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Household Support Fund

Due to predicted high demand, applications for the Household Support Fund have now closed. Further support can be found on our Cost of Living and Household Support pages

Thousands of borough residents and visitors enjoy a wide range of public events on offer in the area every year.

We encourage and welcome the hosting of events across the borough and we want to help you run a safe and successful event.  The event organiser is responsible for all aspects of the event (including the impact of coronavirus) and needs to consider the wellbeing of attendees and also the impact and potential inconvenience the event may cause for pedestrians and traffic not attending the event.

Below you will find a comprehensive event application form; a step-by-step guide to all aspects of hosting an event of any size.

For advice on holding an event in the borough or help with your application please call: 01384 817834.

  • Please note: due to the current pandemic of Covid-19 you need to adhere to latest government guidelines in place for Dudley borough when planning any event. Ensure that you keep up-to-date with changes, which may be sudden or last minute, and ensure your plans mitigate any risks involved and include contingencies for postponement or cancellation.

Notify us of an event you intend to hold

Before completing the full event application form you can let us know about a forthcoming event by completing the following notification of intended event form:

Event application form

If you are looking to hold an event please complete the event application form below, save and return to us at: 

Alternatively you can print, complete and return by post to:

Events team
Dudley Council
Council House

Your form will be reviewed by the events team and you will be advised about the next steps.

Guidance, terms and conditions

When completing the event application form we advise that you read our terms and conditions for events and our full risk assessment guidance notes below:

What happens after I send my event application?

Your event application form will be considered by the Safety Advisory Group (SAG) which is made up of police, fire, medical and council staff. Their role is to ensure you run a safe event and will advise on any issues that you may need to consider further.

Once approved by SAG your event can go ahead as planned.