On Saturday 6th August, there’s a special open day at the miniature railway in Thornes Park. The Wakefield Society of Model and Experimental Engineers (SMEE) are holding the visiting locomotives day and there’ll be the chance to ride on the visiting engines as well as Wakefield’s own locomotives. from between 11.30am to 6pm with the usual fare system. There will also be a brand new, half size Burrell traction engine and a white 1930 Jowett car restored to its former glory. What a great opportunity to see all these amazing engines – it promises to be a wonderful day. As well as this, the usual Sunday afternoon session will be running on the 7th August from 1pm onwards.
Tuesday evening is tennis evening at Thornes Park! Wakefield School of Tennis are holding regular Tuesday coaching sessions at the tennis courts at Thornes Park. These are free sessions:
For the under 12s, 5.15-6.15pm
For 13+ , 6.30-7.30pm.
Please follow the link below and sign up so the coaches can know who’s attending:
There are Summer Holiday Camps for children run by the Wakefield School of Tennis in Thornes Park, between Tuesday, 23 August – Thursday, 25 August 2022, from 9am – 3:30pm. Recommended for ages 4 to 15 years old, the cost is £25 per day, and member and sibling discounts are available. (A member discount of 10.0% and a sibling discount of 10.0% are available when booking, also early drop-off and late pick-ups are an option.)
These camps have been specially designed to give children a fantastic experience across a range of different sporting activities. Children will have the opportunity to use our facilities to play a variety of sports to develop their physical skills and make new friends. As always they ensure that children have a fun and safe experience.
(A member discount of 10.0% and a sibling discount of 10.0% are available when booking, also early drop-off and late pick-ups are an option.