Exhibit at The Base's Festival of Arts & Crafts 2024
We are looking for artists, makers and creators to join us for our annual celebration of arts, crafts and artisan food and drink!
After two hugely successful years of our Festival, during which time we doubled the size of the market and welcomed thousands to visitors to The Base, we're thrilled to welcome applications for our 2024 Festival of Arts & Crafts.
The market element of the Festival will take place on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 September 2024 and will surround The Base building creating a village of talented makers for our visitors to peruse.
Stall rates for 2024:
- £50 - one day pitch fee
- £90 - two day pitch fee
- £10: Table (6ft x 2.5ft) and chairs (x2) hire per day
- £170 food stall
To apply to join us at the biggest dedicated arts and crafts event in West Berkshire in 2024, simply click the button below and complete the form. The deadline for applications is 8pm on Sunday 16 June.
When asked "what was your favourite aspect of exhibiting at the Festival?" our 2023 stallholders said...
“The positivity of the organisers and the level of footfall at the event.”
“The vibe and feeling of the event and also the fantastic customers who appreciate handmade goods and the effort that goes into making them!”
“Well organised, great atmosphere, good visitor numbers.”
“Friendly neighbours, excellent organisation, friendly and helpful staff, plenty of visitors”
“Great organisation , friendly management who valued feedback, marvellous range of crafts and appreciative customers.”
In addition to the market, there will be a free to access art exhibition running from Sat 7 - Sun 22 September featuring local artists' work for sale, as well as taster workshops for visitors to have a go at learning something new whilst they're with us. Details about how to exhibit will be released soon - keep an eye on our Instagram and Facebook pages.
We are looking for sponsorship to support the marketing of the event and to enable us to continue to grow - if you are interested in joining us and getting your brand seen by thousands of local people, please contact Steph Johnson (Gallery Manager) on email@example.com
If you have any general questions about the Festival or require a Word document version of the application form, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will endeavour to reply as soon as possible.