Sunday’s guide to summer with the kids

The Express is helping you to keep your children busy during the summer holidays.

By Laura Drysdale
Sunday, 17th August 2014, 8:00 am
w6813c449  Winter scene at Anglers Country Park - Wintersett
w6813c449 Winter scene at Anglers Country Park - Wintersett

Here is Sunday’s guide to what’s going on around the district.

Sunday, August 17

Pet workshop at 11am at Pets at Home Wakefield

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

An introduction to orienteering with The Friends of Haw Park Wood and Wintersett and the East Pennine Orienteering Club at 11am, meeting at Waterton Discovery Centre, Anglers Country Park

Children’s corner with books, games, dressing up and a chance to walk the labyrinth from 9am until 4pm at Wakefield Cathedral

Steady sky ride to Thornes Park meeting 2pm at Slazenger Sports Club, Horbury

Challenging sky ride around Wintersett Reservoir meeting at 10am at Featherstone Sports Complex

Beat it, bend it, build it workshops from 11am until 4pm at The Hepworth Wakefield

Seaside in the city from 10am until 4pm at Wakefield City Centre – Cathedral Precinct, The Ridings, Trinity Walk

Pirate island family fun weekend from 11am until 5pm at Junction 32 outlet

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