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Find everything you need to know about what licences are required to run your events either in England and Wales or Northern Ireland.

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Serving alcohol at events

Licensing requirements for serving alcohol in England and Wales and in Northern Ireland.

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Find out whether you need a licence for an event including fireworks in Northern Ireland or England and Wales.

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How do we apply for a Temporary Event Notice?

Contact your local authority licensing team. They may have an online application form on their website.

Do we need a licence to hold a Film Night?

If it’s a fundraising event you will need either a Single Title Screening Licence or an MPLC Umbrella licence. See our film night information for full details on which applies. As part of Parentkind membership, we offer a 25% discount off MPLC Umbrella or Single Title licences. 

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