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

21
DEC
Method Man Redman
O2 Academy Leeds

Method Man Redman at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Sunday 21 December 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
DEC
The New Year's Eve Fancy Dress Ball
Pryzm, Leeds

Staged within the plush surroundings of PRYZM we present a New Years Eve party with a fanciful twist.. Join the masses as we play host to our very special Fancy Dress Ball to celebrate the end of 2014 and welcome in the…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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07
JAN
200 Faces
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Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionA showcase of 200 faces each telling a story of its very own. This exhibition brings together the work of photographers whove all taken the face as their subject.…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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12
JAN
FREE taster session at the Doncaster Rock Choir
St Francis Church Hall

The local Doncaster choir is run by singing teacher Kate Threlfall. The Doncaster branch is part of the unique national singing family that is Rock Choir. Whilst retaining our focus on Doncaster community causes and events the local branches of Rock Choir…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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12
JAN
FREE taster session at the Wakefield Rock Choir
St Austins Community Centre

The Wakefield Rock Choir is led by local musician Charlotte Jones. Over the past few years Rock Choir has entered British peoples hearts with its unique mix of en‐masse singing fundraising television appearances and emphasis on supporting local communities. With performances at…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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13
JAN
FREE taster session at the Leeds/Horsforth Rock Ch
Woodside Methodist Church Hall

The Horsforth Rock Choir is led by local musician Charlotte Jones. Its our privilege to take a minute to tell you about our mysterious choir flash mobs around the country for Comic Relief our sell‐out performances at venues like the O2 or…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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14
JAN
FREE taster session at the Selby Rock Choir
Portholme Church

The Selby Rock Choir is led by singing teacher Steve Jones. The Selby branch is part of the unique national singing family that is Rock Choir. Whilst retaining our focus on Selby community causes and events the local branches of Rock Choir…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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15
JAN
FREE taster session at the Barnsley Rock Choir
Mapplewell and Staincross Village Hall

Your local Barnsley choir is run by South Yorkshire based musician Kate Threlfall. Over the past few years Rock Choir has become firmly ingrained on the national consciousness with its unique mix of en‐masse singing fundraising television appearances and commitment to community…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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15
JAN
FREE taster session at the Dewsbury Rock Choir
St Pauls Church Hall

The local Dewsbury choir is run by vocal teacher Elliot Sutcliffe. We support a number of local charities raising money and awareness around West Yorkshire and as a choir we also join up with the other choirs near us to sing with…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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15
JAN
FREE taster session at the Leeds/Alwoodley Rock Ch
St Barnabas Cof E Church

The Alwoodley Rock Choir is led by West Yorkshire based musician Charlotte Jones. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Charlotte.…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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16
JAN
Project 12
Belgrave Music Hall

Project 12 is a band of young British musicians from very diverse musical backgrounds. These 11 yes 11 individuals are a mix of Western and Indian classically trained and self‐taught musicians. Combined with an upbringing in the British Arts scene and the…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01132 445523
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17
JAN
T Rextasy I Love to Boogie
Warehouse23

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTSI LOVE TO BOOGIE WITH TREXTASYIn 1973 a record was released which would bridge the generation gap and become a rock anthem to both young and old ‐ 20th Century Boy was written and composed by Marc Bolan who with…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01924 724523
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17
JAN
J Mascis
Brudenell Social Club

J Mascis at Brudenell Social Club in Leeds on Saturday 17 January 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch J Mascis live in…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
JAN
Drenge
Brudenell Social Club

Drenge at Brudenell Social Club in Leeds on Monday 19 January 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets for…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
JAN
Drowning Pool
University Union - Stylus

Drowning Pool at University Union ‐ Stylus in Leeds on Monday 19 January 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Drowning Pool live in…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
JAN
Drowning Pool Wayne Static
University Union - Stylus

Drowning Pool Wayne Static at University Union ‐ Stylus in Leeds on Monday 19 January 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Drowning Pool…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
JAN
Omid Djalili Iranalamadingdong
Doncaster Dome

Omid Djalili Iranalamadingdong at Doncaster Dome live Comedy on Tuesday 20 January 2015 in Doncaster Yorkshire. To compare ticket prices for the Omid Djalili Iranalamadingdong event at Doncaster Dome see the list of ticket companies.…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

20
JAN
Queen and Adam Lambert
First Direct Arena

Queen and Adam Lambert at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Tuesday 20 January 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Queen and Adam Lambert live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
JAN
Strictly Come Dancing
First Direct Arena

Strictly Come Dancing at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Thursday 22 January 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

24
JAN
Jessie Ware
O2 Academy Leeds

Jessica Lois Ware or most popularly known as Jessie Ware is a singer‐songwriter from England. Her song Running 2012 has made her one of the most promising artists of this generation.Ware has also performed in…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
JAN
Jessie J
O2 Academy Leeds

London born and raised singer and songwriter Jessie J continues her rise to stardom adding to her various awards and nominations for her music including 2011 Critics Choice BRIT Award and the BBCs Sound of…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
JAN
Peace
Brudenell Social Club

Peace at Brudenell Social Club in Leeds on Thursday 29 January 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Peace tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
FEB
Hudson Taylor
Brudenell Social Club

Hudson Taylor at Brudenell Social Club in Leeds on Wednesday 04 February 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
FEB
Rae Morris
The Wardrobe

Rae Morris at The Wardrobe in Leeds on Wednesday 04 February 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison service.…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
FEB
Betway Premier League Darts 2015
First Direct Arena

Betway Premier League Darts 2015 at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Thursday 05 February 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Sports

05
FEB
The Staves
Varieties Music Hall

The Staves at Varieties Music Hall in Leeds on Thursday 05 February 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
FEB
Navodit
Seven Arts Centre

Performances by Parbati Chaudhury and Natalie Rout.Akademi proudly presents Navodit an enriching showcase of emerging dancers from across the UK. Mentored the best and brightest young South Asian artists provide a bold and adventurous take…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
FEB
Kerrang Tour 2015
O2 Academy Leeds

Kerrang Tour 2015 at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Saturday 07 February 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
FEB
BHF Harewood House Half Marathon
Harewood House

Run all over heart disease at the Harewood House Half Marathon. Take on 13.1 miles across muddy off road tracks and steep forest inclines all set within the stunning grounds of Yorkshire's historic Harewood House.Starting out from the Harewood House estate this…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 08451 308663
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08
FEB
Leeds Does Vintage
The Leeds Club

THE vintage stallholders are hand‐picked and offer a wealth of knowledge gained from years of experience with each one bringing their quality affordable vintage clothing jewellery and kitchenalia. Vintage lovers can while away the hours browsing through rail after rail of fabulous…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01423 561431
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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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