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DVF 2024 Trade Pitch


  • All trading pitch bookings are for the full weekend.
  • Trading pitches are 9m deep to allow you to can camp on your pitch; you will not be able to camp in the general camping field.
  • Pitches are outside on grass. No electricity hookup is provided.
  • Adult weekend passes are included in the pitch prices; additional passes are available to purchase below

Additional weekend passes (if required), £50 each

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Additional weekend passes purchased with your Trading pitch admit adults, and do not include a camping pitch.
If tickets are required for children (11-16 yrs), or if a camping pitch is required, you will need to purchase regular festival tickets at the Ticket Sales page

  • Setting-up: gates open on Thursday 11th July from midday - 8pm for setting up. And from 8am on Friday 12th, but note the very latest entry Friday will be 3pm.
  • Gates open to the public at 10am on Friday 12th July
  • Trading hours: Friday ’til late, Saturday 9am – late, Sunday 9am – 4pm.
  • Dogs are allowed but must be kept on leads at all times in the trade area, and you must clean up after them.
Conditions of Booking a Trade Pitch at DVF


  • H&S Law requires that you take reasonable steps to be as safe as possible and to use a logical method of checking that you have done so.
  • All trade exhibitors at Dorset Volksfest must have Public Liability Cover for a minimum of £5m depending on your business, effective for the entire duration of the show!
  • You will need to carry a copy of your PL insurance and risk assessment with you for inspection by relevant authorities.
  • All traders must complete and carry with them a current Risk Assessment specific to their business.
  • Traders are responsible for their personal safety and the security of their personal belongings, goods, vehicles and trade stand – we strongly advise that all traders carry an appropriate fire extinguisher and fully stocked and in date first aid kit.


  • There is no electricity available in the trade arena.
  • All fuel brought in must be held in the proper container and all generators must be diesel and must have at least one appropriate fire extinguisher.
  • Generators must be properly maintained and operated correctly in accordance with the manufacturers requirements.
  • A serviced, in date, 6L foam extinguisher or 6kg powder extinguisher must be in place with any generator which must be operated in a safe, well ventilated location.
  • Hot exhausts must be kept away from any potential combustibles.
  • All electrical equipment, leads and sockets must comply with electrical safety regulations, have a current PAT certificate and should be in good working order.
  • Extension leads must not be overloaded.
  • Electrical leads, sockets and devices must be kept away from public access and kept away from rain unless suitably protected.