Leek and district show which was due to take place on Saturday July 31st has once again been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
In a statement from the show committee they site Staffordshire Moorlands district council as saying that due to high levels of Covid-19 infections Birchall playing fields will not be available for the event.
the show are looking for a site in Longsdon to continue with the show in 2022
“We have been informed by Staffordshire Moorlands District Council, the managers of the site, that owing to the current levels of COVID infections and changes to assembly restrictions, Birchall Playing fields will not be available for Leek Show on Saturday 31st July as planned.
"Despite being well advanced in our plans for an event to celebrate the end of restrictions there is clearly insufficient time to arrange an alternative site, however proposals for a site at Logsdon will commence for the show to take place in July 2022 which we trust will be supported equally by the public and authorities." A spokesperson commented in frustration.
Tickets that have been purchased will be refunded through Evebtbrite