Update on our Events Restarting

Update on our Events Restarting

Following the announcement by the Prime Minister, Monday 5th April 2021, on the roadmap out of Covid restrictions, non-essential retail and other services can reopen from Monday 12th April as follows: -

  • non-essential retail will be able to reopen
  • personal care premises such as hairdressers and nail salons will be able to reopen
  • public buildings such as libraries and community centres will be able to reopen
  • outdoor hospitality venues will be able to reopen, with table service only
  • most outdoor attractions including zoos, theme parks, and drive-in performances (such as cinemas and concerts) will be able to reopen
  • some smaller outdoor events such as fetes, literary fairs, and fairgrounds will be able to take place
  • indoor leisure and sports facilities will be able to reopen for individual exercise, or exercise with your household or support bubble
  • all childcare and supervised activities will be allowed indoors (as well as outdoors) for all children. Parent and child groups can take place indoors (as well as outdoors) for up to 15 people (children under 5 will not be counted in this number)
  • weddings, civil partnership ceremonies, wakes and other commemorative events will be able to take place for up to 15 people (anyone working is not included in this limit), including in indoor venues that are permitted to open or where an exemption applies. Wedding receptions can also take place for up to 15 people, but must take place outdoors, not including private gardens
  • self-contained accommodation will be able to open for overnight stays in England with your household or support bubble
  • you should continue to minimise the amount that you travel where possible


Unfortunately, this means that whilst local town centre markets can reopen from the 12th April most of our client local authorities do not class our event markets as essential retail so for the next few weeks we will not be holding any events. Please keep monitoring the web site to see which events have been cancelled. It is understandable that most local authorities are taking a cautious approach to reopening the town centres and we will have to be patient. I am certain that if improvements continue with declining numbers of people in hospital and numbers of people affected by Covid that our events will be very much needed in helping the regeneration of town and city centres

It is looking like we will not be able to hold any events until at the earliest the next date in the Govt’s route map which is the 15th May 2021. Our team are working extremely hard to develop a program of events but as you can imagine things are changing frequently

For further information you can a visit

(COVID-19) Coronavirus restrictions: what you can and cannot do - GOV.UK (

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