Saturday’s guide to summer fun with the kids

The Hepworth, Wakefield
The Hepworth, Wakefield

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.

Saturday August 9

Tots Coaching sessions in half-hour blocks from 9am until 11am at Wakefield Indoor Football Centre, Thornes.

Potions, polishes and poisons from 2pm until 3.15pm at Nostell Priory.

Red poppies and white butterflies First World War commemoration from 11am until 4pm at Nostell Priory.

Plaster prop sculptures from 11am until 4pm at The Hepworth, Wakefield.

Crafty kids from 11am until 12pm at Stanley Library.

Interactive storytelling adventures at 10.30am and 2pm at Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

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

Pet workshop at 11am at Pets at Home 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

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