Article Source: Loch Lomond Shores
First Published: 21 August 2020 12:39
Updated: 21 August 2020 12:41
We had hoped that we could adapt the festival to ensure the safety of everyone involved in the festival – both vendors and those attending. However, we have reached the decision that this is not possible without drastic changes to the format and that the safest option is to postpone until next year.
Moving forward our focus will now be on hopefully making 2021 a year of fantastic festivals starting with Springfest on the 3rd and 4th of April 2021 at Loch Lomond Shores.
Speaking about the decision, Audrey Calder from Loch Lomond Shores explains: “We’ve been working closely with all the relevant agencies and authorities over the past few months to come up with a safe solution so we could host the popular Loch Lomond Food and Drink Festival.
“Unfortunately, this would have meant that a lot of popular aspects of the festival wouldn’t be able to take place and, this would impact heavily on festival goer’s enjoyment and, having hosted two great food festivals last year, that’s the last thing we want to do!”
“Instead of the festival, we will be hosting a two day outdoor market on the 4th and 5th September featuring fresh local produce and lots of tempting treats to celebrate the end of the Scottish Food Fortnight.
“We’ll also provide a ‘virtual flavour’ of the festival online via our website lochlomondfoodanddrinkfestival.co.uk with more news on that coming soon.”
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