Enjoy classical music inside ancient castle ruins

Pontefract, West Yorkshire

Visit the atmospheric ruins of Pontefract Castle for Proms in the Castle, an outdoor classical music performance with a firework finale.

The remains of Pontefract Castle in Yorkshire, Northern England, host a truly memorable night with a selection of patriotic and stomping classical music from the West Yorkshire Symphony Orchestra.

The historic castle's inner bailey becomes a theatre and picnic arena for the evening while the remains of the Keep act as a launch pad for a spectacular fireworks finale.

Pontefract is a historic market town in West Yorkshire, a 10-mile (16km) journey by road east from the city of Wakefield, which is 2 hours north of London by train. 

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