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What's On in the Next 7 days (30 Apr 2017 - 7 May 2017)
1 May 2017
Adults, you can join in too! Pop into the museum for the chance to try a new craft and make new friends!
2 May 2017
A fun activity session for our younger visitors and their parents/carers. First Tuesday of the month (term time only)
2 May 2017
Messy crafts for toddlers. Sessions are for 2-5 year old and please wear clothes you don't mind getting messy! First Tuesday of the month (term time only)
4 May 2017
Do you have a treasure or mystery item passed down from relatives or have something wrapped up in the loft and aren't quite sure what it is? Bring in your treasures to Wakefield Museum every first Thursday in the month to be identified and receive advice on their care and storage.
6 May 2017
A fun craft activity in the museum that everyone can join in with!Takes place first Saturday of the month.
6 May 2017
Come and have a great day out at this heritage site. Craft and gift stalls, children's activities and rides, tombola, raffle. Also Maypole dancing and BBQ. Riverside Paint a Pot and Queens Mill Tea Rooms.
26 Nov 2016 - 1 Jul 2017
Playmakers tells the fascinating story of how a saddlers apprentice from Horbury created one of the world’s leading sports brands. The exhibition features products made at the factory in Horbury near Wakefield, firstly as William Sykes Ltd, and later under the Slazenger and Dunlop names. The factory created a wide range of beautifully crafted sporting goods used in World Cups, FA Cups, Ashes tests, Challenge Cups and Wimbledon finals.
2 Jan 2017 - 27 Jul 2017
Stories, rhymes and craft for under 5s. Come along and join the fun. Meet and chat with other parents.
1 Mar 2017 - 1 Dec 2018
Chesneys Café at the Chesneys Centre in Featherstone open to the public from 8.30 a.m. - 2.30 p.m. Monday to Friday serving delicious, affordable homemade food and snacks. Call into the café at the centre and receive a friendly welcome.
25 Apr 2017 - 4 Jul 2017
What will I learn? How to thread and use your sewing machine. How to use up to date sewing techniques such as patchwork, applique, construction and fabric manipulation. You will select your own personal project from fashion, bags, interior textile items or crafts.
26 Apr 2017 - 19 Jul 2017
What will I learn? Factors that influence health and well-being. An understanding of what supports good well-being. An awareness of the common health issues that affect well-being such as mental health, stress, alcohol awareness, eating disorders, healthy lifestyles. Sources of relevant help and information
29 Apr 2017 - 1 May 2017
A chance to buy good quality plants as well as exploring this beautiful medieval church. Guided tours available and refreshments in the cafe.