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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

 
Live acoustic music

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

tel: 01924 302700

Live acoustic music at lunchtime.

Sat 24 Aug 2019
  • 12:00 to 14:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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Band Concert

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

tel: 01924 302700

Come to the castle bandstand and get your toes tapping with our series of concerts featuring local brass and wind ensembles.

Sun 25 Aug 2019
  • 13:00 to 15:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
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Concerts in the Bandstand at Pontefract Castle

Band Concert
Sun 25 Aug 2019
  • 13:00 to 15:00

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

 
Band Concert

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

tel: 01924 302700

Come to the castle bandstand and get your toes tapping with our series of concerts featuring local brass and wind ensembles.

Sun 1 Sep 2019
  • 13:00 to 15:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
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Concerts in the Bandstand at Pontefract Castle

Band Concert
Sun 1 Sep 2019
  • 13:00 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

 
Batik

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

tel: 01924 302700

Produce batik designs inspired by medieval motifs.

Thu 12 Sep 2019
  • 18:00 to 19:30
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Disabled access
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Have A Dabble - Batik at Pontefract Castle

Batik
Thu 12 Sep 2019
  • 18:00 to 19:30

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

 
Dig Launch

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

tel: 01924 302700

Meet the archaeologists who will be digging Pontefract Castle.

Sat 5 Oct 2019
  • 12:00 to 13:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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Dig Launch at Pontefract Castle

Dig Launch
Sat 5 Oct 2019
  • 12:00 to 13:00

Pontefract

01924 302700

 
Daily Archaeology Tours

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

tel: 01924 302700

A chance to see today's discoveries from the Pontefract Castle dig.

  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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Clay Lantern

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

tel: 01924 302700

Craft your own clay lantern candle holder.

Thu 10 Oct 2019
  • 13:30 to 15:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Disabled access
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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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Finds Lab

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

tel: 01924 302700

Get hands-on with the latest finds from the dig.

Mon 21 - Fri 25 Oct 2019
  • 10:00 to 12:00, 14:00 to 16:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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Archaeology Finds Lab at Pontefract Castle

Finds Lab
Mon 21 - Fri 25 Oct 2019
  • 10:00 to 12:00, 14:00 to 16:00

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!

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

 
Junior Archaeologist

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

tel: 01924 302700

Become a Junior Archaeologist and investigate the past.

  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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Dig Camp at Pontefract Castle

Junior Archaeologist

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

 
Dig Update

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

tel: 01924 302700

Take a look at all the discoveries from the Pontefract Castle gatehouse dig so far.

Sat 26 Oct 2019
  • 15:00 to 16:00
  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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Dig Update at Pontefract Castle

Dig Update
Sat 26 Oct 2019
  • 15:00 to 16:00

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

 
Junior Archaeologist

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

tel: 01924 302700

Become a Junior Archaeologist and investigate the past.

  • Rail station: Pontefract, Monkhill (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
Show more details of Dig Camp

Dig Camp at Pontefract Castle

Junior Archaeologist

Pontefract

01924 302700