Busking

Busking in the Waterfall area at Market Place

COVID-19 updates

Our space hire services and outdoor events programme continues to be reviewed.

For up to date information on what is available, from Street cafe and Busking licenses to Road closure requests, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions here.

We welcome buskers in Derby city centre and a busking licence is free of charge.

If you wish to busk in the city centre you will need to return a completed application form along with two passport size photographs, and successfully complete an audition.

The minimum age for busking is 16.

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