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14. Event Fees 2023/2024

Hiring any of our gardens, beaches or open spaces to hold an event incurs a charge. All charges are based on the size and nature of your event and will depend on your application, but typically fall into a structured pricing category. Please note, VAT may be charged depending on the type of event taking place.

Charges from 1 April 2023

Non -refundable administration fee for all events £42.00 plus VAT
Refundable security deposit (returned as long as no damage to the land/ impact on services after the event has taken place)

Events being charged over £250 require a deposit of £750

Event being charged under £250 require a deposit of £100

Educational awareness or community event/stall £40 per day/stall
Local Charity or Social Enterprise (based in Devon) Admin fee only
National Charity or Social Enterprise  £100 per day
Small- scale sports event (under 50 participants)  £40 per day
Large - scale sports event (over 50 participants)  £170 per day
Educational stall Free of charge

Small funfairs active days

(small is 4 rides and under)

£290 per day

Small funfairs stand down days

(small is 4 rides and under)

£106 per day 

Large funfairs active days

(Large is 5 rides and above)

£375 per day 

Large funfairs stand down days

(Large is 5 rides and above)

£137 per day 
Promotional or commercial events £243 per day or £850 per week (7 consecutive days) 
Stand down days £127.50 per day
Promotional or commercial market style stall £43 per day per stall
Bandstand block booking of 8 session (no electric hook up) £116
Bandstand block booking of 8 session with electric hook up) £184
Health activities that are free to attend Free of charge 
Health activities that are tickets (e.g. Yoga) £16 per hour
Any ticketed event POA
Water hook up  £30 per day 
Electric hook up £34 per day
Refundable key deposit  £20 per key

All events require additional bins

6 bins minimum - £90 per day

4 bins (small events only) - £60 per day

Plus transit load of rubbish and delivery rate

Clean up and staffing costs POA
Sand bags (50 per pallet) - these must be returned after use

Up to 4 pallets - £45.00

Up to 8 pallets - £91.00

plus delivery rates

Assortment of garden games

POA based on amount of games, delivery radius (EDDC land only), plus refundable £50 deposit. 

£15 per game 

Plastic chairs (if they remain at the event after the 1st day the charge will be 50% every subsequent day)

£40 for up to 50 chairs 

plus delivery rates