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Art And Theatre Events In Wakefield

Performances, Theatre Events And Art Exhibitions In Wakefield

Art gives voice to the voiceless and fame to the ignored. You can learn various forms of art from dancing to sketching in Wakefield. There are designated classes, drama workshops, and art events in Wakefield for the same. If you just want to be a mere spectator you can attend theatre events and art exhibitions in Wakefield too.

Ever wanted to volunteer in those nukkad, nataks or street shows? Wish to learn the basics of painting? Well, just explore through the art & theatre events in Wakefield.

Upcoming Art Events in Wakefield

Ongoing

Summer Blockbuster Family Events - Prince and Princess

The Ridings Shopping Centre , Promotional Area , Wakefield, United Kingdom

From crafts, story telling to play acting and an end of week party, its all happening at The Ridings this summer.... Read More

Mon Aug 19 2019 at 11:00 am to Fri Aug 23 2019 at 03:00 pm

Today

Family Sculpting Sounds

Yorkshire Sculpture Park , West Bretton, WF4 4LG Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Be inspired by contemporary artist Tarek Atoui's handmade Instruments, created especially for YSI, and explore the artist's interest in inventing new musical instruments. Listen to an exclusive 'activation' of his work as you investigate how sound can be... Read More

Tue Aug 20 2019
11:00 am to 04:00 pm

YSI: Sculpting in Steel

Yorkshire Sculpture Park , West Bretton, WF4 4LG Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Explore David Smith’s pioneering sculptures by making your own metal sculptures with sculptor Gillian Brent. Investigate through drawing, experiment with unusual materials and share your artwork, creating a field of outdoors sculptures. This is a great... Read More

Tue Aug 20 2019
11:00 am to 04:00 pm

Tomorrow

Dinosaur time

The Blacksmiths Arms , 64 Wakefield Road, WF44 Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Join us for a fun afternoon of dinosaur arts and crafts.. £1 per child and includes juice and biscuits Kids also eat for a £1 with every main meal bought..... Read More

Wed Aug 21 2019
12:00 pm to 03:00 pm

WEIGHT LOSS WEDNESDAYS! Free weekly support group in Wakefield

The Six Chimneys , 41–43 Kirkgate, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Looking for a FREE local weight loss support group? Look no further.  WHO Our attendees are of all ages and all genders who understand the importance of support from their peer group when it comes to losing weight. WHYSharing your tips, frustr... Read More

Wed Aug 21 2019
07:00 pm to 11:00 pm
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Aug 22 2019

Health Engagement Family Fun Event

Wakefield Trinity , Doncaster Road, Wakefield, United Kingdom

TEAM Wakefield Parent Carer Forum, Clinical Commissioning Group, Children, Adolescent Mental Health Service(CAMHS) and Mid Yorkshire Hospital Trust would like to invite families of Children with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) from birth t... Read More

Thu Aug 22 2019
01:00 pm to 03:30 pm

Organ Recital by World Famous Italian Organist

St James Parish of Chapelthorpe , Church Lane, WF4 3JG Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Alessandro Bianchi is organist of St. Paul’s Basilica in Cantu’ and Artistic Director of the Musical Association “Amici dell’ Organo di Cantu’”. Organ Concert tours have seen him play in Italy, The Vatican, Switzerland, Germany, France, England, Scotland... Read More

Thu Aug 22 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Aug 23 2019

Opening Night - Festival Of The Moon

Wakefield Market , Union St, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 3AD Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

“One small step for man, one giant leap for Wakefield.” Join us for the grand launch of the Festival Of The Moon. Be the first to see Luke Jerram's wonderful centrepiece to the two week festival. Our opening evening is a beautiful mix of moonlight, imag... Read More

Fri Aug 23 2019
06:30 pm to 09:00 pm

Lunar - Ci, Music of the Moon

Wakefield Market , Union St, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 3AD Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Lunar-CI is a live-scored musical response to Luke Jerram’s ‘Museum of The Moon’ by composer Charlie Wells and vocalist Jacqui Wicks. Delivered as part of Wakefield Council's Creative Challenge project during the Festival of the Moon 2019 Using verbatim... Read More

Fri Aug 23 2019
07:30 pm to 08:30 pm

Aug 24 2019

Zero Gravity Lunar Library - Festival of the Moon

Market Hall , Union St, Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

A full on virtual trip to the Moon!! Take a Virtual Reality trip to the Moon in the Zero Gravity Lunar Library. Explore photographs and film of Wakefield in 1969 (the year Apollo 11 made its historic journey into space and Mankind first walked on the Moo... Read More

Sat Aug 24 2019
01:00 pm to 04:00 pm

Dru Yoga for Calm, Clarity and Focus

Inside Out - Dru Yoga Classes & Tuition , Acanthus Golf Centre, Thorpe Lane, WF3 1SL Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Join Isabel for an afternoon of Dru Yoga, relaxation and meditation to bring you calm, clarity and focus. In this session we'll be drawing on many Dru Yoga tools - postures, sequences, prananyama, deep relaxation, mudra and meditation, to help us stay c... Read More

Sat Aug 24 2019
02:00 pm to 05:00 pm

Aug 25 2019

Pontefract Castle: Green Man Workshop - Sunday 25 August 2019 - Ages 18+

Pontefract Castle , Castle Garth, Wakefield, United Kingdom

The Green Man is a mysterious image seen in historic medieval churches and cathedrals across Britain and Europe. With a face partially hidden and interwoven with leaves and tendrils, some think it represents new life and the turning of the year. Work in c... Read More

Sun Aug 25 2019
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Family fun day

The Blacksmiths Arms , 64 Wakefield Road, WF44 Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Join us for a fun packed afternoon at the Blacksmiths Arms... Funfair rides Bouncing castle Face painting Stalls And much more not to be missed... Read More

Sun Aug 25 2019
12:00 pm to 06:00 pm

Photographing Public Art with Anna Bridson ABIPP

Yorkshire Sculpture Park , West Bretton, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Anna will lead a walk through the Yorkshire Sculpture Park and guide you through the techniques of capturing images of public art.... Read More

Sun Aug 25 2019
12:30 pm to 05:30 pm

Aug 26 2019

Moon Picnic

Wakefield Market , Union St, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 3AD Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

The Moon Picnic is for all the family! Lounge with your picnic on the free blankets provided and see live performances including BBC's officially licensed characters The Clangers. Visit the Inflatable Planetarium, where you can get up close to the night... Read More

Mon Aug 26 2019
10:00 am to 04:00 pm

Afternoon tea with everyone’s favourite dogs

The Blacksmiths Arms , 64 Wakefield Road, WF44 Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

BANK HOLIDAY MADNESS (Monday) Come and meet the team with an afternoon with Chase and Marshall. £5 per child and includes meal, juice, arts and crafts. Meet and great with photo opportunity and goody bag to take home. Food also available for adults Pa... Read More

Mon Aug 26 2019
03:00 pm to 05:00 pm

Aug 27 2019

PQA Wakefield

PQA Wakefield , Crofton Academy, High Street, Crofton, WF4 1NF Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Reserve your place at PQA Wakefield’s Musical Theatre Summer School! A Musical a day; School of Rock?Thirteen the Musical ?Mary Poppins ? Aladdin Tuesday 27th August- Friday 30th August 10.00- 16.00pm (later finish on the Friday due to performance) A... Read More

Tue Aug 27 2019 at 10:00 am to Fri Aug 30 2019 at 05:30 pm

Summer Blockbuster Family Events - Superhero

The Ridings Shopping Centre , Promotional Area , Wakefield, United Kingdom

From crafts, story telling to play acting and an end of week party, its all happening at The Ridings this summer.... Read More

Tue Aug 27 2019 at 11:00 am to Sat Aug 31 2019 at 03:00 pm

Zero Gravity Lunar Library - Festival of the Moon

Market Hall , Union St, Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

A full on virtual trip to the Moon!! Take a Virtual Reality trip to the Moon in the Zero Gravity Lunar Library. Explore photographs and film of Wakefield in 1969, the same year Apollo 11 made its historic journey into space and Mankind first walked on th... Read More

Tue Aug 27 2019
01:00 pm to 04:00 pm

A Place in the Shade: Wakefield

Jolly Boys' Real Ale Cafe , 43 Northgate, WF1 3BH Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

A Place in the Shade: a show about Alternative life in the age of Alternative Facts, about growing up while the world dumbs down, and staying dark while the future looks nauseatingly orange. Join poet Geneviève L. Walsh for her one-woman spoken word show,... Read More

Tue Aug 27 2019
07:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Aug 28 2019

Mirror, Mosaic, Make: Family Workshop

Nostell , Doncaster Road, near Wakefield, United Kingdom

Look into our amazing mirror and get inspired. Join Laura Barnes Art for this family-friendly mosaic-making session. Get creative: design and make your own marvelous mosaic with local craftsperson Laura Barnes. Suitable for children 5+. This i... Read More

Wed Aug 28 2019
10:00 am to 12:30 pm

Forgotten Women of Wakefield Museum of the Moon

Wakefield Market , Union St, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 3AD Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Museum of the Moon Exhibition #festivalofthemoon https://www.seetickets.com/tour/professor-quantum August 23rd- Sunday September 8th. Forgotten Women are honoured to be a part of this exhibition and will be present visually for the entirety of the even... Read More

Wed Aug 28 2019
04:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Beneath the Bodice

Wakefield Westgate Unitarian Chapel , Westgate, Wakefield, United Kingdom

The Unitarian Chapel & Forgotten Women of Wakefield presents‘Beneath The Bodice – Sculpting the Self’ Artwalk Wakefield NightThis is part of the Clara Clarkson Events programme taking place throughout 2019.Due to the nature of this event, it will be 1... Read More

Wed Aug 28 2019
06:00 pm to 07:00 pm

Aug 29 2019

Theatre Under The Moon

Wakefield Market , Union St, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 3AD Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

As part of Festival Of The Moon, an evening of new Theatre and Performance, commissioned through the Festival Of The Moon Creative Challenge. The Man In The Moon by Steve Williams “Alvi is young, gay and homeless. He drifts all day looking for a chance... Read More

Thu Aug 29 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Aug 30 2019

Sand art creation

The Blacksmiths Arms , 64 Wakefield Road, WF44 Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Join us on Friday 30th August from 1pm for our sand art creation workshop. £2 per child and this includes all the crafts to make the sand art bottles to take home Don’t forget kids eat for £1 too in the summer holidays with every main adult meal bought... Read More

Fri Aug 30 2019
01:00 pm to 03:00 pm

Aug 31 2019

Plot By John Mayson

Eastmoor Community Garden , Park Hill Lane, Eastmoor, WF1 4NJ Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Plot is a series of workshops which build on the value of allotments and garden spaces. Slowing down, taking stock of the small things, the details, changing states, seasons and experiencing the world on both the small scale and the human scale. Visitors... Read More

Sat Aug 31 2019
10:00 am to 04:00 pm

Watercolour painting using sepia Paint

Inside Out - Dru Yoga Classes & Tuition , Acanthus Golf Centre, Thorpe Lane, WF3 1SL Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

BACK BY POPULAR REQUEST! Saturday August 31st, 1.30-4.30pm at Acanthus. Painting with watercolour washes, discover how to recreate the effects of an old photograph. We shall by using sepia paint which is a transparent dark brown. If you came to the fi... Read More

Sat Aug 31 2019
01:30 pm to 04:30 pm

Moon Dance: A Festival of the Moon Event

Wakefield Market , Union St, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 3AD Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Experience Luke Jerram's Museum of the Moon like never before at our out of this world MOON DANCE. Featuring live music from Galaxians and Night Giants, Release Your Fantasy DJ's Matt and Jakku, plus a pop-up bar from the team behind Now Serving, mouth-... Read More

Sat Aug 31 2019
06:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Sep 05 2019

Yoga under the Moon

Wakefield Market Hall , Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

T h e M o o n i s c o m i n g t o W a k e f i e l d ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Join Santosha Yoga teacher Jacqui Jones Thursday 5th September 6pm - 9pm for free yoga sessions. No need to book, simply turn with your yoga mat.... Read More

Thu Sep 05 2019
06:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Sep 06 2019

Adventure Business Workshop in Wakefield - Building an Effective Sales Function

Wakefield Town Hall , Old Court Room, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Building an Effective Sales Function The most important area for any business to understand and influence is that of SALES.  Without sales, the business will not operate, and without being on control of your sales, there is a lot of potential to imp... Read More

Fri Sep 06 2019
09:30 am to 02:30 pm

Sep 07 2019

Creating True Wealth Through Inner Peace

Life Wealth Coaching , The Plex 15 Margaret Street, WF1 2DQ Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Jonathan Kattenberg, author and founder of Life Wealth Coaching is providing a 1 hour talk around the recent release of his book How To Build On Tectonic Plates. Qualified with 20 years experienced financial advising supporting clients structure the fina... Read More

Sat Sep 07 2019
09:00 am to 10:30 am

Creating True Wealth Through Inner Peace

Life Wealth Coaching , The Plex, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Jonathan Kattenberg, author and founder of Life Wealth Coaching is providing a 1.5 hour talk around the recent release of his book How To Build On Tectonic Plates, with a Q&A session afterwards. Qualified with 20 years experienced financia... Read More

Sat Sep 07 2019
09:00 am to 11:00 am

Zero Gravity Lunar Library - Festival of the Moon (Games Day)

Wakefield Market , Union St, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 3AD Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

A full on virtual trip to the Moon!! Take a Virtual Reality trip to the Moon in the Zero Gravity Lunar Library. Explore photographs and film of Wakefield in 1969, the same year Apollo 11 made its historic journey into space and Mankind first walked on th... Read More

Sat Sep 07 2019
10:30 am to 04:00 pm

Louisa Fennell's Wakefield Walking Trail Launch!

Debenhams Trinity , Trinity Walk Shopping Centre, WF1 1QU Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Join us on Saturday September 7th at 1pm outside Debenham's at Trinity Walk for Live performances about Louisa's life, live visual artists & creative activities for all! With the Louisa Walking Trail, we honour her life and legacy in the city that s... Read More

Sat Sep 07 2019
01:00 pm to 02:00 pm

Design on the move!

Brigantia 2 , Dewsbury, UK, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Oliver East A brief presentation of Oliver’s method of ‘drawing whilst walking’ will be followed by a drawing workshop during which we will record Dewsbury on foot, not stopping to steady our pads nor waiting for anything ‘interesting’ todraw. A con... Read More

Sat Sep 07 2019
02:30 pm to 03:15 pm

Sep 12 2019

Sculpture Baby: Kimsooja, To Breathe

Yorkshire Sculpture Park , West Bretton, WF4 4LG Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Bring your baby to our sensory ‘sculpture baby’ session. Experience an exclusive viewing of Kimsooja’s mesmerising installation To Breathe and be captivated by rainbows of light that dance across the chapel’s mirrored floor. Spend creative time with your... Read More

Thu Sep 12 2019
10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Sep 14 2019

North: Fashioning Identity

The Civic , Hanson St, Barnsley S70 2HZ, UK, Wakefield, United Kingdom

An exhibition exploring contemporary artistic and stylistic representations of the north of England.North: Fashioning Identity explores the way the North of England is depicted, constructed and celebrated i... Read More

Sat Sep 14 2019 at 10:00 am to Thu Nov 14 2019 at 05:00 pm

Open Day at Drighlington Health Hub - Sat 14th September

Drighlington Health Hub C.I.C , 209 - 211 Wakefield Road, BD11 1EB Drighlington, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, Wakefield, United Kingdom

We are having an open day on Saturday 14th September to highlight all the wonderful courses we are going to run in October. Not only will you have the opportunity to join in on any of the free sessions on the day but you can also find out what else goes... Read More

Sat Sep 14 2019
10:30 am to 03:30 pm

Cube of Truth: Wakefield: September 14th

Wakefield Cathedral , Northgate, WF1 1HG Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

If you are interested in volunteering, join the following group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1748818928494683/ The Cube of Truth is a peaceful static demonstration akin to an art performance. This demonstration operates in a structured manner that tr... Read More

Sat Sep 14 2019
10:45 am to 02:00 pm

Wakefield Heritage Open Day Event- Weaving Together #FWW

Westgate Unitarians , Westgate, WF1 1XR Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

The Unitarian Chapel & Forgotten Women of Wakefield presents Weaving Together Past, Present & Future Wakefield Heritage Open Day Event Join us for a day of celebration at Wakefield’s Unitarian Chapel to honour its women, past, present & futu... Read More

Sat Sep 14 2019
11:00 am to 04:00 pm

Japanese Woodcut

The Art House , Drury Lane, WF1 2TE Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Explore the art of mokuhanga, the traditional Japanese woodblock printing technique on our one day workshop. This relief printing process uses water-based inks and is a great, non-toxic method of printmaking. Learn to carve your own design into a block... Read More

Sat Sep 14 2019
11:00 am to 04:00 pm

Mikron Theatre presents All Hands On Deck

Tolson Museum , Ravensknowle Park, Wakefield Road, HD5 8DJ Huddersfield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

A love story between the Royal Navy and their loyal ‘Jenny Wrens’ New WRNS recruits Ginger and Lily, are looking for wartime adventure. Lily wants to serve on dry land but Ginger is desperate to serve at sea – and the sailors can’t believe their luck! O... Read More

Sat Sep 14 2019
12:00 pm to 02:30 pm

Green Party Saturday Surgery Wakefield

Wakefield Unity Works , Unity Hall Westgate, WF1 1EP Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

The co-ordinator of Wakefield Green Party, Ruth Love, is keen to meet with party members, supporters and local residents who aren’t able to get to the evening events we hold. We want to hear from you about your issues and concerns in your community and ab... Read More

Sat Sep 14 2019
02:00 pm to 03:00 pm

Film Night

Tingley Methodist Church , Westerton Road, WF3 1BD Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Come and join us for the phenomenon that is Les Miserables. Free entry and refreshments, donations will go to our 2018/19 charity Parkinson's. Come along and enjoy the fun... Read More

Sat Sep 14 2019
07:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Sep 16 2019

September Business Coffee Networking in Wakefield

Create Cafe , Burton Street, WF1 2DD Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Join us for relaxed, friendly, informal and effective Business Networking over a cup of coffee/tea and scones at Create café (meeting room next to the café) in Wakefield. Join us for the September networking event in 2019 in the North of England hosted by... Read More

Mon Sep 16 2019
04:30 pm to 06:30 pm

Portraiture in Pastel: Intermediate to Advanced Six-Week Course

The Art House , Drury Lane, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Monday evenings including 16 September, 23 September, 30 September, 7 October, 14 October and 21 October, 18:00 - 20:30. Explore the pastel medium to develop your skills in portraiture on this six-week course. More complex poses will be explored wit... Read More

Mon Sep 16 2019 at 06:00 pm to Mon Oct 21 2019 at 08:30 pm

Introduction to Printmaking: Six Week Course

The Art House , Drury Lane, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Monday evenings including 16 September, 23 September, 30 September, 7 October, 14 October and 21 October, 18:00 - 20:30. Explore a variety of different traditional printmaking techniques in our professional print studio. The course will introduce yo... Read More

Mon Sep 16 2019 at 06:00 pm to Mon Oct 21 2019 at 08:30 pm

Sep 19 2019

Find Your Passion - Handmade Paper with Papyrus and Texts Thursday 19 September 2019, Adults 16+

Wakefield Museum , 3 Burton Street, Wakefield, United Kingdom

To tie in with the Literature Festival come along and make unique handmade paper incorporating papyrus and recycled original printed book text. Tickets £6 Light refreshments included Session takes place in the Museum's Learning Zone with... Read More

Thu Sep 19 2019
05:15 pm to 06:45 pm

Road House 30th aniversary screening + Special Guests

Now Serving , 10 Market Street, WF1 1DH Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

We're having a night in honour of the screen legend: Patrick Swayze. Showing: 19:00 I AM PATRICK SWAYZE documentary a brand new documentary showcasing the life of the beloved actor 20:30 - ROAD HOUSE The Double Deuce is the meanest, loudest and rowdiest... Read More

Thu Sep 19 2019 at 07:00 pm to Fri Sep 20 2019 at 02:00 am

Sep 20 2019

A Poet's Guide to Surviving the Apocalypse

The Hop , Bank Street, Wakefield, WF1 1EH, United Kingdom

As part of the re-booted Wakefield Literary Festival #WakeyLit19. The economy has crumbled, politics has turned our society on its head. The apocalypse is here. What we need is a strategy to help us navigate this bleak political landscape. And most impo... Read More

Fri Sep 20 2019
08:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Sep 21 2019

Simply Ladies Fashion Show

Unity Hall , Westgate, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Join us for our third Real Women’s fashion show. Too often models are expected to be airbrushed, a certain size or height. Our fashion shows embrace the diversity of what Real women are. Which is, that we all are different, and it’s those difference... Read More

Sat Sep 21 2019
07:00 pm to 11:30 pm

Real Women Fashion Show

Unity Hall , Wakefield, United Kingdom

Join us for our third Real Women’s fashion show. Too often models are expected to be airbrushed, a certain size or height. Our fashion shows embrace the diversity of what Real women are. Which is, that we all are different, and it’s those differences tha... Read More

Sat Sep 21 2019 at 07:00 pm

Sep 22 2019

Louisa Fennell's Wakefield Walking Tour

Debenhams Trinity , Trinity Walk Shopping Centre, WF1 1QU Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Come along and join us on this free guided city walking tour and optional sketching session to discover who Wakefield's artist & painter, Louisa Fennell(1847-1930) was. Meet outside Debenham's Department store in Trinity walk for a 2pm start. We w... Read More

Sun Sep 22 2019
02:00 pm to 04:00 pm

Louisa Fennell's Wakefield Walking Tour

Trinity Walk , Trinity Walk, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Come along and join us on this free guided city walking tour and optional sketching session to explore Louisa's life.... Read More

Sun Sep 22 2019
02:00 pm to 04:00 pm

Sep 25 2019

Awkward Objects- Melissa Pierce Murray and Bar Groisman

Wakefield Cathedral , Northgate, WF1 1HG Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Awkward Objects is a sculpture and dance installation by sculptor Melissa Pierce Murray and artist/performer Bar Groisman. Conceived as a preformative artwork, the piece playfully responds to the theme of awkwardness.... Read More

Wed Sep 25 2019
01:00 pm to 04:00 pm

The Virtual Sculpture Garden

Northgate , Wakefield WF1 1HG, Wakefield, United Kingdom

One to One Development Trust present a major new virtual-reality work, taking the form of a sculpture garden and created in collaboration with members of Wakefield communities. Immerse yourself in a new digital artistic landscape.... Read More

Wed Sep 25 2019
05:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Wakefield Artwalk Beneath the Bodice-Sculpting the Self

Westgate Chapel - Unitarian , Westgate, WF1 1XR Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

The Unitarian Chapel & Forgotten Women of Wakefield presents ‘Beneath The Bodice – Sculpting the Self’ Artwalk Wakefield Night This is part of the Clara Clarkson Events programme taking place throughout 2019. Due to the nature of this event, it will... Read More

Wed Sep 25 2019
05:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Obsession at The Asylum- Amelia Baron

Wakefield , WF1 1HU, United Kingdom

Obsession at the Asylum brings together artist Amelia Barron’s research of the West Ridings Pauper Lunatic Asylum, and aims to intrigue and educate the audience with Wakefield's history of one of the first mental health institutions to offer moral care an... Read More

Wed Sep 25 2019 at 05:00 pm to Sun Sep 29 2019 at 09:00 pm

La Collective Yorkshire - Female Peer Sharing Network

Now Serving , 10 Market Street, WF1 1DH Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Creating a meeting space for females and those who identify as females, to come together and share skills, knowledge and support Who are we...We are the mothers …..We are the partners...We are the ambitious...We are la collective... We are launching La... Read More

Wed Sep 25 2019
07:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Radio Gaga at Theatre Royal Wakefield

Theatre Royal Wakefield , Drury Lane, WF1 2TE Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Radio Gaga recreates the magic, fun & showmanship of the bands touring days, as they played to millions of people every year. Join us as we take you on a journey through the decades, bringing you all 26 UK Top 10 hits and fan favourites, performed li... Read More

Wed Sep 25 2019
07:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Sep 26 2019

The Art of Self-Promotion for Business

Yorkshire Sculpture Park , West Bretton, WF4 4LG Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

In business, good things do not come to those who wait. Imagine a world where your prospective customers know all about your business and want to buy from you, without you having to spend a single penny? Did you know that self-promotion in the form of we... Read More

Thu Sep 26 2019
09:30 am to 04:30 pm

Wakefield Museum:Teachers' Twilight Session - Teachers & Teaching Assistants ONLY

Wakefield Museum , 3 Burton Street, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Meet the members of Wakefield Museums & Castles team who have developed and will deliver the 2019-20 schools programme. Find out what the service can offer your school and how we can support your teaching and planning.  Wakefield Museums and Cas... Read More

Thu Sep 26 2019
04:00 pm to 06:00 pm

Sep 28 2019

20:20 Monoprint Workshop

The Art House , Wakefield, United Kingdom

Take inspiration from our 20:20 Print Exchange Exhibition and explore the exciting process of monoprinting on this one day workshop. You will learn how to use oil based inks, paper stencils and our large etching press to create your own series of prints o... Read More

Sat Sep 28 2019
11:00 am to 03:00 pm

2020 Monoprint Workshop

The Art House , Drury Lane, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Take inspiration from our 2020 Print Exchange Exhibition and explore the exciting process of monoprinting on this one day workshop. You will learn how to use oil based inks, paper stencils and our large etching press to create your own series of prints on... Read More

Sat Sep 28 2019
11:00 am to 03:00 pm

Whispering Woods: StarFlower – Open Air Storytelling Theatre

Yorkshire Sculpture Park , West Bretton, WF4 4LG Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Deep in the wild wood there is a lady, almost of this world, dressed in the riches of the forest and immersed in it's beauty. StarFlower is her name.... Journey into the lakes and woodlands with Whispering Woods as they present a magical outdoor promenad... Read More

Sat Sep 28 2019
06:00 pm to 07:00 pm

Sep 29 2019

Architecture and Sculpture Tour - exploring Wakefield's city centre decorative arts

Meet outside the Town Hall Wood Street Wakefield WF1 2HQ , Wakefield Town Hall, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Join Wakefield Civic Society President, Kevin Trickett MBE for this free walking tour around Wakefield city centre exploring sculptures, statues, monuments and decorative architectural embellishments. Kevin will point out details you might never have noti... Read More

Sun Sep 29 2019
02:00 pm to 03:30 pm

Architecture and Sculpture Tour

Wakefield Civic Society , WAKEFIELD, WF1 3WT Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Join Wakefield Civic Society President, Kevin Trickett MBE for this free walking tour around Wakefield city centre exploring sculptures, statues, monuments and decorative architectural embellishments. Kevin will point out details you might never have noti... Read More

Sun Sep 29 2019
02:00 pm to 03:30 pm

Oct 03 2019

The Truth About Objects with Poet Matt Abbott (Home Educators session) - Thursday 3rd Oct - Ages 7-16

Wakefield Museum Learning Zone , Wakefield One, Wakefield, United Kingdom

The Truth about Objects with poet Matt Abbott - Home educators session Links to literacy, history, speaking & listening and group work are developed throughout this workshop. What is poetry? How do you write a poem? What is the... Read More

Thu Oct 03 2019
09:30 am to 11:30 am

The Truth About Objects - Home Educators Session - Ages 7 to 16

Wakefield Museum , Burton Street, WF1 2DD Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

The Truth about Objects with poet Matt Abbott - Home educators session Links to literacy, history, speaking & listening and group work are developed throughout this workshop. What is poetry? How do you write a poem? What is the truth behind object... Read More

Thu Oct 03 2019
09:30 am to 11:30 am

Mister Finch: In Conversation and Book Signing

Yorkshire Sculpture Park , West Bretton, WF4 4LG Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

To celebrate the launch of his new book, Perilune, join Mister Finch in conversation with writer, curator and digital consultant, Jane Audas. Finch will discuss the process of creating his fantastical pieces and how he feels on the evening of the publicat... Read More

Thu Oct 03 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Lost in Music at Theatre Royal Wakefield

Theatre Royal Wakefield , Drury Lane, WF1 2TE Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

This show boasts a sensational live band, incredibly talented cast and stunning vocals and is sure to have you dancing in the aisles! So, come dressed to impress as we celebrate the golden age of Disco! With songs such as Never Can Say Goodbye, On The Rad... Read More

Thu Oct 03 2019
07:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Oct 05 2019

Screen Print and Make your own Lampshade

The Art House , Drury Lane, WF1 2TE Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Design, screen print and make your own Lampshade with expert tuition from Print Designer Ellie Way. On this one-day workshop you will be guided through the process of designing and screen printing onto a cotton panel in our professional print studio. Afte... Read More

Sat Oct 05 2019
10:00 am to 04:00 pm

'And your daughters shall prophesy'

Wakefield Baptist Church , Belle Isle Avenue, Wakefield, United Kingdom

A Celebration of 100 years of ordaining women to Baptist ministry. Speakers: Beth Powney and Andy Goodliff as The Token Man. Women and men all invited, including children, who will have a programme led by Andrew Phillips. Please let us know  i... Read More

Sat Oct 05 2019
11:00 am to 05:00 pm

PQA Wakefield Afternoon Academy Free Open day.

Crofton Academy , WF4 1NF Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

After our successful launch of our morning academy, we are delighted to be expanding and opening our afternoon academy. The Pauline Quirke Academy is a weekend performing arts school for 4-18 year olds – and we are opening our newest Academy in Wakefield... Read More

Sat Oct 05 2019
01:45 pm to 05:00 pm

Oct 09 2019

Introduction to Bookbinding: Three Week Course

The Art House , Drury Lane, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Wednesdays, 9 October – 23 October, 18:00 - 20:30 On this 3-week evening course you will learn how to use the tools, materials and techniques to get you started in bookbinding. You’ll make a variety of small books from scratch including pamphlet sti... Read More

Wed Oct 09 2019 at 06:00 pm to Wed Oct 23 2019 at 08:30 pm

You Win Again at Theatre Royal Wakefield

Theatre Royal Wakefield , Drury Lane, WF1 2TE Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Direct from London’s West End, You Win Again – Celebrating the Music of the Bee Gees. Prepare to experience the distinct sound of one the greatest bands to have ever graced the stage in this unforgettable concert spectacular. Immerse yourself in the brot... Read More

Wed Oct 09 2019
07:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Oct 10 2019

Wakefield - Hits, Jazz & Blues Tour 2019

Theatre Royal Wakefield , Drury Lane, WF1 2TE Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

*Thursday 10th Oct - Theatre Royal Wakefield - Box Office: 01924 211311... Read More

Thu Oct 10 2019
07:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Oct 11 2019

Face Your Fears!

Yorkshire Scare Grounds Scream Park , Hell Lane, WF1 5SG Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

£ 16.67 - £20.00 / Age 12 And Up 12 Additional Info: Not recommended for children under 12 years of age. However, this is just a recommendation, parental discretion is advised. Not suitable for wheelchairs due to ground conditions. This Halloween are YO... Read More

Fri Oct 11 2019 at 06:30 pm

Jim Rattigan’s Pavillon

Wakefield Jazz , Wakefield Sports Club, Eastmoor Rd, WF1 3RR Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

The UK’s leading jazz French horn player, Jim Rattigan is bringing his Arts Council-funded twelvetet to Wakefield. Jim has played with the orchestras of Carla Bley, Charlie Haden, Mike Gibbs and Django Bates, and has created in his own project “a perfect... Read More

Fri Oct 11 2019
08:30 pm to 11:30 pm

Oct 12 2019

Face Your Fears!

Yorkshire Scare Grounds Scream Park , Hell Lane, WF1 5SG Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

£ 16.67 - £20.00 / Age 12 And Up 12 Additional Info: Not recommended for children under 12 years of age. However, this is just a recommendation, parental discretion is advised. Not suitable for wheelchairs due to ground conditions. This Halloween are Y... Read More

Sat Oct 12 2019 at 06:30 pm

Oct 13 2019

Face Your Fears!

Yorkshire Scare Grounds Scream Park , Hell Lane, WF1 5SG Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

£ 16.67 - £20.00 / Age 12 And Up 12 Additional Info: Not recommended for children under 12 years of age. However, this is just a recommendation, parental discretion is advised. Not suitable for wheelchairs due to ground conditions.This Halloween are YOU... Read More

Sun Oct 13 2019 at 06:30 pm

Oct 16 2019

Wakefield College Open Event City Campus

Wakefield College , Margaret Street, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Our Open Days offer you the chance to find out more about the subjects you could study at Wakefield College, meet academic staff and current students, ask any questions you might have and look around the Wakefield City Campus. Courses for School Lea... Read More

Wed Oct 16 2019
05:00 pm to 07:00 pm

Oct 17 2019

Face Your Fears!

Yorkshire Scare Grounds Scream Park , Hell Lane, WF1 5SG Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

£ 16.67 - £20.00 / Age 12 And Up 12 Additional Info: Not recommended for children under 12 years of age. However, this is just a recommendation, parental discretion is advised. Not suitable for wheelchairs due to ground conditions.This Halloween are YOU... Read More

Thu Oct 17 2019 at 06:00 pm

Oct 18 2019

Face Your Fears!

Yorkshire Scare Grounds Scream Park , Hell Lane, WF1 5SG Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

£ 16.67 - £20.00 / Age 12 And Up 12 Additional Info: Not recommended for children under 12 years of age. However, this is just a recommendation, parental discretion is advised. Not suitable for wheelchairs due to ground conditions.This Halloween are YOU... Read More

Fri Oct 18 2019 at 06:00 pm

Alexander Hawkins and Laura Cole

Wakefield Jazz , Wakefield Sports Club, Eastmoor Rd, WF1 3RR Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Alexander Hawkins is an internationally acclaimed contemporary jazz/improv pianist, making a rare Yorkshire solo appearance, enticed by our fine grand piano. Described as “state-of-the-art contemporary piano jazz, combining an advanced technique with a te... Read More

Fri Oct 18 2019
08:30 pm to 11:00 pm

Oct 19 2019

Armies on Parade 2019!!

Warhammer - Wakefield , The Ridings Centre, 96 Kirkgate, WF1 1TB Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

It’s almost that time of year again – by which, of course, we mean it’s time to start thinking about your entry for Armies on Parade 2019! WE ARE DOING OFFITIAL SIGN UPS IN STORE, entrants MUST sign up as then we are aware of space we will need for you... Read More

Sat Oct 19 2019
10:00 am to 05:00 pm

Heat Transfer Printing

The Art House , Drury Lane, WF1 2TE Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Learn how to create colour, patterns and textures onto fabric using the heat transfer technique. Disperse dyes can be applied to paper and then transferred onto fabric using a heat press. It is a fun and experimental technique which can produce instant re... Read More

Sat Oct 19 2019
11:00 am to 03:00 pm

Heat Transfer Printing

The Art House , Drury Lane, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Learn how to create colour, patterns and textures onto fabric using the heat transfer technique. Disperse dyes can be applied to paper and then transferred onto fabric using a heat press. It is a fun and experimental technique which can produce instant re... Read More

Sat Oct 19 2019
11:00 am to 03:00 pm

Face Your Fears!

Yorkshire Scare Grounds Scream Park , Hell Lane, WF1 5SG Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

£ 16.67 - £20.00 / Age 12 And Up 12 Additional Info: Not recommended for children under 12 years of age. However, this is just a recommendation, parental discretion is advised. Not suitable for wheelchairs due to ground conditions.This Halloween are YOU... Read More

Sat Oct 19 2019 at 06:00 pm

Last Night of the Proms

Tingley Methodist Church , Westerton Road, WF3 1BD Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

With Hebden Bridge Band and a special guest appearance from Britannia. Tickets are £10 and include refreshments and flags (0113) 2536336 All proceeds go to our charity for 2019/20 which is RSPCA Leeds, Wakefield & District Branch Come along and enjoy... Read More

Sat Oct 19 2019
07:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Oct 20 2019

AUDITIONS - Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical

St Thomas à Becket Catholic College , WF2 6EQ Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Due to overwhelming demand, our AUDITION date has now been released: SUNDAY 20th OCTOBER 2019, SAVE THE DATE! Audition location: The Theatre @ St Thomas à Becket Catholic Secondary School, Barnsley Road, Sandal, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 6EQ.... Read More

Sun Oct 20 2019
09:00 am to 06:00 pm

Face Your Fears!

Yorkshire Scare Grounds Scream Park , Hell Lane, WF1 5SG Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

£ 16.67 - £20.00 / Age 12 And Up 12 Additional Info: Not recommended for children under 12 years of age. However, this is just a recommendation, parental discretion is advised. Not suitable for wheelchairs due to ground conditions.This Halloween are YOU... Read More

Sun Oct 20 2019 at 06:00 pm

Oct 21 2019

Face Your Fears!

Yorkshire Scare Grounds Scream Park , Hell Lane, WF1 5SG Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

£ 16.67 - £20.00 / Age 12 And Up 12 Additional Info: Not recommended for children under 12 years of age. However, this is just a recommendation, parental discretion is advised. Not suitable for wheelchairs due to ground conditions.This Halloween are YOU... Read More

Mon Oct 21 2019 at 06:00 pm

Oct 22 2019

Face Your Fears!

Yorkshire Scare Grounds Scream Park , Hell Lane, WF1 5SG Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

£ 16.67 - £20.00 / Age 12 And Up 12 Additional Info: Not recommended for children under 12 years of age. However, this is just a recommendation, parental discretion is advised. Not suitable for wheelchairs due to ground conditions.This Halloween are YOU... Read More

Tue Oct 22 2019 at 06:00 pm

Oct 23 2019

Face Your Fears!

Yorkshire Scare Grounds Scream Park , Hell Lane, WF1 5SG Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

£ 16.67 - £20.00 / Age 12 And Up 12 Additional Info: Not recommended for children under 12 years of age. However, this is just a recommendation, parental discretion is advised. Not suitable for wheelchairs due to ground conditions.This Halloween are YOU... Read More

Wed Oct 23 2019 at 06:00 pm

Oct 24 2019

Face Your Fears!

Yorkshire Scare Grounds Scream Park , Hell Lane, WF1 5SG Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

£ 16.67 - £20.00 / Age 12 And Up 12 Additional Info: Not recommended for children under 12 years of age. However, this is just a recommendation, parental discretion is advised. Not suitable for wheelchairs due to ground conditions.This Halloween are YOU... Read More

Thu Oct 24 2019 at 06:00 pm

Oct 26 2019

Drop Leg Steppers play Mitchfest

Legion Kippax , church lane, LS25 7HF Kippax, Wakefield, United Kingdom, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Drop Leg Steppers play yearly event in honour of a very talented Artist,Musician and great guy and friend to many,lots of great bands and deejays also... Read More

Sat Oct 26 2019 at 01:00 pm

Face Your Fears!

Yorkshire Scare Grounds Scream Park , Hell Lane, WF1 5SG Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

£ 16.67 - £20.00 / Age 12 And Up 12 Additional Info: Not recommended for children under 12 years of age. However, this is just a recommendation, parental discretion is advised. Not suitable for wheelchairs due to ground conditions.This Halloween are YOU... Read More

Sat Oct 26 2019 at 06:00 pm

Oct 27 2019

Face Your Fears!

Yorkshire Scare Grounds Scream Park , Hell Lane, WF1 5SG Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

£ 16.67 - £20.00 / Age 12 And Up 12 Additional Info: Not recommended for children under 12 years of age. However, this is just a recommendation, parental discretion is advised. Not suitable for wheelchairs due to ground conditions.This Halloween are YOU... Read More

Sun Oct 27 2019 at 07:00 pm

Oct 28 2019

Face Your Fears!

Yorkshire Scare Grounds Scream Park , Hell Lane, WF1 5SG Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

£ 16.67 - £20.00 / Age 12 And Up 12 Additional Info: Not recommended for children under 12 years of age. However, this is just a recommendation, parental discretion is advised. Not suitable for wheelchairs due to ground conditions.This Halloween are YOU... Read More

Mon Oct 28 2019 at 07:00 pm

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