Supporting community events

If you need help and support to organise your community event we are here to help. We have an agreement with Southend Council to provide advice and guidance to members of the community who are organising. Working with us makes the process of writing event plans that much easier and helps to ease the process of presenting them to Southend Borough Council’s Safety Advisory Group (SAG).

Our services include

  • Support in planning in your event
  • Help in drafting event management plans
  • Help in arranging meetings with key stakeholders
  • Drafting event management plans
  • Support with the application process
  • Attendance at the SAG
  • Attendance at your event
  • Managing your event

We have supported

  • The planning and delivery of the St Georges day parade
  • The planning and delivery of   Armed forces day
  • The planning and delivery of rememberance day across the Borough
  • The Southend Community Event on behalf of South Essex Homes
  • The planning of the Raft Race for Thorpe Bay Rotary
  • The planning of and delivery of the screening of the Battle of the Somme

What our community groups say about us

” The Southend Community Event may not of gone ahead in 2016 as at the last minute we found out paperwork was not correct thanks to Southend Carnival Events we managed to pull it off, Garry’s, their Chair helped us getting the paperwork correct in time was invaluable to our group. The help did not stop there either on the day whilst setting up Garry attended and advised us on a couple of things as well.  

Chair of the Southend Community Event  Shirley O’Reilly

Hire of community event equipment

We also provide the hire of community event equipment at a cost the fraction of private hire. The hire fee offsets the cost of maintaining the equipment, the replacement and the issuing and receipt of equipment. Please use the booking link at the bottom of the table to make online bookings. View instructions on how to book, and see terms and conditions here.

Equipment Hire Fees - Southend Carnival Events 2018

Pricing and options for 2018
Description Organisations < £10k t/o Organisations > £10k t/o  Commercial company
Barrier 1m x 2.3m £5.00 £10.00 £17.50
Barrier 2m £5.00 £10.00 £17.50
Traffic cones per cone £1.00 £1.75 £2.00
Gazebo 3mx3m £20.00 £35.00 £40.00
Signs [various] per sign £1.00 £1.50 £5.00
Mobile lectern with plinth £15.00 £25.00 £30.00
Lockers – per locker £10.00 £15.00 £25.00
Electronic till £20.00 £25.00 £35.00
Medical bed £10.00 £15.00 £20.00
Flip chart £5.00 £5.00 £5.00
Hi-Vis vest £5 per 10 £7.50 per 10 £10 per 10

Southend Carnival CIC, Gleneagles Guest House, 5-6 Clifftown Parade, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England, SS1 1DP
Company No. 10641997