What's on inPontefract


Welcome to Pontefract

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Pontefract - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Pontefract to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Pontefract

14
DEC
Bonafide at East 59th
East 59th

Join us every Thursday for BONAFIDE East 59thEnjoy live acoustic music from different emerging artists 7pm till late.Whats more we have some incredible drinks offers for you until 8pmSelection of £4 drinks:Pint of beer house Wine Spirit & MixerORCocktails 2…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01134 265050
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14
DEC
Stop - Don't take your PC to the tip!
Computers 4 Africa

This repurpose alternative is both a green and free solution so the charity urges the local community in Leeds to donate their unwanted working IT equipment.From PCs laptops and TFT monitors to mice smartphones keyboards and leads all will be welcome at…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03000 112233
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15
DEC
Castleford Young Musicians Christmas Concert
Castleford Civic Centre

Castleford Young Musicians Christmas Cabaret Concert is coming to Castleford Civic Centre on 15th December Starts at 19:30 Tickets: £7.50 adults children free One free ticket per table of tenContact Susan Jaggar on 01977 511971 cymonlinelive.co.uk or order tickets online at https:www.ticketsource.co.ukdate422264…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01924 305830
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15
DEC
Kori Live
Issho

From 9pm until 11pm every Friday Isshos Kori Bar will host Kori Live with top musicians performing everything from jazz and blues to soul and stripped‐back acoustic sets.Guests can also make the most of Kori Bars tempting cocktails from the popular Issho…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01134 265000
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15
DEC
Studio 59
East 59th

Our weekly Studio 59 event promises to kick off your Friday night in style straight from the office With a great line up of DJs from 6pm early drinks deals and our incredible rooftop terrace this has to be your first stop…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01134 265050
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15
DEC
The 60's Tribute Christmas Party
Ossett Town Hall

This December we have a big 60s tribute themed Christmas party coming to Ossett Town Hall The Beatles Cliff Richard and Neil Diamond ‐ plus more FAB 60s HitsFriday 15th December from 7pmTickets just £15 available from Eller Coffee in Ossett 01924…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01924 305830
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16
DEC
Saturday Sessions at East 59th
East 59th

The highlight of East 59ths social calendar the weekend comes alive to bring unmissable parties every Saturday night from our Manhattan‐style rooftop barDJ Angel Lee will be providing the biggest tunes joined by the legendary Matt Saxx & Friends with regular guests…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01134 265050
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17
DEC
Soul Brunch at East 59th
East 59th

Wind down the weekend and add a touch of Soul to your Sundays. Feast on waffle stacks a selection of eggs or our Manhattan breakfast dish all from our brunch menu with bottomless bubbles of free flowing bloody Marys. Soul tunes will…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01134 265050
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18
DEC
Monday Steak Night at East 59th
East 59th

Join us every Monday for a delicious steak with a glass of house wine or bottle of beer for just £15. Choose from: 5oz Ribeye steak skin on fries steak sauce watercress 8oz Flatiron steak skin on fries steak sauce watercress. Upgrades…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01134 265050
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19
DEC
New York 90s at East 59th
East 59th

Join us every Tuesday for New York 90s at East 59th.90s Hip Hop faves and cult pop classics served up alongside selected cocktails for only £5 all evening Snoop Dog House of Pain Madonna Kiss Kross and salt & Pepper headline…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01134 265050
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20
DEC
Feel Good Wednesday at East 59th
East 59th

Michael Jackson Diana Ross Lionel Richie & Gladys knight lead the musical trip into Motown every Wednesday night at East 59th with fabulous food and drink offers every week there plenty of reasons to feel good on WednesdaysYou can also enjoyBURGER &…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01134 265050
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28
DEC
Spooky Town Christmas
Castleford Civic Centre

Spooky Town ‐ A thrilling dance spectacular for all the family ‐ is back by popular demand with added sparkle for Christmas Performed by professional dancers and breakers to top commercial dance tracks and mash ups. Organised by Sadie Flower winner of…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01924 305830
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31
DEC
Sin City: New Year's Eve at East 59th
East 59th

Celebrate the New Year with a spectacular rooftop party bringing in 2018 in true New York style. Enjoy special guest DJs and live percussion along with Prosecco on arrival and canaps served throughout the evening.East 59th Rooftop New Years Eve Party8:30pm ‐…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01134 265050
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06
JAN
Personal Branding: How to Shine Online
Castleton Mill

Youve got the skills. Youve got the experience. You know EXACTLY what you want to do and are confident you have everything it takes to be a superstar in your dream job. But how is everyone else supposed to knowIn the job…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01138 870191
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14
JAN
Leeds, England, Muslim Marriage Events
Mumtaz Leeds

We are holding the next muslim marriage event on Sunday 14th January 2018 at Mumtaz Leeds 1 & 2 Mckenzie House Chadwick Street Leeds LS10 1PJ.Open Event Open to all MuslimsAn event to provide a platform for people seeking partners in marriage…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07738 638325
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17
JAN
National Autistic Society; Autism and Social Skill
Hilton Leeds City

Social situations can often be very difficult for autistic people. There are so many confusing social rules that appear to be learnt instinctively by non‐autistic people. These rules can often cause anxiety as they are generally unwritten and not talked about.Featuring sessions…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01159 113367
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20
JAN
Only Fools and 3 Courses Interactive Dinner Show W
Mercure Wetherby Hotel

Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning InvitationJoin us for the Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and Comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES style.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner but will things go to…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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24
JAN
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Ossett Town Hall

Coming January 2018The Priory Players present Snow White and the Seven DwarfsA Pantomime for All the FamilyPerformances will run from Wednesday 24th to Saturday 27th JanuaryTimes and prices at to be confirmedFollow www.prioryplayers.com for ticket release…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01924 305830
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27
JAN
Leeds Wine Tasting Experience Day - 'World of Wine
Radisson SAS

Why Book on a Leeds Wine Tasting Course with Wine UnearthedWine Tasting should be all about enjoying wine and having Fun ‐ our Leeds Days are ‐ learn about wine with like‐minded people in an un‐stuffy way.We are the Longest Running and…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08456 808367
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30
JAN
Speed Dating in Leeds
Parkside Tavern

Speed Dating in LeedsHow Speed Dating in Leeds worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Leeds you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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02
FEB
Foreverland comes to Leeds
Church

20 Cities : 30000 People : 1 Magical AdventureOur magical touring circus is coming to Leeds.. Join us on an adventure through music time and space as we discover a new realm of the surreal. Merging debauchery and the paranormal ‐ when…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07912 691842
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02
FEB
Foreverland comes to Leeds: Bass, Garage and Grime
Church

25 Cities : 30000 People : 1 Magical AdventureOur magical touring circus is coming to Leeds.. Join us on an adventure through music time and space as we discover a new realm of the surreal. Merging debauchery and the paranormal ‐ when…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07912 691842
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04
FEB
Psychic Switch - Leeds South
Village Hotel Club Leeds South

Buy your tickets now and receive your E‐Tickets instantly. Advance bookings only we do not sell tickets on the door.See 4 different PsychicsMediums on your table.Psychic Switch Event will be held on Sun 4th Feb 2018 at the Village Hotel Club Tingley…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: Seew ebsite
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09
FEB
DhrupadHamar
Seven Arts

Kirit Singh and Jasdeep Singh are two artists committed to bring about the rival of Dhrupad & Dhamr a rich music tradition originating around 1st Century AD. They are disciples of Pt. Uday Bhawalkar and Ustad Sukhvinder Singh Pinky respectively and perform…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01132 626777
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10
FEB
Learn To Trade Live, Leeds
Park Plaza Hotel Leeds

In the current economy many of us are searching for ways to save money or better yet make an additional income; some of us hope that we can give up the 9‐5 job and become our own boss. Many of us have…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02031 435821
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11
FEB
Psychic Switch - Doncaster
The Regent Hotel

Buy your tickets now and receive your E‐Tickets instantly. Advance bookings only we do not sell tickets on the door.See 4 different PsychicsMediums on your table.Psychic Switch Event will be held on Sun 11th Feb 2018 at the Regent Hotel Doncaster DN1…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: Seew ebsite
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16
FEB
Made in Motown
Castleford Civic Centre

Made in Motown aim to recreate the classic music and sounds of Detroit during the 1960s.The band comprises high quality experienced musicians dedicated to recreating authentically the Sounds of the Motor City fronted by the incredible talents of the bands three female…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07852 465745
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17
FEB
Sophie Willan Branded Tour 2018
Selby Town Hall

After the award winning critically acclaimed sell out success of her second comedy hour at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with her show Branded ‐ Bolton born Sophie Willan has announced a 33‐date tour for 2018. The tour starts on 8th February…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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27
FEB
Psychic Switch - Pontefract
Rogerthorpe Manor Hotel

Buy your tickets now and receive your E‐Tickets instantly. Advance bookings only we do not sell tickets on the door.See 4 different PsychicsMediums on your table.Psychic Switch Event will be held on Tues 27th Feb 2018 at the Rogerthorpe Manor Hotel Badsworth…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: Seew ebsite
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10
MAR
Wonderful World of Wellbeing 2 day Festival
Mercure Leeds Parkway Hotel

The Wonderful World of Wellbeing is the first event of its kind to provide a centre of wellbeing under one roof over one wonderful weekend where you can learn from over 50 single category wellbeing providers practice wellbeing techniques indulge the senses…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07522 760068
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Tourist Attractions


Brodsworth Hall and Gardens

Savour the poignant atmosphere of this fully furnished Victorian country house with its original contents carefully conserved by English Heritage. There are over 30 rooms on view ranging from the faded grandeur of the sumptuous reception rooms to the cluttered remains of the fascinating servants wing with…

Absolute Leisure

Absolute Leisure Nightclub in Castleford, West Yorkshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01977 668613 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Barnsley Bowl

Bowling at Barnsley Bowl in Barnsley, South Yorkshire. Contact venue on for opening times and entrance costs.…

Barnsley Golf Club

Barnsley Golf Club ‐ golf course in Barnsley, South Yorkshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01226 382856 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Barnsley Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Bowlplex

Bowling at Bowlplex in Castleford, West Yorkshire. Contact venue on 01977 668111 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Breaks Snooker

SnookerPool Hall at Breaks Snooker in Pontefract, West Yorkshire. Contact venue on 01977 796167 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

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