Event costs

All event applications received will be subject to the event permit application fee. This fee will be charged to process all applications and is non refundable.
All other fees and charges are included below:

Hire of council land for events Prices from 1 April 2023
Event permit application fee
(per application)
Corporate events £838.50
Commercial hire (per event) £1,451.91
Education Group hire
Circus daily hire fee
Small - up to 500 seats
Medium - 501 to 750 seats
Large - 751 to 1000 seats
Non event day
Funfair daily hire fee
Small - up to five rides
Medium - size to ten rides
Large - more than 10 rides
Non event day
Fitness Classes (charged
per session per quarter)

Up to 20 people per class
Up to 40 people per class
Over 40 people per class
Hot air balloon launches
(per launch)
Standpipe hire
(for water access)

Day hire rate
Booking cancellation fee
(% of booking price)

Three months prior to event
One month prior to event
One week prior to event
Hire of the Walled Garden Prices from 1 April 2023
Wedding ceremonies
(non licensed)
Wedding receptions
(including Bothy)
Private parties
(including Bothy)
Corporate hire
(including Bothy)
Charities/community groups/
schools/churches hire
(Event processing fee may apply)
Private hire of Bothy only
(not garden)
Hire of Market Square Prices from 1 April 2023
Commercial hire
(per event)

Not For Profit Organisations
for commercial purposes (per event)

All prices are inclusive of VAT unless otherwise stated

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