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Temporary Event Notices

You will need to apply for a Temporary Event Notice if you want to carry out a one-off licensable activity in unlicensed premises.

Temporary Event Notice

Temporary Event Notices (TEN's) are used to cover licensable activities such as:

  • the sale or supply of alcohol
  • late night refreshment (hot food or drink between 11pm and 5am) or
  • regulated entertainment

at an event in a venue without a premise licence or club certificate. More information can be found in the TEN fact sheet and Guidance Notes.


Applying for a Temporary Event Notice

Please complete the application for a Temporary Event Notice.

If you wish to submit your Temporary Event Notice in paper format, remember to send:

  • 1 copy of the Temporary Event Notice to Cambridgeshire Police
  • 1 copy of the Temporary Event Notice to the Environmental Health team at Fenland District Council
  • 2 copies of the Temporary Event Notice to the Licensing Team at Fenland District Council



The fee for a Temporary Event Notice is £21.00, this is non-refundable


Deadline for submission

A Temporary Event Notice (TEN) can be submitted up to 12 months prior to the event and should be submitted at least 10 clear working days prior to the event.  

However, a Late TEN may be submitted no earlier that 9 working days and no later than 5 clear working days before the event.   

Please note: a Late TEN submitted less than 5 clear working days prior to the event to which it relates will be returned as void and the activities described in it will not be authorised.