Blueprint to reboot staging of live events in Scotland announced

Bespoke guidelines for a host of different indoor and outdoor cultural and sporting events are expected to be produced by the end of the year as part of a new recovery programme aimed at boosting the economy and reviving the tourism industry across the country.

The various “route maps” are expected to see the first events rolled out in each sector in areas of the country with the lowest infection rates. Indoor and outdoor events are permitted in level 0 and 1 of the Scottish Government’s new five-tier system.

New advice for organisers planning to stage events and festivals between now and the end of 2021 sets out ambitions for the public to return to them “confidently and responsible,” as well as ensure they create “a Covid-safe environment.”

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Read the latest guidance for the events sector on the Scottish Government website.