Seaside in Castleford breaks records

21/08/2018, PR8863

The seaside came to Castleford and attracted a record crowd to the town centre event.

Castleford seaside
Families enjoying the seaside in Castleford

​Over 11,000 people joined in the fun on Saturday with attractions including a big beach, free donkey rides, workshops and Punch and Judy shows.

Visitors also enjoyed face painting, children's rides, street entertainment and trampolines.

Jacquie Speight, Cabinet Member for Culture, Leisure and Sport

​Cllr Jacquie Speight, Cabinet Member for Culture, Leisure and Sport at Wakefield Council, said: "The Castleford event gets more popular each year, and I'm delighted that so many families came to enjoy all the activities that were taking place."

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