Illuminations event at Chichester's city walls cancelled

The City Walls illuminations due to take place tomorrow evening, Saturday September 10 have been postponed because of predictions of bad weather including thunder, rain and high winds.

The event was to take place in Bishop’s Palace Gardens from 7.30pm until 9.30pm as part of Chichester’s Big Weekend which started with a market today (Friday).

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All is not lost as organisers, Chichester District Council have promised to reschedule the illuminations at a later date.

Heavy rain is predicted on Sunday, September 11 but CDC said it was still hoping to run its Get Active Festival at Oaklands Park. Organisers are currently monitoring the weather forecast and will make a decision nearer the time.