Free event Family friendly
Fri 20 Aug 2021 - Sun 22 Aug 2021
10:00 - 16:00
Wakefield City Centre
Wakefield's Cathedral Precinct will be host to various performance acts, shows and workshops across the three day weekend launch event for Festival of the Earth.
Friday: Seaside and environmental themed walkabout acts ‘Cali & Mari’ (two octopus!) and ‘What the Tortoise Taught Us’ (an animatronic tortoise). 3D chalking street artists will be creating a sea themed environmental piece on the Cathedral steps.
Saturday/Sunday: The Bull Ring will be host to an 18 metre inflatable whale. Audiences will be invited to gather in front of ‘The Whale’ to watch a show called ‘Plastic Ocean’.
Sand art workshops and sculpture making will take place on the Cathedral steps alongside the 3D chalking street art.