Market Day at The Hepworth Wakefield

20 Aug 2016

Event times

10 - 5pm

Cost of entry


The Hepworth Wakefield

Wakefield, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • FREE CITY BUS The gallery is on the FreeCityBus route operated Monday – Saturday between 9.30am and 3pm.
  • The gallery is 0.3 miles from Wakefield Kirkgate train station (approximately 8 minutes walk) and 1 mile from Westgate train station (approximately 20 minutes walk).

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Market Day at The Hepworth Wakefield, in reference to our summer show, Stanley Spencer, we will be exploring the themes of gardens, landscapes and food. Come join us for talks and screenings, market stalls, street food, and live music.


This year The Hepworth Wakefield will be holding a Market Day on the 20 August, in the style of a village fete. The day’s events will include market stalls, street food, talks and live music. In reference to our summer show, Stanley Spencer: Of Angels and Dirt we will be exploring the themes of gardens, rural landscapes and food, and we are inviting artist proposals for games and activities with a twist.

Full information and a run down of the days activites can be found on our website, with more to be added in the coming weeks!

The Hepworth Wakefield
Gallery Walk 

West Yorkshire


If you would like more information or to apply to the artist call out, visit:
or alternatively contact Kate Densham, Programme Executive: 
+44 (0)1924 247376

To make and run an activity / game for Market Day at The Hepworth Wakefield on the 20 August 2016. Taking influence from village fete games, we are asking artists to propose games with a twist. Examples of games include, but not limited to, Splat the Rat, Hook a Duck and Hoopla. The activity can be a repeated activity, drop in or a performance.

Deadline for applications: Sunday 3 July 2016 


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