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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 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 & Play!

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

tel: 01924 302700

Sit back and relax in the beautiful surroundings of Pontefract Castle. Bring a picnic and join us for some Lego fun!

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

Picnic & Play!

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
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.

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

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

tel: 01924 302700

Are you looking for a special way to celebrate the end of the school year with your Key Stage 2 class? Then why not join us at Pontefract Castle for our fun-filled, action-packed ‘Medieval Sports Week’ workshop!

  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
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Family History

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

tel: 01924 302700

A day of talks on family and local history.

Wed 24 Jul 2019
  • 10:30 to 16:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
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Victorian Historians

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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Come and celebrate Yorkshire day at the 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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 A week of tomfoolery!

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

tel: 01924 302700

A week of fun, frolics and tomfoolery!

  • 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

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

Wed 7 Aug 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 7 Aug 2019
  • 10:00 to 11:00

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Pontefract Castle

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

tel: 01924 302700

An exciting week of Civil War soldiering!

  • 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

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

 
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

 
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 4 Sep 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 4 Sep 2019
  • 10:00 to 11:00

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 2 Oct 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 2 Oct 2019
  • 10:00 to 11:00

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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Dig Experience

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

tel: 01924 302700

Join the dig team at the castle and become an archaeologist for the day!

Sat 26 - Wed 30 Oct 2019
  • 10:00 to 13:00, 14:00 to 17:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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Dig Experience at Pontefract Castle

Dig Experience
Sat 26 - Wed 30 Oct 2019
  • 10:00 to 13:00, 14:00 to 17:00

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Create a 3D artefact

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

tel: 01924 302700

Use digital photography to create a virtual artefact.

Sat 26 Oct 2019
  • 11:00 to 12:30
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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Make A 3D Artefact at Pontefract Castle

Create a 3D artefact
Sat 26 Oct 2019
  • 11:00 to 12:30

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

 
Dig Experience

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

tel: 01924 302700

Join the dig team at the castle and become an archaeologist for the day!

Fri 1 - Sun 3 Nov 2019
  • 10:00 to 13:00, 14:00 to 17:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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Dig Experience at Pontefract Castle

Dig Experience
Fri 1 - Sun 3 Nov 2019
  • 10:00 to 13:00, 14:00 to 17:00

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Create a 3D artefact

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

tel: 01924 302700

Use digital photography to create a virtual artefact.

Sat 2 Nov 2019
  • 11:00 to 12:30
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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Make A 3D Artefact at Pontefract Castle

Create a 3D artefact
Sat 2 Nov 2019
  • 11:00 to 12:30

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 6 Nov 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 6 Nov 2019
  • 10:00 to 11:00

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
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