Due to the new variant, new rules have been introduced
Various countries including Germany, Portugal, Netherlands and Ireland have re-introduced COVID-19 restrictions due to the rising number of cases and the new variant ‘Omicron’ which is highly-transmissible.
Current COVID-19 Nightlife Restrictions
Canada: As of the 26.12.2021, clubs and bars have been closed with further measures coming into force from 31.12.2021
France: As of 28.12.2021, there is a limit on large gatherings and a ban on consumption of food & drink in all public facilities.
Greece: As of 30.12.2021, a batch of new restrictions came into force including no music in any entertainment or food service venues.
Germany: As of 28.12.2021, new contract restrictions apply for vaccinated, recovered from and unvaccinated people. All nightclubs have been closed.
Ireland: As of 19.12.2021, an 8pm curfew has been in place for hospitality venues.
Netherlands: As of the 19.12.2021, a lockdown is in place with all bars and restaurants closed.
Portugal: As of the 25.12.2021, all nightclubs have been closed for a minimum of two weeks.
Sweden: As of the 23.12.2021, public events with 20 or more participants need to be seated.
UK: Nightlife in England currently has no restrictions but Scotland & Wales have introduced some new rules including a curfew.
Following the ban on dancing in Berlin, it was only a matter of time before the clubs would be forced to close across the country which has now become a domino affect in the EU.
We hope to see more support for the nightlife scene