Picture Gallery: Sowerby Bridge Rushbearing Festival

A huge procession of music, dance, clogs and a thatched rushcart made its way through part of Calderdale at the weekend for Sowerby Bridge Rushbearing Festival.

Monday, 9th September 2019, 11:26 am
The rushbearing parade including the rushcart.

The popular event attracted large crowds who lined the streets to see the parade and enjoy the festivities.

Crowds dance to music from the Eclipse Jazz Band at Sowerby St Peter's Cricket Club.
Sutton Masque perform outside The Rushcart Inn
Members of Sheffield University Morris Dancers.
Members of Beomar perform outside The Rushcart Inn.
The entertainment included music from the Eclipse Jazz Band.
Some of the crowds outside The Rushcart Inn.
Some of those taking part in the procession.
Ryburn Longsword perform outside The Rushcart Inn.
Rush Maiden Chole Farrah on top of the rushcart
Sowerby Bridge Morris Dancers join in the procession
Sheffield University Morris Dancers perform.
Some of those taking part in the festival procession.
People enjoying the music and fun at Sowerby St Peter's Cricket Club.
Crowds enjoying the festivities outside The Rushcart Inn.
Some of those who turned out for the popular annual event.
Ryburn Longsword perform outside The Rushcart Inn.
The procession making its way along St Peter's Avenue in Sowerby.