Teddy Bear’s Picnic called off in Carrickfergus due to adverse weather warning

A yellow warning for thunderstorms has led to the postponement of tomorrow’s Teddy Bear’s Picnic in Carrickfergus.

Friday, 6th August 2021, 10:22 am

The Shaftesbury Park event - part of Mid and East Antrim Borough Council’s programme to mark the centenary of Northern Ireland - had been scheduled for Saturday afternoon. However, in a statement this morning (Friday), the local authority said it would be rearranging the Teddy Bear’s Picnic.

A council spokesperson said: “The event is being postponed and a new date will be arranged over the next few days.

“The postponement is due the predicted adverse weather conditions and the issuing of a weather warning for Saturday.

The teddy bear's picnic in Carrickfergus has been called off this weekend. Image by uksupafly from Pixabay.

“We look forward to staging the event in the near future and to a successful and enjoyable event.”

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