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For art lovers, for families, for everyone

Experience Wakefield. That’s exactly what we want you to do. We are at the heart of the Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle, home to The Hepworth Wakefield, Yorkshire Sculpture Park and the birthplace of Dame Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore. Our galleries, castles, museums, hotels and attractions welcome millions of families each year. Visit us for days out, short stays, exhibitions, events and festivals.

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  • 'Squares With Two Circles, 1963 ©Bowness, Hepworth Estate. Courtesy Tate and Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Photo Jonty Wilde. Wakefield, West Yorkshire
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Family Workshops in Wakefield, Yorkshire
Festival of Food, Drink & Rhubarb
Friday 20 - Sunday 22 February 2015
Wakefield Festival of Food, Drink & Rhubarb returns this February 2015
Now open...

Unity Works, Wakefield

Unity Works now open in Wakefield city centre, West Yorkshire
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Visit Blacker Hall Farm this January