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If people in the UK, what you will see most enjoyed the post-lockdown, only to friends and family ranked higher than a night.
And with limited socializing is now a possibility, the attention is now the UK's pubs, bars and clubs. The government has said, the hospitality area includes pubs and bars could open it again "no sooner than 4. July".
"It could be the case that people wear masks, it could be that people have their temperature taken, at the port of entry," says Alex Black , manager of the Thekla, a 600-capacity club and music venue in Bristol.
Thekla is unusual, it is a former freight ship in a dock in the centre of The City . But it faces the same problems as many bars, clubs and pubs in the country: it's tight inside and has a limited outdoor space.
what is Crucial is that Alex says, the dance floor will be closed: "If you have a few drinks and start relaxing on distancing the dancefloor will not be possible. "
Other new features with one-way Systems - similar to the super markets - the Temporary outdoor toilets can bring, with stewards to regulate brought. The costs for these extras, plus a cut taken by you to come the ordering App and the fees to The Council for additional land, my gains will be hard to.Alex Black , manager of the Thekla, says a win would firstly be a challenge
"We should try to implement to guarantee any kind of entertainment and admission is free. Realistically, that's The Way that you need to do would be to make it profitable. "
And it's not just the venues, the music, the need for more space. Pubs are also open to the possibility of being.
"It's a horseshoe bar, it is very narrow. It is about two meters from The Door to The Bar , And Then all around The Edge , you have the tables. On the one hand, we have toilets, so that all the tables on this page, because the people have to stand in line. "
But even then, Sean says queues to Get In , Service at the table - again, possibly over an App - and the gloves and face covers for the staff could be necessary. These actions, he fears, distracts from The Experience , and the customers could not get away with it.
And not all of the pubs, clubs and bars will even take advantage of the luck, outside of the room.
Among those working to ensure that venues of all types can work safely and profitably in the larger cities, the London night-ZAR, Amy Lamé, and Manchester's night-time economy consultant Sacha Lord.
He says that the available menus and plexiglass could be screens, widely used. "It is not the atmosphere for quite a while. "drinking on The Street Could more and more often in The Future ?
With a reduced capacity, could decide to pubs and bars, more charge for drinks?
"I don't think, as we go into a recession, the pay more is really an option," says Amy, But she says, to make a profit, it will be a fight.
"Overwhelming, bars, pubs and clubs, you can rely on The Last 20% of the people walking through The Door , before you make a profit, so it is really important to you, you are in operation at full capacity possible. "
But the UK is not trying to open alone, its evening economy. Almost 40 night-time consultants from all over The World - including from the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, Brazil, the Netherlands and Germany - have joined together in a WhatsApp group to share possible solutions.
So, what are the steps others take?
the Bars were open at 2. June, even though the guests are sitting at tables one and a half meters - and with Last Orders at 23:00. Clubs remain closed.
The Netherlands, Italy and France, has bars open, But there is a limit of up to 30 customers inside, while in Italy the plastic screens, which were installed between tables.
Spain bars and a few clubs on the 8. June, when the dancing is not allowed.
In China, where the bars since March, the customer tracing continues.
for Those that asked to be in bars and clubs, a government-developed App on your phone which will give you an overview of your health. You then have a control of the temperature, usually on your wrist before you fill out a form with your name, phone number, and passport number.A night club worker attaches a protective screen of a bar in Spain, where groups of 50 to events in the house
"you are well aware of is to check you are doing everything by The Rules . I signed up, right? Is my temperature OK? I showed the employees The Right App ? Which tables I should sit? I wear my mask all The Time ?
"It is this uncertainty in a domain that was once so ordinary. But at The End of The Day , it is still a place where people go to relax, to get as basic of these places, and you try to do as well as they can. "'It makes no sense,'
The decisive factor for many will be whether the current 2m-inside rule can be enforced.
"At 2m distance, we are only at 30% to 40% of the bars and pubs, and even less clubs to open in the location," says Mike Kill, CEO of The Night time Industries Association.
"as soon As you 1. 5m you are looking at over 50%, and if you are looking for 1m to over 60%. "
"We have, for logistical examples of distancing and how many people we could get and it simply makes no sense," says the head of the music Ruari frew's presentation.
examples like this have led to industry associations and companies are calling for more clarity on when and how the British government wants to open pubs and bars.
A government spokesman told The Bbc , the Ministry of enterprise, energy and Industrial strategy was "working closely with companies in the hospitality-to help industry", to open.
But whatever the government guidelines, it will likely take some time, up to the usual enjoyment of pre-coronavirus night life.