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Planning an event

East Ayrshire is a vibrant part of south-west Scotland which is steeped in history and culture and has hosted a wide variety of highly successful events. Events are a great way of bringing people together to celebrate our diversity and heritage; from the Tour of Britain Cycle Race to the Cumnock Tryst and the Boswell Book Festival to the Global Market, East Ayrshire really is the perfect setting for them all.

Our Events Team is dedicated to providing information and support to assist organisers to plan and deliver successful and safe events. If you are considering hosting an event in East Ayrshire, whether it’s a small community gala day or a music festival, the resources provided on this page will help guide you through the process to ensure your event is planned and managed safely and legally. 

Guidance and resources

Find guidance and resources on planning an event in East Ayrshire, including helpful documents, templates and useful contacts.

Apply to hold an event

Submit your online application to hold an event in East Ayrshire.

Frequently asked questions

Some of the most commonly asked questions on planning an event in East Ayrshire.

Contact Information


Events and Resilience
Council Headquarters
London Road
Telephone: 01563 576116
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