Canceled Oxford Balloon Festival 2022 organizers confirm

Organizers of the Oxford Balloon Festival have confirmed the cancellation of the annual event.

The festival was due to land on Cutteslowe Park on August 19 and 20. The annual event featured a series of fireworks, tribute cats, a circus workshop, food and drink, and balloon pilots from around the world.

However, the event has been canceled and tickets will be refunded.

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In a Facebook announcement on Saturday, organizers said: ‘We are very sorry to say that the Oxford Balloon Festival will not take place this year.

Due to circumstances beyond our control, we are unable to hold the event this year.

Anyone who purchased tickets will be reimbursed by Skiddle.

This story was written by Rebecca Whittaker, she joined the team in 2019 as a multimedia reporter.

Rebecca covers education and current affairs in Abingdon and Wantage.

Contact her by email: [email protected] or call 07824524333

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