The Hickstead Derby Meeting

24th - 28th June 2015


The Hickstead Derby Meeting is one of the most famous events in the global equestrian calendar, and indeed one of the highlights of the 'British Summer Season'. Not only does it play host to our most iconic class - The Derby - but also to an array of other national and international showjumping classes, as well as some of the best showing, driving and polo in the country. And, to boot, it is the quintessential British family day out, with an enormous shopping village, funfair and too many restaurants and bars to choose from!
Date What's On  
Show ticket Four Day Show Ticket Buy Tickets
Wednesday 24th June Opening Day - National Competition Only (Free Admission) 
Thursday 25th June Bunn Leisure Derby Tankard Day Buy Tickets
Friday 26th June Bunn Leisure Derby Trial Day Buy Tickets
Saturday 27th June Bunn Leisure Speed Derby Day Buy Tickets
Sunday 28th June Derby Day Buy Tickets


The Longines Royal International Horse Show

28th July - 2nd August 2015


The Longines Royal International Horse Show, the Official Horse Show of the British Horse Society, is one of the oldest horse shows in the world.


A championship show, it is the pinnacle of months of qualifiers up and down the country, across many different equestrian disciplines. It is also the only chance to watch Team GB compete on home turf, as host to the only FEI Nations Cup event in Great Britain, and the climax of the show is of course the British Grand Prix.


With our huge shopping village, funfair and lots of different restaurants and bars to choose from, it is one Britain's best summer days out!

Date What's On  
Show ticket 5 Day Show Ticket Buy Tickets
Tuesday 28th July Skewbald & Piebald Day (Free Admission) 
Wednesday 29th July Winter Finals Day Buy Tickets
Thursday 30th July  Amlin Plus Eventing Grand Prix Day Buy Tickets
Friday 30th July Nations' Cup Day Buy Tickets
Saturday 1st August Ladies' Day Buy Tickets
Sunday 2nd August Longines King George V Gold Cup Day (the British Grand Prix) Buy Tickets


The Hurstpierpoint College National Schools and Pony Club Championships

6th August 2015


Introduced in 1964 by Canon Peter Booth, the Hurstpierpoint College National Schools and Pony Club Championships is the highlight of the amateur equestrian calendar, attracting entries from schools and branches of the Pony Club from across the British Isles.
Date What's On  


The All England Jumping Championships

3rd - 6th September 2015


Founded in 2011, the All England Jumping Championships has already established itself as one of the major events on the British showjumping circuit. In a bid to continue our support of grass roots participation in the sport, and as part of our ongoing programme of championing British breeding, we are delighted to have added a third national show to our summer events. In its first two years the show has already attracted some of the leading names in showjumping, including reigning Olympic Team Gold Medallist Ben Maher, just a month after his triumph at Greenwich! Admission is free, so it is the place to see the equine stars of the future, and the place to rub shoulders with the human stars of the sport while you're doing it.
Date What's On  
Thursday 3rd September Opening Day - National Arenas Only 
Friday 4th September Opening Day - International Arena 
Saturday 5th September Amateurs' Day 
Sunday 6th September All England Grand Prix Day 


The Hickstead Derby Community

28th June 2015


Date What's On  
A lesson with Derby winner Phillip Miller  
Five Minutes With... Douglas Hinckley  
15 facts about the Hickstead Derby course  
Five Minutes With... Phillip Miller  
Five Minutes With... World Famous Course Designer Bob Ellis  
10 Iconic Derby Moments - Part III  
Five Minutes With... Commentator & Director of Ceremonies Steve Wilde  
10 Iconic Derby Moments - Part II  
Five Minutes With... Hickstead Director Daisy Bunn  
10 Iconic Derby Moments - Part I  
The Best of The Best  
A Hickstead First  
A National Treasure  
Olympic Heroes  


The Hickstead Opening Of Season Club Tournaments

Sunday 23rd November 2014


We hit the ground running with our first tournament of the 2014/ 2015 winter season. The action is guaranteed to be fast and furious as the ponies revel in being back in the arena! Free entry to spectators, and the clubhouse will be open all weekend.

6 goal match starting at 12pm Sunday - make sure you've booked your table for lunch!

Chukkas/challenge matches

13th/14th December 2014, 27th/28th December 2014, 10th/11th January 2015


We play club chukkas at the All England Polo Club both at weekends and during the week; every Wednesday afternoon without fail and often on a Friday too for those able to escape from the office! Our Challenge Match series offers the chance for everyone to play competitively regardless of their polo playing experience, and the series culminates in a hard earned Challenge Final at the end of the season. To raise the stakes a little on your average Challenge Match and to ensure our members remain the envy of clubs up and down the country, there is always a cracking prize to play for!

Porto Polo Battle of the Sexes Challenge

Sunday 21st December 2014 at 12.30pm


The All England Polo Club would like to welcome their newest sponsor, Porto Polo, to Hickstead.  Porto Polo has been providing an ever-expanding range of quality polo equipment for over 10 years. Every year, we celebrate the festive season at the AEPC with an exhilarating Battle of the Sexes Match. Admission and car parking is completely free of charge and our cosy arenaside clubhouse will be open for Sunday lunch and refreshments throughout the day.

The Hickstead Riders' Ball

6th December 2014


One of the highlights of the equestrian party circuit, the great and good... and not so well behaved, flock to Hickstead every Christmas to party the night away and celebrate the year in style. Guests will be treated to a delicious four-course meal and dancing late in to the night with live entertainment. The dress code is black tie, so don your best Christmas finery and join us for a night to remember... for those that can!

The Arundel Equine Hospital Polo Cup

17th & 18th January 2015


Providing state of the art technology and professional care for horses and ponies of all breeds and sporting endeavours, The Arundel Equine Hospital is the only RCVS accredited hospital for equines in Sussex. Once again their ruthlessly competitive annual arena polo tournament returns to Hickstead's All England Polo Club on 17th and 18th of January. Spectator admission and car parking is entirely free of charge and everybody is welcome so please come along and cheer your favourite team all the way to the final whistle!

The Aston Scott Polo Cup

14th - 15th February 2015


The Aston Scott Polo Cup comes to Hickstead's All England Polo Club this arena season once again. Aston Scott offers bespoke commercial and risk management insurance. With a reputation for integrity and professionalism, Aston Scott are committed to providing tailored risk solutions with a level of customer service that exceeds expectations. Spectator admission and car parking is entirely free of charge and everybody is welcome.

Food Rocks Christmas

14th December 2014


On Sunday 14th December the All England Jumping Course will host a brand new event called Food Rocks Christmas.


The Christmas Festival will boast boutique gift stalls, as well as a fairground, pony and trap rides, live music and a visit from Santa Claus.


Don't miss the pop-up restaurant from MasterChef: The Professionals 2013 winner Steven Edwards and fellow South Lodge Hotel chef Josh Stanzl. They have created 'etch', an amazing three-course festive dining experience. Pre-booking is essential, with the three-course menu priced at £30 per head including entry.


General admission is £4 for adults and £2 for children (£6 and £3 on the gate).