The Rhubarb Festival is the place to be for a full weekend of family fun with activities, street entertainment and workshops!
Expect street entertainment from the Wakefield Morris Dancers and keep a look out for Ruby Rhubarb and the Flat Cap Brass Band who will be roaming the streets of Wakefield to keep you entertained.
There will also be an array of free children activities. Join Be Amazing Arts for face painting, craft activities, storytelling and performing arts sessions. Head to Treacy Hall (next to Wakefield Cathedral) for cupcake decorating, fondant modelling and lots more fun and games including pin the leaf on the rhubarb.
Roaming Flat Cap Brass Band
Friday 17th: 11:30am-12:00pm, 1:30pm-2:00pm, 3:00pm-3:30pm, 4:30pm-5:00pm
Saturday 18th: 11:00am-11:30am, 1:00pm-1:30pm, 2:00pm-2:30pm, 4:00pm-4:30pm
Wakefield Morris Dancers
- 📍 Trinity – 11:00am-11:45am
- 📍 Precinct – 12:00pm-12:40pm
- 📍 Trinity – 1:00pm-1:30pm
- 📍 Precinct – 2:45pm-3:30pm
Spot Ruby Rhubarb across the entire Rhubarb Festival weekend!
Family Workshops and Activities
Activities by Be Amazing Arts
Friday 17th & Saturday 18th: 10:00am-5:00pm
Sunday 18th: 10:00-16:00
- Face painting
- Rhubarb craft activities
- Drama and performing arts sessions
Activities at Treacy Hall
📍 Treacy Hall (Next to Wakefield Cathedral)
Friday 17th & Saturday 18th: 11am-3pm
Sunday 19th: 11am-2pm
- Decorating cupcakes
- Pin the leaf on the rhubarb
- Fondant modelling
- Guess the vegetable
Don’t forget to check out the Fringe Activity happening across the festival weekend with lots to do for families. Find out more here.
The Rhubarb Festival takes place in Wakefield City Centre from 17-19 Feb 2023 – find out more at expwake.co/RhubarbFest