Huge disappointment as Rushden's Party In The Park is cancelled again
However, a new date has been pencilled in for 2022
Organisers of Rushden's Party In The Park have decided to cancel this year's event.
Party In The Park is an annual event held at Hall Park in Rushden and is a popular feature on the town's calendar.
But with the date falling so closely to the proposed end of restrictions, the decision has been taken to cancel it.
A spokesman for Rushden Town Council said: "Due to the Party in the Park event falling within such close proximity to the proposed date for restrictions to be lifted, and with no guarantee that the restrictions won't be extended, it is with huge disappointment that we have taken the decision to cancel Party in the Park 2021.
"However, we have do a date for next year - Party in the Park is planned to be held on Saturday 9th July 2022 and as always, we welcome you all."
The council said it also has a number of smaller events lined up for later on this year, which are:
- Classics in the Park on Sunday, August 8
- Proms in the Park on Saturday, September 4
- Bark in the Park on Sunday, September 5
- The week-long 'Celebrate Rushden' event is planned to be held between Saturday, September 25 and Sunday, October 3 with a whole host of events to look forward to and finishing with a Rushden favourite, the Soap Box Derby on Sunday, October 3
- The annual Christmas light switch-on
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