Open Space Hire

With an infrastructure of permanent roads and event facilities, and hundreds of acres of outside space available to hire, Hickstead is perfectly suited to a plethora of different events.

Recent events

Unaffiliated and riding club shows

Car shows

Motorbike rallies

Cross-country running meets

Fire service shows

Trade exhibitions

Farmers' markets

Wedding fairs

School sporting events

Local cultural Olympiad opening ceremony

100th Anniversary Girl Guides' Association celebration


 Due to the diversity of our site, Hickstead has provided the perfect location for numerous filming and photography shoots.

From rolling Sussex fields and ancient coppices, to high octane polo matches, immaculate stable yards and retro grandstands, banqueting rooms and parkland, the sky really is the limit.

With outside electricity plug-in points, specially laid ducting and a suite of crew rooms with full catering facilities, Hickstead is ideal for a stress-free, efficient and productive shoot.

Previous shoots

Used for location filming on BBC's Strictly Come Dancing

Used for location filming on BBC's Who Do You Think You Are

Used for location filming on ITV's The Passions of Girls Aloud

Photo shoot for OK Magazine

Photo shoot for Everything Everything album cover

Photo shoot for Kat Maconie shoes




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