These activities do not need a premises licence
- Live or recorded music if it is incidental to an activity which is not licensed under the Licensing Act 2003. This includes background music in a public house/restaurant or music in a shopping centre or a lift.
- Live television broadcast simultaneously to the event occurring.
- Films used in advertising, as part of a demonstration, or as part of an exhibition.
- Regulated entertainment constituting part of a religious festival or service or at a place of religious worship are not regarded as regulated entertainment.
- The provision of any entertainment or entertainment facilities at a garden fete will not be regarded as regulated entertainment unless the event is promoted with a view to applying the whole or part of the proceeds for the purpose of private gain.
- Alcohol provided as a prize in tombola at a garden fete. Where this occurs the alcohol should be provided in a sealed container and not in an open vessel.
- Morris Dancers, Hoodeners or similar
- Regulated entertainment on vehicles whilst in motion. However if the vehicle stops for more than a temporary stop, e.g. whilst held up in a carnival procession, then a premises licence may be required.
Contact the Licensing Section
Telephone: 01304 872295