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.


 Open Day

 Date: Thursday 31st October, 2019

Time: 12:00 pm until 15:00 pm

Location: The Education Centre, South Kirkby

 See WakefieldRecycles in action!

Here’s your chance to visit our Education Centre in South Kirkby to see the recycling journey of waste from your home in Wakefield.

We believe this is essential if we are to reduce costs, reduce energy emissions, cut greenhouse gases, and ensure the future sustainability of our planet.

This open day will have a Halloween theme, there will be lots of free activity's including Halloween crafting, Eco friendly slime making and Halloween themed games, refreshments will also be available. 

Come along to find out more about reducing, reusing and recycling in an informal, helpful manner in an environment where it’s great to ask questions and have discussions with our Education Team.


 Book early to avoid disappointment.

  • Numbers for each open day are limited. 
  • The visit is open to Wakefield residents only.
  • Visitors between 7 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.

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

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

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