Monday’s guide to summer fun with the kids

Credit D Russell-Price
Credit D Russell-Price

The Express is helping you to keep your kids entertained over the summer holidays.

And here is your guide to today’s summer fun across the district.

Monday August 11

Menagerie garden and summer house open to the public from 11am until 4pm at Nostell Priory.

Speed drawing from 11am until 4pm at The Hepworth Wakefield.

Make bunting and musical instruments at the National Coal Mining Museum.

Summer craft activities from 2pm until 3pm at Airedale Library.

Wii fun from 4pm until 5pm at Stanley Library.

Revolting recipes cooking course from 10am until 11.30am at Ossett Library (children aged eight and above, booking needed).

Summer play scheme from 9.30am until 3.30pm every week day at SESKU Academy, Burntwood Community Centre, South Kirkby (children aged eight to 13).

Children’s corner with books, colouring, games, dressing up and the labyrinth from 9am until 4pm at Wakefield Cathedral.

Pet workshop at 2pm at Pets at Home Wakefield.

Wakefield Wildcats rugby camp (Monday 11 to Thursday 14) from 10am until 4pm at Rapid Solicitors Stadium (children aged six to 16, to book call 01924 211611)

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

Check our website from 8am tomorrow to see details of the day’s events.