Licences for the sale of alcohol, entertainment and late night refreshment are issued by the council for the local area.
All licences within the Licensing Act must be applied for through your local authority. You can visit gov.uk's Premises licence (England and Wales) page for more detailed guidance on licences and how to apply for them.
Important: If you do not have an appropriate licence for the activity you are undertaking you may be prosecuted by the police.
The police are responsible for supporting and assisting partner agencies with enforcing the national Licensing Objectives: