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Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden announced further relaxation of restriction regulations relating to outdoor theatres, gyms and pools.
In his announcement on Thursday 9 July 2020, Mr Dowden announced:
The BBC reported Mr Dowden saying "various measures" will make venues safer, including different ticketing arrangements and that the government is looking at how to make social distancing possible at indoor performances.
Mr Dowden also “promised” to act to protect theatres and other venues from closure and demolition.