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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 Apr 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 Apr 2019
  • 10:00 to 11:00

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Grow Your Own

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

tel: 01924 302700

Discover how plants were used in the past and grow your own!

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

Grow Your Own

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Have a Dabble - Pisanki Eggs

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

tel: 01924 302700

Decorate beautiful eggs for Easter using the Polish technique of Pisanki.

Thu 11 Apr 2019
  • 18:00 to 19:30
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
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Our Feathered Friends

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

tel: 01924 302700

Learn about the wildlife at Pontefract Castle and make a birdseed treat.

  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
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Paint a Dragon Egg!

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

tel: 01924 302700

Paint a story stone Dragon Egg!

Tue 16 Apr 2019
  • 11:00 to 15:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
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Dragon Egg Hunt

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

tel: 01924 302700

Join us for our annual Dragon Egg Hunt at Pontefract Castle. There will be fun trails, creative crafts, tempting treats - and you might even spy a dragon on the day!

Thu 18 Apr 2019
  • 11:00 to 14:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
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Dragon Egg Hunt at Pontefract Castle

Dragon Egg Hunt
Thu 18 Apr 2019
  • 11:00 to 14:00

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Our Feathered Friends

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

tel: 01924 302700

Learn about the wildlife at Pontefract Castle and make a birdseed treat.

  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
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Illumination Workshop with Toni Watts

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

tel: 01924 302700

Join us for a day of Illumination with one of the few remaining professional illuminators in the UK, Toni Watts.

Sat 20 Apr 2019
  • 10:00 to 16:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
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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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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

 
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

 
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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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

Pack a picnic, sit back, relax and experience an entertaining day of family fun in the grounds of Pontefract Castle.

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

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

tel: 01924 302700

Join in the festive celebrations of everyone’s favourite sweet treat: liquorice!

  • 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 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