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Exhibition, Sat 10 Aug 2019 - Sat 25 Apr 2020, free entry

On Our Doorstep: Geoff Leathley

On Our Doorstep: Geoff Leathley


Wakefield Castles & Museums Team


5 Salter Row,
West Yorkshire,

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 10 Aug - Sat 25 Apr On Our Doorstep: Geoff Leathley Paintings
Sat 22 Feb Family Fun
Thu 27 Feb Medieval Churches Of West Yorkshire
Sat 29 Feb Family Fun
Sat 7 Mar Family Fun
Wed 11 Mar Meet the Curator


Geoff Leathley has been painting and sketching the local area for over 30 years. This exhibition showcases a new set of paintings of Pontefract and Castleford. Taking inspiration from a great range of subjects including Pontefract Castle, churches, the canal and Riverside Mill, Geoff explains:

“The heart of both towns remains the market, so it is not surprising that here I found lots of subjects and without doubt the most challenging. I decided upon a straightforward style, without embellishments or exaggerations of form or colour. I found the whole project exciting and enjoyed every minute”.

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Event details

Dates Times
Sat 10 Aug 2019 - Sat 25 Apr 2020
You can visit the exhibition at these times during the week:
Monday to Friday: 10.00am - 4.30pm
Saturday: 10.30am - 4.30pm


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
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access