Apply for a Non-Food Stall

This year’s Chapel Allerton Arts Festival will be held on Saturday 3rd September and Sunday 4th September. The Stalls market will be in Well Lane and will operate between 11.00 and 5.00pm on Saturday. (We will this year also offer stall spaces on the Sunday, between 12 noon and 5.00pm.)

What do I need to bring?

We ask you to provide your own table, the dimensions of which should be no larger than 180cm by 70cm. You are obviously welcome to bring chairs. There are no facilities for fixing items or structures to any supports eg walls because there are no walls adjacent to the stalls pitches. There is no electrical supply to the stall pitches.


You are welcome to bring a gazebo but please check beforehand that it will fit into the 2.5 metre pitch.  Gazebos need to be secured by weights.

Opening hours

Saturday stallholders can set up from 9.00am and the market is open from 11am.  Sunday set up will be from 10.00am, with the market opening at 12 noon. Closing time is 5.00pm, and we ask people to be packed up by 5.30pm.


Traffic access is via Town Street at the bottom of the site, and will flow one way up Well Lane.   All vehicles must be off site by 11.00am.  Parking is not provided, but there is on street parking in surrounding streets.  Vehicles will be allowed back on site after 5.00pm.

How much does it cost?

We have 2 rates:

  • £40 per day for commercial stalls
  • £25 per day discount rate for local charities and non profit making organisations.

You can pay in 3 ways:- Bank transfer, via PAYPAL or by cheque.
We will send you an invoice with payment details – all monies should be paid by 20th August, 2 weeks before the festival. If we haven’t received your payment by then, we may allocate the stall space to someone else.

What may I have on my stall?

This is a community arts festival with the emphasis on “community” and “arts”. We welcome community groups relevant to Chapel Allerton as well as stallholders with arts/crafts to sell. Charities local to Chapel Allerton are welcome. We would like stalls to be as lively, interesting, and interactive as possible. Stallholders may promote their group / organization. We actively discourage “lobbying”, but we are happy for you to give information if it is requested. Please do not hand out leaflets and flyers. “Bucket rattling” fundraising by stallholders is not allowed within the terms of our licence. These are “non food” stalls although the sale of homemade items eg buns, as part of fund raising is acceptable. If you are in doubt – please ask.

If a stallholder does not comply with this, and if they fail to make appropriate changes when asked, we reserve the right to ask the stallholder to leave.

In allocating stall space we will consider:
(i) whether you are local to Chapel Allerton
(ii) the balance of stalls
(iii) the relevance and appropriateness of the stall to a family orientated event

Public Liability Insurance

We require all stallholders to have valid public liability insurance, and will ask for proof of this before the festival.


We want to keep the site litter free, and will give every stall a bin bag for their rubbish.  Stallholders should either take it away at the end of the day, or put their rubbish in the festival’s bins.

To apply for a pitch, please fill in the form. We hope you join us at the festival. Please email if you have a stall query.

Name of business or organisation
Contact name
Telephone number
Number of stalls to book (per day if booking for both days)
Type of stall on Saturday
Type of stall on Sunday
Brief description of your stall
Special requests
Terms of application – Please read our information for stallholders at the top of this page and tick this box to confirm that you have read it and will comply with the requirements

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