The Malinslee Big Picnic, which was due to take place on Wednesday has been canceled.
Due to the severe weather planned for tomorrow and the state of the playing field, the event was taking place on, Great Dawley Town Council has taken the decision to cancel the event.
A statement read: “It is with regret that Great Dawley Town Council has taken the decision to cancel the Mainslee Big Picnic, scheduled to take place tomorrow. (2nd Aug) This decision has been made due to the current state of the field resulting from heavy rainfall over the past few days, and the weather alert in place over the West Midlands for tomorrow.”
“We apologise for any inconvenience and disappointment this may have caused, however, the safety and well-being of all involved is our utmost priority. Therefore, it would be unwise to proceed with the event as planned.
“We have arranged for PJ the Showman to perform at Dawley Town Hall tomorrow from 1pm – 1:45pm. This is a ticketed event, so please feel free to book by using the form below.
“We are currently working with our suppliers to rearrange the Malinslee Big Picnic for another date. Please keep an eye out on our website and social media channels for more details in the coming days.”
Hosted by Great Dawley Town Council, this year’s event is set to take place at the Malinslee Playing Field and St Leonard’s Church between 10am – 2pm.
Live Music Extravaganza
Prepare to be mesmerized by the extraordinary talents of our local performers as they grace the stage with captivating melodies! Join in with friends and family, dance to the beats, and sing along to your favorite tunes. The atmosphere will be alive with the spirit of music and celebration.
Malinslee Big Picnic
Calling all thrill-seekers! Brace yourselves for an adrenaline-pumping experience with an array of exciting rides and attractions that will keep you on the edge of your seat! From family-friendly rides to heart-pounding adventures, there’s something for everyone at the Malinslee Big Picnic.
Face Painting Fun
Unleash your inner artist and transform into your beloved characters and creatures with our enchanting face painting sessions. Let your imagination run wild and create unforgettable memories!
Conquer New Heights
Challenge yourself and conquer new heights on our thrilling climbing wall! Test your skills and enjoy the exhilarating sensation of reaching the top. It’s an adventure you won’t want to miss!
Calling all BMX enthusiasts! Join our interactive workshops where you can learn new tricks and perfect your skills with expert guidance. Get ready to show off your moves!
Fun Science Workshop
Discover the wonders of science with our Fun Science workshop. Engage in hands-on experiments and experience the magic of science in an entertaining and educational way!
Cllr Shaun Davies, Chair of Great Dawley Town Council and Leader of Telford & Wrekin Council said:
“We are really looking forward to welcoming you to this year’s Malinslee Big Picnic, taking place on Malinslee Playing Field and St Leonard’s Church on Wednesday 2nd August.”
“We always try and make this event bigger and better, and this year, myself and Cllr Elise Davies have donated some funding through our Councillor Pride Funding to ensure that you’ve got even more to do.”
Cllr Elise Davies, Borough Councillor for Malinslee & Dawley Bank said:
“I am really looking forward to the Malinlsee Big Picnic this year. This will be my first one as Borough Councillor for Malinlsee & Dawley Bank, please come along and enjoy all that there is to offer, and feel free to say hello to me and have a chat.”