Application for Knebworth Winter Festival

We are delighted to be partnering with our friends at Winter Festivals Ltd on an exciting new event for 2018 - Knebworth Winter Festival. 

The lavish Tudor estate has played host to a busy Christmas Fair for over 20 years and we're thrilled to be taking on the responsibility this seasonal event. This year the fair will be bigger than ever before, featuring 200 stalls, a themed outdoor food and drink village, programmed feature stage and enchanting Santa's grotto. Join us for a traditional, festive 3 days at this stunning country estate one hour's drive north of London.

Applications start being considered as soon as they are submitted. Please get your application in as soon as possible to avoid disappointment as slots do get booked up.


Load in: Wednesday 7th November or Thursday 8th November 2018

Show days: Friday 9th - Sunday 11th November 2018

Load out: Night of or Monday 12th November 2018


Knebworth House, Hertfordshire 


Craft & Gift Stalls: Dependent on pitch size, ranging from £280 + VAT to £555 + VAT . Prices will be provided upon receiving your application.

1 x 6ft trestle table included

Street food (up to 6m frontage): £840 + VAT (power charges apply)

Small units (chesnuts/chocolate dip):        £450 + VAT (power charges apply)

If you would like to apply for a pitch at this event, please complete the application form below - you will need to include your Eat Me Drink Me (EMDM) reference number to complete your application which you recieve when you register as a trader with us. 

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

If your application is successful we will be in touch. 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


Power charges may apply dependent on requirements

Must trade for the full weekend

We are not booking coffee traders or bars


Contact information
Name *
Stall name
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 -
Event details
Festival Dates *
You must trade throughout the entirety of the show
About your stall and set up
Please note if you are trading from a vehicle once these are sited by the Eat Me Drink Me team they cannot be moved for any reason.
Do you require electricity? *
Power Requirements *
Eg. 1 x 16 amp or 1 x 32 amp
(This can be amended at a later date)
Have you traded at Knebworth before *
Specific to craft & gift stall holders
This section is only applicable for craft & gift stall holders, for street food please see below
Please specify your space preferences
Please note, these are requests, we can not guarantee your spot until the final line up has been confirmed. It is essential you provide us with an image of you set up. Please tick all that apply:
This is so we have a clear understanding of your space requirements and how best to locate you
Specific to street food stalls only
Please do not answer the below if you do not fall under the street food category
Please list dimensions in metres (frontage x depth) If you work outside of the unit or need space for access please list the details here.
If you will need to have a back up vehicle and/or a gazebo please list the details here
Please list dimensions in metres (frontage x depth) This should be the total of your stall/ truck dimensions and your back up vehicle/ gazebo dimensions.
Do you cook using gas?
(This can be amended at a later date)
Your Food or Products
Please provide a short description you would be happy for us to use on our social media channels and website
Please give as much information as possible
Specific to street food
Please do not answer the below if you do not fall under these categories
Do you provide any of the following?
Please tick all that apply
Indicate any vegetarian, vegan, dairy free or gluten free items.
Do you want to sell soft drinks?
The will be a fee payable to the bar operator. Please enquire.
Documents & Information
Do you have valid documentation? You will be contacted to provide copies of the below documents.
Are you VAT registered
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
Street food specific
If you do not fall under these categories, please do not fill in the below.
HACCP or other food safety procedures?
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?
IE Wood / Biodegradable
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.