Wakefield Events Calendar

Looking for something to do in Wakefield? Whether you're a local, new in town or just cruising through we've got loads of great tips and events to offer. Find out what’s on in Wakefield with our regularly updated events calendar featuring the best upcoming events in Wakefield and the area.

This guide lists events at a glance, showing what’s on each month. See the highlights of What’s On for Wakefield, featuring the best of things to do in Wakefield – Live Music and Gigs, Family Events, Art & Culture, Food & Drink and much more. Wakefield fundraisers and charity events.

Important This Event Calendar is not maintained on a daily basis and some events may have changed dates or are no longer happening. Please double-check the event websites for the most up-to-date information.

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31 May @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Wakefield Children’s University will be hosting a free family even at the Castleford Campus of Wakefield College on Tuesday 31st May, 10am-2pm. The May-Hem! open event is an opportunity for CU members and their friends and family to take part in activities provided by Learning Destinations and College tutors, all under one roof!

Learning Destinations attending include Castleford Heritage Trust, Wakefield Museums and Castles, Wakefield Libraries, National Coal Mining Museum, and the Castleford & Pontefract Lioness Club.

Children and their families can also gain and insight into the different courses on offer at Wakefield College with the help of our course tutors who will be delivering a selection of interactive activities. You can find out more about your favourite subjects and what future careers in these subjects look like.

CU members can receive Learning Hours for attending the event while non-members are welcome to attend and find out more.

For more information visit the events page

Price: Free

Venue: Wakefield College, Castleford Campus, Thunderhead Ridge, Glasshoughton, WF10 4UA (free parking!)

Date and Time: Tuesday 31st May 2022 10am-2pm


31 May
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Wakefield College
Thunderhead Ridge, Castleford,
Castleford, WF10 4UA Castleford
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