Christmas will soon be behind us, spring is round the corner, which means it’s almost time to paint the town pink for the Rhubarb Festival!
If you don’t know what the Rhubarb Festival is, then where the ‘eck have you been? It’s Wakefield’s love-letter to the divisive vegetable, the first date in the Merry City’s festival calendar, and it starts the year off with a bang.
In 2020 it’s a festival of Miracle-Gro proportions, running for a whole week from Monday 17 February until Sunday 23 February (the traditional food and drink market runs 21-23 February), and truly taking over the city centre.
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Like an enormous rhubarb crumble, Rhubarb Festival 2020 has plenty to get your teeth into. So get your pink on, and get set to eat, drink… and be merry.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for individuals and organisations working and / or living in the district to showcase their creativity by responding to the arrival of Wakefield’s connection to forced rhubarb.
The coach drop off point for the Festival is by the Calder and Hops in the City Centre and free parking for coaches is available at Thornes Park campus.
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