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