July Events

Ryhill Art Society

15th July to 23rd July 2017

11am to 4pm

Waterton Countryside Discovery Centre

There will be an exhibition of local art.

There will also be a chance to purchase some of the works of art.


Memory Lane Cafe

Friday 21st July 2017

10am to 12 noon

The Link, Smawthorne Lane Community Church, Beancroft Road, Castleford

We would like to invite you for tea/coffee and cakes.

Our aim is to provide a friendly atmosphere where people living with dementia and their carers can socialise in a supportive way with one another.



Friday 21st July 2017


All Saints Parish Church, Normanton

A pudding evening will be held.

There will be deserts, cheese and biscuits and a quiz at the church on High Street in aid of the Well Project.


Ackworth Choir Perfomance

Friday 21st July 2017


King’s Croft, Pontefract

Ackworth Choir will be performing.

“A Black Tie Affair” – music from James Bond and the Swing Era, featuring the choir, outstanding soloists and band.

The ticket price of £15 includes a steak pie supper.


Pre-booking is essential, so please phone 01977 704438, or email rhianjim@aol.com.

The Crescent Project

Friday 21st July 2017


Pontefract Squash Club

Our Community Cinema is showing Summer Holiday Sing-Along.

Doors open at 6.30pm with tickets available on the door (£5 Adult/£3 Under 16/ £15 Family Ticket – 2 Adults and 2 Under 16’s).

We are also looking for volunteers to help at events – if you are interested or would like to know more please contact Julie on 07946 288870.

Town Festival

July 21st and 22nd 2017

South Kirkby

The town’s annual Community Festival will be held.

Events will include music at the Grove Hall on Stockingate and a gala day and party at Barnsley Road Recreation Ground.

Family Fun Day

Saturday 22nd July 2017

12 noon to 4pm

Pontefract Rugby Club

A family fun day will help raise funds to improve care in neonatal units across Yorkshire.

The event is in aid of the Supporters of Families and Babies organisation (SOFAB).

It will include rides, stalls and inflatables, as well as face painting, falconry, a cake competition.

There will also be appearances from chidlren’s characters Spongebob, Olaf, and Minion Stuart.

Annual Summer Gala

Saturday 22nd July 2017

Outwood Parish Church

If you could donate anything for the status for the stalls or for raffle prizes, these will be gratefully received.

Please phone 01924 825524 or drop them off in the church porch before or after service times. Thank you.