CORONAVIRUS: Five Rivers Festival cancelled

CORONAVIRUS: Five Rivers Festival cancelled

Published by Jack Deery at 1:25pm 16th March 2020.

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The Salisbury event was supposed to be returning for it's second year on the 23rd and 24th May 2020.

Due to the outbreak of coronavirus, the organisers of the Five Rivers Festival have announced it is not going to take place this year. 

It made it's debut in 2019, which included river races and bubble football

Five Rivers Festival (david clayton)
The event first ran last year along the River Avon

Sarum Rotary announced the decision on social media: 

The event was set up to celebrate the five rivers that pass through Salisbury: 

  • Avon
  • Nadder
  • Ebble
  • Wylye 
  • Bourne

2020s event was being organised by Sarum Rotary, Serve On, Sea Cadets and Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue service

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