Upcoming Events

Keep a check on our events page for public events happening in your area. Most of the educational events that we organise are for private groups so will not be featured on this page. But if you would like a taster of what we have to offer, a public event might be just the right thing for you!

We are also a Children's University Learning Destination so we can stamp your passport if you are on the Children's University scheme. 

Community Events

We have a number of Community events coming up in 2019 which will be posted on our Facebook.

If you would like to host an event for your local community, or would like us to bring an informative stall to your existing community event please contact education.wakefield@renewi.com.

 

Hemsworth Library Craft Morning 10:30-12:00 05/02/2019

South Elmsall Market Roadshow 9:00-13:00 12/02/2019

Tesco Hemsworth Roadshow 10:00-15:00 15/02/2019

Yorkshire Day Event, Valley Gardens 01/08/2019

Picnic In The Park, Pontefract Park 14/08/2019

 

Children's Events

Step Into Spring with Renewi 

Come along to one of our Egg-cellent Easter Events at The Education Centre, South Kirkby.

13:00-15:00 15.04.2019. Eggsplore our woodland in an Easter Egg hunt. Learn how to use leftovers to make a tasty treat. Make some cracking Easter crafts to take home.

13:00-15:00 16.04.2019. Get your hands dirty with our planting activities. Make a re-used planter to take home. Learn how to plant and why it’s important for the nature in your garden.

13:00-15:00 17.04.2019. Take a wonder in the woodland and conduct a bird survey, be sure to bring your binoculars. Make your birds at home go nuts with our variety of re-used bird feeder crafts.

Book early to avoid disappointment.

  • Numbers for the event are limited. 
  • The visit is open to Wakefield residents only.
  • Visitors between 5 and 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult. (younger siblings welcome)
  • This event is free of charge.

Book your place by email or Facebook messenger.
Contact: Education Team education.wakefield@renewi.com or via Facebook at @wakefieldrecycles

 

Zero waste Teddy Bears Picnics

12/08/2019 12:00-14:00 The Renewi Outdoor Classroom  South Kirkby Business Park, Brigantian Way, South Kirkby, Pontefract WF9 3TH

14/08/2019 Pontefract Racecourse, Pontefract Park, Park Rd, Pontefract WF8 4QD

For families of all shapes and sizes with children 0-10.

Bring your favourite teddy along with a picnic blanket and your picnic.

In your lunch box you should put in items which have zero plastic packaging. Be as creative as you like.

We will have an informative stall sharing practical ideas on how to use less plastic in the home, handy tips and recipes to help you lower your household’s weekly food waste and information about recycling across the Wakefield district.

  • Numbers for the event are limited. 
  • The visit is open to Wakefield residents only.
  • Visitors between 5 and 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult. (younger siblings welcome)
  • This event is free of charge, you must bring your own picnic and blanket.

Book early to avoid disappointment.

 

For regular updates on our events, follow us on Facebook.

Email education.wakefield@renewi.com for more details. 

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