6,000 clubbers will return to the dancefloor in Liverpool this month, to participate in a covid-secure event trial.
In February, it was announced that the government's Events Research Programme (ERP) — which is trialling events at nightclubs, stadiums, theatres and concerts with volunteers — would pilot several events in Liverpool to collect evidence and better understand best practice amid easing coronavirus restrictions.
Ministry of Sound has announced a series of reopening parties taking place this summer.
Glastonbury Festival has teased a new event.
Late yesterday afternoon (25th), the official Glastonbury Festival Twitter account shared a mysterious teaser video with the hashtag #LiveAtWorthyFarm, featuring the festival's iconic Stone Circle.
The video, which was also retweeted by the festival's co-organiser Emily Eavis, comes exactly a week after news broke that Glastonbury had applied for a licence to hold an event on the Worthy Farm site this year.
The Nighttime Industries Association (NTIA) has said that vaccine passports for UK clubs is an “unworkable” option.
After it was revealed the the government has been considering vaccine passports for reopening the hospitality and nightlife sectors, which currently remain closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the NTIA has issued a statement warning that the scheme could cause "further anxiety" for venue operators, with CEO Michael Kill calling the passports a "clear subject of cross sector discrimination.”
Amaarae has announced a 10-date tour of the UK and Europe.
Bronx-born Ghanaian rapper, singer, songwriter and producer Amaarae has revealed plans of a 10-date tour for November this year, where she'll make stops in cities like Amsterdam, Barcelona, London, Paris, Stockholm and more.
Kicking off on the 1st November at Manchester's YES, Amaarae will head to Colours in London's East End on the 3rd, before a run of dates in Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Paris and Barcelona. At the end of the month, Amaarae will make stops in Prague, Copenhagen and Stockholm.
Glastonbury organisers have applied for a licence to hold an event on the Worthy Farm site this year.
Back in January, after confirming that they would update Glasto lovers with news following cancellation speculation, Glastonbury festival's co-organisers Emily Eavis and Michael Eavis confirmed that 2021 will be another forced fallow year for the Somerset festival's flagship event.
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 Post-Brexit EU touring plan for musicians has been proposed by UK Labour MP Harriet Harman.
Liverpool clubbers are set to hit the dancefloor in a coronavirus study event this spring.
In February, as part of the government's "road map" to reopening the UK's closed hospitality and nightlife sectors, The Times announced that an Events Research Programmewi (ERP) was set to launch in April, with trial events at nightclubs, stadiums, theatres, concerts and other events venues all expected to take place with volunteers.
UK festivals are under threat of cancellation without Government insurance, The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) has said.
Following the announcement of the UK government's "roadmap" to reopening the hospitality and live entertainment industries in June, the AIF has warned that a number of festivals could be forced to cancel their 2021 events if they don’t receive Government-backed insurance and VAT intervention before the end of this month.