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Voltaire Design Liverpool International Horse Show

31 Dec 2021 - 3 Jan 2022

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The Voltaire Design Liverpool International Horse Show returns to the M&S Bank Arena from 31 December 2021 to 3 January 2022. The event stages a fusion of world class showjumping, captivating displays, and great performances to thrill the whole family.

Visitors also have the opportunity to get up close to leading horses and riders, with all ticket holders having access to the shopping village, collecting ring, champagne bar & restaurants.

Unrivalled sport and unbelievable entertainment combine to make this show unmissable!



Be a part of the exclusive VIP experience and enjoy the best views in the house overlooking the Main Arena – there really is no better way to experience the Voltaire Design Liverpool International Horse Show.

We are currently putting the finishing touches to some new 2021 special packages.  These will include VIP admission, early entrance into Shopping Village, a reserved table for the duration of the session with table service throughout with extensive bar and wine lists, a full schedule of entertainment, a complimentary programme and more. To register your interest please email melanie@bolesworth.com and we’ll be in touch soon with full details.

VIP can be booked for a minimum of 2 people, but please note bookings up to 6 people could be sharing a table.


Event schedule as follows:

31 DECEMBER 2021


Unallocated seating available in Arena to watch Amateur & Pony Classes
Access to the shopping village, kids zone, bars & restaurants


1 JANUARY 2021

Mini Major Fancy Dress Pairs

World Ranking Showjumping
BSPS Mountain & Moorland Championship

Shetland Pony Grand National
‘International Cossacks’ Stunt Show

Showjumping Speed Championship
Shetland Pony Grand National
‘International Cossacks’ Stunt Show


2 JANUARY 2022

World Ranking Showjumping

Showjumping Speed Championship
Shetland Pony Grand National
‘International Cossacks’ Stunt Show

Eventing Grand Prix Series Final
World Ranking Jump Off
Shetland Pony Grand National
‘International Cossacks’ Stunt Show


3 JANUARY 2022

Ride and Drive Showjumping
Voltaire Design Grand Prix
Shetland Pony Grand National
‘International Cossacks’ Stunt Show

In addition to the performance of your choice all tickets give access to
shopping village, collecting ring champagne bar & restaurants.
Tickets also permit unallocated seating access in Arena from 7.15am until 12 noon. 

Set Reminder

  • Bus

  • Car

  • Train

  • Plane

Most Liverpool city centre bound buses will call at either Queen Square bus station (a 15-minute walk) or Liverpool ONE Bus Station, which is only a five minute walk to M&S Bank Arena.

The CityLink Route C4 bus links Queen Square bus station, James Street rail station and Liverpool ONE Bus Station to the venue. CityLink Route C4 operates every 20 minutes on Mondays to Saturdays and every 30 minutes on Sundays, between 7am – 8pm, with a maximum fare of £1 per journey. Merseytravel prepaid tickets, National Concessionary bus passes and Arriva day tickets are all valid on this service.

For up-to-date information on all bus, train and ferry services, call Traveline Merseyside on 0871 200 22 33, open 8am – 8pm, 364 days a year or visit www.merseytravel.gov.uk

For all car journeys it's best to follow the white on brown tourist route signs for the Waterfront. These signs are visible on the major routes into the city. M&S Bank Arena is situated on the Kings Dock directly adjacent to the south side of the Albert Dock. Upon arrival, the Kings Dock entrance is clearly sign posted. 

From the North...

Leave the M6 at junction 26 and follow signs for M58 Liverpool. Follow to end of M58 and then take signs for A59 Liverpool. Continue to follow Liverpool City Centre until picking up signs for the Waterfront.

From the South...

Leave the M6 at junction 21A and take the M62 to Liverpool. At the end of the M62 follow signs for Liverpool City Centre along Edge Lane, picking up and following signs for Waterfront. 

From the south...

Virgin Trains operates hourly, direct services from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street (with a journey time of just over two hours). Other long-distance rail services also operate into Liverpool Lime Street station.

M&S Bank Arena is a 20-minute walk from Lime Street or a short taxi ride. You can also transfer at Lime Street onto the underground Wirral Line trains to James Street station (10 minute walk) or catch the CityLink Route C4 (7am – 8pm) directly to the venue. If travelling from outside Merseyside, you can catch an underground train to James Street station from Lime Street station, inclusive of the cost of your ticket.

Flying into Liverpool John Lennon Airport...

A taxi from the airport to the city centre will take approximately 20 minutes or the express bus service Route 500 will take approximately 25 minutes, dropping you off within a five minute walk of M&S Bank Arena, while Manchester’s international airport is just 45 minutes away by car.

Accessible Bookings

To book accessible tickets please call our box office on 0344 8000 400 on the day that the event goes on sale - this applies to both presale and general sale. 

Our contact centre is open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Our new on-site temporary multi-deck car park is now open. There is plenty of parking nearby too, more information on driving to the venue and parking can be found here.

We want our customers to have confidence in booking tickets to attend events at the M&S Bank Arena. This includes refunds on tickets for cancelled or rescheduled events and implementing Covid-secure venue measures. More information