Vaccination records will be tested at a number of sporting events in the coming weeks as the lockdown regulations are slowly being lifted.
Movie screenings, comedy events, and even a nightclub will also test them out on certain days.
Boris Johnson is set to make an announcement on Easter Monday that is expected to announce the nine vaccination trials that are taking place across England. The mirror reports.
The Prime Minister will confirm exactly what regulations will be put in place to allow people to attend sporting events, nightclubs and theaters under the announcement on Easter Monday.
This takes into account vaccination status and a recent negative COVID-19 test or natural immunity demonstrated by creating a positive PCR test in the past six months.
The first event is slated to start as early as next week and is part of the overall plan to end social distancing measures by June 21.
Here we look at the nine confirmed studies scheduled to take place nationwide in the coming weeks.
- 1 1st Hot Water Comedy Club, Liverpool, April 16th
- 2 2nd FA Cup Semi-Finals, Wembley Stadium, April 18th
- 3 3rd World Snooker, Crucible Theater, April 17th – May 3rd
- 4 4. Luna Cinema, Liverpool, 23.-25. April
- 5 5. Fun Runs with 3,000 participants, Hatfield House, 24.-25. April
- 6 6th Carabao Cup Final, Wembley Stadium, April 25th
- 7 7th ACC Business Event, Liverpool, April 28th
- 8 8th Circus Nightclub, Liverpool, April 30th – May 1st
- 9 9th FA Cup Final, Wembley Stadium, May 15th
1st Hot Water Comedy Club, Liverpool, April 16th
A crowd of 300 can visit the M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool to watch the Paul Smith, Adam Rowe, Jamie Sutherland and Mick Ferry comics.
The event takes place at the Hot Water Comedy Club.
Its co-founder, Binty Blair, said, “It won’t quite return to normal, but it’s a step in the right direction.”
2nd FA Cup Semi-Finals, Wembley Stadium, April 18th
Before the FA Cup final, the semi-finals between Leicester City and Southampton will be played at Wembley. 4,000 fans can watch.
The winners will face either Manchester City or Southampton in the final.
It will be the largest audience in UK football since the initial lockdown, but tickets will only be given to residents such as Brent Council staff, health workers, teachers and students over the age of 18.
3rd World Snooker, Crucible Theater, April 17th – May 3rd
Tickets for a full house of 1,000 snooker lovers attending the World Championships at Sheffield’s Crucible Theater are already sold out.
World Snooker Tour Chairman Barry Hearn said, “This is great news for the players who really missed playing in front of an audience.”
4. Luna Cinema, Liverpool, 23.-25. April
The Luna cinema shows films in an open-air event, in which 1,000 film fans can take part.
The films that will be shown on the Liverpool waterfront have not yet been announced.
George Wood, founder of Luna Cinema, said, “After months of watching movies at home, we will all be amazed by the return of cinema to the big screen.”
5. Fun Runs with 3,000 participants, Hatfield House, 24.-25. April
Hatfield House in Hertfordshire hosts three 10 km long fun runs, each with 3,000 runners and up to 3,000 spectators.
Racing events, like other sporting events, have been hard hit by the pandemic. Hundreds were canceled last year.
The organizers of London Marathon Events say there is a lot of interest in the fun runs.
6th Carabao Cup Final, Wembley Stadium, April 25th
4,000 spectators can watch the Carabao Cup final between Tottenham and Manchester City at Wembley.
It is unclear whether City fans will be allowed to travel from Manchester for the game.
A negative cross-flow test is required for entry, which is carried out less than 24 hours in advance.
The audience must then perform a home PCR test.
7th ACC Business Event, Liverpool, April 28th
A business conference with 1,000 participants will take place at the ACC Liverpool at the end of April.
People attending the conference must have a side-flow COVID-19 test beforehand.
The venue opened in 2008 and has hosted major events, including three annual Labor Party conferences.
8th Circus Nightclub, Liverpool, April 30th – May 1st
Dance music fans look forward to circus club evenings, in which 3,000 can participate.
The venue has not yet been announced and ticket details will be announced later, organizers say.
The Circus Club was founded in 2002 and has become one of the most popular nightlife areas in Liverpool.
9th FA Cup Final, Wembley Stadium, May 15th
In the finals of the world’s oldest knockout soccer competition, 21,000 fans were able to visit Wembley.
As one of the highlights of the sports calendar, Arsenal won the competition last year when the game was played behind closed doors for the first time in its history.
Now in the semi-finals, Manchester City are favorites as they have strengthened their defenses and opened a large void at the top of the Premier League.