Events At Oakwell Hall



It’s Happening April to September 2019 - Oakwell Hall

Busy Bees Crafts
Wednesdays 1pm-3pm

Call into the Discovery Classroom in the Visitor Centre and learn a new craft or bring your own craft along with you. Tea and biscuits available and pre-school children are welcome too.
Free. No booking required.

Bush Baby Walks
Tuesdays 28 May, 30 July, 6 August, 13 August, 20 August 10-11.30am

Fun environmental-themed activities for the under 5s including storytelling, crafts and games. Children must be accompanied.
£5 per child, including juice drink. Booking essential


Summer Explorers Trail
Saturday 20 July to Sunday 1 September 10 am-5 pm

Pick up your seasonal explorer pack from the Visitor Centre Shop to start your adventure. Add new activities to your pack each week you visit both Oakwell and Bagshaw Museum.
£4 per pack then £1 for additional elements.

Fun Dog Show
Sunday 1 September 11 am-4 pm

The annual show organised by Yorkshire Rose Dog Rescue, a local charity committed to rescuing and re-homing unwanted dogs. For more information or to volunteer at the event email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or see 
Free to attend with a charge to enter classes.

Heritage Open Days
Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 September 12noon-4pm

Enjoy free entry into Oakwell Hall over this national celebration of Britain’s rich and diverse heritage.

Heritage Craft Afternoon
Wednesday 18 September 12 noon-4 pm

Come and see traditional crafts being demonstrated in the Hall. Enjoy free entry to the Hall as part of Heritage Open Days 2019.


Active Oakwell

Health Walks

Every Tuesday, meeting at 1.30pm in the Visitor Centre Courtyard. A gentle walk around the park lasting no more than one hour.
No need to book, just come along.

Nordic Walking

Every Wednesday, meeting at 10.30am in the Visitor Centre Courtyard. A more challenging walk.
£1 per person to cover the hire of equipment. No need to book, just come along.


Every Saturday 9 am
A 5km run around the park for all abilities. For more information and to register a place visit

Kirkwood Hospice Colour Rush
Sunday 8 September

The most colourful event of the year is back. Whether walking, skipping or dancing your way around the course, you’ll start in white but will be covered from head to toe in brightly coloured powder paint by the end of this family-friendly 5k with a difference. With live entertainment, family-friendly activities and a fantastic party atmosphere, the Colour Rush will be a great day out for all.
Details including how to enter at 


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