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Last year’s event was a big success which saw a record number of visitors enjoy the stunningly beautiful scenery of Benacre Estate and be entertained by our arena displays, have-a-go activities and trade stands. Strutt Your Mutt is becoming a larger and more popular event each year. It is a great way to celebrate our canine companions with family, friends and of course the dogs in our lives.

This event is a tremendous and proven opportunity to reach a high attendance of local people. By bringing your business to this event you are showing your support for a very worthy cause – Hearing Dogs for Deaf People.

Our target audience is anyone who enjoys our beautiful Suffolk countryside and loves dogs. Visitor numbers from 2014 - 2017 were in excess of 2000 each year made up of people of all ages.

Strutt your Mutt will be heavily promoted in all local publications including Lets’s Talk and the EDTA’s Suffolk magazine as well as on local radio. A free pre-event program will be distributed throughout the area and there will be event banners, road signs. We also have many followers on Facebook and Twitter.

If you are a local business or sell anything doggy/country related this is your chance to reach your selected audience, build awareness, communicate your unique selling point or spotlight your services. You could launch a new product and sell existing stock, distribute literature and answer questions, do demonstrations, create an event special offer, get customer details, generate leads and build alliances with others exhibiting at the event.

Stand types available

Trade Stand applications are not yet open. Please come back soon.
Name: Size: Cost:
Double stall 6m x 3m £70.00
Single stall 3m x 3m £40.00
Crafters Marquee stall 2.5m x 2.5m £40.00

There is also limited space available for registered charities with a £20 deposit with £10 refunded on the day.
Please contact us directy to arrange this.

If you want to register for the Food and Refreshments area the price must be agreed on an individual basis directly with the organisers and therefore cannot currently be handled on the website.
Please download the application form below. Copies of Food Hygiene Ratings /Certificates as well as copy of Public liability Insurance Certificates must be sent with your Trade Registration Booking Form.

Applying for your trade stand

To make your application please:

  • register and log in to complete the online application form, or
  • download the application form and return it to the address in it

Important information for stallholders:

Water supply

There is an outside tap on the barn that will be available for use throughout the day. Please make sure that the tap is turned off after use.

Generators

We would prefer that generators were not used on the event site but understand that there isn’t always an alternative

Parking permits

One permit only will be allocated to each stall holder for the trader’s car park unless otherwise agreed with organiser’s prior to the event day. All other cars will be asked to park on the visitor’s car park. Please note this also applies to anyone who will want to leave the site early as we have a strict rule of no movement before the event finish time.

Travel / Camping

For those travelling some distance camping on site overnight is a possibility by prior arrangement with the organisers.

Set up prior to the day

Some people like to get their stand set up on the Saturday and again we are happy to agree this as long as prior arrangement has been made.

Sponsorship packages

We have some great value sponsorship packages – Gold, Silver and Bronze opportunities that can be tailored to suit your companies individual needs. The possibilities are endless and we will do our very best to accommodate your ideas.

Give Jill a call to talk over your requirements and the budget you have in mind on 01502 578999. For further information, or to set up banner advertising on the website, please go to Be an event sponsor

TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR THE EVENT:

  1. All stallholders must have their own public liability insurance.
  2. Stallholders will man their own stall for the duration of the event.
  3. Stallholders are reminded that they must provide their own cover/gazebo for the day.
  4. All traders must report to organisers and set up stalls between 6.30am and 8.30am. ALL vehicles must be removed from the exhibition area to the designated car park as soon as possible. No vehicles belonging to traders will be granted access to the exhibition area until 4.30pm and no stall is to be dismantled before the end of trading unless agreed with organisers.
  5. Stallholders are to inform the organisers of all products to be sold to avoid clashes with other stalls.
  6. Exhibitors are responsible for clearing their site of all rubbish.
  7. Stallholders are solely responsible for the safe keeping of all goods and items on their stands.
  8. Exhibitors using marquees, awnings etc must ensure they are of sound, good condition and appearance and contained within their plot/space.
  9. Organisers reserve the right at their discretion to refuse booking without any reason being given. Submission of a completed booking form is not a guarantee that space will be made available.
  10. We regret refunds will not be given for bookings cancelled by exhibitors.