image for Workshop/Course item typeBirds of Prey Puppets at Pontefract Castle

Workshop/Course, Tue 10 Apr 2018, free entry

Birds of Prey

Birds of Prey


Castle Chain,
West Yorkshire,

Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 5 Apr Dragon Egg Hunt
Tue 10 Apr Birds of Prey Puppets
Sat 21 - Sun 22 Apr St George's Day
Sun 27 - Mon 28 May Siege Weekend
Sat 23 Jun Proms in the Castle
Sat 7 Jul Picnic at the Castle


Looking for something fun to do with the kids over Easter Half Term?

Pay a visit to Pontefract Castle on Tuesday 10th April, and create your very own bird of prey puppet in this imaginative and creative workshop for children.

This is a free event and no prior booking is required. Just pop along to the castle.

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

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 10 Apr 2018 11:30 to 14:30


Free entry

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