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Applications for trading on the Esplanade at Sidmouth Folk Week 2019 are now closed.

Sixty pitches are marked out each year on the Esplanade and permits issued to traders.  All permits are issued in advance of Folk Week. If you arrive without an allocated pitch and permit you're not allowed to trade.

Pitches are allocated on a strictly first come, priority basis and due to demand each year preference will be given to those applicants booking a trading pitch for the full week. 

Hours of trading will be 8.00 am to 10.00 pm daily except for Friday 9 August when trading will cease at 7.30 pm.

Before applying you will need to read our important information for folk week street traders and make sure that you can comply with this. 

You may also wish to read our Sidmouth Folk Week page on our street trading policy and our standard conditions for street trading consents.

How to apply

The application process has now been closed as we have reached the maximum number of applications. Please send us an email if you would like your name to be added to the waiting list.