Olympia Live Zone

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With rider signings, famous faces and informative talks, you won’t want to miss out on all the action in the Olympia Live Zone this Christmas. Take the opportunity to meet your favourite riders, hear their pearls of wisdom and get their autograph. Some four-legged friends will also be making an appearance, and teddy the Shetland will be returning for a second year!

Where To Go

The Olympia Live Zone is located on the Gallery Level of the shopping village, at the entrance to the Winter Market. Not sure where to go? Ask our team at the Information Desk in the middle of the Shopping Village.

What’s On?

Please see below for Olympia 2018 Live Zone timetable. The 2019 timetable will be available in the Spring.

Find our confirmed timetable of Live Zone activity below. More slots are being added all the time so check out the timetable boards on the Information Desk and in the Winter Market when you arrive.

Monday 17th December

  • 3pm – Brooke Talk – No hoof, No horse, interactive farriery demonstration with farrier, Thomas Burch and Louisa Tasker
  • 4pm – Talk with Alan Davies – renowned groom to Carl Hester and Charlotte Dujardin

Tuesday 18th December

  • 4.30pm – Voltaire Design – meet Amy Woodhead and Hannah Biggs. Hannah is one of Britain’s leading dressage riders. She is an international Grand Prix competitor and a motivational and inspiring trainer.
  • 5:45pm – Talk with Carl Hester – Interview, Q&A and signings

Wednesday 19th December

  • 11am – Meet the Brooke ponies
  • 11.30am – Launch of Mike Tucker’s book and interview with Nicholas Brooks-Ward, his friend and fellow commentator
  • 3pm – Meet the Brooke ponies
  • 4.30pm – Laura Renwick talks about how to jump the Puissance wall

Thursday 20th December

  • 12pm – Meet Teddy the Shetland
  • 2.35pm – Launch of Mike Tucker’s book and interview with Nicholas Brooks-Ward, his friend and fellow commentator
  • 3pm – Meet the WEG Evening and Dressage Teams
  • 4:30pm – Meet Teddy the Shetland
  • 5:45pm – Meet Teddy the Shetland

Friday 21st December

  • 11am – Meet the Brooke ponies
  • 11.30am – Meet This Esme with PONY magazine
  • 12pm – Meet Teddy the Shetland
  • 3pm – Meet Rowan Willis with Voltaire Design
  • 3:30pm – Omega Equine All Stars
  • 4:30pm – Meet Teddy the Shetland
  • 5pm – Pippa & Will Funnell

Saturday 22nd December

  • 11am – Brooke – Little Alf book reading with Hannah Russell from Brooke
  • 12pm – Meet Teddy the Shetland
  • 3pm – Brooke – Little Alf book reading with Hannah Russell from Brooke
  • 4:30pm – Meet Teddy the Shetland
  • 5:45pm – Meet Teddy the Shetland

Sunday 23rd December

  • 11:30pm – Meet Teddy the Shetland
  • 3pm – Meet the Brooke ponies
  • Meet the Turkish Airlines Grand Prix Course Designer (time tbc)
  • 4pm Meet Instagrammer and Volgger Gracie Tyte
  • 4:30pm – Meet Teddy the Shetland
  • 5:45pm – Meet Teddy the Shetland