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Festival, Sat 19 - Sun 20 Aug 2017, free entry

Summer Bazaar

Summer Bazaar


Event Programme

Craft and Food Market

Head to our converted mill The Calder and treat yourself at our independent market with a range of jewellery, ceramics, textiles, prints, stationary, homeware, food and drink from local designers, makers and producers including:

AH Jewellery / The Bird & The Hare / Chill Shop / Craft Tea Company / Ding Ding / Dittany Rose / Dot Cotton Crafts / Fox + Lilly / Gale & Temple / geo-fleur / Gosia Weber Handmade / Alison Hardcastle / Hashtag House / Haywood Botanicals / Hedge and Hog Prints / L I N N Y / Laura Creer / Little Badger Cider Co / Little Shop of Lathers / Loela| Loubijoux / Memo Illustration / Moments Of Sense & Style / Ohsoochilli Sauce / PEGGY / Pottery West / Riddles / Soren's House| Spice Kitchen / StolenForm / Tea Party at the Zoo / The Seasonal Larder / Upsydaisy Craft / WitShop / Yorkshire Dama Cheese

Street Food Market

Stop and rest in the garden and tuck into some delicious street food and drink from The Hop Box, Mio Pizza, Chaat Cart, Wrapture and more.

Free Family Activities

In the garden, create bright, printed Wearable Sculptures inspired by Hodgkin’s colourful, energetic paintings. Use inventive printing tools and ink pads to create your own colorful artwork on paper then transform your designs into wearable sculpture to show off around the gallery and the Summer Fair.

In our galleries and learning studios, explore our Art Pods (Saturday) and create your own artwork with Colour Vision (Sunday).


Saturday 19 August, 12 – 12.15pm | 1 – 1.15pm | 2 – 2.15pm | 3 – 3.15pm

Join Yew Tree Theatre in the garden for a series of pop-up performances, devised through their summer school programme.

Yew Tree Youth Theatre aim to build confidence and self-esteem in young people, regardless of ability or previous experience. Their public performances are only a small element of their programme, which gives everyone the chance to learn skills and develop at their own pace. Established for over 21 years, the youth theatre has given hundreds of young people the chance to enjoy drama and continues to grow, now with over 200 young people attending one of ten sessions every week.

Workshops for Adults

Get creative and develop new skills in Reduction Lino-Cut Printing or Jewellery Making, led by experienced local artists (both Saturday). Please note, fees apply and advanced booking is essential.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic siteRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessSmoking not allowed

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 19 - Sun 20 Aug 2017 10:00 to 17:00


Free entry

Events at this Venue

date event
Wed 22 Mar - Thu 1 Mar A Contemporary Collection
Mon 13 Mar - Tue 13 Mar Afternoon Tea For Two
Mon 13 Mar - Sun 25 Feb Approaching Thunder
Mon 13 Mar - Sun 25 Feb György Gordon: From Hungary to Yorkshire
Sat 1 Jul - Sun 8 Oct Howard Hodgkin: Painting India
Sat 19 Aug India-Inspired Jewellery Workshop


The Hepworth Wakefield

01924 247360


Gallery Walk,



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Map reference: SE 336200  Lat: 53.67584 Long: -1.49140

By Public Transport:

The gallery is conveniently located 1 mile from Wakefield Westgate station and 0.3 miles from Kirkgate Station.

Wakefield Free City Bus stops close to the gallery. For more information please visit

By car
Please see the Hepworth Wakefield website for all the latest information on travelling to the gallery by car. The Pay and Display car park is located on Thornes Lane.

The gallery is fully accessible, please visit the website or contact us for a full access guide.

To arrange your group or coach party visit call us or email to find out more about special packages for your group.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • 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
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed