Update video: Pace Egg plays bring out the crowds

Families took advantage of the better weather and enjoyed a series of Pace Egg plays in the Calder Valley.

Students from Calder High School were busy performing their version in the Hebden Bridge and Mytholmroyd areas.

Heptonstall Pace Egg Play. 'Stuart Hought as St George, left, and Rowan Carter as Bold Hector.

Heptonstall Pace Egg Play. 'Stuart Hought as St George, left, and Rowan Carter as Bold Hector.

And, since 1979 a cast of adults has performed at Weaver’s Square, Heptonstall (see video).

The plays date back centuries and have a re-birth theme and the hero St George triumphs over evil.

More coverage in next week’s Courier and Hebden Bridge Times.