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LEEDS CASTLE: popular classical concert has been cancelled over coronavirus

Tuesday 24th March 2020

THE Leeds Castle Classical Concert has been cancelled this year because of the coronavirus outbreak.

All tickets will be valid for next year's event on July 10.

The event is one of the showpiece spectacles of the Kent social calendar, attracting thousands of people.

A statement said: "Sadly, we have been obliged to cancel this year’s Concert in accordance with UK Government guidelines to increase social distancing and to avoid large gatherings of people due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

"All tickets will be valid for next year’s concert on Saturday 10th July 2021. If you are unable to attend this date then please e-mail us on

"We are very sad that we will not see you all flag-waving and celebrating this year, but we look forward to next years Concert which will be bigger & better than ever!"