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What to see at the HMS Sultan Summer Show 2017

12 June 2017
With the HMS Sultan Summer Show nearly here, now is the time to explore just some of the exciting attractions that await you throughout the Father’s Day Weekend.

On Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 June thousands of people from across the South are expected to head to Gosport, Hampshire to enjoy the Show. Packed full of exciting entertainment and fun activities, the event has plenty on offer for everyone.

Below are just a few, together with information on how to get your advance tickets:

In the KIA Fine Cars Arena

Atkinson Action Horses

Atkinson Action Horses have spent the past twenty years training horses and riders for Film & TV.

With recent credits from Poldark (Season 2), Victoria, Peaky Blinders, The Living and the Dead &

Hippopotamus – it is guaranteed this elite force has at some point invaded your TV screen!

Now for 2017 it is time to saddle up, strap in and hold on tight as this fearless team of stunt riders are taking their unique display on a tour all around the UK, so make sure you don’t miss out when Atkinson Action Horses stampede their way to the HMS Sultan Summer Show.

Squibb Freestyle Stunt Team

Three-time British Motorcycle Freestyle Champion Jamie Squibb and his team of stunt partners will be appearing for the first time at the HMS Sultan Summer Show.

The amazing Squibb Freestyle Stunt Team display is full of the biggest and best moves and tricks you are ever likely to see. The Team’s specially developed portable ramps allow them to reach dizzy heights as they launch themselves skywards to perform radical airborne motorcycle aerobatics to land over 30 metres away on the lorry based landing ramp. In addition the display includes a number of impressive ground-based stunts.

Rockwood Dog Display Team

The Rockwood Dog Display Team will take you through every aspect of dog training from obedience performed to music, dogs jumping through 10 inch hoops, agility, fly ball and the apprehending of armed criminals.

The dog display is full of comedy routines and tricks that are sure to delight both young and old.

Also in the Arena

Gosport Tigers children’s motorcycle display group

The HMS Sultan Volunteer Band

Volunteer Cadet Corps Field Gun competition.

Arena Timings

Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 June

Kia Fine Cars Arena


VCC Field Gun


Rockwood Dogs


Gosport Tigers


Atkinson’s Action Horses


Squibb Freestyle Stunt Team


HMS Sultan Volunteer Band


VCC Field Gun


Rockwood Dogs


Gosport Tigers


Atkinson’s Action Horses


Squibb Freestyle Stunt Team


In the Big Top

John Lawson’s Circus

Amongst the many attractions on offer at the Summer Show is the 2017 tour of the multi award-winning John Lawson’s Circus. 

Roll up to the Big Top for one of the live shows and enjoy all of the thrills and spills you would expect from the Circus. Introduced by Ringmaster Attila Endresz will be a bubble fantasy with Miss Claire Marie, plate-spinning and roller skating from the Manhattons, from Bulgaria Angel and Viktoria Bojilov juggling and balancing on the slack-wire, Miss Chelsea on the aerial cube and Britain’s favourite Clown - Bippo. 

If all of the fun and excitement of the Circus has left you feeling inspired why not have a go at one of the many Skill Workshops on offer. 

Big Top Programme




Skills Workshop




Skills Workshop




Skills Workshop



Show Zones

On top of all the excellent live entertainment, there are a number of different Show zones and activities on offer for all tastes, these include:

  • Steam Fayre
  • Classic Cars
  • Fleet Air Arm Displays
  • Peter Burnett’s Funfair
  • Petting Zoo
  • Craft Marquee
  • Caving Experience
  • Laser Adventure
  • Fun and Games Arena- including play areas with pocket money and free games. 

New for 2017

Adrenaline zone complete with zip wires and a big reverse bungee catapult, bringing these exciting activities to Gosport at a fraction of their usual price. 

Buy your tickets now to beat the queues and save money

Gates will be open from 10:00 -18:00 on both days. Tickets are priced at £20 family (2 Adult 2 Child), Adult £8, OAP/Disabled £6, Child £4(5-14), Under 5s FREE. To get your discounted advance tickets now visit one our vendors in Gosport or buy them online at 

The HMS Sultan Summer Show continues to maintain its core values of exceptional entertainment at affordable prices.  As always the Show aims to raise valuable funds for local and Service charities. 

Frequently Asked Questions and Directions

Dogs on leads are welcome.
Free parking.
Disabled facilities will available. 


From Junction 11 on M27 head North on Wallington Roundabout toward A27- go 0.3miles

Continue straight on Eastern Way towards Gosport - go 1.1miles.

At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto A32/ Gosport Rd - go 0.5 miles through 1 roundabout

bear right onto B3385/ Newgate Ln - go 1.7 miles through 2 roundabouts.

At Peel Common Roundabout take the 1st exit onto B3334/ Rowner Rd - go 1.4 miles through 1 roundabout.

At the next roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Grange Rd.

Gates are 0.5 miles along.



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