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Ref No. 053919

Premises: Betsy's Knapp, Corner Bickwell Lane & Station Road/Bulverton Rd, Sidmouth, Devon

Ward: Sidmouth Town

Name of Applicant: Sidmouth FolkWeek Productions Ltd

Premises Licence Variation Application to include
The Variation relates as follows:

This is a variation to a time limited premises licence already granted to cover the period 29/07/22 - 06/08/2022 for Sidmouth Folk Week.  There are no amendments to the dates, timings or activities already granted

Change of marquee size and layout with regards Betsy's Lounge, with outdoor seating for beer garden and outdoor food vendors located to the side of the marquee. Addition of a coffee stall.

Last Date for receipt of representations by the Licensing Authority
4th July 2022

Ref No. 053847

Premises: Event Field, Escot Park, Devon, EX11 1LU

Ward: Tale Vale/Ottery St Mary

Name of Applicant: The Media Company Publications Ltd

TIME LIMITED Premises Application for 16th, 17th and 18th September 2022 ONLY - Foodies Festival

Premises Licence Application to include
Premises Open Hours requested
Friday, Saturday & Sunday 11:00 to 22:00

Activities - Times requested
E. Performance of live music (Outdoors)
Friday, Saturday & Sunday 11:00 22:00
F. Playing of recorded music (Indoors & Outdoors)
Friday, Saturday & Sunday 11:00 22:00
J. Supply of alcohol for consumption ON and OFF the premises
Friday, Saturday & Sunday 11:00 22:00


The event will be appropriately stewarded and controlled by SIA registered security with staffing levels detailed in Security Operations Plan and ESMP.

Site fenced to prevent unrestricted access and procedures in place to control numbers on site.

Access for ticket holders only.

Personal license holder on site at all times.

Challenge 25 in place.

Public nuisance from noise controlled by noise management plan.

Children and vulnerable adults policy in place.

Covid safe measures put in place to comply with government guidance.

The site will be accessible to ticket holders only and experienced SIA security and stewards will monitor and control entry.

Clear entry policy in ESMP including provision of prohibited items and list and search policy. Audience profiles shows low risk of unacceptable behaviour.

Roaming security patrols will liaise with personal License holder and event management staff to inform about any act or any criminal or antisocial behaviour.

Challenge 25 in place and radio comms used.

The occupancy will be restricted to 4999 people at any one time and numbers on site controlled by SIA security at main entrance.

Additional emergency exits manned and opened in the case of a major incident.

Fire risk assessment and general risk assessment will be in place.

First aid provision in place during opening hours.

Festival site will be Covid safe with Government guidelines followed.

The event opening hours will be restricted to 11.00 - 22.00 in order to avoid disturbance to local residents.

Amplified music levels will be controlled and a noise monitoring system will be in place linked to a sound engineer so that noise levels are controlled.

Offsite noise levels will not exceed a level at the nearest residence that is equivalent to usual ambient sounds.

Maintenance and construction activities shall only be carried out between 08.00 and 23.00 hours on event days and 08.00 and 20.00 on any other day.

Waste and litter on site will be cleared regularly by onsite cleaning team.

A designated DBS checked member of staff will be available to deal with lost children and there will be a Children and Vulnerable Adults policy contained in the ESMP and communicated to all staff.

Unaccompanied children will not be admitted to the site.

Last Date for receipt of representations by the Licensing Authority
11th July 2022