At present due the Covid Pandemic and having to postpone the 2020 festival we are currently rolling all pitch bookings to 2021 and have no further pitches available. You are however welcome to email us expressing an interest should any pitches become available we would contact you.
Catering vendors are requested to email us for an application form and trading terms and conditions by emailing with a photograph/image 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. 2021 catering pitch fees will be between £800.00- £1000.00 inc. VAT for the duration of the festival.
Watchet LIVE allow/provide a single phase 16amp power supply per catering pitch, running fresh water which is located behind the catering area along with waste water containers. Plus a traders’ showers and toilets will be installed in the staff crew area. Extra power is available at an additional cost, ( charged per single phase 16amp supply, i.e. 32amp , e.g. three phase supply is charged at 3 times the supply fee)
We prefer all catering traders to be NMTF or NCASS registered members!
Included in the pitch/trading fee is up to 4 staff passes, further staff passes can be purchased if required.
Interested in promoting your charity at Watchet LIVE? Please email the festival at:
At present until we get a confirmation of the lifting of the currant Covid mass gathering social distancing restrictions, enabling events to take place we are not taking any further bookings for markets traders however you are welcome to email us your details and we will be in touch/ send an application form once there is further news
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 30th April 2021.
As well as supporting local charities and groups at Watchet LIVE we like to offer reduced priced 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 £70.00 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 letterhead stating the charities registration number, and a copy of your employee and public liability insurance certificates 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 attended and enjoyed the festival:
(S.W) The Big Issue, Oxfam, Somerset Health Care, St Margarets Hospice, National Trust, Mind.
Children’s Hospice South West, Stand Against Speed For Bethany, Elliot’s Touch.
All artist/acts booked for 2020 have rescheduled their performance over to 2021
At present we are not booking any further acts for the next years festival for the remaining performance slots until we get a clear picture on the Covid restrictions in place at the present time being lifted ,or relaxed with current social distancing measures that are in place making events very un-viable to stage / deliver the full festival experience.
For those interested in performing in the future please email an interesting email introduction of your act electronic press kit ( EPS) etc. to the email or postal address below:
The festival is always 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 and are not often found performing in the local area.
All disc/emails are kept on file for future events.
Strictly:- No tribute/like-for-like covers acts application please!
Address: Watchet LIVE Music Festival, (Artist Application),
PO Box 36, Watchet, Somerset, TA23 0XZ
Market Traders (Non-Catering)
Market Trader applications
Market Trader application’s will close 28th April 2021 at the latest.
At present until we get a confirmation of the lifting of the currant Covid mass gathering social distancing restrictions, enabling events to take place we are not taking any further bookings for markets traders however you are welcome to email us your details and we will be in touch/ send an application form once there is further news.
Interested in trading at Watchet LIVE? Please email the festival at:
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.
Watchet LIVE welcome festival related market traders whose 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 2021 the pitch fees start from £350.00 (inc. VAT), including two staff pass (extra passes can be purchased at £70.00 per person – maximum of four ). Traders have a camping area behind their pitch within the festival arena. A 16amp 240v electric hook up is supplied as part of the pitch fee (for lights only) for traders stalls who do not need power £50.00 fee is deducted from the pitch fee.
Average daily attendance is in the region of 4000+ per day, with the evenings being the busiest trading times.
We like all our Market Traders to be registered and members of the National Market Traders Federation (NMTF), mainly to ensure you are a registered trader.