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Talk, Sat 1 Oct 2016

Wakefield's Medieval Bridge & Chantry Chapel

Wakefield's Medieval Bridge & Chantry Chapel


A day conference in memory of the life and work of Kate Taylor, marking the 660th anniversary of the Chantry Chapel and also the 25th anniversary of the Friends of Chantry Chapel.

This event is organsied by the Wakefield Historical Society in conjuction with the Friends of Chantry Chapel, Wakefield Cathedral and the Hepworth Wakefield.

The programmes events include:
The Role of Chantry Chapels in Medieval Society
Medieval Bridge Construction
The History of the Building and Re-Building of the Chapel
Artists Representations of the Chapel and Bridge
Current Research into English Bridge Chapels

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic siteRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Disabled accessFacilities for hearing impaired

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 1 Oct 2016 10:00 to 16:00


£10 for members of Wakefield Historical Society and Friends of Chantry Chapel
£15 for non members
includes coffee/tea



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Map reference: SE 336200  Lat: 53.67584 Long: -1.49140

By Public Transport:

The gallery is conveniently located 1 mile from Wakefield Westgate station and 0.3 miles from Kirkgate Station.

Wakefield Free City Bus stops close to the gallery. For more information please visit

By car
Please see the Hepworth Wakefield website for all the latest information on travelling to the gallery by car. The Pay and Display car park is located on Thornes Lane.

The gallery is fully accessible, please visit the website or contact us for a full access guide.

To arrange your group or coach party visit call us or email to find out more about special packages for your group.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired