LBF to go ahead: 'Fair remains on schedule,' says director Jacks Thomas

LBF to go ahead: 'Fair remains on schedule,' says director Jacks Thomas

London Book Fair director Jacks Thomas has confirmed that the event is still on schedule to run next week, with widespread trailers for the government’s new coronavirus action plan, to be revealed later today (Tuesday 3rd March), indicating that the government will not be recommending cancelling large events or closing schools unless Public Health England advises it.

Thomas and Reed Exhibitions c.e.o. Hugh Jones are understood to have faced opposition in this decision from some members of the LBF Advisory Board at a conference call discussion late yesterday (Monday), with some on the board...

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