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Funfair and circus

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What you need to know

We welcome funfair or circus events in some of our parks. Events will not go ahead without written confirmation from us.

We need to receive your application and supporting documents no later than three months before your event.

Further information and guidance

For more advice on organising a safe and successful event, read our event guidance notes (PDF) [509KB] or visit the HSE website. (opens new window)

Fees

Set up/dismantle days

£339 per day

Operational days (5% discount if onsite longer than 6 days)

£675 per day

Hire of Shalford Common including set up/dismantle

£256 per day

How to apply

We need to receive your application and supporting documents no later than three months before your event.

To apply to run a funfair and circus you need to:

Once we've received your application, we'll:

Before your event can be confirmed, you will need to:

  • fill in our  risk assessment template (Word doc) [111KB] or provide your own risk assessment
  • attach a copy of your Public Liability Insurance certificate
  • provide a site location and event layout plan
  • provide any other details we have asked for

You can email your application and supporting documents to parks@guildford.gov.uk

What happens next?

When we've received all the necessary documents and information needed from you, we'll:

  • write to you by email and confirm that your event can go ahead
  • invoice you for the hire of the park