Advice For Tourism & Event Businesses Affected By COVID-19

Visit Britain
VisitBritain are collating the latest tourism-related news and information for UK tourism businesses on the outbreak of COVID-19, including links to useful information, advice and financial packages available.
Wakefield First
For businesses in the Wakefield district, Wakefield First have details of grant schemes and contact details for individuals in the Wakefield Council team who will be able to answer any questions you may have.
Government COVID-19
Keep up to date with the latest information on the Government's response to COVID-19, including social distancing, trade restrictions and health advice.

Creative Challenge 2020

Calling all creatives… help is available for local artists, creative businesses and cultural organisations in the Wakefield district who are facing difficulties during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Wakefield Council has recently launched the #CreativeChallenge2020. Grants from £500 up to £15,000 are up for grabs to support a number of themed project activities. Full details of the challenge and how to apply can be found on the brand new Creative Wakefield website HERE.

The website will also feature further funding and business support opportunities, networking and other events as well as additional regional and national news. There will also be an opportunity to promote an individual or business and connect directly with other network members.

To be able to take a full advantage of this new tool, please click "Become a Member" and register.

The Creative Network is an inclusive and collaborative organisation for individuals, organisations and businesses.

Information for the Tourism Trade

Find out all you need to know about working with us (Wakefield Council Tourism Team) right here.

Contact us:

Give us a call: 01924 305569

Send us an email: tourism@wakefield.gov.uk