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Weekend events across the Midlands cancelled due to severe weather

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Events scheduled for the weekend across the Midlands have been cancelled due to severe weather forecasted for Saturday and Sunday.

Organisers of the food and drink festival Feast Hinckley in Leicestershire say they've been left with no choice but to pull the first day of the event on Saturday after yellow weather warnings for strong wind from the Met Office.

The free entry event, organised by Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council, will still take place as planned on Sunday 11 August in Argents Mead.

Other events cancelled include Wildside Festival, by the Derbyshire Wildlife Trust.

The event has been cancelled for the second time this year. It was originally supposed to take place in June but was postponed because of bad weather.

Now the event has been cancelled again in light of these weather warnings.

Jack Roper from the Wildlife Trust says the team was very disappointed:

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