Application for The Great Escape and Funk and Soul Weekender

The Great Escape kicks off our summer season with hundreds of artists spread over a vast number of venues throughout Brighton, including the iconic beachfront venue and Jubilee Street.

Following The Great Escape, we will be booking street food for the Funk & Soul Weekender, located on Brighton Beach. This exciting event is firmly rooted in genre mainstays like Northern Soul, Disco and Big Brass Sounds while exploring the very best of Neo-Soul, Hip Hop Beats and the UK’s flourishing Jazz scene.

We are looking for street food traders to provide something special for those in attendance. Captivating menus and glorious food for the masses.

Please note, we are only looking for street food Traders. We do not manage the bar or retail traders for this event.


Load in:
Tuesday 7th May, 6pm 
TGE Show Dates: Wednesday 8th 4pm - 11pm Thursday 9th - Saturday 11th May 12pm -11pm
SITE CLOSED Sunday 12th - Thursday 16th May - unit to be left onsite throughout, 24hr security is provided. Traders must commit for both weekends to be successful.
Load out:

Load in Date:
Wednesday 8th May 2pm
Trading Dates: Thursday 9th - Friday 10th 11am – 11pm; Saturday 11th May 11am - 10:30pm
Load out: Saturday 11th May (post show)

Funk and Soul Weekender:
Trading Dates:
Friday 17th - Sunday 19th May
Load out: Sunday 19th May or Monday 20th May


2 locations available: Jubilee Street and The Beach venue on Madeira Drive.

Brighton, United Kingdom


Fees are commission based (on net sales).

All traders will be invoiced a non refundable minimum fee + VAT, payable in advance that will be deducted from the final licence fee owed. Minimum fees are based on pitch size, location and output and will be confirmed directly by the Eat Me Drink Me team if your application is successful.

Electricity fee is chargeable. This will be confirmed to you in your processing email.

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. 

Once we have received the form, we will send you a unique email address to send your relevant documentation, diagram of your set up 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 within two months of the application closing date.  We will also supply you with terms for payment of the non-refundable minimum fee + VAT, the 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


Jubilee Street -There is NO space available for back of house gazebos, vehicles or parking.

£100 cash litter, damages and impact bond is payable on arrival



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 -
Please provide your VAT number if so
Event details
Event Dates *
Loading in and out dates *
About your stall/truck
Important notes to consider: Upon your application being processed, you will be asked to provide a detailed diagram of your set up. This will need to include all measurements in metres, access points and outline your front of house and back of house areas. Please have this ready in preparation. Please note there is no back of house space in the Jubilee Street location, and back-of-house space is limited at The Beach. Please note, if you are trading from a vehicle, once it is sited by the Eat Me Drink Me team it cannot be moved for any reason. There is no camping on site. There is no camping onsite.
I.e. Gazebo or Truck Please note only trucks will be considered at The Beach Venue
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, fridge truck and/or a gazebo, please list the details here. Please note this is only available at The Beach venue.
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. This should also include access and menu boards if required.
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)
Have you traded at The Great Escape or The Funk & Soul Weekender before *
Your Food
Do you provide any of the following?
Please tick all that apply
Please outline dietaries per menu item by indicating vegetarian with V, vegan with VE, dairy free with DF and gluten free with GF. If items can be made GF or DF please indicate also. We recommend all traders offer a vegetarian and/or vegan option where possible
Please write something you would be happy to be used for marketing purposes
Do you want to sell soft drinks?
There will be a fee payable to the bar operator.
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) *
Please note, only traders with a rating of 4 or above will be considered.
Personal Food Hygiene Certificate (level 2 or above)? *
Health and Safety policy / Company Safety Statement
If you have 5 or more employees
I.e. Wood / Biodegradable / Compostable Please note, we do not allow single-use plastic or polystyrene on-site
Terms & Conditions *
By ticking the checkbox below you agree to Eat Me Drink Me's Terms and Conditions
Privacy Policy *
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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.