Houghton Feast fun fair cancelled to due high winds

The fun fair at this year's Houghton Feast has been cancelled tonight due to high winds.

Friday, 12th October 2018, 5:41 pm
Updated Saturday, 13th October 2018, 3:00 am
Last week's Houghton Feast opening ceremony.

The fair was due to run this evening as well as tomorrow before the Feast celebration ends on Sunday.

However, a post on the Houghton Feast Facebook page reads: "Due to the high winds, the Houghton Feast fairground at Rectory Field will not be opening tonight.

"The fun fair will reopen on Saturday at 1pm as planned. ]

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"Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause."

This year's Feast, which dates back hundreds of years, began last Friday.