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Hosting community bonfire & fireworks night

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waddleandtoddle Tue 10-Oct-17 22:13:48

Do you need to get insurance these days to host a fireworks event?

I volunteer at a local sports club - very small place - at what point do you need to insure a fireworks party? Do we need event insurance, even if we put in place H&S? The club is insured, but I don't want to call the insurance company to acknowledge the event without an idea of how much it should cost - we are not for profit.

Thanks :-)

Creampastry Tue 10-Oct-17 22:48:28

You will surely need public liability insurance!

HeddaGarbled Tue 10-Oct-17 22:56:34

Yes, you definitely need event insurance - imagine all the things that could go wrong. Do you remember the multiple car crash which was at one point thought to have been caused by smoke from a bonfire at a public event? That's the sort of thing that you just can't foresee. Don't take the risk.

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