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Pontefract Castle

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

tel: 01924 302700

Make a gruesome gargoyle out of clay.

Wed 20 Feb 2019
  • 10:00 to 11:30, 13:30 to 15:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
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Clay Creations: Gargoyles at Pontefract Castle

Pontefract Castle
Wed 20 Feb 2019
  • 10:00 to 11:30, 13:30 to 15:00

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Pontefract Castle

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

tel: 01924 302700

A talk on the medieval castles of West Yorkshire.

Thu 14 Mar 2019
  • 13:00 to 14:00
  • 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

Make a horseshoe wind chime inspired by the castle’s historic links to blacksmithing.

Thu 14 Mar 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

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

Pontefract Castle

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Pontefract Castle

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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Pontefract Castle

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 family fun at our annual Pontefract Castle Dragon Egg Hunt!

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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Pontefract Castle

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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Pontefract Castle

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 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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Pontefract Castle

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

 
Pontefract 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

Pontefract Castle
Wed 29 May 2019
  • 11:00 to 15:00

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Pontefract Castle

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

tel: 01924 302700

Find out about life in Pontefract during the three sieges!

  • 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

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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Pontefract 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

Pontefract 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

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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Pontefract 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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