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Some events or activities will require a licence so whether you are running a raffle/lottery, serving alcohol or putting on some sort of entertainment (like a concert or film night) don’t forget to check whether you need one.


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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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Fireworks

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

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FAQS

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?

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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