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UK allows small choirs at Easter services

UK allows small choirs at Easter services

The UK government has announced changes in Covid-19 restrictions that permits indoor singing by small choirs. The announcement came days before Holy Week.

From the Church of England:

The Bishop of London, Sarah Mullally said: “We are grateful to the Government for clarity on guidance for singing as we head into Holy Week and Easter. From Palm Sunday, congregations will be able to sing in the church grounds, and a small group of singers may now sing indoors. This will allow churches and cathedrals to plan their worship to help online and in-person congregations to mark the journey of the Passion and resurrection – a journey of hope, while making local arrangements to ensure transmission risk is minimised.”

Indoor congregational singing is not allowed.

 

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