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Planning an event

Your event

There are lots of outdoor parks and open spaces in Derbyshire Dales that are available for hire for all sorts of outdoor events from small community events to big country shows.

Some of the areas you can hold your event

  • Ashbourne Recreation Ground
  • Bakewell Recreation Ground
  • Bath Gardens, Bakewell
  • Derwent Gardens, Matlock Bath
  • Hall Leys Park, Matlock
  • Brickyard Cottages, Ashbourne
  • Highfield Road Recreation Ground, Ashbourne
  • Smedley Street Park, Matlock
  • Cavendish Road Recreation Ground, Matlock
  • Hurst Farm Recreation Ground, Matlock
  • Bonsall Recreation Ground
  • Middleton Recreation Ground
  • Kingsfield Memorial Ground, Wirksworth
  • Yokecliffe Park, Wirksworth
  • The Dale Play Area, Wirksworth
  • Fanny Shaw Grounds, Wirksworth
  • Bolehill Recreation Ground near Wirksworth
  • Tansley Recreation Ground
  • Starkholmes Recreation Ground
  • Northwood Recreation Ground, Darley Dale
  • Broadwalk Recreation Ground, Darley Dale
  • The Dimple Grounds, Matlock

Enquiry Form

Our Community Events Officer will be happy to help you with guidance and advice along the way.

In the first instance please read the Guidance Notes [PDF 106 kb] and complete the Provisional Enquiry Form.

To help you along the way, the Government's 'can do' guide to organising community events can be a valuable resource.

Helpful Advice

Other helpful advice and forms you may need:

Temporary Event Notice

If you're organising a temporary event and want to serve or sell alcohol, provide late night refreshment, or put on regulated entertainment, you'll need to complete a Temporary Event Notice (TEN).

The licence is required at least 10 working days before an event. You can find out all about the Temporary Event Notice and how to apply here.

Contact us

If you would like more information or would like to speak to someone about your event, please contact us.