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Saturday 22nd July Pontefract Museum A fun craft activity that everyone can join in with. 11am to 3pm
FUN FUN FUN in the Fun House Soft Play over the SUMMER HOLIDAYS. Whatever the weather we have something planned to keep the kids entertained
10am to 11am Castleford museum Take your little ones to this fun activity session at Castleford Museum and let them take part in some fun exercises and games.
Fri 28 Jul 2017 10:00 to 16:00 Visit Castleform Museum this July and be inspired by their collection of Roman and Iron Age brooches on display inside the museum. If you're feeling creative enough why not create your very own brooch?
Mon 31 Jul 2017 10:00 to 16:00 Visit Castleford Museum this July and learn about Castleford's glassmaking history and have the chance to decorate a glass anyway you like?
Haw Hill Park, Normanton 1pm to 4pm Traditional family sports day including sack race, three legged race and egg and spoon race.
Tue 1 Aug 2017 10:00 to 16:00 Get inspired by Castleford Museums hand painted pottery collection and try your hand at decorating a ceramic tile in this fun workshop this Summer.
Join Pontefract Castle for a special Yorkshire Day on Tuesday 1st August. Find out about the Yorkshire soldier through the ages and how they fought in battle. Try your hand at archery to see if you can become the next Robin Hood. Join in with some fun activities and games for the whole family. Yorkshires
Cute or scary, handsome or comical! Create your very own dragon mask in this special workshop hosted at Pontefract Castle. Come prepared as it may get messy!
Tue 8 Aug 2017 10:00 to 16:00 Boats have always been an important part of Castleford and its history. Head over to Castleford Museum this summer and create a very special paper boat that you make float away on the water!
Bring a picnic and spend the day at Pontefract Castle playing games from times past. If you want a great way to enjoy the outdoors and get plenty of fresh air and exercise this is it!
Fri 11 Aug 2017 11:00 to 14:00 Head over to Pontefract Museum this Summer and discover the history of coins and how they have changed over time. Plus get the chance to design your very own coin.
Wed 16 Aug 2017 10:00 to 11:30 13:30 to 15:00 Visit Pontefract Castle over the summer and make a selection of Medieval Sweetmeats including marzipan and gingerbread and decorate them with gold.
Thu 17 Aug 2017 10:00 to 15:00 Pontefract Castle's past is full of real characters, but does history remember them as heroes or villains? Come to the castle during the summer and decide for yourself!
Fri 18 Aug 2017 10:00 to 16:00 Visit Castleford Museum this Summer and create a version of our beautiful and colourful glass canes using coloured sand and bottles.
Get your flips flops ready and sharpen up your sand castle making skills as the seaside makes an exciting return to Wakefield and Castleford this August. Our seaside events are entertaining days out for the whole family. There's something for everyone at this year's events.