COVID-19 Guidelines

We will continue to monitor Government guidelines and restrictions relating to COVID-19, and will communicate in advance of the event what guidelines and restrictions will be in place. Please ensure you read any emails you receive from the IRN-BRU Carnival, and be aware that guidelines and restrictions can change.

Visitors must comply with any COVID-19 measures as determined by The IRN-BRU Carnival, and any legal requirements as defined by Scottish Law at the time of the event (unless exempt). These measures may include, but are not limited to:

  • Pre-booking of tickets online in advance of the event
  • The wearing of face coverings at all times unless eating or drinking in seated catering areas
  • Providing proof of vaccination (vaccination passport)
    • To download the NHS Scotland COVID Status app, click here
    • For more information on how the vaccination passport works and who it applies to, please see here
  • Providing proof of negative test
  • Observing physical distancing
  • Participating in the NHS Scotland Test & Protect Check In Scotland app
  • Washing hands thoroughly and regularly, and using hand sanitiser

You should not attend the Carnival if you:

  • Have received a positive test result for COVID-19 in the 10-days prior to your visit
  • Have come into close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 in the 10 days prior to your visit, unless you are fully vaccinated (second dose to be at least 14 days before your visit) AND have a negative PCR test.
  • Have a high temperature, a new continuous cough or loss/change to your sense of smell or taste
  • Have travelled from a Red area in the 14 days prior to your visit

We thank you in advance for your co-operation in helping to keep everyone safe.


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