Child performance and activities: licensing legislation

Departmental advice for those working with children in certain types of performance or activity in England.

Applies to England



This departmental advice is for:

  • organisers of performances and activities involving children
  • parents and carers
  • local authorities
  • schools
  • magistrates’ courts

It explains the legislation set out to safeguard children taking part in:

  • professional or amateur performance
  • paid sport
  • paid modelling
Published 6 February 2015