The health and safety of our visitors and staff is our number one priority.

We have adjusted our advice to our and visitors and event audience according to the most recent Government plans.

From 19 July 2021:

Below is a list of what we are doing to help everyone have a great experience and remain safe.

Most of all we ask you to be kind and respectful to one another, including our staff who may be new, have worked long shifts or dealing with their own challenges arising from the pandemic.

Do not attend if you are displaying any symptoms of COVID-19.

Symptoms can be found here:

  • The government advises that everybody completes regular lateral flow tests: all DLWP staff are adhering to this and we ask customers to do the same
  • Whilst visiting the building and galleries during the day we recommend you wear a face-covering to protect yourself and others.
  • For live events inside the building, the Government expects you to wear a face-covering to protect yourself and others. Please follow guidance for individual events, this will be emailed to you prior to the event.
  • DLWP staff will be wearing face masks.
  • We will ask you to sanitise your hands on entry; hand sanitiser will be available through the site.
  • We will still ask you to socially distance in queues wherever possible.
  • Please be patient when accessing the toilets; give people space – avoid overcrowding the spaces.
  • One-way systems are in place for you to follow as you move around the building.
  • You can continue to check in using the NHS QR code.
  • During daytime opening hours, the Café Bar & Kitchen will continue to offer table service only, with limited capacity.