BOSfest has become the latest Somerset music event to be cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The popular annual event attracts thousands of visitors to the town as well as Somerset musicians and artists.

But in a statement posted on Facebook on Friday (June 26) a spokesperson for BOSfest, said: "It is with heavy hearts we have to announce that we are cancelling this years BOSfest 2020 we are truly saddened but with the ongoing COVID crisis and the Government's continued ban on live entertainment we are unfortunately unable to go ahead with this years event.

"We have left it as long as we could to assess whether the situation would improve but sadly it has not.

"We are sorry and know how hard the live entertainment industry has been hit and really hope that things improve for everyone soon.

"Thank you all for your support and hard work throughout the year, we'll be back even better and bigger next year. Stay Safe, stay well see you September 3, 4 & 5, 2021."