Holding an event in Edinburgh

Advice for events planners

The Council Events team can provide advice to event planners on

  • venues
  • permissions
  • licenses

required when holding any kind of public event in Edinburgh. Visit the planning section of the Events Edinburgh website for more information or contact the events team as below.

Download a booklet of general advice and information on insurance and risk management for community groups (PDF - 575.42 KB)

Apply for a raised structure permit

You need to apply for  permit if you want to erect or use a platform, stage, stand or similar structure over 600mm high. 

Download the raised structure guidance and application form (PDF 79.46 KB)

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