The East Anglian Air Ambulance Norfolk Polo Festival

Now in its seventh year and firmly established in the East Anglian social calendar, the EAAA Norfolk Polo Festival is a great day out for all the family.

Whether you decide to join us in the exclusive VIP Marquee with private lawns and Brasteds lunch or take advantage of the great value £10 general admission price (kids go free), you are certain to have fun – 4 polo matches each day including the competitive The Birketts Counties Cup and the Norse Premier Bowl, free kid’s entertainment and exclusive shopping.

This year we have our new pitch-side Polo Marquee with great food on offer and a bar, serving everything from Champagne, Pimms and beers.  At 7pm on Saturday night, the music starts for our famous After Party, free for everyone to attend


Saturday 8th July – Derby Day

11.30am – Gates open

12 noon – Norse Premier Bowl SF 1

1.30pm – The Birketts Counties Cup SF1
KPMG Cambridgeshire Team v Warings at Home Bedfordshire Team

3pm – Norse Premier Bowl SF2

4.30pm – The Birketts Counties Cup SF2 THE DERBY MATCH
Oaktree Partnership Norfolk Team v Customised Ltd Suffolk Team playing for the Doctors Laser Clinic Derby Dish

6pm – Presentation

7pm – After party

Sunday 9th July – Finals Day

11.30am – Gates open

12 noon – Norse Premier Bowl Subsidiary Final

1.30pm – The Birketts Counties Cup Subsidiary Final

3pm – Norse Premier Bowl Final

4.30pm – The Birketts Counties Cup Final

6pm – Presentations

Support EAAA and become a sponsor of the EAAA Norfolk Polo Festival

Looking to sponsor? With benefits including opportunities for bespoke presence in the VIP marquee and naming rights of the Festival’s tournaments and branding opportunities across the weekend; our corporate sponsorship packages offer a wide range of options for showcasing your business, as well as the opportunity to host your clients in an exclusive environment. Please contact Holly Noon on or 01603 489408 to discuss further and secure your package.

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Our sponsors for 2017 are:

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VIP tickets

East Anglian Air Ambulance are proud to be running the EAAA Norfolk Polo Festival VIP marquee in association with SaxonAir, with all proceeds from VIP tickets and corporate sponsorship going to the charity. 

For just £75 per person, VIP guests will enjoy a three course silver service lunch courtesy of Brasteds, a fundraising auction and all the exclusive privileges of access to the VIP marquee, including VIP parking, complimentary Pimms and canapés on arrival as well as indoor and outdoor seating for the best view of the polo. For more information, and to book your tickets, please contact Anna-Karien Drost on or 01473 745007.


See the East Anglian Air Ambulance’s newest helicopter land at the Norfolk Polo Festival

Visit the festival on Sunday 9th July for the only opportunity this year to get up close to East Anglian Air Ambulance’s newest Helicopter in Norfolk!

EAAA is a 365 day a year Helicopter Emergency Medical Service serving the people of East Anglia. Our medical teams comprise of highly qualified doctors and critical care paramedics, operating from state-of-the-art helicopters and rapid response vehicles.  No other organisation in our region can deliver such enhanced care to patients quickly and wherever they may be. When necessary, we fly patients to whichever hospital in the region is best equipped to continue the life-saving work we have begun.

EAAA is solely funded by charitable donations from the people of East Anglia and we are indebted to those who continue to support us.  We operate 365 days a year and currently each mission costs on average £3,500.

We’ll be at the Festival all weekend so pop along to our stall to find out more about what we do. Join us at lunchtime on Sunday to welcome our new H145 Anglia One and meet our incredible crew.


Frequently Asked Questions

Where are my tickets?

All tickets will be sent by post or emailed.  If you purchased your general admission tickets online, you will receive an email from us and Paypal.  The email from the polo club is your ticket, please print it and show it at the gate on arrival.  Please remember to check your SPAM email folder if you cannot find your email.

All VIP will be posted to guests by the EAAA, please show your swing tag at the VIP entrance gate.  If you have any queries please contact the EAAA.

Can I bring a dog?

Yes, please keep them on a lead, clear up after them and remember to bring their water

Can I bring a picnic and my own chairs and picnic blanket?

Yes, please bring your own seating or blanket and set up ready for the day to watch the polo. There is also a selection of catering stalls available all weekend, offering a delicious wide range of food & drink to purchase.

Do I need to dress up to watch polo?

We like to encourage all visitors to dress up and enjoy the day, so yes to a hat or even a cravat! but of course you don’t have to.

Is there a cash machine?

Unfortunately not, you will need to pay cash on the gate to purchase your entrance ticket. Some of the shops may take visa cards, but the nearest ATM is Barclays Bank, Loddon

Can I leave my car overnight and collect it the next day?

Yes you can, please advise the gate staff on arrival so you can be directed to the correct parking area. You will need to collect your car by 10am the following morning.

Can I camp over night?

Yes you can, but there are some restrictions, please contact the Estate Office on 01508 480256

Can I arrive by taxi?

Yes, please just tell the gate staff when you arrive and they will direct you to the drop off point.

Is there disabled parking and facilities?

Yes, please advise the gate staff and they will direct you as close as possible to the pitch to park. There is also a disabled toilet available. Please note that the grass however may be slightly uneven in places.

What time is the first match?

The first match is scheduled to start at midday both Saturday & Sunday

Can I go to the After Party on Saturday night if I am not a VIP guest during the day?

Yes, everyone is welcome to attend the After Party in the new marquee on Saturday night. The bar will be open until 1am.

What happens if it rains?

We very much hope it won’t rain of course! But if it does, we will continue to play polo throughout the day. Shelter is available in the marquee for VIP guests, the main Grandstand for day spectators and the party marquee. Remember your umbrella!

Can I stroke the horses?

Yes, but please ensure you speak with the owner or groom beforehand.


East Anglian Air Ambulance Norfolk Polo Festival
Langley Abbey Estate
NR14 6DG
Phone: 01508 480400

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