Up to 1,500 people will be allowed to stand at indoor gig venues under new government guidelines.
The 11:30 closing time for pubs and restaurants has been scrapped and people can make multiple bookings.
🚨 New guidelines have been finalised
- multiple bookings allowed
- table service remains & socially distanced queues at bar
- 11:30 closing time gone
🎤 Gig venues
- Up to 1,500 people can stand
- full capacity
- bar service with socially distanced queues
— Stephen Murphy (@StephenMNews) October 21, 2021
Table service remains but people can queue at the bar once social distancing is observed.
Nightclubs will be able to operate at full capacity and people can go to the bar to get a drink while staying 2 metres apart.