A Temporary Event Notice (TEN), authorises any event involving any form of licensable activity in a premises that is not already licensed for that activity or additional licensable activities in premises that are already licensed. It can also be used to extend the hours of a licensable activities in premises that are already licensed.
Licensable activity includes:
• selling alcohol
• serving alcohol to members of a private club
• providing entertainment, such as music, dancing or indoor sporting events
• serving hot food or drink between 11pm and 5am
‘Serving’ a Temporary Event Notice is how the process of applying for a TEN is formally known.