Application for After Dark 2018

Chiswick House & Gardens Trust (CHGT) are opening their doors for an after dark unmissable opportunity to visit the award winning, historic gardens viewing them in a whole new light.

Guests will follow a beautifully lit trail featuring an array of contemporary lighting installations curated by Nick Gray (Lighting Designer) ending in the Walled Gardens where there will be a variety of food traders and alcohol bar’s.

The event will run Thursday through to Sunday from the 15th November until 30th December.

We are looking for



Open every Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sun each week

Soft Launch Weds 14 Nov (TBC) Press Night Thurs 15 Nov 2018
Open To Public Fri 16 Nov – Sun 30 Dec 2018

Load in (TBC) Mon 12th/ Tues 13th Nov Load out (TBC) Post event 30 Dec


November Timings 17:30- 22:00 December Timings 17:00- 22:00


Chiswick House and Gardens Burlington Lane,

W4 2RP


Fees are commission based (on net sales)

All traders will be invoiced a non refundable deposit payable in advance that will be deducted from the final licence fee owed. This deposit amount is dependant on offering of the individual trader and will be confirmed directly by the Eat Me Drink Me team.

The fee structure and power costs will be confirmed in your processing email that you will be sent once you have applied.

If you would like to apply for a pitch at this event, please complete the application form below - dont forget to include your Eat Me Drink Me (EMDM) reference number. 

Once we have received the form, we will send you a unique email address to send your relevant documentation and images to please note we will not be able to consider your application without this information.

If your application is successful we will contact you via email to confirm the booking . We will also supply you with terms for payment of the non-refundable deposit, power fee, cancellation fees and our standard terms and conditions which must be signed by you in order to trade with us.  There may also be a specific agreement supplied for certain events and/or venues - any terms or conditions listed in this document will supersede the standard Eat Me Drink Me ones.

If you have any questions please email


After Dark will be providing an IZettle card payment system. All food traders will work off this system and be paid their earnings weekly.

After Dark will provide a 2 x 3.067m footprint and shell structure for you to serve from. Further information to follow on the design once contracted.

Please note there is no additional storage onsite and there is no BOH space provided. Restocking times will be confirmed closer to the event.

A £100 CASH litter & impact bond payable on arrival.


Contact information
Name *
Please include a contact mobile number to be used onsite
If you haven't got a unique trader code, please complete the registration form first. If you can't remember your unique trader code, please get in touch -
This could be used in the After Dark marketing campaign so please ensure it is suitable
Event details
Event Dates *
Every Thursday - Sunday evening from the 15th November - 30th December
Payment System *
Please note traders will be contracted to use After Darks card payment system iZettle. All food traders will work off this system and be paid their earnings weekly.
Set up *
Please note the event will be providing 2.5m x 2.5m structures to trade from. There is no other storage onsite or behind your pitch.
i.e Wood / Biodegradable. No single use plastic or polystyrene to be used.
Do you cook using gas? *
Do you require electricity? *
Power Requirements *
Eg. 1 x 16 amp or 1 x 32 amp
(This can be amended at a later date)
(This can be amended at a later date)
Your Food
Do you provide any of the following?
Please tick all that apply
Please give as much information as possible about your concept, menu and ethos.
Indicate any vegetarian, vegan, dairy free or gluten free items. Please include competitively priced options to suit families
Do you want to sell soft drinks?
Do you have valid documentation? You will be contacted to provide copies of the below documents.
HACCP or other food safety procedures? *
Risk Assessment *
For your stall, including a section specifically for fire
Public & employer's liability insurance *
Public liability insurance up to £5,000,000 GBP and Employers liability insurance to £10,000,000 GBP
Electrical & Gas Safety Certificates
LPG only - we do not have storage space for spares on site
Evidence of Local Authority Registration *
Council Food Hygiene Star Rating (Scores on the Doors) *
Personal Food Hygiene Certificate (level 2 or above)? *
Health and Safety policy / Company Safety Statement
If you have 5 or more employees
Are you able to separate your food waste?
Please ensure you have read the relevant details for each event to be aware of facilities available and requirements for each one.
Terms & Conditions *
By ticking the checkbox below you agree to Eat Me Drink Me's Terms and Conditions
Privacy Policy *
By ticking the checkbox below you agree to Eat Me Drink Me's Privacy Policy

Have you registered?

Please make sure you have registered to be an Eat Me Drink Me trader before completing the event application form. You will then be sent an email confirming your Unique Trader Code.