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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S6W-02209
Asked by: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats
Date lodged: 12 August 2021


To ask the Scottish Government by what date community and amateur choirs will be able to resume in-person practice and gatherings.

Current status: Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 31 August 2021


Since 9 August, Scotland has moved beyond Level 0 restrictions and therefore beyond the Protection Levels system. This means that all venues are now allowed to open and most legal restrictions have been removed.

The Scottish Government has published summary guidance to support the reopening of cultural performances events, setting out in one place the remaining legal requirements and good practice precautionary measures most relevant to the sector, as well as a statement about long-term recovery.

The guidance is available here: Coronavirus (COVID-19): reopening of cultural performances and events guidance - ( .