The first Ackworth Gala was held in 1977 to celebrate the Queen's Silver Jubilee.
This turned into an annual event and there has been a gala each June at Carr Bridge Playing Field ever since. Comprising of a parade, arena events, fundraising stalls and activities for the children, the event is always popular and well attended.
This year's event will take place on Saturday 30 June. Stalls are provided free of charge to local community groups and charities. Local businesses were also able to apply for a stall at a cost of £20. If you would like to be considered for a stall for please use the "Contact Us" page and we will get back to you. Cut off for applications is Friday 1 June.
This year Shadowquest Dog Display Team will be providing arena entertainment along with a display from Knottingley Silver Band and local dance group CG Dance Academy.
The theme for this year's gala is Sporting Greats.