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York Guide to Busking Released

The City of York has released clear guidance for buskers, local businesses and residents.

The City of York has released clear guidance for buskers, local businesses and residents.

A Guide to Busking’, was created by City of York Council in collaboration with the Musicians’ Union, Equity, Keep Streets Live and representatives of the business community.

Topics covered include:

- Selecting your pitch

- Volume

- Sensitive areas

- Selling your music, and

- Resolving issues

Based on a similar guide in Liverpool, it represents a move away from heavy regulation, towards mutual respect amongst all those who share public spaces.

For more information on busking in York or Liverpool, please contact the North of England Office.


Published: 02/06/2015
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