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Music - Classical, Sat 23 Jun 2018

Proms in the Castle

Proms in the Castle


Castle Chain,
West Yorkshire,

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In June 2018, Pontefract Castle will once again host the ever popular Proms in the Castle.

Sit back, relax and enjoy an evening of beautiful orchestral music from the West Yorkshire Symphony Orchestra while watching the sun go down, beyond the historic ruins of Pontefract Castle, finishing the evening with a spectacular fireworks finale.

Gates will be open from 5:30pm and the event will start at 7:30pm.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 23 Jun 2018 17:30


Ticket Price:

Advance Tickets
£10 Adults, £8 Children

On the gate
£12 Adults, £10 Children

Tickets will be available from: Pontefract Castle, Pontefract Library and online at* from mid April (*Small booking fee applies)


Plan route to Pontefract Castle using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SE 460222  Lat: 53.69421 Long: -1.30481

By Road:
M62 jct32
Continue onto Park Road (A639)
Turn left onto Southgate (A645)

For car parking:
Turn left onto North Baileygate. Car park located off Beech Hill. WF8 2JF

Disabled car-parking spaces are available at the Castle gates (approach via Spink Lane or Micklegate).

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Monkhill/Baghill Railway Station
Nearest bus station: Pontefract Bus Station

Walk from Pontefract town centre via Horsefair, Micklegate and Castle Chain.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Pontefract, Monkhill station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups