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What is footgolf? Footgolf at Whitwood is a brilliant combination of the best of golf and the best of football. It’s great fun day out in Castleford for family and friends to play together and you don’t need any special equipment to get involved – just come along and play! At Whitwood we have created
The ground has been ploughed the seed is in and through, we have mapped the design out but yet to revel the 2018 design, watch out for the first pictures. Last year was a John Deere Tractor, ‘Nothing Runs Like a Deere! Opens with the school holidays in July right through until the first week
Young Donna, Sam and Harry forge relationships that resonate in the present.
We all love to be beside the seaside, so get your flip flops ready and grab your buckets and spades for a weekend of free family fun, as the seaside is returning to Wakefield Cathedral Precinct on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 August. Our Seaside Events offer a chance for children and families to have
The first Friarwood Festival will be held this year. A fun family friendly music festival celebrating local musicians. There will be live music throughout the day, free children’s entertainment, food stalls and of course a festival bar. This is a free event and any donations will go towards the regeneration of the Valley Gardens.
Take inspiration from the nature that surrounds Castleford to create your own work of art!
Discover how the people of Castleford spent their summer holidays in the 1940s.
Glass has been made in our area for centuries - come and discover the amazing old glass objects in our museum.
Family Fun Day to Commemorate and celebrate 100 years since the end of The First World War. We have been successful in obtaining funding for this event, courtesy of Tesco Bags of Help. We are therefore able to provide all of the entertainment free of charge. Put this in your diary for a great family
Discover how metal changed the lives of Bronze Age and Iron Age people.
Discover how the Romans created different everyday objects using moulds.
An opportunity to engage with some of the amazing objects from our collections that are not usually on display in our museum!
What sort of objects do you think will be displayed in the museums of the future and what sorts of technology will people use to explore them?
Spend the day in Engine Wood as a family, and experience the hands-on craft of wood carving and fire-lighting. All tools, materials and a campfire cooked baked potato lunch included. £20 per person (suitable for children 6+, children must be accompanied) Booking is essential, you can book on your next visit at the Stables Ticket