Catapult Challenge

Calendar Icon Sat 07 Sep 2024 - Sat 07 Sep 2024
Clock 10:00 - 15:00
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About

Load, aim, release – it’s time to take the Catapult Challenge at Pontefract Castle!


Calling all problem solvers and budding engineers!


Are you up to the catapult challenge? Learn about the siege engines that took on many medieval castles.


Test and experiment with angles and materials to make the best catapult design. Can you knock down our mini castle walls?


This is a drop in activity that will take place outside on Pontefract Castle Bailey.


Please note, this activity is suitable for those aged 7+


This event is part of Heritage Open Days and Our Year 2024 


Venue opening hours

Monday : 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday : 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Wednesday : 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Thursday : 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Friday : 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Saturday : 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Sunday : 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

    Access facilities

  • Accessible Toilet
  • Assistance Dogs Welcome
  • Guide Dogs Welcome

Event sessions

Catapult Challenge

7th September 2024
10:00 - 12:00
7th September 2024
13:00 - 15:00

Venue Details

Find us at

Castle Garth, Pontefract, WF8 1QH

Phone

01977723440

Email

castles@wakefield.gov.uk