Fringe Activity

Fringe Activities

Wakefield Library
Free badge making

Friday 22 and Saturday 23 February, 10am-2pm
Colour and create your own personal souvenir badge to celebrate your visit to the festival. Suitable for all ages but particularly aimed at children.

Wakefield Museum
Friday 23 February, 9am–5pm
Saturday 24 February, 9am–4pm

Whilst you’re at the festival, why not visit Wakefield Museum where you will be able to learn more about the history of the district and its Rhubarb Roots.

Fernandes Brewery Tap
Rhubarb Rocks

Saturday 23 February
Rhubarb Rocks features live indie and Britpop music from 9pm onwards. The gig is free entry, with rhubarb-based beers served throughout the weekend.

Jolly Boys
Rhubarb Jam @ Jolly Tap

Saturday 23 February, 3.30pm–5.30pm
Featuring Diamond Dac Duo, courtesy of Wakefield Music Collective.

Wakefield Cathedral
Cathedral Rhubarb Trail

Friday 22, Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 February, 10am–3pm
Join a special rhubarb trail to see if you can find the Cathedral’s very own bundle of rhubarb.
While you’re visiting, try the Cathedral Kitchen’s Yorkshire Rhubarb Triangle-inspired menu.

The Hepworth
Pop-up Restaurant: A Taste of Yorkshire

Saturday 23 February, 6pm–9pm
Experience the best of Yorkshire food and drink at The Hepworth Café
Created by The Hepworth’s Executive Chef Chris Hale (Masterchef Quarter Finalist). Enjoy a five-course meal – plus canapes and a welcome drink – made entirely using Yorkshire-based producers.
Tickets are £50/£45 early-bird booking, book by 31 Jan 2019. You can book your place online using the following link:

Oldroyd’s Farm, Carlton Village
Tour of the Rhubarb Sheds

Every day, various times
A whole festival about rhubarb – but why?
Enter the mysterious rhubarb triangle to find out more. Tours must be pre-booked and it is advisable to book early to avoid disappointment.
To book, telephone 0113 2822245
Visit for details.
(Please note the farm is five miles away from the festival)