This page has been created to provide some of the resources you might need to help with your event planning, documentation and delivery of a safe event.


Terms and Conditions of Hire

Please ensure you have read and understood these terms, and your responsibilities as an Event Organiser, before booking an event space

Event Permit - Scale A (£5m+ public liability insurance)

Event Permit - Scale B (£10m+ public liability insurance)


Safety Advisory Group (SAG) - Terms of Reference

 SAG Terms of Reference - Somerset Council


Other Resources

Organising an event on, or affecting the public highway 

 Crowded Places Guidance (1.7Mb)

 Road Closure under the Town Police Clauses Act

 Water Guidance for Events


Requirements of land hire

 Bouncy Castles 6Kb

 Care of Grass 7Kb

 Care of Trees 7Kb

 Electricity for Events 10Kb

 First Aid and Welfare 6Kb

 Funfairs and Amusements 8Kb

 LPG 6Kb

 Publicity and Advertising 6Kb

 Vehicle Access and Parking 8Kb


External website support and information

Health and Safety information from the HSE

The Purple Guide

Public Liability Insurances

Performing Rights Society (PRS)  🎶

PPL Licenses  🎶

Get a ADIP (safety certificate required for public use of mechanical rides)

Get a PIPA (safety certificate required for public use of inflatables)

How to organise an event (Insights and encouragement from the friends of GL events)



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