Sadly, we have decided that we cannot proceed with our sketching expedition to the Crossrail Roof Garden on Tuesday 24 March, next Tuesday, in fact.
It would be completely irresponsible to encourage you all onto public transport in this dreadful situation with the horrible coronavirus and then pass the virus around at lunchtime. We are sure that you have all now come to this view in any case. Also, the government has now woken up to the scale of the problem, and has told everyone to avoid unnecessary social contact.
So that is that for Art in the Park for the foreseeable future. We will gather ourselves together when it is safe to do so.
We are wondering if people might like to send in any artwork you might be doing while cooped up at home. Art in the time of Coronavirus? A further bulletin will follow when we have thought about this a bit more.
In the meantime, please do everything the experts say - lots of handwashing, avoid social contact that is not essential, don't kiss anybody! Look after yourselves and stay safe.
Best wishes, Sue