What's On In and Around Pontefract

Today to Wed 22 Jun, by distance closest first.

Paulos Circus Pontefract @ Farmer Copleys

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Paulos Circus Pontefract @ Farmer Copleys Everyone can dream but for 2022 we want to take you inside one, inside One Clown’s Dream. Rocket, Isabelle & Teddy's journey have all been seen.
Farmer Copleys Farm Pontefract WF7 5AF
Fri 27 May to Sun 12 Jun
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Mule Train Country Music Festival

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Mule Train is a 4 day country music festival. Held in a large open span marquee. Featuring 15 live country music act. Daily line dance tuition. Competitive shoot out. Two large dance floors
Akworth Water Tower Festival Fields WF7 7ET
Thu 26 May to Sun 29 May

Disco Night with Sister Sledge Live after racing'

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Disco Night with Sister Sledge Live after racing'. Artists performing: Sister Sledge. Tickets avaiable.
Pontefract Racecourse, Pontefract WF8 4QD
Fri 27 May

Disco Night with Sister Sledge

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Ponte Races are thrilled to announce that our Disco Night performers on Friday Eve 27th May 2022 will be Sister Sledge!
Pontefract Racecourse, Pontefract WF84QD WF8 4QD
Fri 27 May

Rugby League Takeover

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Various Yorkshire teams takeover Ponte Racecourse! Join us at the racecourse and on socials to get up close and personal with 4 fantastic local teams: Wakefield Trinity, Leeds Rhinos, Castleford...
Pontefract Racecourse, Pontefract WF84QD WF8 4QD
Mon 6 Jun

Father's Day Racing

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Celebrate this extra special Sunday meeting with your loved ones on 19th June. Not only will you experience the SkyBet Sunday Series but this year we’re also hosting our first Yorkshire themed...
Pontefract Racecourse, Pontefract WF84QD WF8 4QD
Sun 19 Jun

Ilbert's Dragon Tales - Ages 2 to 5 - Booking Required

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Ilbert’s Dragon Tales - Ages 2 to 5 - Booking Required Join Ilbert the dragon at Pontefract castle for a morning of fairy tales, fun, and hands on play. Each week help Ilbert and our storytellers bring familiar tales to life through music, props and...
Pontefract Castle Castle Chain WF8 1QH
Today

Celebrating The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee at Pontefract Castle

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What better backdrop for a royal event than a mighty castle? Join us for a 1950s themed celebration event at Pontefract Castle to mark Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
Pontefract Castle The Lodge Castle Chain Pontefract WF8 1QH
Thu 2 Jun and Fri 3 Jun

Ilbert's Dragon Tales - Ages 2 to 5

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Ilbert’s Dragon Tales - Ages 2 to 5 Join Ilbert the dragon at Pontefract castle for a morning of fairy tales, fun, and hands on play. Each week help Ilbert and our storytellers bring familiar tales to life through music, props and...
Pontefract Castle Castle Chain WF8 1QH
Wed 8 Jun, Wed 15 Jun, Wed 22 Jun, Wed 29 Jun

Volunteer Talk: John De Lacy - Life & Times

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Volunteer Talk: John De Lacy - Life & Times Our volunteers would like to enlighten you about the life and times of one of Pontefract’s most famous sons.
Pontefract Castle Castle Chain WF8 1QH
Sat 11 Jun

Have a Dabble: Embossed Copper Foil Bird Spinners

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Have a Dabble: Embossed Copper Foil Bird Spinners Be transported back to the era of our Arts and Crafts barn and the craftsmanship and value of handmade items.
Pontefract Castle Castle Chain WF8 1QH
Tue 14 Jun

Roman Writing - Drop in Family Activity

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Roman Writing - Drop in Family Activity Take a closer look at some amazing objects from Roman Castleford, explore Roman writings, and experiment with different materials to write your own messages. Booking is not required.
Castleford Forum Library & Museum Carlton Street Castleford WF10 1BB
Mon 30 May, Sat 4 Jun

Roman Day for SEND Families

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Roman Day for SEND Families Take a closer look at some amazing objects from Roman Castleford, explore Roman writings, and experiment with different materials to write your own messages.
Castleford Forum Library & Museum Carlton Street Castleford WF10 1BB
Tue 31 May

Funtopia at Wakefield

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The BIG day out for little kids is coming to Wakefield for the first time ever! We'll be offering three incredible Funtopias on three different dates over the summer!!!
Castle Grove, Barnsley Road Wakefield WF2 6AH
Sat 4 Jun

Eternal Light (Howard Goodall); This Precious Earth (J. Bielby)

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The Yorkshire Philharmonic Choir features two 21st Century Works in what will be an exciting and topical double concert feature.
Wakefield Cathedral, Northgate, Wakefield WF1 1HG
Sat 11 Jun

Table Tots Baby & Children's Nearly New Sale - Wakefield

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Table Tots Baby & Children's Nearly New Sale is coming to Wakefield. Join us at Queen Elizabeth Grammar School on Sunday 12th June 1pm - 2.30pm.
Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Northgate, Wakefield WF1 3QY
Sun 12 Jun

Recycled Fabric Fashion Design

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Recycled Fabric Fashion Design Please note, the person making the booking on behalf of the attendee must be over 18. Adults are welcome to attend with their children but it is not a requirement.
Wakefield One Burton Street WF1 2EB
Tue 31 May

Find Your Passion: Needle Punch Embroidery

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Find Your Passion: Needle Punch Embroidery Do you like the idea of embroidery but find it fiddly and time consuming? Well embroidery needn’t be.
Wakefield One Burton Street WF1 2EB
Thu 16 Jun

How bad can this play get? Murder at Muffclencher Manor

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When an amateur dramatic group turn up for the dress rehearsal of their play, Murder at Muffclencher Manor, they are shocked to learn that there has been a mix up and the performance is that evening!
St. John’s Parish Hall, Greenside, Staincross, Barnsley S75 6GU
Fri 10 Jun and Sat 11 Jun

The Music

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The Music + The Cribs + The Coral + The Snuts + The Skinner Brothers + Tim Burgess (DJ). Artists performing: The Music, The Cribs, The Coral, The Snuts, The Skinner Brothers, Tim Burgess - DJ.
Temple Newsam, Leeds LS15 0AE
Thu 2 Jun

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