Return of bookshops and live events will be industry 'landmark'

Return of bookshops and live events will be industry 'landmark'

The reopening of bookshops and potential return of live events in the summer will be a “huge landmark” for the industry, leading figures say, as they weigh up the implications of the government's roadmap out of lockdown.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plans, announced last week, should see stores reopening from 12th April while all social restrictions could go by 21st June, depending on the continued success of the vaccine rollout and a number of other checks.

The latter date could be crucial as London Book Fair's organisers decide on what format this year's event, pushed back to 29th Jun...

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