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Hyde Park Winter Wonderland 2020 Cancelled

The Friends have received the following letter from the Royal Parks regarding the cancellation of Winter Wonderland 2020

2 September 2020

Good morning, I hope my correspondence finds you well.

As you are aware, we have continued to liaise with our major event organisers and key partner agencies during Covid-19, whilst following Government guidance closely.

It is with a heavy heart that our partner and promoter IMG have made the incredibly difficult decision, with our agreement, to cancel Hyde Park Winter Wonderland 2020.

We have been working together with IMG in the hopes of being able to move forward with this years’ event in a responsible manner, without compromising the magical attractions, shows, rides, and experiences that make the event so special.

However, in light of ongoing health concerns, travel restrictions and uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, and considering the size and scale of this event, Hyde Park Winter Wonderland cannot be delivered in the way that the millions of people we welcome each year have come to know and love.

I would like to thank you for your understanding, patience, and ongoing support over the past few months whilst we explored all the options to try and make The Royal Parks 2020 events possible.

Yours sincerely,

Alun Mainwaring

Head of Events and Filming

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