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Arts and Crafts Windows

Pontefract Castle, Castle Chain, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1QH

tel: 01977 723440

Celebrate the opening of the new Visitor Centre at Pontefract Castle by painting and creating your very own mini replica of the beautiful windows in the Visitor Centre.

Wed 23 Aug 2017
  • 11:00 to 14:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
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Arts and Crafts Windows at Pontefract Castle

Arts and Crafts Windows
Wed 23 Aug 2017
  • 11:00 to 14:00

Pontefract

01977 723440

 
Medieval Tile Making

Pontefract Castle, Castle Chain, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1QH

tel: 01977 723440

Use the castles medieval finds to inspire your creativity and make replica clay tiles in this interesting workshop.

Wed 30 Aug 2017
  • 11:00 to 14:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
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Medieval Tile Making at Pontefract Castle

Medieval Tile Making
Wed 30 Aug 2017
  • 11:00 to 14:00

Pontefract

01977 723440

 
In William Shakespeare's Words

Pontefract Castle, Castle Chain, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1QH

tel: 01977 723440

Head over to Pontefract Castle this Summer and dress up like a Shakespearean Actor and create a puppet partner to act with you at home!

Thu 31 Aug 2017
  • 10:00 to 15:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
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Gardens in the Age of Chivalry

Pontefract Castle, Castle Chain, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1QH

tel: 01977 723440

Join historical gardening expert Michael Brown as he explores medieval gardens - their features, their uses and their plants.

Sat 2 Sep 2017
  • 13:00 to 14:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
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Heritage Open Day

Pontefract Castle, Castle Chain, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1QH

tel: 01977 723 440

Pontefract Castle will be opening its doors this September for Heritage Open Days from Saturday 9th September to Sunday 10th September.

  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
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Heritage Open Days at Pontefract Castle

Heritage Open Day

Pontefract

01977 723 440

 
Stone Carving

Pontefract Castle, Castle Chain, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1QH

tel: 01977 723440

Join Melanie Wilks, the talented professional sculptor and use castle stonework as inspiration to carve a unique relief piece.

Sat 23 Sep 2017
  • 10:00 to 16:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
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Gilded Sweetmeats

Pontefract Castle, Castle Chain, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1QH

tel: 01977 723440

Using medieval recipes and real gold leaf, take home tasty treats to impress your friends.

Tue 26 Sep 2017
  • 18:00 to 19:30
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
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Gilded Sweetmeats at Pontefract Castle

Gilded Sweetmeats
Tue 26 Sep 2017
  • 18:00 to 19:30

Pontefract

01977 723440

 
Lantern Parade

Pontefract Castle, Castle Chain, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1QH

tel: 01977 704591

Pontefract Lioness group's annual parade through Pontefract, starting at Pontefract Castle.

  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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October Half Term Fun

Pontefract Castle, Castle Chain, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1QH

tel: 01977 723 440

It might be a bit colder and darker outside, but Pontefract Castle have plenty of activities to keep you entertained.

  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
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Hallowscream

Pontefract Castle, Castle Chain, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1QH

tel: 01977 723 440

Dare you dress up in your scariest outfit and visit Pontefract Castle castle at twilight for some spooky, eerie fun?

Fri 27 Oct 2017
  • 17:30 to 19:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
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Hallowscream at Pontefract Castle

Hallowscream
Fri 27 Oct 2017
  • 17:30 to 19:00

Pontefract

01977 723 440

 
Ghost Walks

Pontefract Castle, Castle Chain, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1QH

tel: 01977 723 440

Dare you venture into the unknown and go searching for ghosts of the past at Pontefract Castle?

Tue 31 Oct 2017
  • 19:00, 20:30
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
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Ghost Walks at Pontefract Castle

Ghost Walks
Tue 31 Oct 2017
  • 19:00, 20:30

Pontefract

01977 723 440

 
Ghost Walks

Pontefract Castle, Castle Chain, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1QH

tel: 01977 723 440

Dare you venture into the unknown and go searching for ghosts of the past at Pontefract Castle?

Fri 10 Nov 2017
  • 19:00, 20:30
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
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Ghost Walks at Pontefract Castle

Ghost Walks
Fri 10 Nov 2017
  • 19:00, 20:30

Pontefract

01977 723 440

 
Ghost Walks

Pontefract Castle, Castle Chain, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1QH

tel: 01977 723 440

Dare you venture into the unknown and go searching for ghosts of the past at Pontefract Castle?

Fri 24 Nov 2017
  • 19:00, 20:30
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
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Ghost Walks at Pontefract Castle

Ghost Walks
Fri 24 Nov 2017
  • 19:00, 20:30

Pontefract

01977 723 440

 
Medieval Christmas

Pontefract Castle, Castle Chain, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1QH

tel: 01977 723440

Meet characters from the castle’s medieval past, browse the festive stalls selling interesting artisan gifts and decorations and have a go at making your own.

  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
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Medieval Christmas at Pontefract Castle

Medieval Christmas

Pontefract

01977 723440