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  • The Battle of Bosworth took place on August 22nd 1485. King Richard III was the last English king to fight in battle and was slain here with victory won by […]

    Battle of Bosworth Commemoration

    The Battle of Bosworth took place on August 22nd 1485. King Richard III was the last English king to fight in battle and was slain here with victory won by […]

  • The annual Rushbearing Festival at Sowerby Bridge takes place early in September each year and is a revival of an ancient custom. Its origins lie in the tradition of carrying […]

    Sowerby Bridge Rushbearing Festival

    The annual Rushbearing Festival at Sowerby Bridge takes place early in September each year and is a revival of an ancient custom. Its origins lie in the tradition of carrying […]

  • In this annual competition the ancient grudge between Yorkshire and Lancashire is played out again – this time by hurling Black Puddings at a pile of Yorkshire Puddings on a […]

    Ramsbottom World Black Pudding Throwing Championships

    In this annual competition the ancient grudge between Yorkshire and Lancashire is played out again – this time by hurling Black Puddings at a pile of Yorkshire Puddings on a […]

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