Friday’s guide to summer with the kids

The Express is helping you to keep your children busy during the summer holidays. Here is today’s guide to what’s going on around the district.

By Laura Drysdale
Friday, 22nd August 2014, 8:00 am

Friday, August 22

Alice in Wonderland musical from 6pm until 8pm at Nostell Priory

Taster fishing sessions from 10am until 4pm at Wakefield Angling Club and the Dam, Flanshaw Lane, Flanshaw (children aged five to 18)

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Pet workshop from 2pm at Pets at Home Wakefield

Arty angels from 10am until noon at Wakefield Cathedral

Children’s corner with books, games and dressing up from 9am until 4pm at Chantry Chapel Wakefield

Summer play scheme from 9.30am until 3.30pm at SESKU Academy, Burntwood Community Centre, South Kirkby (children aged eight to 14)

Print making workshop from 11am until 4pm at The Hepworth Wakefield

Making garden collages at the National Coal Mining Museum

Under five storytime from 2.15pm until 3pm at Horbury Library, from 10.15am until 11am at South Elmsall, from 10am until 11am at Wakefield Library and from 10.30am until 11am at Ossett Library

Family activities from 11am until 3pm at Sandal Castle (children aged four to 12)

Family activities from 11am until 3pm at The Ridings, Wakefield

Please check all times, dates and event details before you travel as events and activities can be cancelled or amended at short notice by organisers.

For more information about events and attractions in the area, visit Wakefield Council’s tourism website or see local listings at