About Sowerby Bridge

Sowerby Bridge is a market town that lies within the Upper Calder Valley, in the district of Calderdale, West Yorkshire, in northern England. Sowerby Bridge is situated on the edge of Halifax, about three miles from its centre and has been holding its annual Rushbearing Festival since 1977.

The 2017 event will take place on 2nd and 3rd September. As much information as possible is packed into this site and last-minute changes will be added as the festival approaches.

If you have any queries about the event, please email info@rushbearing.com.

We hope you enjoy the site!