Southsea champagne bar event cancelled due to bad weather

A POPULAR champagne bar that opens for partygoers in the summer will not be opening tonight, due to problems with the weather.

Friday, 9th August 2019, 8:37 pm
Updated Friday, 9th August 2019, 8:39 pm
Club night at Southsea Castle

The team behind the Champagne Bar in Southsea Castle say the event will not run this evening after forecasts of high wind and heavy rain.

A statement posted on social media read: ‘At 40mph winds although the marquee would be safe and secure in much higher winds than that the cobblestoned courtyard would be difficult and slippery to walk across when wet.

‘From a health and safety perspective we are avoiding opening and having someone potentially injure themselves, and it just generally won't be enjoyable circumstances.

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‘Thanks for your understanding.’

Organisers say the event should return next week, subject to the weather conditions.

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