Entertainment Licence Information
If you own are are responsible for premises that are used for entertainment, then you will
most likely be required to have an Entertainment Licence by your local council in order to
comply with The Local Government Miscellaneous Provisions (Northern Ireland) Order 1985
These premises can range from small halls to large purpose built multi-use complexes,
including bars, clubs, restaurants, snooker halls, leisure centres and marquees. Venues
may also include open-air musical entertainment and street entertainment.as detailed below
Boxing matches or exhibitions and similar sports
Music, singing, dancing or similar entertainments
Snooker, pool, billiards and dart matches, or exhibitions and similar games
Video game machines.
Events which have outdoor festivals, music, singing, dancing etc.
Open-air concerts (whether or not there is a charge).
The purpose of an Entertainment Licence is to ensure that people enjoy themselves in safety
and in reasonable comfort knowing that should an emergency occur, they will be able to l
eave the premises or venue safely.
When you apply for an Entertainment Licence you will be asked for a range of certificates
and documents such as insurance details, plans, Mains Electrical Installation condition report etc
This will also include the Fire Safety documents detailed below
Current Fire Extinguisher Maintenance Certificate
Fire Alarm Maintenance Certificate
Emergency Lighting Maintenance Certificate
Current Fire Risk Assessment
We can help with all these items!
If your premises require an annual Entertainment Licence please get in touch and see how we can help!