Applications are now welcome for the Rochester Christmas Market 2022. For enquiries email [email protected]
If you are a registered trader with Medway Council? You will receive 15% discount on your stall.
Please complete the application form below. A member of our team will then be in touch to discuss your booking request. Please ensure you have read our Terms and Conditions and Stallholder Information carefully before applying.
All bookings are subject to confirmation by Medway Council. In the event that the Rochester Christmas Market does not occur, deposits will be refunded in full. Stallholders will be informed as soon as possible if it does not go ahead.
Stalls are permitted to trade during the programmed times of the Market only; 26 November and 27 November 10am – 6pm. 2 December 12noon – 8pm, 3 December and 4 December 10am – 7pm, 9 December 12noon – 8pm, 10 and 11 December 10am – 6pm.
Stall allocation will be issued in accordance with the design of the event and in relevance to the level of pitch indicated.
Stallholders must use the stalls provided, own stalls are not permitted. Stallholders must provide their own tables and display stands. Any displays must not exceed 1 meter outside of the designated pitch (excluding 3 and 4 December when all displays must be within the marquee). Any premium pitches must display within their marquees at all times.
Medway Council will provide only the power supply that has been pre-agreed and set out on your application form. Any additional power is subject to agreement and additional costs. Stallholders must use the power supplied by Medway Council only. Own generators are not permitted.
To enhance the shopping experience for visitors, Medway Council will limit, where appropriate, the number of stalls selling the same or similar items. However, we do not offer exclusivity.
Applications will be checked for quality and suitability. Medway Council reserves the right to refuse any application for sale of goods which are not appropriate for this event and/or are over subscribed.
The pitch fee for each stall is set out in the booking form. Additional stalls will be charged at multiples of these prices.
All stalls must be set up and ready to trade by 15 minutes before opening time you must be open for the duration of the day. Closure on certain days is not an option. Vehicles may unload by their stall until 45 minutes before opening time. Vehicles must then be removed from the grounds to the designated car park. Details on parking will be sent with your information pack closer to the event start date. Vehicles will not be permitted back into the grounds until after the market has closed and event organisers have given authority to do so.
Kettles and heaters for personal use are not permitted. Medway Council will provide stallholders access to hot water.
You are required to forward a copy of your public liability and if relevant your food hygiene certificate, failure to provide these may mean you are unable to trade.
Medway Council reserve the right to refuse admission if proved necessary. Stallholders who do not act in an appropriate manor will be asked to leave.