Support available to Event Organisers
Taunton Deane Borough Council actively encourages quality events to take place in Taunton town centre. If you are considering arranging an event, particularly on one of our open spaces contact the Marketing Team on 01823 340474 to discuss how we can help bring your event to life
The support available to organisers includes:
- A one-stop events booking service
- Use of high quality open spaces within Taunton town centre
- Marketing and promotional opportunities through printed media, social media and our destination website www.visitsomerset.co.uk/Taunton. The Council also owns and manages six information rotundas, banners and pennants sites across the town centre
- Box Office facilities and support for ticket sales online and in person through the Taunton Visitor Centre
- Taunton Events Group, which brings together all the event organisers in the area
- Taunton Deane Safety Advisory Group, offering advice to major event organisers, drawing upon the main Safety and Regulatory Authorities.
- Use of the Council’s Town Centre Events Licence for major and innovative events
- Expert advice on event organisation, marketing and completion of Event Management Plans, and signposting towards other sources of expertise, infrastructure and funding.
- Provision of support for events from the Deane DLO. The DLO team has expertise in the provision of events support, eg: Transport Management planning, fencing, cleansing, available at very competitive rates
- Business networking amongst the business community in Taunton Deane