Bute Park and Sophia Gardens receive numerous requests throughout the year from events, often on other sites, to use land as a launch site for fireworks to complement their events.
An application and related documents is required for this activity through the normal procedure.
Hire fees apply, please note all prices are indicative and final fees will be negotiated on a case-by-case basis with the Bute Park Manager. Costs of a Site Supervisor, if required, will be in addition to the costs outlined below.
|EVENT SIZE AND TYPE||Fireworks less than 10 min||Fireworks greater than 10 min|
|Community / Not For Profit (No Entrance Fee)||Negotiable with Parks Events Manager||Negotiable with Parks Events Manager|
|Not For Profit with Entrance Fee/ doing charity Fundraising||Negotiable with Parks Events Manager||Negotiable with Parks Events Manager|
|Hospitality / private parties||£1,250||£1,750|
|Bond – always charged unless very low risk||£500||£500|
Permission may be granted through negotiation. Activity must be covered in the event RAAll event guidance