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St George's Day

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

tel: 01924 302700

St George’s Day at the castle, Medieval camp, archery, music and more!

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

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

tel: 01924 302700

A talk from Lauren Johnson on the events surrounding Henry VI and Pontefract Castle during the battle of Wakefield.

Sat 27 Apr 2019
  • 14:00 to 15:30
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
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Pontefract Castle

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

tel: 01924 302700

A chance for you and younger members of the family to get creative together!

Wed 1 May 2019
  • 10:00 to 11:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
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Castle Crafts at Pontefract Castle

Pontefract Castle
Wed 1 May 2019
  • 10:00 to 11:00

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
How to Grow Herbs for the Kitchen

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

tel: 01924 302700

A talk on growing herbs for the kitchen.

Sat 4 May 2019
  • 14:00 to 15:30
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
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Band Concert

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

tel: 01924 302700

Come to the castle bandstand and get your toes tapping with our series of concerts featuring local brass and wind ensembles.

  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
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Have a Dabble - Silver Charms

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

tel: 01924 302700

Discover silver clay at this fascinating workshop and make a beautiful silver charm.

Thu 9 May 2019
  • 18:00 to 19:30
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
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Pontefract Castle

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

tel: 01924 302700

A talk by leading medieval mystery writer Candace Robb.

Sat 18 May 2019
  • 14:00 to 15:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
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Kings, Wolves, and Coroners at Pontefract Castle

Pontefract Castle
Sat 18 May 2019
  • 14:00 to 15:00

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Band Concert

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

tel: 01924 302700

Come to the castle bandstand and get your toes tapping with our series of concerts featuring local brass and wind ensembles.

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

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

tel: 01924 302700

Join us at Pontefract Castle and Pontefract Museum today as we use fun activities to delve into the town's amazing medieval past!

Wed 29 May 2019
  • 11:00 to 15:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
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Medieval May at the Castle at Pontefract Castle

Medieval May at the Castle
Wed 29 May 2019
  • 11:00 to 15:00

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Let's Sow Some Seeds!

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

tel: 01924 302700

Join us for this fun family workshop at Pontefract Castle as we explore the wonderful world of herbs and discover how these amazing plants have been used by people throughout history for everything from flavouring foods and mixing medicines

Fri 31 May 2019
  • 10:00 to 12:30
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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Let's Sow Some Seeds! at Pontefract Castle

Let's Sow Some Seeds!
Fri 31 May 2019
  • 10:00 to 12:30

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Civil War re-enactor

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

tel: 01924 302700

Find out about life in Pontefract during the three Civil War sieges! With historic re-enactors; gun displays, siege engines and a family-friendly activities to take part in, including a climbing wall!

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

Civil War re-enactor

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Pontefract Castle

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

tel: 01924 302700

A chance for you and younger members of the family to get creative together!

Wed 5 Jun 2019
  • 10:00 to 11:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
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Castle Crafts at Pontefract Castle

Pontefract Castle
Wed 5 Jun 2019
  • 10:00 to 11:00

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Have a Dabble - Quirky Hand Lettered Cards

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

tel: 01924 302700

Learn how to write quirky, attractive text the simple way.

Thu 13 Jun 2019
  • 18:00 to 19:30
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
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Band Concert

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

tel: 01924 302700

Come to the castle bandstand and get your toes tapping with our series of concerts featuring local brass and wind ensembles.

  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
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Proms in the Castle

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

tel: 01924 302700

Wakefield Council presents the West Yorkshire Symphony Orchestra for an orchestral celebration of music for spectacular fireworks finale.

Sat 22 Jun 2019
  • 19:30 to 22:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
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Proms in the Castle at Pontefract Castle

Proms in the Castle
Sat 22 Jun 2019
  • 19:30 to 22:00

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Pontefract Castle

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

tel: 01924 302700

A look at Pontefract's very own saint, St Thomas of Pontefract.

Sat 29 Jun 2019
  • 14:00 to 15:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
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St Thomas of Pontefract at Pontefract Castle

Pontefract Castle
Sat 29 Jun 2019
  • 14:00 to 15:00

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Pontefract Castle

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

tel: 01924 302700

A chance for you and younger members of the family to get creative together!

Wed 3 Jul 2019
  • 10:00 to 11:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
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Castle Crafts at Pontefract Castle

Pontefract Castle
Wed 3 Jul 2019
  • 10:00 to 11:00

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Picnic in the Castle

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

tel: 01924 302700

Sit back and relax in the castle’s beautiful surroundings. Bring your picnic and listen to some fantastic live music acts.

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

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

tel: 01924 302700

Find out how to make your own herbal infusions, tinctures and oils from our herb garden with herbalist Bel Charlesworth. £16

Sun 14 Jul 2019
  • 10:00 to 12:30
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
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Medieval Tile Making

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

tel: 01924 302700

Take part in the Medieval art of tile making this summer at Pontefract Castle.

Sat 20 Jul 2019
  • 10:00 to 16:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Disabled access
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Medieval Tile Making at Pontefract Castle

Medieval Tile Making
Sat 20 Jul 2019
  • 10:00 to 16:00

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Band Concert

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

tel: 01924 302700

Come to the castle bandstand and get your toes tapping with our series of concerts featuring local brass and wind ensembles.

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

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

tel: 01924 302700

Investigate Pontefract Castle’s amazing Victorian past!

  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
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Pontefract Castle

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

tel: 01924 302700

Experience Pontefract Castle as it was when it first opened as a visitor attraction over 100 years ago. Horse display, entertainment, music, Punch and Judy and more...

Thu 1 Aug 2019
  • 11:00 to 16:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
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Pontefract Castle

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

tel: 01924 302700

Investigate Pontefract Castle’s amazing Victorian past!

  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
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Victorian Historians at Pontefract Castle

Pontefract Castle

Pontefract

01924 302700