Business leaders are set to honour one of the county's most recognisable characters, Brian Blessed.
The Mexborough born actor and adventurer is being honoured for his work by the Yorkshire Business Awards in Leeds on Friday night.
Blessed is best known for his role as Prince Vultan in 1980's sci-fi hit, Flash Gordon.
Yorkshire's famous faces are being celebrated at the opening of this year's York Maze. The maze has been transformed into the the three of Brian Blessed, Geoffrey Boycott and Jeremy Clarkson - each is 50 metres wide in the 18 acre field.
Brian Blessed visited the hospital in South Yorkshire where he was born.
He was invited to Montagu Hospital in Mexborough to help bury a time capsule - it was a role he was delighted to accept
Brian Blessed has recorded a new Ilkley Moor Baht 'At rap
Brian Blessed has rapped a new version of Ilkla Moor Baht 'At.