image for Festival item typeWakefield Festival of Food Drink & Rhubarb at Wakefield Cathedral Precinct

    Food and Drink Event, Fri 20 - Sun 22 Feb 2015, free entry


    Wakefield Visitor Centre

    0845 601 8353


    Wakefield City Centre,
    WF1 1JY

    Wakefield Rhubarb

    Wakefield Rhubarb

    Ruby Rhubarb & visitors by Hannah Webster

    Ruby Rhubarb & visitors by Hannah Webster



    Please note these dates are provisional.

    Wakefield’s famous Yorkshire Forced Rhubarb has joined the hallowed ranks of Europe’s protected foods.

    Yorkshire Forced Rhubarb has been elevated to the same status as Champagne and Parma Ham. If it’s not from the Yorkshire rhubarb triangle, it can’t be called Yorkshire Forced Rhubarb.

    Wakefield Festival of Food, Drink and Rhubarb is one of the first major foodie events in the UK’s festival calendar.

    The festival celebrates the tradition of Forced Rhubarb growing in Wakefield, offering the finest regional produce and showcasing the most talented local chefs.

    The 2014 festival saw a range of tours, walks, chef demonstrations and real ale along side one of the biggest speciality markets in the region.

    To hear the latest news about the 2015 festival in February like the page on Facebook

    For further details see

    Cash PointCoach parties acceptedDisabled accessPostboxPublic toiletsTelephone (public)Accepts groups

    Children welcomeDisabled accessSmoking not allowed

    Event details

    Dates Times
    Fri 20 - Sun 22 Feb 2015


    Free entry

    Also see

    Events at this Venue

    date event
    Sun 23 Nov Christmas Market
    Sun 23 Nov Ice Skating Rink
    Mon 24 - Fri 28 Nov Ice Skating Rink
    Fri 28 - Sat 29 Nov Christmas Market
    Sat 29 Nov Ice Skating Rink
    Sun 30 Nov Christmas Market



    See location of Wakefield Cathedral Precinct on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SE 330209  Lat: 53.68352 Long: -1.50182

    By Road:
    Jct 41 off the M1 will lead you straight into the city centre
    On street parking is available as well as many multi-storey car parks.

    By Public Transport:
    Nearest train station: Wakefield Westgate Railway Station
    Nearest bus station: Wakefield Bus Station
    The Free City Bus is available from Wakefield Westgate Railway Station or Wakefield Bus Station that drop you off in the city centre.

    Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Wakefield Westgate station


    • Cash PointCash Point
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • PostboxPostbox
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

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