Horbury Street Fair fun despite lack of sun

Horbury Street Fair dancers. Pic credit Lee Ward
Horbury Street Fair dancers. Pic credit Lee Ward

Hundreds of people turned out to enjoy craft stalls and entertainment at the 33rd Horbury Street Fair.

There were performances from morris dancers, majorettes and brass bands, while balloon modellers, puppets and Yorkshire’s owl experience attracted crowds at the open-air event.

More than sixty stalls lined the town’s streets selling crafts, cakes, flowers and gifts.

And there was also a food court on Golden Square with Mexican and Jamaican cuisine.

After Saturday’s dull weather organisers @HorburyStreetFayre Tweeted their hopes the sun would make more of an appearance on Sunday.

But despite the grey day, visitors took to Twitter to share their enjoyment of the annual fair.

Lynsey Firth (@the_rhodester) said: “Great day out today @HorburyFayre, fab music, brilliant stalls and excellent choice of food!”

Kevin Trickett of Wakefield Civic Society said: “Enjoyed my visit to @HorburyFayre today on behalf of @HorburyCivicS - even bought some books on local history from @RickaroBooks!”

And Kirstie McEnhill (@3littlecherubs) said: “@HorburyFayre a fantastic weekend as ever. Wouldn’t want to live anywhere else.

Heidi Waring of Horbury Village Partnership, which helped to promote the event, said: “It was a real family event. The food court had food from all over the world which was new this year and that went down a treat.”

More information about Horbury events can be found at @HorburyVillage.