Night Time Economy

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.

Vaccine passports: it has been reported that individuals will not need to declare their 'Covid status' before large events (image: Getty/Lubo Ivanko)

Vaccine passport plans 'killed off'

By Emily Hawkins

Government plans to legally enforce ‘vaccine passports’ for large events have reportedly been dropped to the delight of night life bosses.

Hit hard: the late-night sector has been shut since March, with no news on a reopening date

Deltic Group 'put up for sale'

By Nikkie Thatcher

Late-night operator Deltic Group has launched a merger and acquisition process in a bid to help its future, The Morning Advertiser understands.

Tuned in: United We Stream has raised more than £250,000. Pictured Andy Burnham (left) and Sacha Lord

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Apply for United We Stream’s £260,000 Covid-19 relief fund

By Stuart Stone

Pubs, bars and music venues in Greater Manchester can now apply for additional Covid-19 funding after the region’s live gig platform, United We Stream, raised more than a quarter of a million pounds in its first month.