A blooming fine excuse to celebrate in Leeds village

TOP MARKS: Yorkshire in Bloom judges during a visit to Barwick in Elmet last year.
TOP MARKS: Yorkshire in Bloom judges during a visit to Barwick in Elmet last year.
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The Friends of Barwick in Bloom are marking the group’s 20th anniversary with a floral celebration this weekend.

Flower displays will be on show at Barwick Methodist Church from 10am to midday and 2pm to 4pm on Saturday and then from 2pm to 4pm on Sunday.

The event comes ahead of a visit next Wednesday by judges from Britain in Bloom. Barwick in Elmet is representing Yorkshire in the contest’s large village section.

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Picture Taken 06/10/2017. 
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Early Morning Light on Harold Park with Swans in the foreground

The park is named after Harold Gathorn Hardy who died in 1881 at the age of 32. Harold helped establish the family run Low Moor Ironworks.In 1899 a recreation ground was added to the park, while in the early 20th century Low Moor Gala was held raising money for local hospitals. In 1931 Horsfall playing fields were added to the park, in 2014 these became a Queen Elizabeth II Playing fields and also contains Horsfall Stadium.

Harold Park is a small urban park in Low Moor, Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. The park is open all day all year round. To the immediate north of Harold Park is Horsfall Stadium home to Bradford Park Avenue A.F.C. and Albion Sports A.F.C. Park Dam is a short walking distance to the south.

The park has been given a Green Flag Award and the Platinum award from The Royal Horticultural Society Yorkshire in Bloom for open spaces.

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