KNUTSFORD Makers Market has been cancelled.

The popular monthly event has been cancelled due to the weather.

High winds are expected on Sunday (April 7), leaving organisers with no other choice.

A spokesperson said: "Due to high winds forecast for this Sunday, the Knutsford Makers Market has unfortunately been cancelled.

"The safety of our visitors and stall holders is of our highest priority.

"We’re very disappointed, and hope for some fine spring weather next month."

The next Knutsford Makers Market will take place, as usual, on the first Sunday of the month (May 5).

According to the Met Office, on Sunday in Knutsford there is a chance of rain throughout much of the day with gusts of up to 40mph expected.