image for Play item typePotwallopers: A Town Centre Performance at Pontefract Museum

Play - Family - Outdoor, Thu 1 Aug 2019, free entry




5 Salter Row,
West Yorkshire,

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 11 May - Sat 20 Jul The Golden Age of Satire
Sat 25 May Family Fun
Wed 29 May Medieval May at the Museum
Sat 1 Jun Family Fun
Sat 8 Jun Family Fun
Wed 12 Jun Meet the Curator


Join us for a theatrical rendition of the town's moment in the political spotlight for Potwallopers!

The story of the world's first secret ballot which took place here in Pontefract in 1872.

Meet at Pontefract Museum.

Please note that this is a promenade performance so walking will be involved.

Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 1 Aug 2019 12:00 to 13:00 14:00 to 15:00


Free entry

Also see



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