Pontefract Liquorice Festival

Pontefract Liquorice Festival Fringe Activities

Friarwood Valley Gardens, WF8 1PL
11am - 4pm

Only a five-minute walk from the festival site, the Friends of Friarwood Valley Gardens are hosting fun activities including:
  • Bouncy castle
  • Donkey rides
  • Have-a-go archery
  • Face painting
  • Knottingley Concert Band
  • Liquorice Singers
  • The Strange-Twig Theatre Company
  • Food and drink vendors
  • Local charity and community stalls


Pontefract Library, Shoemarket, WF8 1BD
10am - 4pm

Join the Summer Reading Challenge! Plus children's craft activities including design your own space rocket, design and create your ultimate Superhero warrior, build your own Lego confectionery and make your own photo frame.

Pontefract Museum, Salter Row, WF8 1BA
10.30am - 4pm

Wandering Georgians will be encouraging people to become part of a satirical print (as part of the 'Golden Age of Satire' exhibition).


Congregational Church, Finkle Street, WF8 1HE
10am - 4pm

  • Free literature
  • DVDs
  • Bags of goodies for children
  • Noah’s Ark face painting
  • Games and Bible stories in the Church Hall
  • A visit from Sam’s Safari animals


St Giles Church, Market Place, WF8 1AT
11am - 4pm

The church will be holding a bric-a-brac stall outside and the church café will be open throughout the afternoon for tea, coffee, soft drinks and refreshments.