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Food and Drink Event, Sat 6 - Sun 7 Jul 2019, free entry

Picnic & Play!

Picnic & Play!


Castle Chain,
West Yorkshire,

Events at this Venue


Part of Pontefract Liquorice Festival.

Join us for an array of fun activities and workshops along with huge outdoor cinema screenings of the Lego movies!

Pack a picnic (or choose some tasty snacks from our onsite outdoor caterers), pick your spot and enjoy fun and films throughout the day!

Saturday 6 July

11am - The Lego Movie
1.40pm - The Lego Batman Movie

Sunday 7 July

11am - The Lego Movie 2
1.40pm - The Lego Ninjago Movie

On both days children's workshops and activities will take place from 10am – 4pm:

- Free face painting
- Free balloon modelling workshop
- Hula hoop mega structure building activity
- Children's free soft play area with ball pool pit, giant rubber Lego bricks and giant Jenga
- Children's dance aerobics workshop at the Bandstand

This event is FREE, and there is no need to book. Just come along and join in the fun!

Part of Pontefract Liquorice Festival.

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
Sat 6 - Sun 7 Jul 2019 10:00 to 16:00


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