DINTON PASTURES' first country show has now been postponed until 2021, the council announced recently.

The event which was set to take place on August 9, offering arena demonstrations, clay pigeon shooting, live music, classic cars and more has now been postponed to launch in summer 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Wokingham Borough Council made the announcement yesterday, May 28.

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A spokesman for Wokingham Borough Council said: "Due to Covid-19, Wokingham Borough Council has taken the decision to postpone Dinton Pastures Country Show, which was set to take place on Sunday 9 August.

"The event, which was due to be the first of its kind for the country park, will instead launch in summer 2021.

"Dinton Pastures is working with its suppliers to discuss postponement and refund options and would like to thank everyone for their support during this difficult time. Ticketholders have been contacted and can opt for a

full refund or to move their tickets to 2021.

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"With an additional 15 months to prepare, next year’s launch is expected to be even bigger and better with more attractions and entertainment for attendees. Guests will be treated to falconry displays, dog agility

demonstrations, live music and much more."

To buy tickets for Dinton Pastures Country Show 2021, visit booking.wokingham.gov.uk/book/add/p/270.