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pennygoodlife Tue 17-May-16 14:30:04

How much is acceptable to charge a bouncy castle stall or ice cream man for his outdoor pitch in the school grounds?

Vickster99 Tue 17-May-16 15:12:45

Charge them nothing and ask for a share of the profits?

Or maybe £50-£200 depending on size of school ect. We are charging £50 for small businesses (craft makers etc) and doing our own bouncy castle and ice cream but keeping all proceeds

NynaevesSister Tue 17-May-16 16:39:10

We charge a percentage of the ice cream vans profits. But we know him (he has family who work at the school). We do our own bouncy castle.

PatriciaHolm Tue 17-May-16 17:32:45

We hire the castles and run them ourselves; ice creams are normally on a % of profit which last year was about £60-£70 I think?

Downside of hiring castles is having enough volunteers to run them!

pennygoodlife Tue 17-May-16 19:09:55

Thx! We thought about % but how do you trust them to give you the correct amount isn't it a bit awkward? We want to hire them due to health and safety and we have no facilities to store ice cream

CB2009 Wed 18-May-16 12:31:10

We charge proper businesses £80 for a stand but busy fair in fairly central London. We manage to get a bouncy castle for free and then charge £2 per timed session. We do ice creams ourselves and charge £1 each

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