Pontefract Giants

Pontefract Castle

Free event Family friendly

Date

Now - Sun 26 Sep 2021

Time

18:30 - 22:00

Pontefract Giants will transform the castle into an immersive landscape where the ancestors of past residents of Pontefract will greet you and transport you on an expansive and poetic journey through time from the first inhabitants of the area some 300,000 years ago.


Wakefield Council and Installation artists James Bulley and Mathew Rosier present; Pontefract Giants.


Pontefract Giants will transform the castle into an immersive landscape where the ancestors of past residents of Pontefract will greet you and transport you on an expansive and poetic journey through time from the first inhabitants of the area some 300,000 years ago.


Featuring projections of current residents representing the towns ancestors, an immersive soundscape and musical score, this light and sound show will allow you to appreciate the site and history of our town like never before. Wander around, look and listen at this autumn spectacular for all the family.


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Tickets not essential, but could speed up entry if we are busy. Tickets represent an entry time, you are free to stay until the end of the last show (10pm Approx).

Performance length: 20mins

FAQs

Where can I park?

Pontefract Castle car park is located on Beech Hill a short distance from the castle entrance - a walk of approx. 5min. Car park post code is WF8 2JF

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Call 01924 302700 and leave a message. We will return your call as soon as possible.

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Venue Details

Find us at

Castle Garth, Pontefract, WF8 1QH

Phone

01977723440

Email

castles@wakefield.gov.uk

Access Facilities

Accessible Car Parking

Accessible Toilet

Baby Changing Facilities

Family Friendly Venue

Guide Dogs Welcome

Hearing Aid Loop

Wheelchair Accessible