Gallery: Yorkshire Wartime Experience weekend

Cleckheaton was transformed into a battlefield over the weekend as the Yorkshire Wartime Experience came to town.

A dramatic recreation of a battle
A dramatic recreation of a battle

The event, at a site off Hunsworth Lane, is now the biggest military re-enactment festival in the north of England.

It focuses on both world wars, with 500 military vehicles from both periods on display.

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Over 50 re-enactment groups were invited to portray various armies and services.

Crowds enjoy the displays at Cleckheaton

There was also the chance to ride a tank.

Soldiers help each other during a WW1 gas attack
50 re-enactment groups attended
Sappers dig a trench
A radio operator with his equipment
500 military vehicles were in attendance
Several armies and branches were represented
Crowds enjoy the displays at Cleckheaton
Soldiers help each other during a WW1 gas attack
50 re-enactment groups attended
Sappers dig a trench
A radio operator with his equipment
500 military vehicles were in attendance
Several armies and branches were represented