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Children's Activity Event, from 12 Aug 2019, free entry

Summer Fun!

Summer Fun!


Carlton Street,
WF10 1BB

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 23 Mar - Sun 1 Mar In A League of Their Own
Sat 20 Jul Family Fun
Thu 25 - Sat 27 Jul Writing Through The Ages
Sat 27 Jul Family Fun
Mon 29 - Tue 30 Jul Innovative Industries
Thu 1 Aug In A League Of Their Own Craft Activity


For the children of the 1940s, summer didn't involve an Xbox, a WhatsApp group or endless hours on YouTube.

So what did they do?! Come and find out!

Hint: it involved glass marbles, old clothes, lots of mud and a horse...

This is a free drop in event and there is no need to book.

Education/study areaFacilities for educational visits

Children welcomeDisabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 12 - Tue 13 Aug 2019 10:00 to 15:00
Thu 15 - Sat 17 Aug 2019 10:00 to 15:00
This is a free drop in event and there is no need to book.


Free entry

Also see



See location of Castleford Museum on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 429257  Lat: 53.72593 Long: -1.35127

By Road:
Follow signs for Carlton Lanes car-parking, Aire Street. From the car park walk through the Old Market Hall to Carlton Street and turn right.

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Castleford Railway Station
Nearest bus station: Castleford Bus Station

Castleford Library is on Carlton Street, next to the Old Market Hall and Opposite the entrance to Carlton Lanes Shopping Centre.


  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access