Free event


Did you or someone you know work at British Home Stores in Wakefield?

Do you remember shopping in the Wakefield store? Maybe you bought a special outfit or an important item there?

Wakefield Museum are developing a new Wakefield Library & Museum in the former BHS Wakefield building and would love to hear your stories of what your remember at BHS Wakefield!

Join the team on Saturday 14 October for a free reunion event at Wakefield Museum for former BHS Wakefield staff and customers.

Drop-in to the Wakefield Museum Learning Zone between 2pm and 3:30pm to:

  • Share your memories of BHS Wakefield. We’d love to see any old photos or items you have relating to the store!

  • Catch up with old colleagues and friends over a cuppa and cake

  • View concept designs and find out about our ideas for the new museum displays

  • See objects and photos from the museum collection

Entry and refreshments are free!

Please let us know that you’re coming by booking a free ticket.

Venue opening hours

Monday : 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday : 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday : 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Thursday : 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Friday : 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday : 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday : Closed

    Access facilities

  • Accessible Toilet
  • Assistance Dogs Welcome
  • Baby Changing Facilities
  • Guide Dogs Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Venue Details

Find us at

Burton Street, Wakefield, WF1 2UP