Pontefract Castle has the ideal solution to this unpredictable summer – Tipi Week at the Castle!

This wonderful all-weather space provides the perfect setting for a week full of excitement and entertainment.

From Monday 14 to Sunday 20 August, head up to the castle for weatherproof fun for everyone:

For the kids – A Week of Tomfoolery

Monday 14 to Saturday 19 August, 10am to 3pm

Free and no booking required.

It’s time to get silly this summer with our jolly Jester!

Our tipi is the perfect stage for your circus acts.

Join in with funny tricks, songs and music to entertain the Lords and Ladies with your tomfoolery.

For the zen-seekers – Sunset Yoga at the Castle (ages 14+)

Thursday 17 August, 6pm to 10pm

Take a deep breath, relax, and enjoy a beautiful evening of yoga at the Castle.

Led by Emma Thomas, this evening of relaxation and mindfulness is just what you need to energise you as a midweek treat.

The session includes 75 minutes of nourishing slow soul flow yoga.

A live DJ playing chill-out tunes and a live pianist will provide the soundscape.

The tipi will be transformed into a Zen Den to complement the evening.

Book tickets at bit.ly/PCSunsetYoga


For the live music lovers – Pontefract Castle Presents… Honey Trap

Sunday 20 August, 12 noon to 2pm

Free and no booking required.

Tipi Week is headlined in style with live music from Honey Trap!

With the tent as their stage, settle in for 2 hours of tunes from this talented up-and-coming trio.

Owen, Aiden and Ben’s debut single was released in 2020 and generated 50,000 streams. You can follow them at instagram.com/honeytrapsounds

Venue opening hours

Monday : 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday : 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Wednesday : 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Thursday : 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Friday : 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Saturday : 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Sunday : 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Venue Details

Find us at

Castle Garth, Pontefract, WF8 1QH