Sun beamed down on crowds at this year's Heptonstall Pace Egg play

The sun shone down on Good Friday as crowds gathered to be entertained at an annual Calder Valley.

Tuesday, 23rd April 2019, 1:05 pm
Updated Tuesday, 23rd April 2019, 1:34 pm
Heptonstall Pace Egg Play

Here are some of the best pictures from this year's Heptonstall Pace Egg play - do you spot anyone you know?

The Heptonstall Pace Egg play takes place every year in Weavers Square and follows an unusual story that has been performed for several centuries.
Characters include St George, Bold Slasher, The Doctor and Toss Pot
This year David Burnop celebrated his 40th year as The Doctor in the play and was cheered on by the crowds.
Dancing group the Hillmillies performed in between each of the shows.
Money raised at this years event will be donated to the Mytholmroyd Scouts and the British Red Cross Yemen Crisis Appeal.
The Midgley Pace Egg play also took place n Good Friday with a group of former Calder High School students bringing the story to life.
The group toured around ten locations in the Valley, pulling in the crowds.
The event takes place every year on Good Friday and is a staple in the Calder Valley calendar.
As well as the exciting performances crowds enjoyed some tasty treats.
The battle is one of the highlights of the show.
Crowds turned out to enjoy the event.
Heptonstall Pace Egg play
Heptonstall Pace Egg play
Heptonstall Pace Egg play
Heptonstall Pace Egg play
Heptonstall Pace Egg play
Heptonstall Pace Egg play
Heptonstall Pace Egg play