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Revealed - What most people in the West Midlands are looking forward to doing after lockdown

Tristan Harris 15th May, 2020 Updated: 15th May, 2020

PEOPLE across the West Midlands have been revealing the things they want to do most after lockdown.

The survey was carried out by High Speed Training which quizzed 2,000 Brits about their top three post-quarantine hopes.

In first place was going on a holiday with heading for a meal at a restaurant a close second.

We have all seen the successful and disastrous barber and hair dresser results on social media during the past few weeks so it comes as no surprise to see ‘having a hair cut’ in third.

In fourth was ‘visit a friend’, fifth ‘go shopping’, sixth ‘go to the pub’ and seventh ‘go to the beach’.

The rest of the top ten was made up with ‘going for a coffee’, ‘head out on a night out’ and ‘go to the cinema’.

The West Midlands is the only region of the UK to have put going on holiday ahead of all other activities and excursions.

The top three things nationally were ‘have a haircut’, ‘visit friends’ and ‘go for a meal in a restaurant’.

Richard Anderson, Head of Learning and Development at High Speed Training, said: “The findings prove that after seeing our nearest and dearest, Brits are longing for life’s simple pleasures.

“From enjoying a pint at the pub to sipping a coffee at a local café, activities supporting the hospitality sector have all featured in the top ten activities that we’d like to do first if there were no restrictions – a promising sign for the industry.”

Visit for more information on High Speed Training which offers expert advice to the hospitality industry.

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