Weekend of city centre entertainment starts today

Seaside in the City to take place in wakefield city centre during August 2013.'Getting ready for the fun filled event are, L to R) Tany Woolley, Cllr David Dagger and Jenna Woolley.'w304b332
Seaside in the City to take place in wakefield city centre during August 2013.'Getting ready for the fun filled event are, L to R) Tany Woolley, Cllr David Dagger and Jenna Woolley.'w304b332
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Seaside spirit and a special market will draw people to the city centre this weekend.

Wakefield Council’s second annual Seaside in the City event will feature an 18-foot pirate ship, a Helter Skelter, funfair rides and other family entertainment.

The first Wood Street Market in Wakefield Today.

The first Wood Street Market in Wakefield Today.

And a sand pit has been set up in the cathedral precinct ahead of the event, which runs today and tomorrow from 10am.

The second monthly Wood Street Market will also take place tomorrow.

Around 50 stalls will sell locally-produced food, handmade crafts, unique gifts and art.

There will also be street performers and live bands.