Temporary Event Notice (TEN)
A Temporary Event Notice (TEN) is given by an individual (a premises user) and authorises the premises user to conduct one or more licensable activities at a premises for no more than 168 hours (21 days).
TENs can be used to authorise relatively small-scale ad hoc events held in or on any premises involving no more then 499 people at any one time, subject to certain restrictions.
Temporary event notices (TENs) can be given to permit any or all of the following:
- The sale of alcohol
- The supply of alcohol to members of a registered club
- Provision of late night refreshment - hot food or hot drink at any time after 23:00 or before 05:00.
- Entertainment which is defined as:
- a performance of a play
- an exhibition of a film
- an indoor sporting event
- a boxing or wrestling entertainment
- a performance of live music
- any playing of recorded music
- a performance of dance
- entertainment of a similar description to that falling within paragraphs (5), (6) or (7), where the entertainment takes place in the presence of an audience and is provided for the purpose, or for purposes which include the purpose, of entertaining that audience