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Children's Activity Event, Wed 31 Oct 2018, free entry

Pontefract's Sweet History

Pontefract's Sweet History


Wakefield Museums and Castles


5 Salter Row,
West Yorkshire,

Events at this Venue

date event
Mon 14 May - Sat 13 Apr Sale of the Century
Sat 29 Sep Family Fun
Sat 6 Oct Family Fun
Wed 10 Oct Meet the Curator
Sat 13 Oct Family Fun
Sat 20 Oct Family Fun


Pontefract has a long association with the making and manufacturing of sweet treats. Come to the museum today to learn more about Pontefract's sweet history. Plus try your hand at making a candy themed craft and sample some of the local confectionary.

Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsAccepts groups

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 31 Oct 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
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome