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Neon Workshops

Neon Workshops


70b George Street,


Wakefield city centre is home to a luminous star that is Neon Workshops; devoted entirely to neon art they run a regular programme of sculpture courses which are suitable for beginners right through to expert level.

Resident artist Richard Wheater, who is also a founder of Artwalk Wakefield, and the other artists at the workshop produce and organize works of art for global exhibitions as well as producing amazing exhibitions of their very own. So if you have a burning desire to become a dazzling beacon in the world of neon you won’t go far wrong at Neon Workshops in Wakefield.

There’s a range of courses to suit everyone. Choose from:

- One to one tuition days offer an intensive training experience where you can tailor the session to your needs

- One day course where you will be joined by five other eager neon novices

- Taster Sessions offer an exciting two hour learn and make session

Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsPublic toiletsFacilities for conferencing

Disabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Opening details

Please check Neon Workshops website for upcoming workshop dates:



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Map reference: SE 330205  Lat: 53.67991 Long: -1.50186

By Road:
We are located just off the one-way stretch of George Street, look out for the white neon sign!
By Public Transport:
Neon Workshops is conveniently located in the centre of Wakefield on George Street which runs parallel to Westgate, where both Westgate Railway Station and many bus stops are located. Both no more than 5 mins walk.


  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed