Six Loose Women panelists joined forces for an outdoor picnic outside London ITV studios on Monday as they celebrated the easing of lockdown rules.
As the British adopted new rules on day one – which allow six people to socialize outdoors, among others – the stars marked the occasion by hosting a party of more than three for the first time in addition to ‘a year.
Charlene White, Judi Love and Jane Moore did most of the show in the studio alongside Denise Welch, who joined remotely, before stepping out to meet Linda Robson, Nadia Sawalha and Brenda Edwards.
Rule of Six Party: Six Loose Women panelists joined forces for an outdoor picnic outside London’s ITV studios on Monday, as they celebrated the easing of lockdown rules.
“We thought we would use this as an opportunity to get outside,” news anchor Charlene said, pointing to the many goodies on the shelves, including sparkling drinks, jerk chicken, jollof rice.
“It’s so charming,” continued Charlene, who is the latest rookie on the panel. “I don’t know once when I could have done this with you ladies. I feel quite moved, I think.
As they sat together in the sun, the stars opened up about their experiences with picnics, which led Brenda to reveal that she had never attended them before.
Birds Of A Feather star Linda responded, “I love a picnic – what a way to spend your first picnic, Brenda! “
Festive vibe: Linda Robson got into the spirit of things, wearing a festive paper hat and lei
Pour it all in: Show moderator Charlene White sipped on a sparkling drink during the party
Linda then discussed all the social activities she looks forward to doing with loved ones, thanks to the new, more flexible rules.
She said: “I can’t wait to see my family, my sisters in particular. And I can’t wait to see my grandchildren. Normally, I only see them when I take care of them.
At the end of the show, singer Brenda led the group singing the Peaches & Herb Reunited classic.
Brits are expected to flock to the beaches over the next few days to take advantage of this week’s mini heat wave after the government confirmed families in London and beyond can now make it to the seaside.
Indulge yourself: Jane Moore also indulged herself as she spoke with her co-stars at the outdoor party
Bash: Charlene, Linda and Jane were joined by Nadia Sawalha, Brenda Edwards and Judi Love
The British will benefit from the easing of lockdown measures as outdoor rallies and sporting events resume, with highs of 66F (19C) expected in the southeast on Monday and 75F (24C) on Tuesday.
There is now no legal limit on the distance people can travel to enjoy day trips to the countryside or the coast, although overnight stays are still prohibited in hotels, self-catering accommodation and resorts. other people’s homes.
But ministers will fear the unusually warm weather will make social distancing on the beaches very tricky after Brighton and Bournemouth were inundated with visitors last summer.
The government’s “stay at home” order ended Monday morning, with messages shifting to “stay put”, but people are still urged to continue working from home when possible and travel home. foreigners remain prohibited.
Charming: “It’s so charming,” said Charlene, who is the latest rookie on the panel. “I don’t know when I could have done this with you ladies. I feel quite moved, I think ‘
Show: Charlene White, Judi Love and Jane Moore did most of the show in the studio alongside Denise Welch, who joined remotely, before stepping out
Government officials confirmed to the Evening Standard that it is now legal to travel from London to the seaside for a day on the beach, and that there is no limit to the distance you can walk to see friends or family.
The newspaper also presented the government with two examples that it said were acceptable. These would head to New Forest in Hampshire to have a try, or take a windsurfing board or kayak out to the coast for the day.
A government spokesperson said: “While the ‘stay at home’ rule has ended, many restrictions remain in place. We call on everyone to act responsibly and cautiously and to minimize travel to the extent possible as these restrictions ease.
Temperatures in parts of the UK are expected to be considerably warmer this week as families and friends are reunited and sporting activities are allowed to resume in England.
The warm weather coincides with the major easing of coronavirus lockdown measures in England, as families and friends are reunited under the ‘rule of six’ outdoors and sporting activities are allowed to resume in England.