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Covid impact: ‘As the effects of pandemic restrictions have seen all venues hit pause on operating as usual, these are felt in a unique way for LGBTQ+ venues and communities’ (Image: Getty/nrqemi)

Opinion – Pride 2021

‘Nights out should be about fun and freedom, not fear’

By Aliyah Rawat, associate trainer, Good Night Out Campaign

As a London-based trainer for Good Night Out Campaign (GNO), an event producer and DJ, I have seen first-hand the precarious position Covid-19 restrictions has placed the industry in.

Dance again: individuals took part in pilot events that saw clubbing permitted for the first time in over a year (image: Getty/master1305)

Just 15 Covid positive in event pilots

By Emily Hawkins

Just 0.03% of participants in the Government's series of large event pilots tested positive for coronavirus in the process, according to initial reports.

Cultural change: 'pubs and restaurants have made headlines consistently over the past nine months, but the incredibly serious, potentially existential crisis, facing night clubs doesn’t seem to be penetrating the zeitgeist in the same way'

Analysis

Night clubs 'unfortunate, unnoticed casualties' of coronavirus

By Stuart Stone

While the existential crisis facing night clubs hasn’t occupied as many column inches as the plight of pubs, a number of sector stakeholders believe that lights out for late nights out would change not just the complexion of the hospitality sector, but...

Tighter purse strings: while the average consumer spends more than £70 per night out, revellers a strict in ensuring they stick to a budget according to Deltic's Night Index

90% of clubbers on a budget

By Stuart Stone

Only one-in-ten Brits head out on the tiles without money on their mind according to late night bar and club operator Deltic’s latest Night Index,

David Beckham has launched the first Haig Club London at the Wellington Arch

Brands

Beckham kicks off Haig Club London residency

By James Evison

David Beckham welcomed guests last night (1 March) to the first evening of the Haig Club residency in London - part of Diageo's plans to promote the single grain whisky brand. 

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Good Friday restrictions QWhat is the position regarding Good Friday under our new licence? We applied for conversion and variation and just put down...

Definition of 'guest' scrutinised

Definition of 'guest' scrutinised

By Peter Coulson

In the good old days, a guest was a guest. You entertained him (usually a 'him') in your plush club, the account was rendered to you later, discreetly, and he never reached into his pocket for anything.