Festival on the Wall, the music festival that was due to take place from August 4-6 at Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland, has announced its cancellation, citing operational difficulties.

A statement taken from the event’s Facebook page read: “After serious consideration and with an incredibly heavy heart, we are sad to announce that Festival On The Wall has been cancelled.

“For the past two years we have put our heart and soul into creating the event that the North East deserves, showcasing everything that is great about this region. Unfortunately, several significant operational challenges have made it impossible to continue, and at this point we are left with no choice but to make this very difficult decision.

“All ticket holders will receive an automatic refund within five days and any questions can be answered at info@festivalonthewall.com