/In pictures: England enjoys lockdown easing

In pictures: England enjoys lockdown easing

Pubs, restaurants, hairdressers and cinemas in England are reopening after three months of coronavirus lockdown restrictions.

Businesses must adhere to strict safety measures and social distancing rules.

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Customers have their hair washed as staff wear visors at The Salon Leeds

Other places now allowed to reopen in England include:

  • Outdoor gyms, children’s playgrounds and other outdoor spaces
  • Libraries, community centres, bingo halls, cinemas, museums and galleries
  • Funfairs and theme parks, amusement arcades, outdoor skating rinks, social clubs and model villages
  • Places of worship can open for prayers and services, including weddings with up to 30 guests

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A customer shows off her jewelled David Bowie face covering at Tusk Hair stylists in Camden, London, just after midnight on 4 July

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Is that a smile? People’s faces are covered as they enjoy The Smiler rollercoaster at Alton Towers

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Men queue to enter a Barbers in Ashford, Kent

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Patrons enjoy a socially-distanced pint in a pub in Humber Street, Hull

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Jennifer Wilson (left) and Louise Arnold are believed to be the first couple to marry after restrictions eased. They tied the knot at Runcorn Town Hall Registry Office in Halton

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The happy couple share a kiss as they married at one minute past midnight

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Receptionist and beautician Sharde Laing Cummings takes a reservation at Haks Oscar barber in Chelsea, London

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A patron has his first drink at the reopening The Toll Gate pub in Hornsey, north London

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A customer at Alton Towers has her temperature checked before she enters the theme park in Staffordshire

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The newly married Mr and Mrs Bone, Lucy and James, pose after their wedding at St Michael and all Angels Church in Ingram, Northumberland

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Philip Tilly gets to work at his barber shop, Mr Tilly’s, in Newcastle upon Tyne

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The wedding of Tom Hall and Heather McLaren at St George’s Church, Leeds

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Bar staff prepare for customers at the Rochester Castle pub in Stoke Newington, North London

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Film-goers at the Showcase Cinema in Bluewater, Kent, enjoy a movie in socially-distanced seats

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Landlady Katy Boulter serves a pint to the national chairman of Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), Nik Antona, at his local pub, the Royal Oak in Barton-under-Needwood, Staffordshire

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Owner Carole Rickaby cuts a customer’s hair at Tusk Hair stylists

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Visitors look around the reopened Yorkshire Air Museum in Elvington

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The first breakfasts are served to customers at the reopening of The Old Stables Restaurant at Allerton Manor Golf Club, Liverpool

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Street artists perform for costumers outside the Golden Lion pub in Todmorden, West Yorkshire

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