Experience Wakefield

We’re proud to be home to award winning art galleries and the birthplace of renowned sculptors Dame Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore.

Step back in time and explore our heritage - a visit down’t coal pit is a must! Take in the splendour of an 18th century National Trust mansion and discover the stories of our people at Castleford, Pontefract and Wakefield museums.

Fancy a festival? We’ve got lots to choose from. Celebrate our favourite pink vegetable at the Festival of Food, Drink & Rhubarb, delight your sweet tooth at the Pontefract Liquorice Festival and grab your bucket and spade for Seaside in the City.

Don't just try something new, try something unique! Create your own neon sculptures, journey into the dungeons of a medieval castle, have a sleepover at a nature reserve and lots more.

Those are just a few ideas of how to experience Wakefield and you’ll find all the information you need to know right here. Now it’s over to you, time to start planning...

We’re proud to be home to award winning art galleries and the birthplace of renowned sculptors Dame Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore. Step back in time and explore our heritage - a visit down’t coal pit is a must! Take in the splendour of an 18th century National Trust mansion and discover the stories of our people at Castleford, Pontefract and Wakefield museums.

Fancy a festival? Celebrate our favourite pink vegetable at the Festival of Food, Drink & Rhubarb, delight your sweet tooth at the Pontefract Liquorice Festival and grab your bucket and spade for Seaside in the City. Those are just a few ideas of how to experience Wakefield and you’ll find all the information you need to know right here. Now it’s over to you, time to start planning...

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What's On This Week

Cathedral Crafts

Cathedral Crafts

Wakefield Cathedral
Crafty Crocs

Crafty Crocs

Wakefield Museum
Easy Cycle Ride

Easy Cycle Ride

National Trust Nostell
Lunchtime Concerts

Lunchtime Concerts

Wakefield Cathedral
Toddler Tuesdays

Toddler Tuesdays

Castleford Museum
Free Tours

Free Tours

Wakefield Cathedral
Wacky Wednesdays

Wacky Wednesdays

National Coal Mining Museum for England
Baby Rave

Baby Rave

The Hepworth Wakefield

Eddie Downs Book Launch

National Coal Mining Museum for England
Thursday Health Walk

Thursday Health Walk

National Trust Nostell
Friday Health Walk

Friday Health Walk

National Trust Nostell
Wakefield Jazz

V E I N

Wakefield Jazz
Family Fun

Family Fun

Pontefract Museum
Family Fun

Family Fun

Wakefield Museum
Family Fun

Family Fun

Castleford Museum
Rita, Sue and Bob Too

Rita, Sue and Bob Too

Theatre Royal Wakefield
Yoga at YSP

Recharge: Yoga Retreat

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Sensory Stories

The Hepworth Wakefield
Adult Craft Session

Adult Craft Session

Castleford Museum