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Children's Activity Event, Sat 22 - Sun 30 Oct 2016, free entry


Something Nasty in the Coalshed

Something Nasty in the Coalshed


Listen to miner's wife Peggy Thorpe sharing spooky stories about the coalshed.

There's something nasty in there - can you guess what it is?!

Stories based on miner's experiences.

Half Term Saturday 22nd Oct - Sunday 30th October
Performances at 12pm,1pm,2pm,3pm inside Parkinson's Yard

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 22 - Sun 30 Oct 2016 12:00 to 15:00


Free entry

Events at this Venue

date event
Mon 24 - Fri 28 Oct Family Arts Festival
Sat 28 May - Sat 31 Dec Heroes and Heroines
Sat 22 - Sun 30 Oct Something Nasty in the Coalshed
Wed 4 May - Mon 31 Oct The End of an Era: Big K 1965-2015
Sat 29 Oct Lantern Trail
Sat 29 - Sun 30 Oct Science Show



01924 848806


Caphouse Colliery,
New Road,



See location of National Coal Mining Museum for England on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 252164  Lat: 53.64376 Long: -1.61925

By Road:
Leave the M1 at jct 40 (A638) towards Wakefield, take the 1st right after the traffic lights (Broadway). The Malt Shovel pub will be on your right. At the end of Broadway turn right onto the A642 to Horbury and Huddersfield.

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Wakefield Westgate Railway Station
Nearest bus station: Wakefield Bus Station
Bus Route: Yorkshire Traction Bus 232 from Wakefield Bus Station. Drops off outside the Reindeer Inn.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access