You’ve found the Infest Festival Trader Information Page.

General Information

Event Dates: Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th August 2019
Trading Dates: Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th August 2019 (ie Saturday & Sunday ONLY)

Venue Access

  • • All stock & equipment is left entirely at your own risk.
  • • Trading is on Saturday & Sunday only, from 14:00hrs to 23:00hrs (closing +/- 1hr tbc by negotiation)
  • • You may load in Friday 14:30hrs to 18:00hrs if you wish.
  • • You can access the venue from 11:00hrs on Saturday and Sunday to prepare for opening at 14:00hrs
  • • You can load out on Monday between 11:00hrs and 13:00hrs or straight after close on Sunday night by negotiation on the day.


  • • All passes are collection-only from the festival Box Office from Friday 14:30hrs. We don’t post passes out in advance.
  • • Trade passes are valid on Friday for “customer-only” access to the event. Feel free to watch the bands but no trading is permitted on Friday.
  • • Show your pass to any members of staff (security, stewards or bar staff) if you need help. If in doubt, go to the box office and ask.

Equipment & Location

  • • There are various power outlets around the venue but please bring extension leads as sockets must be shared with other traders.
  • • Bring your own stall lighting.
  • • You must ensure all electrical equipment is Portable Appliance Tested (PAT) and labelled for inspection.
  • • Ambient lighting can be adjusted by negotiation with other traders and the venue manager.
  • • If you prefer a bright room or a darker room, please tell us when you book and we’ll try to accommodate your preference.
  • • If you have a fixed frame, please tell us the height when you book so that we can check it will fit.
  • • You must tell us before 1st August if you want to borrow a trestle table (0.75m x 1.75m approx).
  • • Wall space is allocated on a first-come, first-served basis, from time of payment being received.
  • • Tell us if you have a specific layout requirement such as 8sqm @ 8×1 rather than 2×4.
  • • The venue will provide background music subject to availability of equipment. Please do not bring your own PA or music unless agreed – thanks

Travel & Accommodation

  • • To access the venue, use BD7 1SR on your satnav to find Longside Lane via Shearbridge Road. Typically the University allows free parking on campus after 18:00hrs on the Friday until the end of Bank Holiday Monday. Check local signage on arrival. We accept no responsibility for vehicles or contents.
  • • The Jury’s Inn is probably the closest located good hotel.
  • • The Bradford Hotel (formerly the Hilton) and the Great Victoria are located by the Interchange Station and are popular.
  • • Crew and Artists typically stay at the Midland hotel by Forster Square Station.
  • • University halls are available on campus. They are cheap and clean but expect loud neighbours as the ticket-holders tend to party late. More information can be found at


  • • We prefer payment by Bank Transfer / BACS please.
  • • If you wish to use Paypal you must also cover the fees (or send as Gift). ASK for our paypal email address.
  • • Personal cheque payments are possible. We CANNOT confirm your booking until funds clear.
  • Payment details will be sent as an invoice, on acknowledgement of your provisional booking.

Please email me to provisionally book your pitch!
– Chris

Prices will be sent via email only. We don’t publish our prices publicly but they are freely available to genuine trade enquiries – Thank you.

The Venue & Trader Areas

These are examples of the rooms used for market traders. They are not representative of the exact stalls / traders confirmed for the upcoming event. The intention is to give you an indication of stall sizes and ceiling heights.

Room One: Communal Room

Room Two: Biko Room

Room Three: Main Venue Room (Overflow only)