Get creative at this welcome event for Fan Construction by Halima Cassell.

Join artists for a day of playful sculpture activities in The Hepworth Wakefield Garden. In the afternoon, artist Halima Cassell will be in the garden to talk about the inspiration behind her sculpture, followed by a special interactive movement performance of the River of Belonging.

Entry to the garden is FREE for everyone. Entry to the gallery exhibitions is FREE for Wakefield residents and under 18s.*

In the Garden | Free for Everyone

Fermat’s Spiral

Explore an interactive installation inspired by Fan Construction by Halima Cassell.

River of Belonging Performance

The River of Belonging Inspired by Annie Morris’s sculpture Bronze Stack 9: Viridian Green and Ro Robertson’s The Source, this poignant performance will celebrate the healing powers and connectivity of water. Local community groups Star Bereavement and CoActive are working together to create a very special performance which anyone of any physical ability can learn and join in with.

Garden Play

Stack, build, experiment, draw and imagine with your family in the open air.

In the Gallery | Free with an exhibition ticket

Drop-in Workshops – Print

Discover the forms, textures and shapes in Halima Cassell’s sculpture Fan Construction. Make connections between the flowers, plants and trees and patterns in the artwork through creative activities.

In the learning studios, join printmaker Rachel Sim to create your own roller print tool and make bright repeating patterns. You can experiment with colour and layering to make an artwork to take home.

*Exhibition entry for non-Wakefield residents/over 18s is £12 standard/ £10 concessions. Use the code FAMILY50 to get one free adult with every free under 18s ticket.

The Wakefield Sculpture Trail is an exciting series of sculptures across the city centre. The sculptures have been created by artists Annie Morris, Andy Holden, Halima Cassell, Jason Wilsher-Mills and Ro Robertson and are here for everyone to enjoy.  

Over the summer, explore the sculptures and take part in creative activities with a celebration event on Saturday 16 September to welcome the sculptures to their new home of Wakefield. 

All events are FREE and suitable for all ages and abilities.

Venue opening hours

Monday : Open

Tuesday : Open

Wednesday : Open

Thursday : Open

Friday : Open

Saturday : Open

Sunday : Open

    Access facilities

  • Accessible Car Parking
  • Accessible Toilet
  • Baby Changing Facilities
  • Changing Places Facility
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Venue Details

Find us at

The Hepworth Wakefield, Gallery Walk, Wakefield, WF1 5AW