Pontefract

Prince and Princess Easter

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  • 06-Apr-2020 11:00 AM - 15:00 PM
  • Wakefield Museums
  • Age Friendly
  • Free
  • Get Creative
Prince and Princess Easter
Fantasic For Families
  • No Booking Required

Princes and Princesses! Visit Pontefract Castle in all your splendour and have fun joining in our Easter feasting themed activities.

Drop-in Family Event

  • Heritage

join in our royal feasting themed activities

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Venue details

  • Pontefract Castle
  • Castle Chain
  • Pontefract
  • West Yorkshire
  • WF8 1QH

  • FREE
    Pontefract

    Prince and Princess Easter

    07-Apr-2020 11:00 AM - 15:00 PM
    Prince and Princess Easter

    Princes and Princesses! Visit Pontefract Castle in all your splendour and have fun joining in our Easter feasting themed activities.

  • FREE
    Pontefract

    Prince and Princess Easter

    08-Apr-2020 11:00 AM - 15:00 PM
    Prince and Princess Easter

    Princes and Princesses! Visit Pontefract Castle in all your splendour and have fun joining in our Easter feasting themed activities.

  • FREE
    Pontefract

    Prince and Princess Easter

    10-Apr-2020 11:00 AM - 15:00 PM
    Prince and Princess Easter

    Princes and Princesses! Visit Pontefract Castle in all your splendour and have fun joining in our Easter feasting themed activities.

  • FREE
    Pontefract

    Prince and Princess Easter

    11-Apr-2020 11:00 AM - 15:00 PM
    Prince and Princess Easter

    Princes and Princesses! Visit Pontefract Castle in all your splendour and have fun joining in our Easter feasting themed activities.


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  • FREE
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    6 - 11 years
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    Wakefield Museums

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    Pontefract

    Brass Band Concert

    22-Mar-2020 13:00 PM - 15:00 PM
    Wakefield Museums

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  • FREE
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    An Old Fashioned Easter

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    Wakefield Museums

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  • FREE
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    Mini Museum Explorers

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  • FREE
    Pontefract

    Easter Ornaments

    08-Apr-2020 10:00 AM - 15:00 PM
    Wakefield Museums

    Make an Easter Ornament inspired by the objects on display at Pontefract Museum.

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    Wakefield Museums

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  • FREE
    Pontefract

    Dragon Egg Hunt

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  • FREE
    Pontefract

    Brass Band Concert

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  • FREE
    Pontefract

    The Victorian's Easter

    13-Apr-2020 11:00 AM - 15:00 PM
    Wakefield Museums

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  • FREE
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    Your Collections

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    Wakefield Museums

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  • FREE
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    Wakefield Museums

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  • FREE
    Pontefract

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    Wakefield Museums

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    Wakefield Museums

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  • FREE
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    Wakefield Museums

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  • FREE
    Pontefract

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    Wakefield Museums

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    Pontefract

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  • FREE
    Pontefract

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