on the gates when presenting your entry ticket.

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How can I buy a ticket?

Tickets are purchased online. Book your tickets now!

Tickets can also be purchased on the gate. 

Can I get a refund for my tickets once I've bought them?

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable – click here to view our full terms and conditions. If you have taken out refund protection please visit where you will be taken through the refund process.

Will I be able to buy a ticket on the gate?

Yes you can buy tickets on the gate from 10:00.

My name is not on the ticket, can I still attend the event?

Yes. All tickets are unique, as long as you have permission to use the ticket, this will be valid. 

Do I have to print the tickets?

The tickets are valid printed off OR on your smart phone, as long as the barcode is clear. 

What do I do if I want to buy a ticket for a gift?

You will be asked during the transaction who you are buying the ticket for, you must type in the recipient’s name here. They should bring the confirmation email, ticket and relevant ID to confirm they're the named recipient given during the order.

Do I need to bring ID with me to gain entry?

Yes. You will need to bring with you the card you purchased the tickets with and photo ID card (such as your driving licence) along with your ticket clearly printed or viewable on your mobile phone to gain entry. If you are unable to provide sufficient ID or your ticket has already been scanned, you will be asked to pay the full entry price on the gate.

My tickets haven’t arrived yet when will I get them?

Tickets are emailed out to you upon confirmation of payment.  Please check your junk or spam folder just in case. If you have not received your ticket please contact a member of our team

Do I have to purchase a ticket for my child?

Entry is free for two children aged 14 and under when accompanied by a paying adult. Additional children are £5 each.  You are responsible for any children who attend the event with you and you must ensure that they comply with these terms and conditions.

What if I haven’t received my tickets?

If you haven’t received your tickets and you’re leaving for the event, Don’t panic! Our ticket collection point is inside the Visitors Centre where a member of staff will be there to help. Please bring with you your confirmation email and we will be able to issue you with the correct tickets at the event.

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Is there car parking available?

Yes, there is a public car park available free of charge

Is there disabled parking?

Yes, there is a disabled parking area, please ask on the gate for a pass and the marshalls will direct you

Is there any way that I can park my car in the show rather than in the public car park?

Yes, as part of a club display or the Show and Shine competition or in the Individual Display paddock. 

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Can I take passengers out on the track with me?

Yes, subject to certain restrictions. Passenger tickets can be purchased when you are booking track time at a cost of £10. Only one front seat passenger is permitted per car and they must sign an indemnity form prior to the session.

Is helmet hire available on the day or do I need to bring my own?

We advise you to bring your own British Standard-approved helmet where possible, although Silverstone has a limited number available for hire. In order to do this you will need to leave your credit card with us, as a deposit. Helmet Hire is £10 per person. Helmets are mandatory for drivers and passengers and helmet straps must be securely done up.

Do I need a driving licence to take my car on the track?

Yes, you will be required to show your valid full UK or other EU state driving licence.

My licence is away at the DVLA/Police, can I bring a photocopy?

No, a full original driving licence needs to be seen when signing-on

Is it possible to purchase track time on the day?

Demand is high for Ford Fair track time and it usually sells out in advance, as such we strongly advise that if you want to get out on track you book as soon as possible

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Please note: No animals are permitted onsite, apart from guide dogs


Silverstone Circuit
Dadford Road
NN12 8TN

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