Trade Stands

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Trade Space at the 160th North Somerset Show, Bank Holiday Monday 6th May 2019. 

We have over 260 different trade stands exhibitors every year. We welcome back familiar faces year on year but are always happy to accept applications from new stands too. If you would like to be considered for a catering place next year, please get in contact with us in October.

If you have never traded at the Show and would like a general idea of the Showground layout, please see the map

Inside Trade Stand
Our three giant shopping arcades are housed within large marquees, standard pitch size is 3 metres square on grass. No partitions between stands.
– These stands are not open to applications from food sellers.
Apply for Inside trade stand

Outside Trade Stand
A variety of different pitch sizes are available from 3m square upwards, in multiples of 3. Pitches are available in 3 different depths; 3m, 7m and 9m. All on grass
– These stands are not open to applications from food sellers.
Apply for 3m deep trade stand
Apply for 7m deep trade stand
Apply for 9m deep trade stand

Food Hall Trade Stand
For exhibitors selling or promoting food and drink. Housed within a large marquee, standard pitch size is 3 metres square on grass. No partitions between stands.
– These stands are not open to applications from food or drink to go sellers, all food & drink must not be intended for immediate consumption. 
Apply for Food Hall trade stand

IMPORTANT! Have you read the FSA guidelines on allergy labelling

Agricultural Trade Stand
These stands are for businesses selling or promoting agricultural machinery; large animal feed; farm animal veterinary services; agricultural buildings; agricultural services etc. All on grass.
– These stands are not open to applications from food sellers.
Apply for 7m Agricultural trade stand
Apply for 9m Agricultural trade stand
Apply for 10m Agricultural trade stand – LARGE MACHINERY ONLY

Catering & Bar concessions

In an attempt to reduce plastic usage at the show we are requesting that caterers do not offer plastic straws or plastic cutlery and the use of plastic containers should be limited. Biodegradable alternatives should be used wherever possible.

Apply for a catering or bar concession

 

Trade Stand Competition
Each year we invite colleagues from other shows around the country to judge our trade stands. Judging is based on originality of design, advertising value, attractiveness and general tidiness and layout of the stand. First, Second and Third prize places are up for grabs in one of four categories:

INSIDE TRADE STANDS – Trade stands within the trading marquees
OUTSIDE TRADE STANDS – Trade stands not within trading marquees but not those in agricultural trade stand areas
AGRICULTURAL TRADE STANDS – Trade stands within the agricultural trade stand areas
FOOD HALL TRADE STANDS – Trade stands within the Food Hall marquee

Special notice will be taken of attractiveness, design, general tidiness and layout of the stand

Judging commences at 10am on the morning of the Show