Truck Festival cancelled as doubts over festival season continue

This year’s Truck Festival has been cancelled for the second year running, it has been announced. The event was due to take place in late July in Steventon, a village historically part of Berkshire. The event had been sold out for months with a line-up including headliners Bombay Bicycle Club, The Kooks and Royal Blood.

: Matt Hancock ‘working on’ scrapping quarantine for double-jabbed Brits In a statement, organisers said: “We are absolutely devastated to confirm that Truck Festival will not be able to take place again this year. “We’ve explored every possible avenue to make Truck happen this year.

However, with the delay to the roadmap and without the necessary assurances and guidance from the Government, it’s become too risky for us to put the event on and deliver it to the high standard that you know, love and greatly deserve.”

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The latest festival cancellation comes just eight weeks before Reading Festival is set to take place, casting doubts over the return of festivals this summer due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Truck Festival is expected to return in 2022, with all tickets from this year being rolled over to next year’s event.