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Events in our parks

Events in our parks

If you or your organisation would like to hold an event in one of our parks, you need to get permission from us first.

You will need to:

  • complete and return an event booking form
  • provide documentation for your event (such as a risk assessment, public liability insurance and an event plan)
  • agree to, and comply with, our terms and conditions

If your event is likely to attract more than 500 people you will need to fill in a model event plan.

If you are planning a large scale event you may also need to contact the emergency planning team at Derbyshire County Council, we will let you know when you make your application. 

To find out more please call our Green spaces development team leader on 01246 345123 or email greenspaces@chesterfield.gov.uk.

Park event booking form (word 749 KB)
Park event terms and conditions of hire (pdf 175 KB)

Other things to think about

If you plan to serve alcohol or provide entertainment at your event you may need a temporary event notice. A temporary event notice allows you to carry out activities that would normally need a licence and is intended for small scale, occasional events. 

You might be holding a prize draw, bingo or other form of gambling at your event. See our gambling page for more details about permissions you may need.

Our noise pages give lots of useful information about how you might inadvertently cause a nuisance to neighbouring homes during your event, such as from loud music, fireworks etc.

You might also like to contact our Food Safety team for advice about preparing and serving food safely. 

Organised events in our parks 

We run a variety of activities and programme of events in our parks throughout the year. See our news section for updates, like us on Facebook or  or follow us on Twitter.

 


Last updated on 14 March 2018