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First chords of return in Wales?

Members of Brecon Concert Band were able to enjoy an open air rehearsal this week — but there is still no sign of concert halls reopening in Wales.

Brecon
  The members of the band observed the appropriate social distancing and health and safety guidelines

The first fledgling signs of communal music making taking the first steps of getting back to some sort of normality in Wales took place in Brecon on Monday evening (3rd August)

Members of the Brecon Town Concert Band worked alongside their local town council to enable them to hold an open air rehearsal in a car park near to the town's theatre.

Outdoor

Up to 30 people are allowed to congregate with appropriate social and physical distancing measures put in place in the open air in Wales from Monday 3rd August, with the ensemble fully observing the stated requirements "to take all reasonable measures to mitigate any risks."

Concert halls

However, according to the Welsh Government's latest Coronavirus guidelines and regulations, there is no date given for the reopening of theatres or concert halls.

In addition, people should not gather indoors with anyone who is not a member of their household (or extended household) unless they have a good reason.

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