You might not be able to get out to one of the events happening as part of 24 in 24 – but why should that stop you from joining in all the fun?!

We’ve pulled together a whole host of free online resources to help you enjoy everything the district has to offer!

Read the Our Year programme!

Find out all about what’s happening from now until June, with the first of our Our Year 2024 programmes. You can pick up a physical copy from locations all around the district, or read it online here.

Colour Wakefield Museums and Castles’ Objects!

Unleash your creativity and have a go at some mindful colouring, with images from Wakefield Museums and Castles blog! While you’re there, take a look at their blog posts – they’re a treasure trove of interesting information on all things Wakefield!

Look at NCM’s Online Collections

Take a deep dive into the district’s mining heritage, courtesy of the National Coal Mining Museum.

Put your feet up and watch Wakefield on TV!

Watch the District is our handy guide to shows, movies and adverts filmed in the Wakefield district.

Cooking Demos

Create some tasty, healthy recipes with KT’s Kitchen!

Our Year Wakefield 2024 Playlist

Get some music on and groove to the sounds of the district

Nostell Dolls’ House

Peek inside the Nostell Dolls’ House and learn about its history!

Watch The Art House’s Artist Videos

If you’re an art fan, you’ll love the interviews and exhibition focus pieces on The Art House’s Youtube channel!


Wakefield Libraries offer a fantastic digital service. Why not check out an ebook or an audio e-book online!

See if you can spot the Wakefield Peregrines

Wakefield Cathedral’s peregrine falcons are famous feathered friends, and they can be watched via live webcams. 

Check out the Wakefield Sculpture Trail!

Although the Wakefield Sculpture Trail is outside, you can still experience it in your home. Hear the bird songs of The Auguries (Last Calls), see a video of the artist Jason Wilsher-Mills talking about Amazonian Caiman God, experience a poignant poem by Ian McMillan and have a go with the Instagram filter!

To mark the launch of Our Year – Wakefield District 2024, Wakefield Council is hosting 24 in 24, a celebration which will see 24 events take place on one jampacked day and bringing communities together. Taking place across each ward of the Wakefield district on Saturday 13th January 2024, 24 in 24 will be a taste of what’s to come throughout Our Year’s 366-day programme of activity. The day will feature 24 free events spanning walks, exhibitions, and interactive workshops & activities on your doorstep!