We are responsible for enforcing food hygiene and health and safety legislation at public outdoor events.

This includes: trade shows, promotional and sporting events, fairs, carnivals, street events, festivals, and at outdoor catering events such as weddings, large BBQs and parties. The following pages of advice are based on the requirements of:

  • Food Safety Act 1990
  • Regulation (EC) 852/2004 on the Hygiene of Foodstuffs
  • The Food Hygiene (England) Regulations 2006
  • Health and Safety at work etc Act 1974

The standards we have indicated are the minimum that we can accept. If you would like to discuss food hygiene or health and safety details of your event please contact the Commercial Team on:

Contacts and information

The Outdoor Events Guide booklet below gives you advice on good hygiene practice and health and safety requirements and how to comply with the requirements of the legislation.

We want to ensure that your event is run in a safe manner using sensible risk assessment. Health and safety laws are there to protect people and to ensure that everyone has a good time without any accidents.

If you would like assistance with the organisation of your event you can contact our Business Support Team on .

Last updated: Fri 30th September, 2022 @ 14:25