Current Covid-19 protocol for the Hall

as of 27/02/2021

The Mechanics’ Institute Hall is subject to Government COVID regulations. We are required to adopt the following precautions when the hall and facilities are used.

  1. You will be allocated a seat on arrival. It is important that these seats are not moved.
  2. A fitted face mask that covers the nose and mouth at all times is now only required when physical distancing of 1.5m cannot be maintained between audience members.
  3. The maximum number of people allowed at the hall for Love Letters is 40 so that we can ensure that a distance of 1.5m between audience members is maintained.
  4. Hand sanitiser is provided at the front entrance, and must be used by everyone.
  5. Please ensure social distancing is maintained when queuing for refreshments and toilets.
  6. Disposable cups/glasses will be used for drinks.
  7. WTC has adopted the Government's electronic record keeping system. Posters showing the QR code are displayed at the entrances to the hall and everyone who enters who has a smart phone must scan the code and enter the details required.
    • Note that this information is used for contact tracing purposes if needed, and is retained for a maximum of 28 days.
  8. If you cannot scan the QR code you must complete the information manually on the attendance form at the main entrance to the hall.
  9. Surfaces will be cleaned during the evening. Seats and tables, will be cleaned after every performance.
  10. Programs will be available to download prior to the show. A simple one page program will be available on the night.

This protocol will be updated when necessary to reflect any subsequent changes in Government guidelines.