"We will also work with the devolved administrations to ensure that they have the necessary powers to do the same.". The five day event was scheduled to take place in Berkshire, between June 16-20. This decision has been made in conjunction with our event partners, in line with the advice from the Scottish government, and while we know fans looking forward to purchasing tickets will be disappointed, it is important we prioritise the health and safety of all those involved.â, Reading and Leeds, two of the biggest in the UK music calendar, was officially cancelled on May 12. No new cases have been found so far. "This would be for the benefit of the industry, our valued partners and suppliers and our television audiences at home and internationally. However, the event is scheduled to go ahead digitally, and a series of celebrity appearances, speeches, and Q&A sessions will be available to enjoy online between May 18 and May 31. All five of Edinburgh's prestigious cultural festivals â Edinburgh International Festival and the Fringe, The Military Tattoo, Edinburgh Art Festival and Edinburgh International Book Festival â have all been cancelled in what Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon called a "heartbreaking" decision. He encouraged would-be participants to continue to support each other from afar, stating, "I hope all of those in the Invictus family are coping well and supporting each other through these challenging times." However, it has become clear that it's just not possible for this year's festival to go ahead.". Normally, the event includes more than 1,400 parading soldiers, 200 horses and 400 musicians. On April 2 it was announced that Brighton Pride (due to take place from July 31 to August 2, and headlined by Mariah Carey) has been cancelled, and tickets will roll over to next year. From CNN's Eric Cheung in Hong Kong “We are closely monitoring official guidance from the World Health Organisation, Public Health England, UK Government, local public health authorities and are working with event promoters and organisers as information evolves. However, following the advice of the government and health officials that mass gatherings arenât advised during the coronavirus pandemic itâs been cancelled. In an official statement on their website, Manchester City says itâs to do with some players having to self isolate, âafter it emerged that personnel from Arsenal FC have come into contact with the Olympiacos owner, Evangelos Marinakis, who has been named as a positive case of COVID-19.â. You can find all Bustleâs coverage of coronavirus here, and UK-specific updates on coronavirus here. ", The capitalâs April 26 run has been postponed until Sunday, October 4, due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Vulture reported that Elton John has also decided to postpone further dates in his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour, which included more than 300 shows worldwide. The world's defining voice in music and pop culture since 1952. Heâs not totally canceled his shows and will kickstart the Love On Tour on Feb. 12 2021 in Bologna, Italy. After telling ticket-holders back in March that they were hoping to go ahead and see the event through while “implementing recommendations and instructions appropriately”, now they’ve made the decision to pull the festival until 2021. This article was originally published on March 5, 2020. Wimbledon has been cancelled for the first time since World War Two, reports the BBC.
On April 9, the organisers of BST Hyde Park announced they had made the "difficult decision to cancel" the event, saying "safety always comes first. The Royal Horticultural Society released a statement on Tuesday 17 March confirming that all of its shows until June 30 would be cancelled to prevent the spread of coronavirus. âWith these restrictions in place, it means that I am no longer able to bring the Head Above Water Tour to Europe and the United Kingdom. Parliament has cancelled scheduled Brexit talks amid the pandemic. Meanwhile, Pride in London, which was originally scheduled for June 27, has been postponed and UK Black Pride is also postponed until further notice. Bustle has contacted EON, MGM, and Universal for further comment.
Please be assured that the safety and health of all staff and visitors is our main priority and we are implementing recommendations and instructions appropriately.
However, in light of the current government guidelines on social distancing and staying at home the band have decided to cancel the tour. This followed a letter sent by two of the franchiseâs fan sites that asked for the filmâs global release to be delayed. This year's event will be held from August 28-30. The Premier League and English League football games have been suspended until April. 2020 in Manchester and finish at Wembley on April 8, 2020. As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise… Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on March 13 that local elections and the London mayoral vote which had been due to take place in May would be postponed until 2021.
“However, it’s become clear that it’s just not possible for this year’s festival to go ahead. Theyâve now announced that following guidance from the Scottish government, and with festival-goers health and safety in mind, the event will not go ahead. ", Guy Henderson, Chief Executive of Ascot Racecourse said they "look forward to being able to welcome racegoers back when it is safe to do so. Last month, a number of UK venues also spoke to NME about their concerns and requirements if socially-distanced indoor gigs were to be allowed, with the Music Venue Trust detailing that a number of safe and financially viable solutions were being discussed. Reading and Leeds Festival have announced that the event will not be taking place this year due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. He wrote on Twitter: âAnyone who knows me, knows that performing has always been my favorite part of working in music. Manchester United will also play the first leg of the Europa League without fans âfollowing advice from the Austrian government.â, It comes after Manchester Cityâs Premier League fixture at home to Arsenal on March 11 was postponed. “We want to extend our gratitude to our teams, artists and partners who work so hard each year. ", On March 27, Lovebox confirmed it too is no longer taking place. UK festivals talk social distancing, cancellations and what the future may hold, Rage Against The Machine have already postponed many of their reunion tour dates, Primavera Sound – which was set to take place over the same August Bank Holiday weekend – has also been cancelled, the UK Festival scene have spoken to NME about their doubts of large outdoor events being able to return this year, a number of UK venues also spoke to NME about their concerns and requirements if socially-distanced indoor gigs were to be allowed.
A Pride spokesperson said: "Pride is a celebration for the whole city and brings lots of people in, and of course the emergency services, the police, the NHS and all the other key workers who are often part of that parade. Please read our full statement below.
"This will of course be a great disappointment for everyone planning to attend," read the statement. The Queen's birthday parade, due to take place on June 13, will "not go ahead in its traditional form" Buckingham Palace confirmed on March 27. âIn line with government advice, it has been agreed that the queenâs birthday parade, also known as Trooping the Colour, will not go ahead in its traditional form,â the statement read. A number of Pride 2020 events around the world have been disrupted due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The twin-city festival was due to take place across August Bank Holiday weekend with headline sets from Rage Against The Machine, Stormzy and Liam Gallagher. In a statement given to Sky News, the band said they felt âmuch regretâ about the postponement but that âfansâ safety is paramount.â. The BBC reported that that the threat of the coronavirus was too great and in a joint statement, the organisers of Tokyo 2020 and the IOC said, âin the present circumstances and based on the information provided by the WHO today [Tuesday], the IOC president and the prime minister of Japan have concluded that the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo must be rescheduled to a date beyond 2020 but not later than summer 2021, to safeguard the health of the athletes, everybody involved in the Olympic Games and the international community. Itâs one of the biggest dates in the pop music calendar, but as the World Health Organisation director general states that Europe is now the centre of the coronavirus outbreak, the chances of Eurovision going ahead are looking pretty slim. Weekend and day tickets for Reading & Leeds 2020 are on sale now from here. Over the last month there was a lot of deliberation about whether the Tokyo Olympics could go ahead as normal on July 24. âMore than a hundred trade experts from Brussels were due to arrive in London,â the publication reports. And to our fans , we’re nothing without you – we thank you for your continued support and understanding.”, We're so sorry to announce that Reading and Leeds 2020 will no longer be taking place.
The race's future is "dependent on Government and public health policy and the approval of the BHA," it continues. He was set to play dates in the UK, Germany, France, Denmark, and Italy to name a few. Europe is now the centre of the coronavirus outbreak, have already cancelled their April dates in Seoul, asking ticket holders to opt for a "rollover" option, asked for the filmâs global release to be delayed, the annual Notting Hill Carnival has been cancelled, The 33rd annual Hay Festival of Literature & Arts, Edinburgh's prestigious cultural festivals, has been postponed until Sunday, October 4. May 14, 2020 This post is updated regularly to reflect the latest news around the new coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, in the UK.
has cancelled scheduled Brexit talks amid the pandemic. However, during times like these, the safety and protection of touring crew, fans, and everyone else around the world is an immediate priority.â, Rock band The Who have cancelled their upcoming UK tour due to start March, 16. 2020 Bustle Digital Group. Bustle has reached out to the groupâs reps for comment on the situation. However, many organisers are asking ticket holders to opt for a "rollover" option (in other words, use their ticket for next year's festival) due to cashflow concerns. Please look out for an email from your ticketing agent shortly.â Referring to what the government has said they signed off, âplease stay safe and stay home, the girls.â. A statement read: “At this time, Reading/Leeds Festival is going ahead as planned. ", The Grand National Festival was set to take place between 2 to 4 April. The twin-city festival was due … From big festivals and sporting events, to local elections, hereâs a rundown of the UK events that are being cancelled and postponed. âWe very much hope that the situation in the UK will have improved enormously by the end of June.
Two months on from the Paralympic-style competition was postponed, the Duke of Sussex shared a personal message on May 8, what would have been the opening ceremony. Smaller UK festivals such as Deer Shed Festival in North Yorkshire and Brightonâs The Great Escape have had to cancel their events this year, and many are expected to follow suit.
Due to the pandemic and travel restrictions between European countries Harry Styles has postponed his European tour. She cited the safety of her fans, dancers, and crew being the most important thing.
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