image for Music - Choir Concert item typeProms in the Castle at Pontefract Castle

Music - Concert, Sat 22 Jun 2019

Proms In The Castle

Proms In The Castle


Castle Chain,
West Yorkshire,


Join us for a magnificent evening of music and light in the historical grounds of Pontefract Castle on Saturday 22nd June.

Wakefield Council presents the West Yorkshire Symphony Orchestra as they take the audience through an unforgettable orchestral jubilee.

Be enraptured by moving melodies as the sun goes down, and then be thrilled by the stunning fireworks finale.

Gates open at 5.30pm, for a 7.30pm start until a 10pm finish.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 22 Jun 2019 19:30 to 22:00
Gates open at 5.30pm, for a 7.30pm start until a 10pm finish.


Advance tickets: Adults £10, Children £8 (5-16 years or up to 18 years if proof of full time education).

On the gate tickets: Adults £12, Children £10

Under 5: Free

(booking fee applicable online only)

Tickets are also available from the Pontefract Castle Gift Shop and Pontefract Library.

Also see



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

Map reference: SE 460222  Lat: 53.69421 Long: -1.30481

By Road:
M62 jct32
Continue onto Park Road (A639)
Turn left onto Southgate (A645)

For car parking:
Turn left onto North Baileygate. Car park located off Beech Hill. WF8 2JF

Disabled car-parking spaces are available at the Castle gates (approach via Spink Lane or Micklegate).

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Monkhill/Baghill Railway Station
Nearest bus station: Pontefract Bus Station

Walk from Pontefract town centre via Horsefair, Micklegate and Castle Chain.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Pontefract, Monkhill station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access