On Monday we’ll be submitting MUG’s comments on LBH’s proposed new Parks Events Policy. If you have thoughts please let me have them by the end of Sunday, either by email or here. The draft policy can be downloaded here.
The policy would allow more and bigger events in the park. Income from events will go to LBH funds up to an annual target; any surplus goes to the park.The user group will be charged £50 for an event with more than 250 attending.
Currently we have the fun fair, the fun day and little events such as sponsored walks & doctor bikes. This would allow:
- 1 fenced (ticketed) event per year 10,000 maximum capacity (South Millfields)
- 2 large scale (>1000 attendance) Community events per year numbers to be set by LBH on basis of application
- 1 fun fair per year
- 1 circus per year
- 2 corporate / brand events per year
- 5 private/family celebration events per year
The application and consultation process is rationalised: whether to the detriment of the user group is something we’re trying to work out.