Berlin is on track to officially declare its nightclubs as cultural institutions, RA reports.
Having been previously classified as "entertainment venues" alongside brothels, arcades and casinos, the change in legal status will protect certain nightclubs in the German capital from gentrification, and means they will be permitted to open in more parts of the city. They will also benefit from tax breaks.
A 5000-person concert held in Spain has shown “no sign” of increased COVID-19 infections, researchers have said.
On 27th March, 5,000 music fans attended the concert at Barcelona's Palau Sant Jordi arena as part of a series of pilot events, which tested the effectiveness of rapid coronavirus testing as a way of preventing infections at large events.
A new open-air avenue has opened in East London.
The latest addition to London's alfresco offerings, after London club Colour Factory opened its new outdoor space in Queen's Yard earlier this month, HWK's new terrace space The Lot in Hackney Wick is now open.
London club Colour Factory is opening a new outdoor space.
Formerly Mick's Garage in Hackney Wick, Colour Factory is set to open its doors with a brand new outdoor event space this Friday (16th), with a 300-capacity area dubbed Colour Garden.
Ministry of Sound has announced a series of reopening parties taking place this summer.
A shortage in nightclub security staff could stop venues from opening their doors later this year.
As the UK gears up to reopen the hospitality and nightlife sectors, following Prime Minister Boris Johnson's announcement that nightclubs across the country could be reopened as soon as the 21st June, a shortage in security staff could potentially prevent nightclubs from reopening in the coming months.
A London club photography project titled Let Us Dance has been launched to raise awareness of the impact COVID-19 has had on the nightlife industry, and to help raise funds for the Night Time Industries Association.
Photographers and Khroma Collective co-founders Jake Davis & Rob Jones joined together during lockdown to document over 40 of London’s most iconic nightclubs and venues, which have largely remained shuttered since March 2020 due to coronavirus.
Clubs in the UK could be open by June, the UK Government has announced.
Almost 12 months ago, nightclubs and music venues in the UK were ordered to close with immediate effect due to the spread of COVID-19. Today (22nd), UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has given hope to the sector, announcing that nightclubs across the country could be reopened as soon as the 21st June.