Pontefract Liquorice Festival

All planned Council events are cancelled across the district until further notice  

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Sunday 5 July 2020, 10am - 4pm

Join us in celebrating our town’s unique historic links with liquorice during a day of sweet-themed fun and activities for all the family

across the town centre - and at Pontefract Castle!

Browse the colourful stalls of our festival market in the historic town centre, selling a wide variety of produce - many with a liquorice twist!

The event, which celebrates the sweet treat, is taking place from 10am – 4pm in the town centre. Visitors can enjoy a tempting variety of food and drink while browsing the many food, craft and gift stalls at the street market, with musicians and street entertainers delighting the crowds throughout the day. 

For more information please visit www.experiencewakefield.co.uk/liquorice  

People are invited to share their photos on the day on Facebook www.facebook.com/eventsinwakefield and on Twitter using the hashtag #liquoricefest

For more information and updates, visit:

Twitter@MyWakefield - #liquoricefest
FacebookPontefract liquorice festival
Web: www.experiencewakefield.co.uk

Contact us

Specialist Markets and Events Team

Wakefield One
PO box 700
Burton Street

01924 305751