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Organising an event


If you're organising a public outdoor event, you'll need to tell us so it can be reviewed by the Safety Advisory Group, giving you advice and guidance to make sure it’s safe.

The Safety Advisory Group includes us and local agencies, including:

  • Kent Police
  • Kent County Council Highways
  • Kent Fire and Rescue Service
  • South East Coast Ambulance and NHS

You’ll need to tell us at least 12 weeks before your event if it doesn’t need a road closure or 17 weeks if it does.

We also recommend that you contact your Parish or Town Council and Ward Councillor to notify them about your event too.

Telling us about your event

You can tell us about your event online. You’ll be able to:

  • send us your documentation
  • manage all your information and documents for any events that you organise
  • use your documents next year by updating them when you run your next event

More information

The Event App website has more information about organising an event, including guidance and template event documents.

If you have any questions, please call the Safety Advisory Group Coordinator 01795 417619 or email

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