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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 24 Jun, Wed 27 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Wed 4 Jul to Sun 8 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 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 24 Jun, Wed 27 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Wed 4 Jul to Sun 8 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,
Today

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 24 Jun, Tue 26 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Tue 3 Jul to Sun 8 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,
Today, Wed 4 Jul

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,
Today, Wed 27 Jun, Wed 4 Jul, Wed 11 Jul

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 21 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Thu 5 Jul, Thu 12 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,
Fri 22 Jun, Fri 29 Jun, Fri 6 Jul

More details - Nostell - Two-day spoon carving workshop
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. From log to spoon, experience the full process of transforming a log into your own hand carved spoon.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Sat 23 Jun, Sat 30 Jun

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 23 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Nostell - Family green woodworking day
1 day introduction to green woodworking for families in partnership with MC Woodcraft. An day introduction to green woodworking for families in partnership with MC Woodcraf.t Discover the hands-on techniques of green woodworking and fire lighting as a family. Campfire cooking jacket potato lunch included.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Sun 24 Jun

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 25 Jun, Mon 2 Jul, Mon 9 Jul

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,
Tue 26 Jun, Sun 15 Jul, Tue 24 Jul

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 26 Jun, Tue 3 Jul, Tue 10 Jul

More details - Nostell - Wakefield District Cycle Forum celebration event
Kick off the Summer of Sport with Wakefield District Cycle Forum. Have a go at cycle skills and join led rides around the parkland.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Sun 1 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 1 Jul

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,
Thu 5 Jul, Thu 26 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 7 Jul

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,
Tue 10 Jul to Sun 15 Jul, Tue 17 Jul to Sun 22 Jul, Tue 24 Jul to Sun 29 Jul, Tue 31 Jul to Sun 5 Aug, Tue 7 Aug to Sun 12 Aug, Tue 14 Aug to Sun 19 Aug, Tue 21 Aug to Sun 26 Aug, Tue 28 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

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,
Wed 11 Jul to Sun 15 Jul, Wed 18 Jul to Sun 22 Jul, Wed 25 Jul to Sun 29 Jul, Wed 1 Aug to Sun 5 Aug, Wed 8 Aug to Sun 12 Aug, Wed 15 Aug to Sun 19 Aug, Wed 22 Aug to Sun 26 Aug, Wed 29 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

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,
Wed 11 Jul to Sun 15 Jul, Wed 18 Jul to Sun 22 Jul, Wed 25 Jul to Sun 29 Jul, Wed 1 Aug to Sun 5 Aug, Wed 8 Aug to Sun 12 Aug, Wed 15 Aug to Sun 19 Aug, Wed 22 Aug to Sun 26 Aug, Wed 29 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

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,
Wed 11 Jul to Sun 15 Jul, Wed 18 Jul to Sun 22 Jul, Wed 25 Jul to Sun 29 Jul, Wed 1 Aug to Sun 5 Aug, Wed 8 Aug to Sun 12 Aug, Wed 15 Aug to Sun 19 Aug, Wed 22 Aug to Sun 26 Aug, Wed 29 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Nostell - Contemporary Art Collaboration with The Hepworth Wakefield
The spirit of Chippendale lives on! Nostell is teaming up with 2017 Art Fund Museum of the Year, The Hepworth Wakefield to explore the role of artists in influencing interiors with special commissions from Giles Round and key collection loans.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Fri 13 Jul to Sun 15 Jul, Wed 18 Jul to Sun 22 Jul, Wed 25 Jul to Sun 29 Jul, Wed 1 Aug to Sun 5 Aug, Wed 8 Aug to Sun 12 Aug, Wed 15 Aug to Sun 19 Aug, Wed 22 Aug to Sun 26 Aug, Wed 29 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

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,
Fri 13 Jul, Fri 20 Jul, Fri 27 Jul, Fri 3 Aug, Fri 10 Aug, Fri 17 Aug, Fri 24 Aug, Fri 31 Aug

More details - Nostell - Nostell Nights
Fancy something a little different for your Friday night, for adults only' Explore after hours and help us celebrate the 300th birthday of the influential designer and furniture-maker, Thomas Chippendale.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Nostell - Interior Worlds
Explore how Chippendale helped create bespoke interiors and objects for his ambitious client Rowland Winn in the opulent state rooms. Immerse yourself in a world of fashion, luxury, innovation and the rollercoaster life of a top-end designer.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Fri 13 Jul to Sun 15 Jul, Wed 18 Jul to Sun 22 Jul, Wed 25 Jul to Sun 29 Jul, Wed 1 Aug to Sun 5 Aug, Wed 8 Aug to Sun 12 Aug, Wed 15 Aug to Sun 19 Aug, Wed 22 Aug to Sun 26 Aug, Wed 29 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

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 14 Jul, Sat 21 Jul, Sat 28 Jul, Sat 4 Aug, Sat 11 Aug, Sat 18 Aug, Sat 25 Aug

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 16 Jul, Mon 23 Jul, Mon 30 Jul, Mon 6 Aug, Mon 13 Aug, Mon 20 Aug, Mon 27 Aug

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 17 Jul, Tue 24 Jul, Tue 31 Jul, Tue 7 Aug, Tue 14 Aug, Tue 21 Aug, Tue 28 Aug

More details - Nostell - Priory 10K
Join Ackworth Road Runners on this invigorating run through the gently undulating Nostell parkland. The run consists of two laps starting and finishing in front of the house. The route follows a mixture of tarmac driveways, well surfaced paths plus a section of grass parkland with a section of gardens around the lake.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Wed 18 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 18 Jul, Wed 1 Aug, Wed 15 Aug

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 18 Jul, Wed 25 Jul, Wed 1 Aug, Wed 8 Aug, Wed 15 Aug, Wed 22 Aug, Wed 29 Aug

More details - Pontefract Races - totepool Flat Cap & Whippet Family Day
Come racing with us today and enjoy whippet racing before the first race! And the first 500 people wearing a flat cap will also be able to pick up either a free Racecard, drinks voucher or betting voucher! totepool will be sponsoring 7 high class, competitive races including the Listed totepool.
Pontefract Racecourse, Pontefract Park, Park Road, Pontefract
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Pontefract Races - The Art of Racing Race Day (Part 1)
This is a day not to be missed with some brilliant action on the track! This raceday also welcomes our inaugural ‘The Art of Racing Raceday’ – celebrating everything we know and love and The Sport of Kings! We’ll be looking for 7 guest tipsters to each preview one of the races on the day.
Pontefract Racecourse, Pontefract Park, Park Road, Pontefract
Mon 2 Jul

More details - Pontefract Races - The Art of Racing Race Day (Part 2)
This is a day not to be missed with some brilliant action on the track featuring the Listed Weatherbys Pipalong Stakes! There’s an impressive role of honour to this race with horses such as Gifted Girl and Red Bloom amongst the previous winners.
Pontefract Racecourse, Pontefract Park, Park Road, Pontefract
Tue 10 Jul

More details - St Peter’s Church Village Summer Fete
Join us for our annual fun afternoon where there will be entertainment including The Nightingales and Vibe, stalls, attractions for children, Tombola, Raffle and Cafe.
Kirkthorpe Community Centre, Kirkthorpe Lane, Kirkthorpe, Nr Wakefield
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Open Day at St Peter’s
Come along and explore this lovely medieval church and the surrounding area of the old village of Kirkthorpe. See the Benedictine Nuns graves, village stocks and the Tudor Alms House ( also known as the Old Hospital) built by John Freeston of Normanton. Guided tours available with a chance to try bell ringing.
St Peters Church, Kirkthorpe Lane, Kirkthorpe, Wakefield
Sun 1 Jul

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

More details - Experience Day- Conservation
Are you looking for some expert help conserving your personal archive? This bespoke experience with Head of Conservation at WYAS, Shirley Jones, will provide you with tailored solutions. Including hands on experience of packaging and cleaning specific to your needs. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.
West Yorkshire History Centre, 127 Kirkgate, Wakefield
Wed 27 Jun

More details - Carmina Burana & Songs and Cries of London Town
Yorkshire Philharmonic Choir presents its 2018 Summer Concert in the striking surroundings of Wakefield Cathedral. The Concert will feature 2 ’secular’ cantatas. Firstly the unique yet ever popular Carmina Burana by Carl Orff.
Wakefield Cathedral, Westmoreland Street, Wakefield
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Letz Zep
Letz Zep. Artists performing: Letz Zep.: Tickets avaiable.
Warehouse 23, Wakefield
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Barry Dodds, Silky and Martin Mor-Mecca and NCF Comedy Night
A brand new night of comedy at Mecca Wakefield. Featuring: Barry Dodds, Silky and Martin Mor. Date: Friday 22nd June Time: 9.30pm Venue: Mecca Venue Address: Westgate Retail & Leisure park, Collinsway, Wakefield WF2 9SE Venue Website: www.meccabingo.
Mecca Wakefield-Westgate Retail & Leisure park, Collinsway, Wakefield
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Grasmere - Open Garden for NGS
Amongst old orchard trees is hidden a restful family suburban garden of acre. Wildlife encouraged by many nesting boxes, ponds, wild flower area, log piles for hedgehogs and flowers to attract butterflies. Secluded summerhouse enclosed by colourful tapestry hedge and architectural planting.
Grasmere, Rothwell
Wed 4 Jul, Wed 11 Jul, Wed 18 Jul, Wed 25 Jul

More details - Kapow! Obstacle Course
Run, jog or walk around the Kapow! Superhero Challenge obstacle course and take on 10 inflatable obstacles including a foam maze - set over 5km in Temple Newsam estate.
Temple Newsam, Temple Newsam Road, Leeds
Sat 30 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 21 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Thu 5 Jul, Thu 12 Jul

More details - The Time Travellers Living History Weekend
Come and meet Time Travellers from Anglo Saxon Warriors and Tudor servants to 18th century folk and Air-Raid Aunties baking for Britain in our WW2 Kitchen!
Temple Newsam Home Farm and Temple Newsam House
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - Manfords Comedy Club
The Lamproom Theatre in Barnsley plays host to Manford’s Comedy Club. This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK personally selected by Jason Manford.
The Lamproom Theatre, Westgate, Barnsley
Fri 29 Jun

More details - Barnsley Baby and Childrens Market
*** Barnsley Baby and Childrens Market Nearly New Sale Sunday 8 July 2018 , 12 - 2pm , Barnsley Academy *** Love a Bargain ? If so join us at our up and coming Barnsley nearly new sale where HUNDREDS of pre - loved bargains are waiting to find new homes!
Barnsley Academy , Farm Road , Worsborough, Barnsley
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Race for Life 5K - Barnsley
This is no ordinary 5k. This is thousands of women uniting with one purpose. To come together. To raise money. To BEAT CANCER. 5k (or just over 3 miles) is an achievable distance for all ages and abilities. You can take part however you like and choose to run, jog or walk your way around the course.
Locke Park, Barnsley
Wed 4 Jul

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