Hotel Du Vin embodies the character and style of a famous spa town. An iconic white building housing a great bar and bistro. The attentive staff are more than happy to explain both dishes and ingredients and how they are put together by our talented chefs. Their Sommelier will always be on hand ready to advise, guide, match and recommend the perfect wine too. The beautiful boutique hotel also features 49 stylish guest rooms including executive, superior and deluxe rooms as well as beautiful suites. Exclusive meeting and private dining rooms and an outdoor courtyard with a very unusual cigar shack provide alternative eating and meeting spaces.
Established in 2013 by childhood friends, Marcus Fairfax Fountaine and Felix Favor Parker, Fairfax & Favor has descended upon the footwear industry as a luxury, British-born lifestyle brand. Designed as a line of footwear and accessories with a commitment to innovation in craftsmanship and design, Fairfax & Favor aims to create a timeless, fashion investment in every piece. With headquarters based in rural Norfolk but maintaining a firm foot in the City, a value heavily emphasised throughout the brand and it’s products, Fairfax & Favor creates quality footwear for bridging the gap between formal and casual attire alike whilst epitomising accessible luxury for all. From the signature ‘Regina’ boot to a classic, heritage range of men’s loafers, the brand holds its values true in bringing style, heritage and creativity to create an all-encompassing lifestyle collection.
2017 sees the return of headline sponsors Justerini & Brooks. The pioneering wine merchant prides itself on an international clientele and a meticulous portfolio of fine wines and brandies from all over the world. Cementing their positions as polo’s premier supporters, J&B’s subsequently became title sponsor for the Arthur Lucas tournaments and this year, the title sponsor for the Prince of Wales Cup.
The Polo Magazine – polo… but not as you know it.Likened to the ‘Tatler’ of the polo field, The Polo Magazine is full of interesting interviews with the great, the good and the gossipy; social pages to spot all your friends at all the best polo parties and articles covering what’s hot and not in the sport. The Polo Magazine is 140 + pages of big, glossy, innovative reading that has got tongues wagging across the polo pitches of the country and abroad.
Apes Hill Club is a must see for those wanting their own piece of paradise. Set amongst 470 acres of the most beautiful and dramatic scenery Barbados has to offer, Apes Hill has panoramic views of both the famous West and east coast of Barbados. The 18-hole Championship golf course will be the finest in the Caribbean. Skillfully designed to take full advantage of its elevated position, the breathtaking environment boasts an expansive area of rolling hillsides, wooded gullies, rocky outcrops, old quarries and small lakes.
FIP is the driving force behind international polo and the advancement of the sport in all countries of the world. FIP is the officially recognized federation representing the sport of polo by the International Olympic Committee.
A Gloucestershire airfield steeped in history, Kemble aerodrome (Cotswold Airport) is now home to a growing general aviation community and a host of successful businesses. Kemble Air Services Ltd, the owners of Cotswold Airport, are totally committed to making it one of the finest airfields in the country without spoiling the natural charm that abounds on this 532-acre site.
The HPA is the governing body for polo in the U.K. and Ireland as well as for many parts of the Commonwealth; it liaises with similar associations throughout the world. In one form or another, it has been in existence since 1874.
Established in 1815, Walter Bull & Son is a destination jeweller based in the picturesque Cotswolds. A family-run business for over two hundred years, we are renowned for selling beautiful modern jewellery and silver, while curating a unique antique collection and providing clients with expert on site services including repairs, valuations and bespoke design and builds.
Confidently capable of delivering a supremely efficient service in most environments, from a marquee in the middle of a field to certain challenging and much-sought-after venues within cities, this multi-faceted catering and wedding planning company has been delighting brides and grooms across the South West for over 50 years. Fosters Event Catering are a Bristol based company, established in 1959.
Hope for Tomorrow is a national charity dedicated to bringing cancer treatment closer to home. Working in a unique partnership with the NHS, their Mobile Chemotherapy Units bring vital treatment to patients, reducing travel, waiting times and the stress and strains of busy hospitals. Hope for Tomorrow continue to seek funding towards the build and launch of their Mobile Chemotherapy Units with a vision of bringing chemotherapy closer to patients in every County in the Country.
Established in 1837 Hospitality Action, the Hospitality Industry Benevolent Organisation, has offered vital assistance to all who work, or have worked within hospitality in the UK and who find themselves in crisis. They support people suffering from life altering illnesses; experiencing poverty, bearevement and domestic violence and those who have retired from the industry who may be isolated.
The money raised goes towards grants for essential items including food, equipment and central heating; supporting often isolated and lonely retired hospitality workers. and running educational seminars advising catering students of the dangers of drug and alcohol misuse.