This year's Crick Boat Show due to take place at the end of May, has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus.

Organisers say they have been monitoring the evolving public health advice regarding COVID-19 and have decided to re-schedule the 2020 show.

Another date has not been set yet as they continue to evaluate the current situation.

The show attracts exhibitors from across the country. Credit: ITV News Anglia

"The health of visitors, exhibitors, volunteers, contractors, suppliers and our staff is paramount and with the currently projected duration of the Covid-19 outbreak, it has become clear that now is the right time for us to postpone the 2020 Show.

Peter Johns, Show Director

The annual event, which takes place at Crick Marina near Daventry in Northamptonshire is organised by Waterways World in partnership with the Canal & River Trust and Crick Marina.

The Crick Boat Show attracts thousands of people. Credit: ITV News Anglia

“We fully support the decision of Waterways World to announce the postponement of the Show to a later date in the year and will work with them closely to secure an alternative date.”

Matthew Symonds of Canal & River Trust

“As the hosts of the Crick Boat Show, we fully understand this decision in the face of an unprecedented situation. We fully support Waterways World in identifying alternative dates, and look forward to welcoming everyone to the 2020 Crick Boat Show”.

Mike Braidley, Operations Director of Castle Marinas

The show was due to take place between 23rd- 25th May.