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One Big Weekend - Manchester
CANCELLATION OF DAY 1 OF
ONE BIG WEEKEND

Updated 3rd May 2003

The waterlogged tent at One Big WeekendOwing to the severe weather conditions of the last few days, BBC Radio 1 has taken the decision to cancel the first day of its One Big Weekend event that was due to take place today at Heaton Park in Manchester.

This decision was taken on health and safety grounds in conjunction with local council inspectors, after a site inspection earlier today.

Radio 1 remains confident that tomorrow's live music event, that is due to start at midday, will still go ahead.

Stereophonics' gear arrives for Sunday's eventJason Carter, Executive Of Live Events at Radio 1 said:
"We've had to cancel the first day of our One Big Weekend event, as the site is just too waterlogged. This is a massive disappointment for us, and we would like to apologise to our listeners and to all those people who were due to come to Heaton Park today. We are, however, confident that tomorrow's event will go ahead as planned."



RECOMMENDED LINKS

www.bbc.co.uk/radio1/events Radio 1 Events
www.bbc.co.uk/radio1/sunday One Big Sunday 2002
www.bbc.co.uk/music/whatson BBCi Gigs & Concerts Guide
www.goodgreef.com Good Greef
www.whitestripes.com The White Stripes
www.livegigguide.com Live Gig Guide

OBW Homepage
Live Photos
Backstage Photos
Manchester Guide
Manchester Webcams
Who rocked Manchester?

White Stripes
Stereophonics

Paul Towers
"Wow i have been to many gigs and festivals but the Stripes blew the roof off that tent. I was impressed by the crowds reactions to Feeder playing some of the old stuff..."


Did the performances of the bands live up to your expectations? Tell us what you though of each of the sets...
RECOMMENDED LINKS:
BBC Manchester Online
Manchester City Council
Heaton Park Info
Heaton Park Map
Manchester Public Transport
One Big Sunday 2002



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