Thursday’s guide to summer with the kids

Cathedral Precint Wakefield City Centre
Cathedral Precint Wakefield City Centre

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

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

Thursday, August 21

Pet workshop at 2pm at Pets at Home Wakefield

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

Summer play scheme from 9.30am until 3.30pm at Sesku Academy, Burntwood Community Centre, South kirkby (children aged eight to 13)

Gorgeous glass workshop from 11am until 2pm at Castleford Forum Museum (children aged four to 12)

Puppet workshop from 10am until 2pm at Wakefield Museum (children aged four to 12)

Printmaking from 11am until 4pm at The Hepworth, Wakefield

Memorial garden and collages at the National Coal Mining Museum

Art in the open from 11am until 4pm at Nostell Priory

Falconry from 10.30am until 11.30am and from 1pm until 2pm at Pontefract Castle (children aged four to 12 accompanied by an adult, booking needed)

The Great Big Tree Climbing Company from 10.30am until 4.30pm at Nostell Priory

Mythical Maze craft activities from 2pm until 3pm at Airedale Library (booking needed) and Castleford Forum Library (children aged voer four, booking needed), from 2.30pm until 3.30pm at Featherstone Library (children aged five to 11, booking needed) and Horbury Library (children aged five and over)

Fun with food from 10am until 12pm at Hemsworth Library (children aged eight and over, booking needed)

For more information about events and attractions in the area, visit Wakefield Council’s tourism website www.experiencewakefield.co.uk or see local listings at www.wakefield.gov.uk