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Talk, Sun 22 Jul 2018

Medieval Woodwork

Medieval Woodwork

Contact

Wakefield Museums and Castles

01924 302700

Address

Castle Chain,
Pontefract,
West Yorkshire,
WF8 1QH

Events at this Venue

Details

Join Jack Edwards, Master Medieval Carpenter, to hear about the role of the woodland in the medieval world, and discover the different kinds of wood used including the different properties that were exploited from them.

Find out what is meant by green wood and how it differs from seasoned wood and what each type was used for as well as how it was harvested and processed.

Tickets £2. Light refreshments included.

This talk will be from 2pm - 3pm on Sunday 22 July.

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

Disabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 22 Jul 2018 14:00 to 15:00

Prices

£2. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/medieval-woodwork-and-carpentry-sunday-22-july-2018-adult-talk-tickets-45060624541?aff=es2

Location

Directions

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

Facilities

  • 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
  • Disabled accessDisabled access