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Charity gin and beer festival postponed

PUBLISHED: 13:07 13 March 2020 | UPDATED: 14:32 13 March 2020

Fakenham market day and town centre. 
Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Fakenham market day and town centre. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

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A gin and beer festival for charity has been postponed.

Fakenham beer festival: Pictures: Glen MallettFakenham beer festival: Pictures: Glen Mallett

Fakenham's gin and beer festival announced on Facebook that the event is on hold due to the coronavirus.

Although there are currently no reported cases in Norfolk, the charity event wanted to take no risks over the possibility of raising less money.

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In a post, the organiser said: 'We have taken the very difficult decision to postpone the Fakenham Gin & Beer Festival.

'This decision has not been taken lightly. We have been following Government and WHO advice to continue as planned however it is now more likely that under the Government's 'Delay' the situation will worsen rapidly.

'By acting now, we hope to remove the uncertainty and allow you to amend your own plans accordingly.'

The charity event is still hoping to take place at some point this year.

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