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 2022
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)   £13.51
Corporate events   £814.08
Commercial hire (per event)   £1,409.62
Charity/Community/Church/Education Group hire (per event)   Free
Hot air balloon launches (per launch)   £74.28
Circus daily hire fee Small - up to 500 seats capacity

Medium - 501 to 750 seats capacity

Large - 751 to 1000 seats capacity

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


Standpipe hire (for water access) Day hire rate £11.47

All prices are inclusive of VAT unless otherwise stated

Contact us

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