Thousands dance mask-free at UK live gig trial


Members of the public participate in a part of a national research programme assessing the risk of the coronavirus disease while attending a pilot festival headlined by The Blossoms, without the need to wear a face mask or to social distance in Liverpool, Britain, yesterday. The event held inside a Big Top tent in Sefton Park has 5,000 revellers. – EPA pic, May 3, 2021.

THOUSANDS danced without face coverings at a music festival in northern England as the UK government permitted the country’s first post-lockdown gig.

A crowd of 5,000 people cheered, danced and sang along to performances from bands including English indie pop act Blossoms at the sold-out event yesterday at Liverpool’s Sefton Park.


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