Ackworth Gala wows crowds on anniversary

Newspaper: Pontefract & Castleford Express.
Story: Annual Ackworth summer gala held on Carr Bridge playing field.
Reporter: Nick Frame.
Photographer: Andrew Bellis
email: andrewbellisphotography@gmail.com
Twitter: @SnapperAndrewB
Mobile: 07885 426 523
Photo date: 24/06/17
Picture ref: AB175g0617
Newspaper: Pontefract & Castleford Express. Story: Annual Ackworth summer gala held on Carr Bridge playing field. Reporter: Nick Frame. Photographer: Andrew Bellis email: andrewbellisphotography@gmail.com Twitter: @SnapperAndrewB Mobile: 07885 426 523 Photo date: 24/06/17 Picture ref: AB175g0617

Gala day in Ackworth drew in crowds, as the community celebrated the 40th anniversary of the annual event. Children dressed in Disney outfits kicked off Saturday’s gala, with a colourful parade through the village to Carr Bridge Playing Fields.

An afternoon of stalls, activities and entertainment followed, including a Parkour v Pedal Power tricks display.

Newspaper: Pontefract & Castleford Express.
Story: Annual Ackworth summer gala held on Carr Bridge playing field.
Pictured: Children sat in a dingy.
Reporter: Nick Frame.
Photographer: Andrew Bellis
email: andrewbellisphotography@gmail.com
Twitter: @SnapperAndrewB
Mobile: 07885 426 523
Photo date: 24/06/17
Picture ref: AB175h0617

Newspaper: Pontefract & Castleford Express. Story: Annual Ackworth summer gala held on Carr Bridge playing field. Pictured: Children sat in a dingy. Reporter: Nick Frame. Photographer: Andrew Bellis email: andrewbellisphotography@gmail.com Twitter: @SnapperAndrewB Mobile: 07885 426 523 Photo date: 24/06/17 Picture ref: AB175h0617

Fundraising stallholders raised thousands of pounds for good causes. Coun Terry Hollyhead, of Ackworth Parish Council, said: “It was a fantastic day for all involved.”

Newspaper: Pontefract & Castleford Express.
Story: Annual Ackworth summer gala held on Carr Bridge playing field.
Pictured: Children take it in turns to throw a wet sponge at dad.
Reporter: Nick Frame.
Photographer: Andrew Bellis
email: andrewbellisphotography@gmail.com
Twitter: @SnapperAndrewB
Mobile: 07885 426 523
Photo date: 24/06/17
Picture ref: AB175f0617

Newspaper: Pontefract & Castleford Express. Story: Annual Ackworth summer gala held on Carr Bridge playing field. Pictured: Children take it in turns to throw a wet sponge at dad. Reporter: Nick Frame. Photographer: Andrew Bellis email: andrewbellisphotography@gmail.com Twitter: @SnapperAndrewB Mobile: 07885 426 523 Photo date: 24/06/17 Picture ref: AB175f0617