Radio 1’s Big Weekend cancelled

BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend in Dundee has been cancelled following advice from the Scottish government over the coronavirus.

The event was due to be held in Camperdown Park in Dundee over the weekend Friday 22 May to Sunday 24 May, with over 70,000 expected to attend.

This afternoon (Friday 13 March) Radio 1 issued the following statement: “After careful consideration we have come to the decision that Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2020 in Dundee will not go ahead.

“This decision has been made in conjunction with our event partners, in line with the advice from the Scottish government, and while we know fans looking forward to purchasing tickets will be disappointed, it is important that we prioritise the health and safety of all those involved.”

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