Thurs 12th Apr at 6pm Nelson Room, Pontefract Town Hall Businesses, community groups and residents across Yorkshire have been invited to a Tour de Yorkshire roadshow as the region gears up to host this major international cycle race. Pontefract is fortunate to have both the women’s and men’s race on Fri 4th May 2018, during […]
Our first talk of 2018 will be held on Tuesday 9th January, 7:00pm at Carleton Community Centre, Carleton Road, Pontefract. In this talk, which accompanies his latest publication, Roger Ellis surveys events and the development within the boundaries of the township of Pontefract. This includes the early history of the Chequer Fields, through to the […]
Heritage Open Days is England’s largest heritage festival, taking place Thursday 7 – Sunday 10 September.
Join us in Pontefract and explore the multitude of familiar and hidden places on your doorstep, completely free of charge!
Pontefract’s biggest Heritage Open Days festival drew in over 1,000 visitors to 15 locations between 8 and 11 Sept, which Pontefract Civic Society is very pleased with. The planning now starts for 2017! Our thanks go to the people that made it possible, not simply the visitors, but the property owners, businesses, churches, and local […]
Heritage Open Days, England’s largest annual heritage festival, will be taking place in Pontefract from 8-11 September. We have an exciting program this year which spans 15 separate venues and events, all of which are completely free to explore!