FAQ on Outdoor Event bookings during Covid-19

Markeaton park

Tue 28 Apr 2020

Q. Have any events been cancelled?

A. All events on Derby City Council property have been cancelled up until at least the end of Aug 2020.

Q. Will the events affected be rescheduled?

A. The Derby LIVE Outdoor Events Team, are working hard to reschedule the affected events where possible.

Q. Can I make an event booking?

AYes the Derby LIVE Outdoor Events Team are all working from home to be on hand and support event organisers, however we will not be taking any new bookings until later in the year.

Q. Can I get a busking license?

A. Yes you can apply but we will not be able to arrange a busking audition until after 30 May 2020. Dependant on Government advice, these may have to be cancelled or rescheduled.

Q. Can I apply for a street café?

A. Yes you can apply but we will not be able to arrange a site meeting until after 30 May 2020. Dependant of Government advice, these may have to be cancelled or rescheduled.

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. Yes you can apply but we won’t be able to look at any dates before 30 May 2020. Dependant of Government advice, these may have to be cancelled or rescheduled.

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

A. Yes you can apply but we won’t be able to look at any dates before 30 May 2020. Dependant of Government  advice, these may have to be cancelled or rescheduled.

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

A. Yes you can apply but we won’t be able to look at any dates before 30 May 2020. Dependant of Government  advice, these may have to be cancelled or rescheduled.

Q. I have a stall booked at an event which is due to take place in the summer which I need to pay for. Can I pay for it over the telephone or online?

A. We will contact all stallholders individually about their individual payments.

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