Vault Festival announces cancellation due to Covid concerns

A festival featuring more than 600 events including comedy, theatre and cabaret has been cancelled due to Covid.

Vault Festival was set to take place in venues across Waterloo from January 25 to March 20 next year.

Organisers Andy George and Adam Gray said: “We have worked non-stop over the past 21 months to  recover from the devastation caused by the lost week of 2020’s Festival and the full postponement of  2021. 

“VAULT Festival 2022 was set to be our most exciting festival to date, marking our tenth  anniversary year. 

“The challenges posed by Covid-19 have always been at the forefront of our  preparations and we’ve undertaken extensive scenario planning in order to be able to deliver a safe,  welcoming, and celebratory event that could overcome them. 

“It is therefore with broken hearts that we make this statement.”

Highlights of the festival were to include two-person play Please Do Not Touch by Birmingham poet laureate Casey Bailey and The Silver Bell from Irish writer Alan Flanagan, which explores grief and the desperation we feel to get back the ones we love, even if we really know that that’s not possible.

 

 


 

Please make cheques payable to “MSI Media Limited” and send by post to South London Press, Unit 112, 160 Bromley Road, Catford, London SE6 2NZ


Former Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has encouraged everyone in the country who can afford to do so to buy a newspaper, and told the Downing Street press briefing: “A free country needs a free press, and the newspapers of our country are under significant financial pressure”.

So if you have enjoyed reading this story, and if you can afford to do so, we would be so grateful if you can buy our newspaper or make a donation, which will allow us to continue to bring stories like this one to you both in print and online.

Everyone at the South London Press thanks you for your continued support.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.