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Paper Mosaics

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

tel: 01924 302700

Pop into the Visitor Centre at Pontefract Castle on Saturday 21 July and have a go at designing and making your own paper mosaics!

Sat 21 Jul 2018
  • 11:30 to 14:30
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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Paper Mosaics at Pontefract Castle

Paper Mosaics
Sat 21 Jul 2018
  • 11:30 to 14:30

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Medieval Woodwork

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

tel: 01924 302700

Join Jack Edwards, Master Medieval Carpenter, to hear about the role of the woodland in the medieval world, and discover the different kinds of wood used including the different properties that were exploited from them.

Sun 22 Jul 2018
  • 14:00 to 15:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Disabled access
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Stained Glass Style

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

tel: 01924 302700

Visit Pontefract Castle this Summer and make some stained glass paper crafts!

Sat 28 Jul 2018
  • 11:30 to 14:30
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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Stained Glass Style at Pontefract Castle

Stained Glass Style
Sat 28 Jul 2018
  • 11:30 to 14:30

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Attack & Defence

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

tel: 01924 302700

Visit Pontefract Castle this Summer and explore the theme of Attack & Defence from Monday 30 July to Saturday 4 August.

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

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

tel: 01977 723440

On 1 August 2018, Pontefract Castle will once again celebrate Yorkshire Day, with an historical themed event at the Castle.

Wed 1 Aug 2018
  • 11:00 to 16:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
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Yorkshire Day at Pontefract Castle

Yorkshire Day
Wed 1 Aug 2018
  • 11:00 to 16:00

Pontefract

01977 723440

 
Green Man

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

tel: 01924 302700

Come to Pontefract Castle and make a model in air drying clay with medieval ceramics artist Karen Slade, working with natural resources and beautiful images for inspiration.

Sun 5 Aug 2018
  • 10:00 to 12:00, 14:00 to 16:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Disabled access
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Green Man Workshop at Pontefract Castle

Green Man
Sun 5 Aug 2018
  • 10:00 to 12:00, 14:00 to 16:00

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Unexpected Discoveries

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

tel: 01924 302700

Visit Pontefract Castle this Summer and explore the theme of unexpected discoveries.

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

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

tel: 01924 302700

Visit Pontefract Castle this Summer and explore the theme of Medieval Tournaments

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

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

tel: 01924 302700

Visit Pontefract Castle this Summer and explore the theme of Marvellous Magic.

  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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Marvellous Magic at Pontefract Castle

Marvellous Magic

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Ruthless Tudors

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

tel: 01924 302700

Visit Pontefract Castle this Summer and explore the theme of Ruthless Tudors.

  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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Ruthless Tudors at Pontefract Castle

Ruthless Tudors

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Pontefract Castle

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

tel: 01924 302700

Try your hand at ribbon weaving.

Sun 2 Sep 2018
  • 11:30 to 14:30
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
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Ribbon Weaving at Pontefract Castle

Pontefract Castle
Sun 2 Sep 2018
  • 11:30 to 14:30

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Castle Crafts

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

tel: 01924 302700

Visit Pontefract Castle on the First Wednesday of the month with your little ones for some hands on craft activities.

Wed 5 Sep 2018
  • 10:00 to 11:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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Castle Crafts at Pontefract Castle

Castle Crafts
Wed 5 Sep 2018
  • 10:00 to 11:00

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Pontefract Castle

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

tel: 01924 302700

Pop in to the Visitor Centre to make a catapult.

Sun 9 Sep 2018
  • 11:30 to 14:30
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
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Craft Stick Catapults at Pontefract Castle

Pontefract Castle
Sun 9 Sep 2018
  • 11:30 to 14:30

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Autumn Festival

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

tel: 01977 723440

A celebration of traditional British crafts like those that would have been used in the heyday of Pontefract Castle.

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

Autumn Festival

Pontefract

01977 723440

 
Castle Crafts

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

tel: 01924 302700

Visit Pontefract Castle on the First Wednesday of the month with your little ones for some hands on craft activities.

Wed 3 Oct 2018
  • 10:00 to 11:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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Castle Crafts at Pontefract Castle

Castle Crafts
Wed 3 Oct 2018
  • 10:00 to 11:00

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Hallowscream

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

tel: 01977 723440

Are you brave enough to visit Hallowscream?

Sat 27 Oct 2018
  • 17:00 to 18:30
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
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Hallowscream at Pontefract Castle

Hallowscream
Sat 27 Oct 2018
  • 17:00 to 18:30

Pontefract

01977 723440

 
Ghost Walks

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

tel: 01977 723440

Join the Pontefract Heritage Group for an evening of eerie and spooky entertainment as you explore the ruins of Pontefract Castle and learn about the ghosts of the past in an entertaining ghost walk.

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

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

tel: 01924 302700

Visit Pontefract Castle on the First Wednesday of the month with your little ones for some hands on craft activities.

Wed 7 Nov 2018
  • 10:00 to 11:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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Castle Crafts at Pontefract Castle

Castle Crafts
Wed 7 Nov 2018
  • 10:00 to 11:00

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Ghost Walks

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

tel: 01977 723440

Join the Pontefract Heritage Group for an evening of eerie and spooky entertainment as you explore the ruins of Pontefract Castle and learn about the ghosts of the past in an entertaining ghost walk.

  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
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Ghost Walks

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

tel: 01977 723440

Join the Pontefract Heritage Group for an evening of eerie and spooky entertainment as you explore the ruins of Pontefract Castle and learn about the ghosts of the past in an entertaining ghost walk.

  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
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Christmas at the Castle

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

tel: 01977 723440

Experience Medieval Christmas fun at Pontefract Castle – meet costumed characters, browse artisan stalls and try festive treats in the Liquorice Café.

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

Christmas at the Castle

Pontefract

01977 723440

 
Castle Crafts

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

tel: 01924 302700

Visit Pontefract Castle on the First Wednesday of the month with your little ones for some hands on craft activities.

Wed 5 Dec 2018
  • 10:00 to 11:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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Castle Crafts at Pontefract Castle

Castle Crafts
Wed 5 Dec 2018
  • 10:00 to 11:00

Pontefract

01924 302700