Published date: 19 April 2018

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 19 May 2018

Contract summary


  • Event services - 79952000

  • Entertainment services - 92300000

Location of contract


Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

19 April 2018

Closing date

19 May 2018

Contract start date

30 June 2018

Contract end date

30 June 2020

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (below threshold)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

This procedure can be used for procurements below the relevant contract value threshold.

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The Council is looking for an experienced and highly reputable partner that will provide a high quality service for a number of outdoor events throughout the years 2018, 2019 and 2020. The events are family fun days in parks around the Parish and in the Pedestrianised Town Centre. Access to funfair rides, staging and lighting and musical entertainment will be required in addition to event managaement.

The contractor must have the flexibility, resources and experience to be in a position to provide other types of events as required; for example outdoor music or cinema events, sporting events etc.

Applications should be sent in writing to the Town Clerk, Stanley Town Council, Civic Hall, Stanley DH9 0NA

More information


Additional text

Stanley Town Council is the local (First tier) Council for the Town of Stanley in County Durham and the surrounding villages. The Council has for several years provided a number of community events throughout the year and arranged these events itself through its own internal team. The Council has decided that it would be more effective to partner with a proessional events management company to deliver these events and improve them for the benefit of local residents/

About the buyer

Contact name

Alan Shaw


Front Street


01207 299109