Slideshow: Celebrity visitors at Wetherby hospice open day

Soap stars from TV’s Emmerdale and county championship-winning cricketer were among more than 500 visitors at Martin House’s annual open day.

Jeff Hordley, who plays bad boy Cain Dingle and his wife Zoe Henry, who also stars in the soap as vet Rhona Goskirk, rubbed shoulders with other guests at the Wetherby venue. Both are Martin House ambassadors.

NAWN 1510042AM6 Martin House Open Day.  Cheif Executive of Martin House Angla Monaghan hands out cakes and flapjacks to Emmerdale's Jeff Hordley and Zoe Henry, Yorkshire CC's Ryan Sidebottom, Calender's Christine Talbot, Embrace drummer Mike Heaton and Chair of Trustees Will  Lifford. (1510042AM6)

NAWN 1510042AM6 Martin House Open Day. Cheif Executive of Martin House Angla Monaghan hands out cakes and flapjacks to Emmerdale's Jeff Hordley and Zoe Henry, Yorkshire CC's Ryan Sidebottom, Calender's Christine Talbot, Embrace drummer Mike Heaton and Chair of Trustees Will Lifford. (1510042AM6)

Also present was Yorkshire cricketer Ryan Sidebottom, part of the Tykes squad which has just reclaimed the LV County Championship, aling with ITV Calendar presenter Christine Talbot and Mike Heaton, the drummer from alternative rock group Embrace.

Community fundraiser Sarah Tarpey said: “This year was a particularly special one for staff and volunteers at the hospice, and it was wonderful to see so many supporters, and a few of our families, joining us on the day.”

Youngsters from Scarla School of Performing Arts were also present on the day.

They have have raised funds for Martin House for many years and they are pictured with the charity’s Chief Executive Angela Monaghan, volunteers and Marty Bear.

NAWN 1510042AM10 Martin House Open Day.Ryan Sidebottom meets the Sajid family. Fatima, Mohsin(13) and Marriam(12) (1510042AM10)

NAWN 1510042AM10 Martin House Open Day.Ryan Sidebottom meets the Sajid family. Fatima, Mohsin(13) and Marriam(12) (1510042AM10)

NAWN 1510042AM2 Martin House Open Day. Anna McLeod, Katy Lee, Rachael Boycott and Brenda Peel.  (1510042AM2)

NAWN 1510042AM2 Martin House Open Day. Anna McLeod, Katy Lee, Rachael Boycott and Brenda Peel. (1510042AM2)

NAWN 1510042AM1 Martin House Open Day.  Youngsters from Scarla School of Performing Arts who have raised funds for Martin House for many years with Cheif Executive Angela Monaghan, volunteers and Marty Bear.  (1510042AM1)

NAWN 1510042AM1 Martin House Open Day. Youngsters from Scarla School of Performing Arts who have raised funds for Martin House for many years with Cheif Executive Angela Monaghan, volunteers and Marty Bear. (1510042AM1)

NAWN 1510042AM4 Martin House Open Day. Jayne Ross, Barry Ackroyd and John Lillywhite planting bulbs. (1510042AM4)

NAWN 1510042AM4 Martin House Open Day. Jayne Ross, Barry Ackroyd and John Lillywhite planting bulbs. (1510042AM4)

NAWN 1510042AM9 Martin House Open Day. Don Ward of Wakefield Chantry Rotary presents a cheque to Martin House to the value of �1000.(1510042AM9)

NAWN 1510042AM9 Martin House Open Day. Don Ward of Wakefield Chantry Rotary presents a cheque to Martin House to the value of �1000.(1510042AM9)

NAWN 1510042AM7 Martin House Open Day. Paula Harley, Sarah Walker Andy Webster  and Marty meet some rabbits courtesy of Mary Chapman of Nuzzlets. (1510042AM7)

NAWN 1510042AM7 Martin House Open Day. Paula Harley, Sarah Walker Andy Webster and Marty meet some rabbits courtesy of Mary Chapman of Nuzzlets. (1510042AM7)

NAWN 1510042AM5  Martin House Open Day. Angela Blanchard, Kath Evans and Lyra Evans making music.(1510042AM5)

NAWN 1510042AM5 Martin House Open Day. Angela Blanchard, Kath Evans and Lyra Evans making music.(1510042AM5)