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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.

Having fun on the Nature Trail at National Coal Mining Museum for England
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Thornes Park Flower Garden
Easter Holiday Activities

11 - 27 April events, workshops and activities

Family workshops Wakefield, Yorkshire
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Yorkshire Festival 2014

Yorkshire welcomes the world.

Welcome to 100 days of world-class music, dance, theatre, film, art, sculpture and one or two art forms there probably isn't a name for yet.

The festival will be spanning the county, engaging the widest possible audience and welcoming the Grand Depart of the Tour de France - the world's largest annual sporting events and one of the most spectacular.

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Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle presents Thomas Houseago

Yorkshire born artist Thomas Houseago is today one of the most internationally influential sculptors of his generation.

The Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle, a partnership between four locally rooted world-class sculpture organisations (Henry Moore Institute, Leeds Art Gallery, The Hepworth Wakefield and the Yorkshire Sculpture Park) brings two of Thomas Houseago's sculptures to Yorkshire - a monumental new commission made specifically for Leeds city centre and one located at Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

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Wakefield Remembers WWI

Events to mark the anniversary of the Great War

Wakefield Remembers World War One
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