07/06/2012 09:46 BST | Updated 07/06/2012 09:47 BST

Olympics Comedy And Cultural Festival Put On Ice

A major comedy and cultural festival due to run alongside the Olympics has been put on hold.

Organisers of the first Scipmylo festival – Olympics backwards – have stopped selling tickets for the event, which was to include performances by Alan Davies, Dylan Moran and Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel. Existing ticketholders have been issued with refunds.