COVID-19 June 2020 Roundup

Here at WeddingDates HQ, we’ve decided to put together a list of COVID-19 Wedding News. Get caught up on the latest with WeddingDates Monthly Roundup.

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News From Ireland

Westlife are prepared to perform at a venue of your choice to raise funds for charity
Win Westlife to sing at your wedding – or anywhere!
Rte.ie
June 22

Department of Health confirms that the number of people who can attend a wedding includes venue staff
Venue staff must be included in wedding numbers
Rte.ie
June 20

Gatherings of One hundred people are permitted to attend weddings, funerals and outdoor events from July 20
Weddings are back on as gatherings of up to 100 people allowed From July 20
WeddingDates.ie
June 19

Chief Medical Officer and his team will meet next week to discuss the issue of larger weddings
Wedding guest numbers to reviewed next week says Tony Holohan
RSVPLive.ie
June 12

Government officials and hospitality bodies are currently finalising guidelines for venues for post-lockdown Ireland
What to Expect for Weddings in Ireland post COVID
WeddingDates.ie
June 9

Are small scale celebrations the future of weddings?
IrishExaminer.com
June 8

Small weddings expected to be future of weddings
Highly unlikely’ weddings with over 100 people will take place ‘over the next few months’, says Harris
The Journal.ie
June 6

Funerals and outdoor weddings with reduced numbers to go ahead in Northern Ireland from June 8
Weddings, funerals with small groups to resume in Northern Ireland
IrishTimes.com
June 4

Sinn Féin Politician writes a parliamentary question to Minister of Health seeking clarity on wedding numbers
Clarity needed on wedding numbers
ClareEchoNews.com
May 31

Wedding Planner says to expect smaller weddings until late 2020
Small weddings likely for next few months says wedding planner
EchoLive.ie

May 30

 

News From The UK

Couples react as ban on weddings lifted in England
BBC.com
June 30

Weddings given the green light with limit of 30 guests allowed
Wedding Ceremonies to be allowed with up to 30 people
independent.co.uk
June 23

NHS Doctor argues if people are allowed to visit Primark, small weddings should be allowed to go ahead
NHS doctor starts petition to allow small weddings as shops begin to open
BelfastTelegraph.co.uk
June 15

Funerals, outdoor weddings and civil partnerships to go ahead from Monday June 8 in Northern Ireland
Small, outdoor weddings and civil partnerships can go ahead from Monday June 8
IrishNews.com
June 4

Couples in the UK are curious to find out when will weddings resume and what the regulations will look like

When will weddings resume again in the UK, what are the Government’s Coronavirus rules and can I get married at home?
Heart.co.uk
June 2

When will weddings resume in the UK?
Metro.co.uk
June 1

Coronavirus: What are the rules on weddings?
BBC.com
May 30

 

News From Elsewhere

Belgium’s wedding sector is angry that the expansion of the number of people allowed to attend events from 1 July will not apply to weddings.
‘Absurd’: Belgian wedding sector angry over summer rules
brusseltimes.com
June 25

Northwest Montana and Glacier National Park notice a rise in micro-weddings
Couples still coming here to marry, but with smaller wedding parties
whitefishpilot.com
June 17

Euro News debate whether or not COVID-19 will change the wedding industry for the better
Will coronavirus change weddings for the better?
euronews.com
June 17

US Couple go ahead with wedding day while maintaining social distancing from guests
Maine Couples Get Creative To Tie The Knot During The Pandemic
mainepublic.org
June 16

Buffet tables and weddings with hundreds of people more than likely to become a thing of the past
6 things that might never happen at weddings again in a post-coronavirus world
Insider.com
June 8

Hope is on the horizon as the town of Sint-Katelijne Waver in Belgian see’s it’s first wedding since lockdown was imposed in March
Belgian town among first to allow weddings with invitees
euronews.com
June 3

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