Update to Performing Arts quarantine exemption

18 January 2021

The Government announced on Friday the suspension of Travel Corridors and tightened the list of quarantine exemptions for at least one month from 4am this morning (Monday 18 January) to prevent and suppress the spread of concerning new variants of coronavirus into the UK. The list of the suspended exemptions is available here and includes performing arts professionals.

All international arrivals who departed from or transited through any country outside the Common Travel Area in the previous 10 days will be required to both take a pre-departure test, and self-isolate immediately for 10 days on arrival.

The new measures will be reviewed on Monday 15 February – while further work takes place to manage the threat posed by coronavirus variants. For further information, please see the official GOV.UK page here.