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Watch: Immersive drive-in cinema brings Christmas cheer to Manchester

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Watch: Immersive drive-in cinema brings Christmas cheer to Manchester

Performers dressed as Father and Mrs Christmas wait to greet customers as the Selfridges department store reopens for general retail in London on December 2, 2020 as England emerges from a month-long lockdown to combat the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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Despite virus restrictions, Manchester rolls out 'Christmas City'
Watch: Immersive drive-in cinema brings Christmas cheer to Manchester

On a cold wet night, Manchester residents manage to find some Christmas cheer at ‘Christmas City’, a immersive drive-in cinema, which is one of the few events that can be held in a Tier 3 region.

England’s tier system of virus restrictions – designed to allow families and friends to gather at Christmas – has been criticized as doing little to reinstate cherished freedoms and help the ailing economy.