The 2016 Rushcart will be held over the weekend of 20th & 21st August. This will be the 42nd Saddleworth Rushcart. This is NOT the Bank Holiday weekend as in previous years.
Route and Times… (please note, times are approximate)
From 9:30am, Uppermill Square; unveiling of the banner, team photograph and introducing the ‘Cart to the public, before Saddleworth Morris Men perform the Rushcart Dance.
10:15am, dep Uppermill Square to arr Greenfield (opposite King Bill IV) 10:45am; High Street > Chapel Lane > Chew Valley Road.
11:30am, dep Greenfield to arr Uppermill Square 12 noon; Chew Valley Road > Wellington Road > Queensway > Carr Lane > High Street.
1:30pm, dep Uppermill Square to arr Gartside St. Delph 2:15pm; High Street > Dobcross New Road > Delph New Road > The Sound > Millgate.
3:45pm, dep Delph to arr Dobcross Square 4:15pm; Millgate > The Sound > Huddersfield Road > Gatehead Road > Platt Lane.
5:15pm, dep Dobcross Square to arr Navigation Inn 5:30pm; Sugar Lane > Wool Road.
6:00pm, dep Navigation Inn to finish Uppermill Square.
10:00am, dep Uppermill Square to arr St. Chad’s Church, Uppermill 11:00.
11:00am, service in the church.
12 noon, dancing outside Church Inn and Cross Keys Inn.
Follow this link to a map that indicates each important spot for the Rushcart weekend… https://mapsengine.google.com/