Penrith Agricultural Society Trustees have made the very difficult decision to cancel this year’s Penrith Show which was due to take place on Saturday 18th July.
A Penrith Agricultural Society spokesman said: “This decision has not been taken lightly but it was felt that the financial risk in seeking alternative options with so much uncertainty enforced total cancellation.
“Whilst we are devastated to be making this announcement, we wholeheartedly support the Government on this matter. We know this event is a calendar highlight for many thousands of people and that our exhibitors and traders spend many months getting ready for the show, but public health and safety has to be our number one priority for the sake of volunteers, stewards, visitors and for our wider community.
“We have been communicating with our members, sponsors, traders, advertisers and contractors but we would like to thank all who support our Show & Society and extend our best wishes to everybody at this challenging time. We look forward to seeing everyone at the next show scheduled for Saturday 17th July 2021.”
For further information please contact the Secretary, Mandy Hitch on [email protected] or call 01228 593595.