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Children's Activity Event, Wed 22 Aug 2018, free entry

Retro Retail: Fashion

Retro Retail: Fashion


Wakefield Museums and Castles


5 Salter Row,
West Yorkshire,

Events at this Venue

date event
Mon 14 May - Sat 1 Sep Sale of the Century
Sat 21 Jul Family Fun
Sat 28 Jul Family Fun
Wed 1 Aug Retro Retail: Object Handling
Sat 4 Aug Family Fun
Wed 8 Aug Meet the Curator


Visit Pontefract Museum this Summer and take part in this hands on activity with the family.

From tie dye t-shirts to flared trousers, what fashions were the people of Pontefract buying and wearing in decades gone by?

Join the museum team to explore retro-fashion and make some fun crafts to take home.

Take a close up look at some of the objects from the collections that reveal what the people of Pontefract were shopping for in decades gone by.

Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 22 Aug 2018 10:00 to 15:00


Free entry



See location of Pontefract Museum on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 455219  Lat: 53.69156 Long: -1.31243

By Road:
Jct32 M62
Follow signs for Pontefract Town Centre.
Museum is on the precinct, next to Pontefract Library

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Tanshelf Railway Station
Nearest bus station: Pontefract Bus Station


  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups