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

23
FEB
Planet Circus the wow factor!!!
Sandall Beat Playing Fields

The worlds most dangerous circus act Team Brazil in The Globe of Death with motorcyclists speeding around inside a steel cage at over 60mph this act has to be seen to be believed. Bonita with her hoola hoop sensation will amaze…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07563 727206
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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

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27
FEB
Whyy? Change Afternoon Tea Networking Event
Whyy? Change

Whyy Change have moved house We have relocated to a 5000 square foot 2 storey unit. To celebrate we invite businesses in the Sheffield Barnsley and Rotherham region to join us for an afternoon tea networking event.This is a networking event different…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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28
FEB
Do We Still Need a Women's Movement?
Howard Assembly Room

2018 marks the centenary of the Representation of the People Act in which women first won the right to vote in the UK.One hundred years on from this historic victory for womens rights has gender equality now been achieved or is there…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

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01
MAR
DANE BAPTISTE | G.O.D (Gold. Oil. Drugs.)
The Wardrobe

Fresh from hosting Live at the Apollo and another total sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Dane Baptiste takes his third smash hit show G.O.D. Gold. Oil. Drugs. on an extended World Tour in 2018His UK leg features 21 dates including…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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03
MAR
Leeds Steampunk Market
Leeds Industrial Museum

Doors open at 10am on Saturday 11am Sunday all stalls open and trading up to 5pm.Professor Elemental will be there on the Saturday at 1pm doing book signing meet & greet until 3pm hopefully taking part in the coffee jousting at…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

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06
MAR
The Nature of Forgetting
West Yorksire Playhouse

Tom has just turned 55. As he dresses for his birthday party tangled threads of disappearing memories spark him into life unravelling as a tale of friendship love and guilt. This ambitious project with actors mimes and musicians has been created in…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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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20
MAR
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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29
MAR
The King In Vegas - As performed by Gordon Davis a
Mercure Leeds Parkway Hotel

Viva Las Vegas.... Mercure Leeds Parkway Hotel welcome Elvis as performed by Gordon Davis and full live band performing songs from Elviss Las Vegas years.Gordon Davis is known as one of the best Elvis tribute artists in the world. Since winning major…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01163 033289
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04
APR
2 Faced Dance | What the Moon Saw
Stanley And Audrey Burton Theatre

What The Moon Saw is a new dance and circus performance for little ones and their families inspired by Hans Christian Andersens enchanting story.Alone in the world and scared of the dark young Jack opens his bedroom window to find a familiar…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208008
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14
APR
DeNada Dance Theatre | TORO - Beauty and the Bull
Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre

This April they perform Carlos Pons Guerras TORO a gender‐questioning Hispanic take on the fairytale Beauty and the Beast boldly dealing with the eroticism of the story.Set in a dystopian South America in a heady world of conquistadors female bulls virgin lands…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208008
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14
APR
Only Fools and 3 Courses The Sequel Comedy Night w
Mercure Wetherby Hotel

Comedy Dining are pleased to bring you the sequel to Only Fools and 3 Courses a completely different dining experience.DCI Roy Slater will be putting in an appearance and we all know what Del thinks of himCassandra and Rodney take a trip…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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02
MAY
Coaching Skills - 2 May 18 - LEEDS
114 Wellington Street

Do you want to help improve employee engagement Increase performance and reduce costsOur management training course in Coaching Skills is designed for first line and customer facing managers.Coaching is increasingly becoming one of the most sought after and important skills for anyone…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01685 727532
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30
MAY
Motivating People - 30 May 18 - LEEDS
114 Wellington Street

What makes a job interesting How can you motivate people to do more How can you keep your team happy These are the questions that anyone in a leading role asks. What motivates people is a question that has intrigued humanity for…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01685 727532
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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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