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My Daughter is 17 and plays in a rock band. She has been

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My Daughter is 17 and plays in a rock band. She has been turned away from a pub that she was booked to play in by the doorman, although she had spent the afternoon setting up and sound checking. She was accompanied by myself, her father. What is the licensing law in this case ?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

Upon performing or buying alcohol?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Purely performing.
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

Anybody can perform in a pub. The restrictions are upon buying alcohol.

That said, a pub can deny entry to any person they like. Their invitation to enter is one that can be withdraw in their sole discretion unless it offends against the Equal Opportunities legislation.

There are child labour laws but they wouldn't be breached here.

Can I clarify anything for you?

Jo

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you. Would it be likely that there could be any condition attached to the Pub Licence at all ?
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

Not on performances.

I suppose it is possible but not likely.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you. I think that answers my question.
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

No problem.

All the best.

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