Event costs

All event applications received will be subject to the event permit application fee of £12.73. This fee will be charged to process all applications and is non refundable. All other fees and charges are included in the table below:

Hire of council land for events
Prices from 1 April 2020
Booking cancellation fee Three months prior to event

One month prior to event

One week prior to event
15% of booking price

20% of booking price

50% of booking price
Event permit application fee (per application)   £12.73
Corporate events   £767.35
Commercial hire (per event)   £1,328.70
Charity/Community/Church/Education Group hire (per event)   Free
Hot air balloon launches (per launch)   £70.02
Circuses daily hire fee Small - up to 500 seats capacity

Medium - 501 to 750 seats capacity

Large - 751 to 1000 seats capacity

Non event day
£798.25

£1,060.90

£1,328.70

£396.55
Funfair daily hire fee Small - up to five rides

Medium - size to ten rides

Large - more than 10 rides

Non event day
£478.95

£798.25

£1,328.70

£242.05
Fitness Classes (charged per session per quarter) Up to 20 people per class

Up to 40 people per class

Over 40 people per class
£79.83

£119.48

£179.22
Standpipe hire (for water access) Day hire rate £10.82

All prices are inclusive of VAT unless otherwise stated

Contact us

  • Contact us online
  • 01256 844844
  • Civic Offices
    London Road
    Basingstoke
    RG21 4AH
  • Opening hours
    Monday to Thursday
    8.30am to 5pm
    Fridays
    8.30am to 4.30pm
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