What's On In and Around Wakefield

Today to Wed 7 Sep, by distance closest first.

Heath Classics Transport Rally

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All types of classic vehicles are welcome at this popular annual family event. Stalls and refreshments
Heath Common, Heath, Wakefield WF1 5SL
Sun 28 Aug

Sensory Exploration: Smell

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Sensory Exploration: Smell Throughout the summer holidays we will be putting on special family drop-in activities and bookable workshops that encourage people to explore the museum and its collections using their senses.
Wakefield One Burton Street WF1 2EB
Thu 11 Aug

Youth Creative: Tie Dye & Silk Painting

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Youth Creative: Tie Dye & Silk Painting Be creative and discover more about our amazing museums and castles. Come along to this fun textile workshop and have a go at tie dyeing a colourful tee shirt and silk painting.
Wakefield One Burton Street WF1 2EB
Thu 18 Aug

Sensory Exploration: Sound

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Sensory Exploration: Sound Throughout the summer holidays we will be putting on special family drop-in activities and bookable workshops that encourage people to explore the museum and its collections using their senses.
Wakefield One Burton Street WF1 2EB
Thu 18 Aug

Sensory Exploration: Taste

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Sensory Exploration: Taste Throughout the summer holidays we will be putting on special family drop-in activities and bookable workshops that encourage people to explore the museum and its collections using their senses.
Wakefield One Burton Street WF1 2EB
Thu 25 Aug

Great Cliff Exotic Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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An exotic garden on a long narrow plot. Possibly the largest collection of palm species planted out in Northern England including a large Chilean wine palm.
Great Cliff Exotic Garden, Wakefield WF4 3EN
Sat 13 Aug and Sun 14 Aug

Fabulous Fashion

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Fabulous Fashion Though fashions come and go, some pieces stand the test of time. Inspired by 1960’s fashions, get creative and make your own striking designs.
Castleford Forum Library & Museum Carlton Street Castleford WF10 1BB
Thu 11 Aug, Sat 13 Aug

SEND Fabulous Fashion

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SEND Fabulous Fashion Though fashions come and go, some pieces stand the test of time. Inspired by 1960’s fashions, get creative and make your own striking designs.
Castleford Forum Library & Museum Carlton Street Castleford WF10 1BB
Fri 12 Aug

Summer Fun

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Summer Fun It’s summer time and we’re headed to the seaside. Take some time to relax in Castleford Museum whilst making some seaside themed crafts to take home.
Castleford Forum Library & Museum Carlton Street Castleford WF10 1BB
Mon 15 Aug, Tue 16 Aug, Thu 18 Aug, Sat 20 Aug

SEND Summer Fun

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SEND Summer Fun It’s summer time and we’re headed to the seaside. Take some time to relax in Castleford Museum whilst making some seaside themed crafts to take home.
Castleford Forum Library & Museum Carlton Street Castleford WF10 1BB
Fri 19 Aug

Ancient Tools & Technology

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Ancient Tools & Technology Technology has become a large part of our modern day lives, but have you ever thought about what the ancient people who lived in Castleford used?
Castleford Forum Library & Museum Carlton Street Castleford WF10 1BB
Mon 22 Aug, Tue 23 Aug, Thu 25 Aug, Sat 27 Aug

SEND Ancient Tools & Technology

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SEND Ancient Tools & Technology Technology has become a large part of our modern day lives, but have you ever thought about what the ancient people who lived in Castleford used?
Castleford Forum Library & Museum Carlton Street Castleford WF10 1BB
Fri 26 Aug

Secret Dining Club - Hodroyd Hall

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The Secret Dining Club - hosted by Yorkshire Event Catering. We would like to announce our next event.
Hodroyd Hall, High Well Hill Ln, South Hiendley, Barnsley S72 9DQ
Sat 3 Sep

94 Turnberry Avenue - Open Garden for NGS

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Set on a new-build estate and only 3 yrs old, this compact garden features an array of tropical and unusual plants along with some more recognisable flora.
94 Turnberry Avenue, Pontefract WF7 7FB
Sun 28 Aug, Tue 6 Sep, Sun 11 Sep

The In-The-Zone Family Day

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Our last Sunday race meeting of the season is our annual In-The-Zone Family Day. On this special Sunday we set up 7 zones around the racecourse to suit everyone’s interests.
Pontefract Racecourse, Pontefract WF84QD WF8 4QD
Sun 14 Aug

Summer@Pit

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The Beach Pack your bucket and spade, we’re off to the beach! Unearth a summer of fun learning what a treat it was to go on holiday in the 1960s.
National Coal Mining Museum, Caphouse Colliery, New Road, Overton WF4 4RH
Today to Sun 14 Aug, Wed 17 Aug to Sun 21 Aug, Wed 24 Aug to Sun 28 Aug, Wed 31 Aug to Sun 4 Sep

Science Boffins

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Science Experiments have never been so much fun. Join Science Boffins as they run through a series of real experiments which will leave you and your family in awe: Slime making Reflection...
National Coal Mining Museum, Caphouse Colliery, New Road, Wakefield WF4 4RH
Fri 19 Aug, Fri 26 Aug

Table Tots Baby & Children's Nearly New Sale - Morley - Leeds

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Table Tots Baby & Children's Nearly New Sale is coming to Morley. Join us at Morley Leisure Centre on Sunday 4th September 1pm - 2.30pm.
Morley Leisure Centre, Queensway LS27 9JP
Sun 4 Sep

Made in Pontefract: Clocks & Cogs

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Made in Pontefract: Clocks & Cogs Join us each Wednesay through August as we explore the science behind some of the amazing objects on display at Pontefract Museum and do some fun activities.
Pontefract Museum 5 Salter Row Pontefract WF8 1BA
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Made in Pontefract: Exploring with IT

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Made in Pontefract: Exploring with IT Join us each Wednesday through August as we explore the science behind some of the amazing objects on display at Pontefract Museum and do some fun activities.
Pontefract Museum 5 Salter Row Pontefract WF8 1BA
Wed 17 Aug

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