Wakefield seaside success

14/08/2017, PR8625

Wakefield seaside event
Wakefield seaside

The beach brought huge crowds into Wakefield city centre at the weekend, with over 51,000 people enjoying the seaside entertainment.

The Council’s popular event returned with all the seaside favourites including donkey rides, Punch and Judy shows, children’s activities, all alongside a big beach.

Jacquie Speight, Cabinet Member for Culture, Leisure and Sport
Cllr Jacquie Speight, Cabinet Member for Culture, Leisure and Sport

Cllr Jacquie Speight, Wakefield Council’s Cabinet Member for Culture, Leisure and Sport, said: “The Wakefield seaside was a huge success. We welcomed thousands of families to the city centre throughout the weekend to enjoy the big beach, food and entertainment.

“We’ve still got more to come when the seaside travels to Castleford on 19 August. So dig out your bucket and spade again and come and join in the fun.”

The Seaside in Castleford event takes place on Saturday 19 August, 10am to 4pm, with free donkey rides, workshops, Punch and Judy shows, face painting, children’s rides, street entertainment, bumper cars and much more.

Visitors can share their photos on the events Facebook page
www.facebook.com/eventsinwakefield or using #WakefieldSeaside or #CastlefordSeaside on Twitter.

Or for more information visit
www.experiencewakefield.co.uk

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