One of Bristol’s largest Christmas occasions has been cancelled due to coronavirus restrictions.
The Mall at Cribbs Causeway says it can’t run the annual Winter Wonderland event and as an alternative will function a celebration of neighborhood heroes.
A spokesperson stated they have been “committed to delivering an equally magical festive experience inside the centre instead”.
The annual event options one of many UK’s largest out of doors ice rinks.
In 2019, it drew about 100,000 guests to The Mall over three months from November to January.
The Mall stated it had been exploring choices for holding the event according to authorities and Public Health England steerage.
Instead, it stated it deliberate to function a celebration of local people heroes as an alternative.
“In mild of the uncertainty surrounding Covid-19, we’re unable to discover a approach to facilitate the occasions beneath the present circumstances,
“We stay up for welcoming our guests again to rejoice with us and to say thanks,” stated the spokesperson.