You need to be covered by a TV Licence to:
It is the address that is licensed rather than the TV receiving equipment, so you would need a licence even if you were using your own devices away from your licensed address.
In exceptional circumstances, the BBC can grant a dispensation for the temporary use of TV equipment away from the licensed address. For an event to be considered for dispensation, all the following must apply:
The TV receiving equipment must be:
The decision on whether a particular event is of national importance is taken on a case-by-case basis, taking into account all relevant factors. These include whether the event is of a constitutional nature, whether the event has a high level of public interest, whether the event is a bank holiday, and whether people are likely to want to watch the televised event in a community setting such as a street party, place of worship or community centre where TVs may not normally be used.
If you’re still not sure if your event is covered by a dispensation or you have any further questions, please contact us (in step 2 of the form click the 'Contact us' button at the bottom).