Our eight Royal Parks are among the most visited attractions in the UK and we have a long tradition of hosting events, including those of an historic or national significance. Events provide a vital source of income to The Royal Parks; without our event income we could not continue to maintain the parks to high standards against a backdrop of declining government funding.
As custodians of these unique spaces, we seek to balance the enjoyment and inclusion that events in open spaces can bring to the communities and visitors we serve locally, nationally and internationally, with the provision of spaces for quiet enjoyment and relaxation.
Hosting Major Events in the Royal Parks (PDF 1075.88 KB) outlines why we host events, the guiding principles by which we prioritise events, and our approach to hosting events.
The Major Events calendar for 2015 is full, we are therefore not taking any more applications for this year.
If you wish to apply for an event in 2016, please fill out the events application form. We will review all applications in the Autumn.
There are a limited number of spaces available to hold small events in the Royal Parks in 2015. Small events are typically:
Commercial activity is tightly controlled, but we're keen to work in partnership to develop activities and events that encourage new groups and communities into the parks.
The types of events we will not normally consider include:
For small event enquires, contact the respective Park Office.
For major events, contact:
T. 0300 061 2066
Small Events in The Royal Parks [156kb]
Event Application Form [322kb]
Policy on Assemblies, Demonstrations, Rallies & Marches (PDF 41.32kB)