Fun for everyone at the Dukes Polo


Dukes Polo AFTER a hugely successful event last year, the Dukes Polo is back at the lush green pastures of Hylands House in Chelmsford.

Set for the weekend of 12 and 13 July, the event is even bigger than before. Alongside two days of top grade polo, family fun and a VIP enclosure fit for a King, legendary soul sensations Earth, Wind and Fire Experience featuring Al McKay (pictured below right) will also be performing live on stage on Saturday, 12 July.

Earth Wind FireFeaturing show jumping, aerobatics, live arena displays, funfair rides and some of the finest food and drink around, the main polo event will be followed by evening entertainment for all the family to enjoy.

As a special treat for the kids, children’s TV favourites Ben and Holly will be coming down on Saturday, 12 and Fireman Sam and naughty Norman Price will arrive on Sunday, 13 July. But the best bit of all, children under 10 go free!

The full scale model of the world’s fastest car, the Bloodhound SSC (Supersonic Car), will be on show at this year’s event offering visitors the chance to get up close and personal with what is set to be a truly iconic slice of history.

This unique piece of British engineering will be at the event in advance of making a world record attempt in 2015 and 2016 where the sole aim is to break the 1,000mph barrier and set a new land speed record.

As the sun sets over the Family and VIP Enclosure’s the nightlife will continue. Doors to the ‘Duke’s Club’ open and a line-up of DJs will take to their decks.

For 2014, The Dukes Polo are proud to headline none other than the Essex Man himself Marbella Sessions’ Colin Francis.

But it doesn’t stop there on this winning weekend! On Sunday the Dukes Polo will go all things Brazilian as the biggest footballing tournament in the world comes to its climax.

As the Polo ponies retire for the afternoon a team of famous faces from the world of TV, music and football will take to the pitch for a charity football match in support of the Rhys Daniels Trust.

Dukes Polo will sensationally transform itself and screen the FIFA World Cup Final live on one of the biggest screens in the world at 8pm.

Whether you’re a Polo enthusiast, family or a group of friends looking for a day out, the Dukes Polo have created what is set to be one of the most unforgettable weekends. Adult day tickets are priced at £20 and childrens tickets are £12.50. A weekend ticket for an adult is £36 and £23 for a child. For more information or to book tickets, call 0845 1246 123. Alternatively, visit


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