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Pontefract Castle

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

tel: 01924 302700

Join us as we explore the weird, wacky and wonderful world of witches and wizards at Pontefract Castle!

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

Pontefract Castle

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Live acoustic music

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

tel: 01924 302700

Live acoustic music at lunchtime.

Sat 24 Aug 2019
  • 12:00 to 14:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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Pontefract Castle

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

tel: 01924 302700

Learn knightly skills and become a melee champion.

  • 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

Come and watch the Wakefield Archers annual longbow tournament, the Pomfret 60! If you are feeling particularly brave there is a have a go too! Participants in the tournament to register via the Wakefield Archers.

Sat 31 Aug 2019
  • 11:00 to 15:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
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Pomfret 60 at Pontefract Castle

Pontefract Castle
Sat 31 Aug 2019
  • 11:00 to 15:00

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Lantern Parade

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

tel: 01924 302700

Create your own lantern to take part in the annual lantern parade.

Sun 15 Sep 2019
  • 11:00 to 15:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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Lantern Making Workshop at Pontefract Castle

Lantern Parade
Sun 15 Sep 2019
  • 11:00 to 15:00

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Lantern Parade

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

tel: 01924 302700

Create your own lantern to take part in the annual lantern parade.

Sun 22 Sep 2019
  • 11:00 to 15:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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Lantern Making Workshop at Pontefract Castle

Lantern Parade
Sun 22 Sep 2019
  • 11:00 to 15:00

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Dig Launch

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

tel: 01924 302700

Meet the archaeologists who will be digging Pontefract Castle.

Sat 5 Oct 2019
  • 12:00 to 13:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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Dig Launch at Pontefract Castle

Dig Launch
Sat 5 Oct 2019
  • 12:00 to 13:00

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Junior Finds

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

tel: 01924 302700

Get hands-on with the latest finds from the dig.

Sat 19 - Sun 20 Oct 2019
  • 10:00 to 12:00, 14:00 to 16:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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Junior Archaeology Finds Lab at Pontefract Castle

Junior Finds
Sat 19 - Sun 20 Oct 2019
  • 10:00 to 12:00, 14:00 to 16:00

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Lantern Parade

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

tel: 01924 302700

Join Wakefield Council and the Pontefract Lioness group for the annual lantern parade.

  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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Finds Lab

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

tel: 01924 302700

Get hands-on with the latest finds from the dig.

Mon 21 - Fri 25 Oct 2019
  • 10:00 to 12:00, 14:00 to 16:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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Archaeology Finds Lab at Pontefract Castle

Finds Lab
Mon 21 - Fri 25 Oct 2019
  • 10:00 to 12:00, 14:00 to 16:00

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Dig Update

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

tel: 01924 302700

Take a look at all the discoveries from the Pontefract Castle gatehouse dig so far.

Sat 26 Oct 2019
  • 15:00 to 16:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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Dig Update at Pontefract Castle

Dig Update
Sat 26 Oct 2019
  • 15:00 to 16:00

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Hallowscream

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

tel: 01924 302700

Spooky, eerie fun at Pontefract Castle - an alternative to trick or treating!

Thu 31 Oct 2019
  • 17:30 to 19:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
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Hallowscream at Pontefract Castle

Hallowscream
Thu 31 Oct 2019
  • 17:30 to 19:00

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Tunnels Of Pontefract

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

tel: 0300 303 3464

This course is about the kinds of use that tunnels are put to, but they are also an opportunity for you to bring your stories and tales of Pontefract.

Sun 10 Nov 2019
  • 10:00 to 13:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
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Pontefract

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

tel: 0300 303 3464

An ideal course for anyone who has started building their family tree and wants to confirm basic steps and recording techniques, both paper and computer based.

Sat 23 Nov 2019
  • 10:30 to 15:30
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
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Christmas Wreath Making

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

tel: 01924 302700

Make your own Christmas wreath.

Sun 1 Dec 2019
  • 11:00 to 15:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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Wreath Making Workshop at Pontefract Castle

Christmas Wreath Making
Sun 1 Dec 2019
  • 11:00 to 15:00

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Leeds Waits

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

tel: 01924 302700

Presenting Leeds Waits for a lunchtime concert as part of our 12 Days Of Christmas.

Sun 8 Dec 2019
  • 12:00 to 14:30
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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Carols in the Dungeon

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

tel: 01924 302700

Listen to a selection of carols sung in the dungeon at Pontefract Castle.

Fri 20 Dec 2019
  • 19:00 to 19:45, 20:00 to 20:45
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Disabled access
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Carols In The Dungeon at Pontefract Castle

Carols in the Dungeon
Fri 20 Dec 2019
  • 19:00 to 19:45, 20:00 to 20:45

Pontefract

01924 302700