Thank you for your interest in trading at Stendhal Festival, 6th July – 8th July, 2023
Stendhal Festival is the biggest outdoor camping music and arts festival in Northern Ireland.
The event has won multiple awards since its inception in 2011 including; Best Small Festival in Ireland (3 times) Best Family Festival in Ireland and Best home-grown line-up in Ireland.
Based on a community ethos the festival has grown from strength to strength annually, recording growth at a rate of approximately 30% year on year.
Heading into our 13th year in 2023, there will be approximately 10,000 visitors and 1200 participants on site for the event this summer.
(Thursday approx. 5000 on site, Friday and Saturday approx. 10,000 on site per day).
Present ticket sales show a 25% increase on sales at this point last year.
Trading hours for 2023: Thursday July 6th (campsite 4pm – 1:30am, Main Field 5pm- 1:30am, Karma Valley N/A)
Friday/Saturday July 7th/8th (Campsite 7am – 1:30am, Main Field 11am – 1:30am, Karma Valley 11am – 1:30am).
Those trading in the campsite area may trade on Sunday July 9th from 7am – 11am.
Those trading in the festival arenas may not trade on the Sunday as the arenas are closed from 1:30am on Saturday July 2nd.
Please read and complete this initial contact sheet for trading at the event this summer.
Deadline for applications is Tuesday, March 28th, 2023.
All applications will be assessed on what they can bring to the wider project aims, all traders at last year’s event have expressed a keen interest in returning along with many new enquiries.
Deposits for successful traders (50%) is required by Monday, April 10th, 2023.
The remaining 50% will be required in full by Monday, June 12th, 2023.