Temporary event notice


Your event must:

  • have fewer than 500 people at any one time, including staff running the event
  • last no more than 168 hours, or 7 days

Restrictions for you:

  • you must be at least 18 years old to apply for a TEN
  • you will need a TEN for each event you hold on the same premises
  • you can get up to 5 TENs a year, or up to 50 TENs a year if you already have a personal licence to sell alcohol

Restrictions for the premises:

  • a single premises can have up to 12 notices applied for in one year
  • you will need a TEN for each event
  • TENs must total not more than 21 days in one year
  • an individual cannot make more than 5 applications

Late TENS restrictions;

  • you can apply for a ‘late TEN’ up to 5 working days before the event
  • you can apply for up to 10 late TENs per calendar year, or up to 5 if you don't have a personal licence 
  • if you are organising separate but consecutive events, there must be at least a 24 hour gap between them