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More details - Pontefract Races - 80s Night
This is 80s Night like never before! BELINDA CARLISE once said "PONTEFRACT IS A PLACE ON EARTH" and she will be joining us for some exciting evening of racing before performing some of her greatest hits!
Pontefract Racecourse, Pontefract Park, Park Road, Pontefract
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More details - Pontefract Races - Rugby League Night
We’re lucky enough to have some fantastic sporting action on our doorstep in West Yorkshire. Not only do we have racing here in Pontefract, we have some world class Rugby League teams: Castleford Tigers, Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, Huddersfield Giants and Featherstone Rovers.
Pontefract Racecourse, Pontefract Park, Park Road, Pontefract
Mon 11 Jun

More details - Pontefract 10K
Join Pontefract’s 10k road race, and go the extra-mile to show you care! Whether you’re an experienced runner or you’re just starting out, put on your running shoes, grab your family and friends and give it your all to cross the finish line – all in support of The Prince of Wales Hospice.
Pontefract Park
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Paulos Circus 2018 Creating Memories Tour! From ITV1's ''The Circus'  Pontefract Farmer Copley
2018 We are here ! From breath taking stunts, laugh out loud comedy to beautiful artistry, the Paulos family have created a show to give you and your family ever lasting memories. The quality goes in before our name goes on. Paulos Circus 2018 Creating Memories Tour, coming to your town soon !
Pontefract Farmer Copleys Farm
Today to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Hells Circus @ Farmer Copleys Farm
Hell’s Circus is Coming to the Bigtop ! Paulos Circus will be playing host to ’’Hell’s Circus’’ From fire eaters, axes & whips, pole dancer to a potty mouth clown and lots of audience participation This is an 18+ event, ID may be required.
Pontefract Farmer Copleys Farm
Sat 26 May

More details - Nostell - Visit the second-hand book shop
Settle down with a hot cuppa and a gripping read in Nostell’s second-hand book shop. Open Tuesday - Sunday, 12 - 4pm from Saturday 14 April until Sunday 28 October 2018. You’ll find many titles to choose from at very reasonable prices.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Today to Sun 27 May, Tue 29 May to Sun 3 Jun, Tue 5 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Tue 12 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Tue 19 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Tue 26 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Tue 3 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

More details - Nostell - Friday Health Walk
Enjoy an hour’s walk around Nostell’s picturesque parkland. Get some free exercise with a gentle stroll around the park led by our experienced walk leader. Join the group of regular walkers to take in the changing seasons and enjoy a cuppa in the cafe each week. Booking Not Needed. Children welcome.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Today, Fri 1 Jun, Fri 8 Jun, Fri 15 Jun, Fri 22 Jun, Fri 29 Jun, Fri 6 Jul

More details - Nostell - Chippendale: the Man and the Brand
Visit this brand new exhibition to discover how Thomas Chippendale made his name: from the publication of his pattern book of furniture designs to masterminding entire rooms in the latest 18th century fashions for Rowland Winn at Nostell.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Today to Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May to Sun 3 Jun, Wed 6 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Wed 13 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Wed 20 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Wed 27 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Wed 4 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

More details - Nostell - Interior Worlds: Thomas Chippendale at Nostell
Join us in 2018 as we celebrate 300 years since the birth of Thomas Chippendale, one of the most influential English designers in history.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Today to Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May to Sun 3 Jun, Wed 6 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Wed 13 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Wed 20 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Wed 27 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Wed 4 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

More details - Nostell - Dovetail, Biscuit, Splat
Thomas Chippendale inspired countless designers and craftspeople to copy his styles, techniques and trademark quality. Be part of the #Chipster generation in 2018 by joining in creative workshops to make your own masterpieces.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Today to Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May to Sun 3 Jun, Wed 6 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Wed 13 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Wed 20 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Wed 27 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Wed 4 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

More details - Nostell - Parkrun
Join in this free weekly 5km timed run through the parkland, which is open to everyone, free, safe and easy to take part in. People of every ability are encouraged to get involved; from those taking their first steps in running to Olympians; from juniors to those with more experience; all are welcome.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Sat 26 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Nostell - Introduction to green woodworking
As part of a small group, with lots of help on hand from our resident expert MC Woodcrafts, you can create and craft your own natural wooden creation to take home. All tools and materials are provided. Discover the woodlands ecology and good green woodwork practices.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Sat 26 May

More details - Nostell - Junior parkrun
Join the weekly junior parkrun, a timed 2km run for children aged 4 - 14. It’s open to all, free, safe and easy to take part in - what are you waiting for' Starting from the Stables the 2km course takes you up to Obelisk Lodge and back through Nostell’s woodland and rolling parkland.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Sun 27 May, Sun 3 Jun

More details - Nostell - Easy cycle ride
Join ride leaders from Wakefield District Cycle Forum for an easy bike ride exploring the parkland and beyond the Nostell estate. Following an experienced leader, you’ll meet new people, discover new cycle routes and explore the countryside.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Mon 28 May, Sun 17 Jun, Tue 26 Jun, Sun 15 Jul, Tue 24 Jul

More details - Nostell - Go wild outdoors: messy play
Kick off your May half-term with messy fun in the adventure playground. Join in hands-on fun outdoors this bank holiday. Perfect for littlies under 5, but big kids welcome too! Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Mon 28 May

More details - Nostell - Ackworth Juniors Runners Club
Have an aspiring runner in your family aged 4-9' Come and join Ackworth Junior Runners for running fun and games on the vistas. Meeting every Monday, April - August, it’s the perfect way to get outdoors and active.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Mon 28 May, Mon 4 Jun, Mon 11 Jun, Mon 18 Jun, Mon 25 Jun, Mon 2 Jul, Mon 9 Jul

More details - Nostell - Go wild: bug hunting and geocaching
Learn a little about looking after the Nostell’s wildlife and explore the parkland this May half-term with a wild day outdoors. Hunt for meadow bugs in Obelisk Park and see how many creepy crawlies you can spot.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Tue 29 May

More details - Nostell - Nordic walking group
Join the Nordic walking group every Tuesday for some exercise in the parkland to boost your fitness and your mood! Using the poles, you can tone the upper and lower body at the same time and burn nearly twice as many calories than ordinary walking.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Tue 29 May, Tue 5 Jun, Tue 12 Jun, Tue 19 Jun, Tue 26 Jun, Tue 3 Jul, Tue 10 Jul

More details - Nostell - Cycle Wednesday
Get active this May half-term and explore Nostell on two wheels. Join Wakefield District Cycle Forum to test your cycle skills and pick up top tips for maintaining your bike. Don’t miss the bike-only woodland trails for a few more twists and turns. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Wed 30 May

More details - Nostell - Crafternoons
Join us in The Workshop, our new creative space at Nostell for a drop-in craft session. This season we will be looking at some simple book binding methods. During your house visit, take a break to try out different craft activities in a relaxing, informal environment. Suitable for all adults.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Wed 30 May, Wed 6 Jun, Wed 13 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Wed 4 Jul, Wed 11 Jul

More details - Nostell - Cycle Wednesdays with Wakefield District Cycle Forum
Take part in this year’s Summer of Sport and join Wakefield District Cycle Forum to test your cycle skills on the vista. Test your new found skills on the family friendly bike-only woodland cycle trails. Booking Not Needed.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Wed 30 May, Wed 25 Jul

More details - Nostell - Dovetail, Biscuit, Splat
Get creative this May half-term and design a Chippendale chair in the Workshop. From designing the highest quality furniture, to sourcing the latest fashions in wallpaper, textiles and fittings, Thomas Chippendale a world of interiors for Nostell.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Thu 31 May and Fri 1 Jun

More details - Nostell - Thursday Health Walk
Enjoy an hour’s walk around Nostell’s picturesque parkland. Get some free exercise with a gentle stroll around the park led by our experienced walk leader. Join the group of regular walkers to take in the changing seasons and enjoy a cuppa in the cafe each week. Booking Not Needed. Children welcome.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Thu 31 May, Thu 7 Jun, Thu 14 Jun, Thu 21 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Thu 5 Jul, Thu 12 Jul

More details - Nostell - Pedal in the park
Fancy getting into cycling but want a gentle start' Join ride leaders from Wakefield District Cycle Forum for an easy bike ride exploring the parkland and beyond the Nostell estate. These short rides are ideal for beginners, families and those wanting to build their confidence.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Sun 3 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Nostell - Nostell Nestlings
Join in fortnightly stories, crafts and outdoor activities with your mini adventurers, especially for under 5s. Each session we’ve different activities themed around a story book, from planting seeds like Mr McGregor and going on a bear hunt to making mud pies like Superworm.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Wed 6 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Wed 4 Jul

More details - Nostell - Parkland walk
Explore Nostell’s flora, fauna and history in this 2.5 mile guided walk across the parkland. Our knowledgeable guides will share the history and geography of the estate, from the original Augustinian priory to the architecture that you can see today including Druid’s Bridge and Robert Adam’s Obelisk...
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Sat 9 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Nostell - Bioblitz
Bring the whole family to Nostell’s annual bioblitz event to help look after the resident wildlife here. Drop in throughout the day to pick up your counting sheets and head out into the gardens and parkland to spot bees, birds, butterflies and creepy crawlies.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Nostell - Behind the scenes Stables tours
Learn all about the Winn family’s love of horses and the hidden areas of the stable block that visitors don’t normally see.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Nostell - Upstairs Downstairs
Book on to this behind-the-scenes tour to see parts of the house not normally open to visitors. You’ll visit the cellars and near derelict servants’ quarters to learn how the family and their servants lived and worked at Nostell. Booking Essential. Phone: 01924 863892.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Sun 17 Jun, Thu 5 Jul, Thu 26 Jul

More details - Nostell - Meet the Gardener
Learn a few secrets from Nostell’s kitchen gardener, from growing giant onions to the perfect potatoes. Join Mark in the kitchen garden for his top tips for growing fruit and veg, with seasonal highlights including rhubarb, herbs and summer fruits.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Millrace Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Overlooking a secluded valley, garden incl large herbaceous borders containing over 3000 varieties of perennials, shrubs and trees, many of which are unusual and drought tolerant. Ornamental pond, vegetable garden and walled terraces leading to wild flower meadow, small woodland, bog garden and wildlife lakes.
Millrace Garden, Leeds
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Pond dipping day!
Come along to our woodland and nature pond this May and use our newly constructed pond dipping platform to search for fascinating pond creatures. You will need to have your best spotting skills at the ready as many of these creatures are very small.
Renewi UK Services Limited South Kirkby Business Park, Brigantian Way South Kirkby, Pontefract
Wed 30 May

More details - Spring Plant Sale and Open Days at St Peter’s
Come and explore this beautiful medieval church and the old village of Kirkthorpe as well as a chance to buy good quality spring/summer plants. There will be guided tours available and a chance to climb the bell tower and try bell ringing. Enjoy a cuppa and home made cake in the cafe.
St Peters Church, Kirkthorpe Lane, Kirkthorpe, Wakefield
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Summer Treasure Hunt
Starting at St Peter’s Church then up to Heath on foot, why not join us for a fun afternoon. First prize is a voucher for Heath Tea Rooms. Afternoon Cream Teas will be served in the Church Hall cafe before the the Treasure Hunt.
St Peters Church, Kirkthorpe Lane, Kirkthorpe, Wakefield
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Midendale - Open Garden for NGS
2 acre garden built on a disused railway track and started in 2003. Comprising of flower, rose, conifer beds, a vegetable garden with raised beds, greenhouse and a herb potager area. An interesting feature is ’Ironhenge’ an unusual use of scrap metal.
Midendale, Goole
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Midendale - Open Garden for NGS
2 acre garden built on a disused railway track and started in 2003. Comprising of flower, rose, conifer beds, a vegetable garden with raised beds, greenhouse and a herb potager area. An interesting feature is ’Ironhenge’ an unusual use of scrap metal.
Midendale, Goole
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Little Singers Colton
Singing songs and making music together is a fantastic way of supporting the development and well-being of children under 4 - and it’s fun for adults too!
Colton Children’s Centre Colton Primary School, School Lane Leeds
Thu 7 Jun, Thu 14 Jun, Thu 21 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Thu 5 Jul, Thu 12 Jul

More details - Bee Gees Tribute Band at Blackburn Hall, Rothwell, Leeds.
TICKETS: £12.50 Join Europe’s Best BeeGees Tribute Band for a night to remember. Full Tribute Show & performance from Luke Flear followed by a Disco. Fancy dress welcome. DOORS OPEN: 7pm - 11:30pm - Limited Seating Available. Licenced Bar & Bar Snacks Available. (Bar open until 11:15pm).
Blackburn Hall, Commercial St, Rothwell, Leeds
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Leeds Pretty Muddy 5K 2018
Race for Life Pretty Muddy is our brilliant 5k muddy obstacle course. Scramble over the A-frame. Crawl through the mud pit. Have fun with your friends. And raise valuable funds for BEATING CANCER.
Temple Newsam, Temple Newsam Road, Off Selby Road, Leeds
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Leeds Pretty Muddy kids 2018
Race for Life Pretty Muddy Kids is our brilliant muddy obstacle course just for the little ones. They can take on the obstacles, crawl through the mud pit and have fun with friends, all the while helping raise valuable funds for BEATING CANCER.
Temple Newsam, Temple Newsam Road, Off Selby Road, Leeds
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Leeds Race for Life Trail Half Marathon 2018
Lace up your trainers and prepare to take on the Race for Life Half Marathon. We will be there to support you every step of the way. So take up the challenge and together we’ll BEAT CANCER.
Temple Newsam Pretty Muddy, Temple Newsam Road, Off Selby Road, Leeds
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Leeds Race for life 5K 2018
This is a 5k suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of women uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER.
Temple Newsam, Temple Newsam Road, Off Selby Road, Leeds
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Leeds Race for Life 10K 2018
10k is a great step up from our 5k events. Up the challenge and take part in a Race for Life 10k event. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER.
Temple Newsam, Temple Newsam Road, Off Selby Road, Leeds
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Half Term Family Activities
Family friendly, make and take craft activities inspired by our Circus 250 exhibition.
West Yorkshire History Centre, 127 Kirkgate, Wakefield
Tue 29 May, Thu 31 May

More details - On the Spot: The Yorkshire Landscapes of Humphry Repton
As part of the bicentenary of the death of Humphry Repton, the landscape gardener, Dr Patrick Eyres will talk about Repton’s work in Yorkshire. There will be chance to see Repton’s Red Book for Oulton Hall that is in the WYAS collection.
West Yorkshire History Centre, 127 Kirkgate, Wakefield
Tue 5 Jun

More details - Archive Surgery
New to using archives or stuck on a piece of research? Book a 45 minute slot where you will receive one-to one guidance from our professional Archive team to help guide you through using our fascinating collections.
West Yorkshire History Centre, 127 Kirkgate, Wakefield
Thu 21 Jun

Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby and Children’s Market Wakefield More details - Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby and Children's Market Wakefield
Pop-up Baby & Children’s Market/Event and Fun Family Day Out The place where ""Smart Parents"" shop! SAVE up to 90% on quality pre-loved goods!
Elizabethan Exhibition Gallery 45 Brook Street Wakefield
Sat 9 Jun
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More details - The Christians and Hue & Cry
The Christians and Hue & Cry: Tickets avaiable.
Warehouse 23, Wakefield
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More details - The Selfish Giant
In a very cold, grey town, not too far from here, hidden behind a crumbling wall and a thousand signs which say ‘KEEP OUT’, lives...the Selfish Giant. So selfish he shut away garden where the children used to play and cursed the town to never ending winter. Or so the story goes...
Theatre Royal Wakefield Drury Lane Wakefield
Mon 28 May

More details - Christopher Nibble
Written and illustrated by Charlotte Middleton and adapted for the stage by Claire Alizon Hills, Topsy Turvy Theatre, the company who brought you Ruby Flew Too! and Isabel’s Well, proudly present the charming Christopher Nibble in a tale of dandelion daring-do!
Theatre Royal Wakefield Drury Lane Wakefield
Sat 2 Jun

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