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Rain halts MFEST music festival

Organisers have apologised for pulling the plug on the MFEST music festival.

30,000 people had been expected at the event, which had been due to take place this weekend.

It is with our deepest regret that due to the adverse weather conditions leading up to this event in conjunction with the extreme weather warning...we were left with no other decision than to abandon this weekend's MFEST.

This was a joint decision made between the promoter, the production team, health and safety and Harewood House.

We sought advice from a number of agencies including Leeds City Council before making the decision.

The public's health and safety is of paramount concern, therefore it would be irresponsible to continue no matter how disappointed we all are.