Near-normal service is expected to slotxo resume in pubs and restaurants in England from 19 July.
Summer festivals and gigs will also be able to go ahead without Covid rules limiting audience numbers.
What is changing in England?
Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants people "to make their own informed decisions about how to manage the virus".
Most Covid restrictions will be lifted from 19 July - though confirmation won't happen until 12 July, when the latest health data will be reviewed.
In pubs, cafes and restaurants:
capacity limits lifted
social distancing guidance removed
no rule of six or two households at one table
end of table service only
face coverings no longer mandatory, but use recommended in enclosed, crowded public spaces
At music venues and events:
no limits on numbers at concerts, theatres or sports events
nightclubs can reopen
communal singing allowed