trader Booking Information
Welcome back to this year’s 1st Whitchurch Winter Light Market on Saturday 25th November to coincide with the Whitchurch Christmas Lights switch on. This market will cover the Bull Ring in Whitchurch. Unless stated all hired stalls are covered.
If you would like to be considered for a stall, please complete your details and submit before 11th November 2023. All applicants will be contacted before 13th November 2023 to confirm whether your application is successful or not. Payment should not be forwarded until this time and then paid in full by BACs or Cheque
Market stalls are covered gazebos with tables provided. Electricity is not available. Please note that stall fees once confirmed are non-refundable. Accommodated latecomers may be found space where available.
This event runs alongside the Whitchurch Town Council Christmas Lights switch on and Whitchurch Lantern Parade. Stalls will be available for set up from 11am and trading taking place from 12pm to 6pm. All outdoor stalls must be clear by 7.00pm to allow for take down and the end of the Road Closure.
Policies for Traders
If you need clarification of any of the following, please contact us before sending your application form:
Goods should be produced locally. Locally means within 50 miles of Whitchurch. Traders or Goods from outside this radius will be allowed to trade if no local producer is available or wishing to sell this product.
Traders should already regularly participate in Whitchurch’s Friday or Farmers’ Markets. By regularly we mean for at least 4 weeks prior to this event.
Goods should have been produced or obtained ethically. If your goods are “hand made” they should be hand made by you, your friends or family, or fairly traded.
Goods produced in factories which use child labour or unfair labour practices are not permitted. We expect traders to be able to demonstrate that goods are not produced in this way.
Stalls selling second hand goods are welcome, but must comply with the above guidelines.
All Goods should be suitable for display to children and families.
Whilst goods sold subject to licensing restrictions, i.e. alcohol, drugs or tobacco may be not be permitted, sales of locally produced Ciders, Perry’s and Ales etc will be considered at the discretion of the Organisers.
Stalls must respect other faiths, cultures and beliefs as no form of discrimination will be tolerated.
Balloons cannot be offered for sale or promotion due to associated litter problems.
*Note: goods for sale at the Market should comply with the Policies above. Traders must also hold public liability insurance and be prepared to provide proof, if requested. Any queries or clarification please contact Steve on 0777 3047744.
If you require further information about having a Stall at Blackberry Fair please contact Sue at: firstname.lastname@example.org