image for Fair item typeSummer Fair at The Hepworth Wakefield

Summer Event, Sat 18 - Sun 19 Aug 2018, free entry

Summer Fair

Summer Fair


The Hepworth Wakefield

01924 247360


Gallery Walk,

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 22 Jun - Sun 7 Oct Lee Miller And Surrealism In Britain
Fri 22 Jun - Sun 7 Oct Viviane Sassen: Hot Mirror
Fri 13 Jul - Mon 25 Feb Celebrating 300 Years Of Thomas Chippendale
Wed 1 Aug National Playday
Sun 5 Aug Musical Sculptures
Mon 6 Aug Kids Creative Cooking Class


The Hepworth Wakefield’s Summer Fair returns this August with something for all the family.

Treat yourself at a craft and food market full of exciting independent makers, join in with outdoor workshops, enjoy some tasty street food, freshly brewed coffee and local ale, and watch dance, music, storytelling and pop-up performances from artists and groups based in Wakefield and the region.

Suggested £1 donation on entry to the Craft and Food Market. (FREE to Members and Under 16s)

Performance Tent:
A free programme of music, spoken word, dance and participatory activities from professional, community and youth acts based across the region. The programme includes performances by Yew Tree Youth Theatre and CoActive Arts plus curated slots from Out-There Sounds For All the Famliy, Long Division and Hepwords – Ralph Dartford.

Craft and Food Market:
Our popular craft and food market returns with a high quality selection of items from independent makers based across Yorkshire and further afield. Expect jewellery, ceramics, print, plants, textiles, sweet treats, craft drinks and more.

Street Food Market:
Take time out in our cafe tent and outdoor seating with delicious street food from Frizza, Ruby’s Street Kitchen, Hey Gringo Taqueria and Madame Crêpe. The Hepworth Cafe will also be popping-up outside, serving cakes along with hot, cold and alcoholic drinks.

Free Family Drop-In Workshops:
Create giant surreal landscapes in the garden using a range of materials and unusual objects! Drop-in at any time, no need to book.

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

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 18 - Sun 19 Aug 2018 10:00 to 17:00


Free entry

Also see



See location of The Hepworth Wakefield on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

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 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