Burghley Horse Trials M Lewis

Burghley Horse Trials appoints Freemans Event Partners

Listen to this article

Freemans Event Partners has been appointed as the new sole provider of public catering services at Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials.

This new relationship sees Freemans Event Partners become the sole and exclusive public catering partner for the four-day equestrian event, which takes place from September 1-4, 2022 and welcomes more than 173,000 visitors.

Freemans Event Partners supports more than 400 of the UK and Europe’s biggest events, supporting venues from Silverstone to Wembley, Twickenham to the Boomtown Fair and Victorious festival.

Martyn Johnson, event director at Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, said: “This is a very exciting time for Land Rover Burghley, the announcement of this new partnership with Freemans Event Partners illustrates perfectly our intention to enhance and diversify the overall customer experience for our visitors.

“We were very impressed with Freemans Event Partners; their track record in delivering at scale without sacrificing on quality is exactly what we were looking for.”

Stephen Freeman, CEO at Freemans Event Partners, said: “This is a very exciting brief for us, the audience expectation is very different with this particular event. We’ll be developing menus to match the customer demographic and managing over 70 outlets offering a wide range of quality local, regional and national products with sustainability at the heart of our delivery.

“With our experience delivering temporary and semi-permanent food and drink villages across the UK and Europe, we have a track record and ability to deliver something truly exceptional for Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials.”

Image: Burghley Horse Trials/M Lewis