Rural Crafts & Food Hall Enquiries

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Rural craft area

Inside Craft Space
Our enormous craft marquees house a whole range of traditional rural country crafts including stained glass, dried flower arranging, the making of walking sticks, leather products (handbags and belts etc), pottery and oil paintings. Rents are £25.50 per ft frontage plus VAT (minimum frontage 12ft = £306.00 plus VAT). Standard depth of stand 6ft. Tables and electricity are available upon request. Over 100 stands will be present within the Rural Craft Marquees.

Outside Craft Space
In the Outside Craft Area you will find demonstrations including rope making, wood carving, turning and wheel-righting, thatching, fencing, hurdle making, chalk walling and cider making. Rents for outside open craft space is available at £21.00 per ft frontage plus VAT (minimum frontage 15ft = £315.00 plus VAT). Standard depth 40ft. Electricity available upon request.

Should you be interested in taking either inside or outside Craft Stand space, in the first instance you will need to send us full details of your stand either by clicking on and completing the form here Trade Enquiry Form or by post to Great Dorset Steam Fair Ltd, Dairy House Farm, Child Okeford, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 8HT. Should your stand be of interest to the show you will then be sent an official application form to complete.

Food Hall Space
Our Food Hall Marquees provide a fine selection of wholesome country ‘tucker’ including fresh cooked bread, cakes and pastries, home made speciality sausages and pies, strawberries, cream teas, local jams, cheeses, pickles and ploughman’s lunches.

Food Hall Pitch Rents

SizeCostExtra Footage Cost
12ft frontage x 6ft depth£324.00£27.00 per extra ft frontage plus VAT
12ft frontage x 8ft depth£432.00£36.00 per extra ft frontage plus VAT
12ft frontage x 10ft depth£540.00£45.00 per extra ft frontage plus VAT

Electricity available upon request.

Outside Food Hall Space
Directly outside our Food Halls we have a delightful and relaxing area where you will find a traditional village green atmosphere with picnic tables, low key entertainment, a rustic cider stall and a selection of high quality food outlets.

Traders in the Outside Food Hall area should be of Food Hall standard. Price on application.

Should you be interested in taking either inside or outside Food Hall Stand space, in the first instance you will need to send us full details of your stand either by clicking on and completing the form or by post to Great Dorset Steam Fair Ltd, Dairy House Farm, Child Okeford, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 8HT. Should your stand be of interest to the show you will then be sent an official application form to complete.

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Great Dorset Steam Fair A354, Tarrant Hinton, Blandford Forum DT11 8HX

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