Street Parties and Fêtes

The seasonal fête and street party is a great British tradition. There is no better way for people to get to know their neighbours and meet members of their community, than by holding an event on their doorstep.

Events such as The Big Lunch in London, the Royal Wedding in 2011, the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and the Olympics in 2012 show that there is a demand for street parties and fêtes.  This is Big Society in action.

Find out how to arrange a temporary road closure for an event.

Where regulated entertainment (live or recorded music, dancing etc.) takes place before an audience, or the sale of alcohol, a Temporary Event Notice may be required.

The Department for Communities and Local Government has published guidance for residents who wish to hold street parties (external link).


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