Street trading consents will only be granted for Sidmouth Esplanade  during Sidmouth Folk Week.

Applications to trade on Sidmouth Esplanade during Sidmouth Folk Week will be available here from early April2019

Sixty pitches are marked out each year on the Esplanade and permits issued to traders.  All permits are issued in advance of Folk Week. If you arrive without an allocated pitch and permit you not allowed to trade.

Pitches are allocated on a strictly first come, priority basis and due to high demand each year preference will be given to those applicants booking a trading pitch for the full week. 

All pitches measure 2.5 metres wide by 2 metres deep, due to demand we are unable issue permits for double pitches .

Before applying you may wish to read our Sidmouth Folk Week page on our street trading policy and our standard conditions for street trading consents.

 The application process will close and application forms will be removed from the council's website upon receipt of sixty properly completed applications, together with the correct fee and associated documents

Hours of trading will be 8.00 am to 10.00 pm daily except for Friday 10 August when trading will cease at 7.30 pm.