Category Archives: Latest news

Pontefract Calendar Competition – Winners Announced

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 Heritage Draws in the Crowds

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 […]