Sunday’s guide to summer with 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
Sunday, 24th August 2014, 8:00 am

Sunday, August 24

Upton Festival from 11am at Upton Rugby Club

Nostell Priory Steam Fair from 10am until 5pm

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Pugneys Light Railway Steam Gala from 11am until 6pm

Upstairs, downstairs tour from 2pm until 3.30pm at Nostell Priory

Pet workshop from 11am at Pets at Home Wakefield

Wakefield Community Football Academy football sessions from 11am until noon at Wakefield Football Centre (children aged three to 12)

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

Easygoing Sky Ride at 10.15am at Chateaux Nostell Priory Le Petit

Challenging Sky Ride leaving at 10am from Knottingley Sports Centre

Family fun day in aid of Motor Neurone Association from 10.30am until 6pm at the cricket ground, Field Lane, Thornes.

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