Market Takeover

Unfortunately, due to the situation with Covid-19, the Sustainability Festival and the Market Takeover have had to be postponed. Read more here about the festival’s postponement.


Book your stall now!

Join us as environmental issues take over St Albans Market!

St Albans Market wil be all about living sustainably and environmental issues again for a whole day on Sunday 24th May – just one event as part of the Sustainability Festival which lasts two weeks. The Market Takeover is all about how local residents can reduce their carbon footprint and live more sustainably.St Albans BID logo

Last year’s event was a massive success and this year’s will be even bigger and better. Book your stall by filling in the form below now to avoid disappointment!

Market Takeover 2020 is sponsored by St Albans BID.

Market format

  • Environmentally-related business stalls
  • Local environmental groups, charities and volunteer stalls
  • Electric cars and bikes to try
  • Vegetarian and vegan food stalls
  • Live music
  • Seating areas
  • Bikes and bike repair
  • FREE! For all the family


The Market Takeover will occupy the normal area of St Albans market – from the space in front of the musem,  stretching all the way up St Peter’s Street.

Cost to take part

Businesses: stall price is £50.

Non-profit organisations and community groups: £20 deposit.
(After the event, the deposit can be returned or donated according to your group’s preferences.)

The Market Takeover will be heavily advertised beforehand. There will be banners and posters around town and every household in the borough will have information about Sustfest and the Market Takeover through their doors at the end of March, along with their council tax information. We also have a good social media presence with over 4,000 followers.

Sign up for a stall

For more information and to book a stall contact Craig Scudder


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