George Square Christmas Market has been cancelled.
Market Place Europe, which had previously run the operation, confirmed with Glasgow Times that it had unplugged the plan after having trouble accessing the site.
Glasgow Life, which is in charge of the festive event on behalf of the Glasgow City Council, was reported to have thrown a spanner on the work after the upcoming COP26 Summit was allegedly unable to guarantee when the organizers could begin preparing for their beloved event. I am.
A spokesperson for the company said, “It was 100% canceled because the council couldn’t guarantee access to George Square because we didn’t know how many people would be behind after COP26.
“There may be activity that we don’t know about, and we need 100% access to the site.”
It is understood that the decision to abandon the market was made mutually between the city authorities and the organizers.
The St. Enoch market will still continue from November 21st to December 23rd.
Organizers currently only post StEnoch market events on their website.
George Square event not listed
The square market was scheduled to be held from November 25th to New Year’s Eve.
This is the second year that the event has been abolished because the festival had to be canceled to combat the coronavirus last year.
It is not yet known which “activities” in George Square can cause problems accessing the site.
Glasgow Times is seeking comment from Glasgow Life, which handles the Glasgow Loves Christmas event on behalf of the council.
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