Submit an initial event application

If you want to hold an event in a public space - like in a park - you need to apply to us for permission. 

You need to tell us details of what the event is for, where you want to run it and on what date(s). 

Timetable to apply for your event

When you need to apply depends on how many people you think will be there.

  • Less than 500 people - six weeks before the event
  • Between 500 and 1,999 people - four months before the event
  • Between 2,000 and 4,999 people - six months before the event
  • 5,000 or more people - one year before the event

You should:

Submit an initial event application

We'll be in touch after you apply to let you know the next steps.

This will include a review of your application with the Safety Advisory Group (SAG), which includes local stakeholders such as the police and the county council.