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Hamish Birchall Bulletin


Friday 23rd June 2006 - DCMS Busking Advice

Further to my report yesterday that Southwark council is requiring buskers to obtain Temporary Event Notices, it would seem this contradicts advice issued by the Department for Culture. According to this DCMS press release issued on 18 February 2003, 'Busking will NOT be licensable' under the new licensing laws:

Scroll down for the reference under 'Notes to Editors'.

Hamish Birchall