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If you wish to show, demonstrate or perform a hypnotism act in public you must apply to us for a permit. 

To apply:

  • Provide us with 28 days notice
  • Send us a copy of your public liability insurance
  • There is no fee or prescribed form

Performances must comply with the Hypnotism Act 1952

Please see guidance on stage hypnotism from the Home Office in the:

Apply online to exhibit, demonstrate or perform hypnotism

You can apply online on the GOV.UK website: