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26th - 28th August 2016

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Listed below are useful and helpful information and contact info you may require or for any questions and enquiries towards the festival please send an email or write to the address below:-




Postal Address: Watchet LIVE, PO Box 36, Watchet Somerset,TA23 0XZ


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Performing at the Festival



Artist Application now open for 2016 festival


We are always interested in receiving demo disc from artists and groups who are interested in performing at Watchet LIVE, and we fill up our slots well in advance.


The festival are al ways looking for bands/artists with original material or acts who offer a great performance with a unique twist on cover versions in their own style. No tribute/like for like covers acts please!


For those interested in performing please send a demo disc and biog to the address below or by emailing biogs and sound cloud links e.t.c to


All disc/emails are kept on file for future events


Watchet LIVE Music Festival

(Artist Application)

PO Box 36



TA23 0XZ 


Market Traders (non catering)

Watchet LIVE welcome Festival related market traders who products reflect the festival excitement along with good service and good quality products. Please note we do not offer exclusivity to any market stall!


To trade at Watchet LIVE 2016 the pitch fee's start from  £240.00 (inc. vat) including two staff pass, (extra passes can be purchased at £40.00 per person). Traders have a camping area behind their pitch within the festival arena. A 16amp 240v electric can be supplied at an extra cost for lights only for traders stalls at the fee of £30.00 for the duration of the festival.


Average daily attendance is in the region of 3500 per day, with the evenings being the busiest trading times.


Interested in trading at Watchet LIVE?, please email the festival on and we will send you an application form along with a copy of the traders terms and conditions. Please add "market trader application" in the subject field of your email.


Market Trader application's are open until 30th April 2016.



Catering Vendors



Applications for 2016 will open in November


Catering vendors are requested to email for an application form and trading terms and condition by emailing with a photograph of your trading unit and a sample menu.


As a rule we book different styles of food outlets for each trading pitch, offering the festival goers a wide choice of outlet options. Plus giving you the trader a fare trading opportunity.


Catering pitch fees vary depending on size of pitch and type of food being sold/offered. 2015 catering pitch fees will be between £600.00-£800.00 inc VAT for the duration of the festival.


Watchet LIVE allow/provide a 16amp power supply per catering pitch, running fresh water is located behind the catering area along with waste water containers. Plus a traders showers and toilets will be installed in the catering area. Extra power is available at an additional cost.


Included in the pitch/trading fee is up to 4 staff passes, further staff passes can be purchased if required 


Charity Stalls 


As well as supporting local charities and groups at Watchet LIVE we like to offer reduced pitch fee to local registered charities to either trade to raise funds for their cause or as an information stand to raise awareness of the cause. The pitch fee is decided on by the type of charity stall wishing to attend and will include two staff passes for the weekend. Extra staff passes if required can be purchased at £45.00 per person. Please note only weekend staff wristbands are supplied and cannot be handed over to different staff daily!


Space is limited. To apply please request an application form and when completed return with a letter head stating the charities registration number etc as indicated on the application form. Terms and Conditions apply.


All pitches will be offered/ allocated on the decision made by the festival market manager.


In the past the following groups attend and enjoyed the festival (S.W) The Big Issue, National Trust, Childrens Hospice South West, Stand Against Speed For Bethany.


Interested in promoting your charity at Watchet LIVE?, please email the festival on and we will send you an application form along with a copy of the charity traders terms and conditions. Please add "Charity Stall Application" in the subject field of your email. Applications will close on 31st March 2016.



Media Enquiries

All Media and Press enquires :- Michael Eccleshall, Music Media Relations


T: 020 7450 1532 or email with all Media enquiries



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