A FAIRY and Fantasy Festival due to be held at Oakworth today has been called off.

The event, with around 40 stalls and other attractions, was scheduled to take place in the park.

But the heavy rain has left the ground saturated.

"The ground is just sodden – one of the vehicles has got stuck this morning," said a spokesman for the organisers.

"Unfortunately it's just not possible to go ahead.

"It's a shame. You do all the planning but you can't do anything about the weather, and you don't expect these problems in August."