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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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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 Dec 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 Dec 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 1 Jan 2020
  • 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 Jan 2020
  • 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 5 Feb 2020
  • 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 Feb 2020
  • 10:00 to 11:00

Pontefract

01924 302700