FAQ on Outdoor Event bookings during Covid-19

Markeaton park

Wed 5 Aug 2020

Q. Can I apply to organise an event/activity booking on a space in Derby?

A. Please email the Derby LIVE Outdoor Events Team on spacehire@derby.gov.uk to request an event application form and all supporting information.

Q. What events can now take place?

A. The Derby LIVE Outdoor Events Team are working their way through a high volume of enquiries. All application forms will be assessed on an individual basis, and the Team will advise if that specific event/activity can take place taking into consideration the prevailing Government Guidance.

Q. Can I get a busking license?

A. At present Derby City Council will not be issuing or renewing busking licences for the foreseeable future.  

Q. Can I apply for a street café?

A. We have now introduced a streamlined process for applying for St Café’s. For further information please contact our Space Hire Team at spacehire@derby.gov.uk or on 01332 640848

Q. Can I apply for a road closure?

A. Yes you can apply however we will not be able to confirm any road closures that are attached to events on Derby City Council land during the current situation.

Q. Where will I find out what events have been affected?

A. See the news story on all events on our news pages.

Q. Can I apply for a Filming Permit?

A. Yes you can apply however we will not be able to confirm any filming permits on Derby City Council land during the current situation.

Q. Can I make a booking for a Promotion Stand in the City Centre?

A. At present, we are not booking promotion spaces in the city centre.  Customers enquiring to book promotion space will be added to a waiting list and contacted once the booking process commences. 

Q. Can I make a booking for Direct Debit Collections in the City Centre?

A. At present, we are not booking direct debit collections in the city centre.  Customers enquiring to book promotion space will be added to a waiting list and contacted once the booking process commences. 

Q. Can I enquire about holding a Political / Religious gathering in the city centre?

A. Derby LIVE will refer enquiries to police.

Q.  How can I contact the Derby LIVE Outdoor Events Team? 

A. The team are working from home but they can still be contacted by email or by phone on 01332 640848