Application for The Great Escape 2018

The Great Escape is the festival for new music, showcasing 450 emerging artists from all over the world in 30+ walkable venues across the city.

We are looking for street food traders for various sites including Jubilee Street and New Road (the main delegate area of the festival) and a new beach front music venue for 2000. 


Load in Date: 16th May

Trading Dates: 17th - 19th May (New Road traders are 17th/18th only)

Load out Date: 20th May (19th for New Road traders)

Applications close: 16th February


3 locations available: Jubilee Street , New Road and a new beach front music venue.  

Brighton, United Kingdom


Fees are commission based (on net sales) with deposits based on pitch size, location and output. 

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.

Limited 16amp power available on Jubilee Street and New Road. Anything above cannot be supplied.Electricity charged separately. 

If you would like to apply for a pitch at this event, please complete the application form below - you will need to include your Unique trader code to complete your application which is obtained through the registration process. 

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 contact you via email to confirm the booking by 23rd Febraury 2018.  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


£100 cash litter bond payable on arrival

No space available for backup vehicles or parking.




Contact information
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
About your stall/truck
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.
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. Please note there are no back up gazebos or vehicles allowed next to your pitch at the Jubilee Street & New Road locations.
Do you cook using gas? *
Do you require electricity? *
Power Requirements *
Jubilee Street & New Road - Only limited power available up to 16amp ONLY New Beach front venue - please specify requirements
Eg. 1 x 16 amp
(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.
Do you want to sell soft drinks?
The will be a fee payable to the bar operator. Please enquire.
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?
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.