Crowds gather in London’s Soho to celebrate pubs reopening as England lockdown eases
VIDEOKINGS — Londoners could be seen dancing on the streets of Soho on the first night out since lockdown restrictions were lifted.
Revellers tasted the first signs of freedom as crowds gathered in the heart of the West End – but some warned of “very little” social distancing.
Police officers patrolled busy areas of the capital on Monday night as hordes of people enjoyed al-fresco dining and drinks after coronavirus restrictions eased in England.
The country’s shops, hairdressers, pub beer gardens and pavement cafes reopened yesterday after months in lockdown.
In Soho, pedestrianised streets hosted thousands of revellers, with spontaneous bouts of clapping and dancing.