Application Form

Please complete the following online request form and submit to us for consideration:

Mobile Street Artist Application

Supporting Documentation

You will also need to send us a recent photograph of yourself for us to use on your ID badge.

Further Requirements

You must ensure that you have read and agree to the Council’s general conditions relating to Street Trading Consents as well as the special conditions set out below:

i)  A mobile street artist is defined as a person who only sketches/paints and only sells his/her own art work.

ii)  A mobile street artist has no fixed location but with local authority consent moves from location to location and shall not occupy one location for more than 3 hours and shall not return to that location or within 50 metres of it the same day.

iii)  The artist shall not obstruct the highway nor shall his/her artistic work lead to the highway being obstructed by people gathering to watch the artist at work.

iv)  The artist shall not make use of the street furniture e.g. public seats, lamp posts, railings, walls, pavements etc.

v)  No mobile street artist shall occupy a place within 50 metres of any other mobile street artist or within 50 metres of any other authorised street trading pitch which deals in art or craft work.

vi)  The area occupied by the artist shall not exceed 1.5 m x 1.5 m.

vii)  Each consent shall be issued to a single person and is not transferable to another under any circumstances.

viii)  The permitted trading days and hours will be stipulated on the consent.  Consents will only be issued for trading between the hours of 09:00 and 18:00.

ix)  The Artist shall immediately stop his/her activities in that place when requested to do so by a Police Constable or a Council Officer.

If you want to sketch or paint and sell your work on the streets of Bath and North East Somerset you will need a Mobile Street Artist Consent.

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