Pontefract Civic Society will be leading the town’s plans for Civic Day (Sat 17 Jun) with partners closely aligned to our views in promoting the positive aspects of the town.
Our existing members are renewing, so why don’t you come and join us! We achieved much in 2016 and have exciting plans for the coming year! The Society relies on its members for income – so the financial support we receive from members paying an annual subscription is extremely important to us. You can choose […]
Introduced as a new initiative for 2017, our calendar competition saw a judging panel award prizes, which were kindly donated by Dean Smith Tap & Barrel Pontefract, Kings Croft Hotel and Farmer Copleys, for the best 3 photos. The prizes included: 1. Tap & Barrel – Art and Dinner for 2: An afternoon at Leeds Art Gallery with return travel back to the Tap […]
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 […]
Pontefract in Bloom is very proud to announce that it has been awarded Silver Gilt by Britain in Bloom Yorkshire and committee members attended the Awards Ceremony at York Racecourse on 13th September to receive the award. This is an improvement on summer 2015 when Pontefract was awarded Silver. A Pontefract in Bloom committee was […]