West Midlands PugFest cancelled over poor ticket gross sales (News)


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The occasion will now not go forward because of poor ticket gross sales

A charity canine occasion has been cancelled because of poor ticket gross sales leaving organisers “extraordinarily gutted”.

The West Midland’s PugFest World Cup occasion was because of be held on Saturday at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire.

Posting on social media, organisers mentioned they have been anticipating at the least 2,000 attendees, however had solely offered 271 grownup and 67 youngsters’s tickets.

Bosses of the non-profit occasion mentioned those that had purchased tickets can be refunded.

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The occasion was because of embody pug-themed stalls, a canine present, meals, competitions, pug five-a-side and visitor appearances from former England gamers Peter Shilton OBE and Paul Merson.

Virtually 4,000 individuals attended final yr’s occasion and organisers had hoped for the same turnout this yr.

In an announcement, PugFest mentioned: “We’re a non-profit occasion, elevating cash for pug welfare teams, so you may think about we can’t cowl an enormous loss like it could be if we went forward.”

It added: “Once more we’re very sorry and very gutted as we have now put an terrible lot of effort and time into this occasion.”


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