BREAKING NEWS: Two More Events Scrapped
TWO MORE ENTHUSIASTS EVENTS have bitten the dust today, the latest as the government recommendations on social isolation due to the coronavirus pandemic really begins to bite.
Bicester Heritage has taken the decision to postpone its next Scramble, due to be held on the 26th April. It is now scheduled for the later date of the 21st June 2020. This is in line with governmental and WHO advice on Coronavirus COVID-19.
The Super Scramble at Bicester Heritage was due to take place on the 21st June, however this event is now be postponed until 20th June 2021. The April Scramble will run in its place.
The Scramble and Super Scramble events each attract more than 6,500 enthusiasts of all ages from across the UK and abroad. As such, said Bicester Heritage, postponement of these ever-popular events is the most appropriate decision to take at this time.
Daniel Geoghegan, Chief Executive of Bicester Heritage, commented; “Postponing the April Scramble is the right thing to do in the current climate, but we will be delighted to welcome everyone on Sunday 21st June for the Scramble.’
Geoghegan added; ’The health and well-being of our visitors, specialists and colleagues is paramount, and we thank everyone for their support in making this decision. Needless to say, all existing ticket holders will be invited to attend on 21st June instead, or offered a full refund. Meanwhile we wish everyone good health and look forward to reconvening in June.’
The Bicester Heritage Technical Site and the Bicester Heritage offices in the Station Armoury remain open and will continue with business as usual for the foreseeable future. The safety and health of event attendees, specialists, exhibitors and traders is of the utmost importance to Bicester Heritage and it will continue to closely monitor this unprecedented situation closely.
And Peter Cartwright, organiser of the Mere Brow Monthly Autojumble announced the suspension of events as their host - Leisure Lakes, near Preston in Lancashire - placed mandatory restictions on social gatherings at the venue in accordance with government advice. "This is a situation that we're addressing month by month" Peter told CMM. "Hopefully, we won't be out of action too long." The next autojumble at Mere Brow, scheduled for Sunday April 12, will now not take place.