Ninth annual Polo Day raises £54,000!

Seven award-winning chefs from the South West came together on Sunday 9th September at Beaufort Polo Club in Gloucestershire to raise £54,000 for Hospitality Action. The event was catered for by:

• Richard Davies, Calcot
• André Garrett, Cliveden House
• Robby Jenks, The Vineyard
• Hywel Jones, Lucknam Park
• Niall Keating, Whatley Manor
• Rob Potter, The Manor House
• Kris Biggs, The Rectory and The Potting Shed

Rugby legends Phil Vickery MBE DL and Matt Powell where in attendance alongside well-known industry figures Harry Murray MBE Chairman of Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa and Richard Ball, Executive Chairman Calcot Hotels. There they enjoyed a Taittinger and canapé reception, prior to the final of the Solitaire Salver. Guests also tucked in to an outstanding three course lunch, which included Herdwick and Welsh lamb provided by Udale and salmon donated by Flying Fish Seafoods. The meal was accompanied by wine kindly donated by Hatch Mansfield.

Students from the City of Bath College acted as front of house staff alongside service professionals from Calcot, City of Bath College, Cliveden House, HIT Training, Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa, The Manor House, The Vineyard and Whatley Manor. Creed Foodservice very kindly helped to arrange the day’s logistics.

For more information about Hospitality Action and to learn about future events, visit To be the first to hear about the 2019 Polo Day please email:

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