A CARNIVAL has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

A spokesman from Pershore Carnival said: "In light of the latest Government advice regarding the coronavirus pandemic, the Pershore Carnival committee have decided that this year’s Carnival, scheduled for May 25 2020, will be postponed. We will continue to monitor the situation over the next few weeks, and will make a further announcement regarding our 2020 Carnival as soon as we are able."

"Pershore Carnival Committee are all very sad to reach this decision, as everyone loves Carnival day, but we really hope to find another date later in the year"