After 14 long months, we are absolutely thrilled to be welcoming you back into our live spaces from Monday 19th July alongside an exciting and varied events schedule.

However, as government Covid regulations ease, we kindly ask that our customers remain vigilant and take a moment to read through the below guidance ahead of your next visit to Rough Trade.

Lead photo by Lorenzo Ottone

Live in-store events are back!

In order to give our staff and others peace of mind when attending shows and shopping in our stores, we encourage all of our customers to continue to do the following:

● Wear masks, unless exempt
● Do regular lateral flow tests (especially before attending a show)
● Do not attend or visit the store if you have COVID-19 symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19
● Wash hands regularly and use hand sanitiser
● Be respectful of your fellow customer’s personal space

Our live spaces will be open at full capacity and our staff will continue to wear masks and take regular lateral flow tests. Hand sanitiser will also remain readily available throughout our stores.

Bars are back!

The bar at Rough Trade East

We are excited to re-open our bars and cafe, serving a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. To keep everyone safe, we will have clear plastic screens up and encourage contactless payments. We will also continue to clean contact surfaces regularly.

Please note:

We will not be enforcing these measures or asking for any proof of negative test results or vaccination. That said, we strongly encourage you to be considerate of others who may be more vulnerable during these times and to carry on exercising caution to create a safe space for everyone.

Whilst these guidelines are no longer law, we reserve the right to remove individuals from our venue if they disrespect our staff or customers or go out of their way to create what we feel is an unsafe environment.

We can't wait to enjoy live music in our stores again and very much look forward to welcoming you back, safely.

See you at the next show!
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