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The Community Choir Wakefield


14 Southdale Gardens

The choir was established in May 2018 as a project within the Senior Citizens Support Group. The Trustees have agreed that in order to enable the choir to continue to grow that it should become independent of SCSG . The choir is now registered with Charity Commission with no 1191675. Since March we have had our rehearsals online and now are expanding into full performances going out online. We will offer this facility to Care Homes, ILS's, Hospices and individuals. It is a true Community Choir covering the whole of Wakefield with no restrictions on membership at all. Everyone is welcome to join.

The Crescent Project

The Crescent Project has been set up to raise awareness of the old Crescent cinema in Pontefract and to establish it as an art, entertainment, education and attraction venue for the community.

The CROSS Project

01924 215588

Belle Isle Christian Centre
Belle Isle Avenue

The CROSS Project is a small Christian charity working in secondary schools in the Wakefield area. It supports schools in many areas, including lessons (RE/RSE/PHSE Drama etc), clubs (after school, or lunch clubs), confidence building groups (separately for girls and boys), assemblies, mentoring, setting up Prayer Spaces and support with Year 7 induction.
Who they work with: Children and/or young people

The Elizabeth Love Will Trust

The Elizabeth Love Will Trust is caring for the collection of local artefacts acquired by the late Elizabeth and Joe Love; along with what was their home, the former Barbican or Main Guard of Pontefract Castle.

The Friends of Ossett Library

The Friends of Ossett Library is a community organisation founded to promote the use of Ossett Library. It organises events and raises money to provide facilities at the library that would not otherwise be provided. It also runs the 'Ossett and Gawthorpe Community Archive' (mainly photographic).

The Hepworth Wakefield

01924 247360

Gallery Walk

The Hepworth Wakefield is Yorkshire's inspiring new art gallery, celebrating the area's unique artistic legacy and exploring the work of major contemporary artists. Designed by David Chipperfield Architects, our ten superb gallery spaces make this one of the UK's largest purpose-built galleries outside London.

The Lippy People Charitable Trust

The Lippy People Charitable Trust's mission is to support people who are socially and economically disadvantaged to develop their capacity and skills to overcome their inequalities through films and digital storytelling, coaching, mentoring and enterprise development.

The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Charity

01924 546017

Pinderfields General Hospital
Aberford Road

Donations kindly given to The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Charity are used to enhance patient care over and above the core services and facilities which are funded by the government. Public donations are used for a wide-range of purposes. The role of the charity is not to replace NHS funding, but rather to help the Trust deliver over and above its patient expectations to deliver world-class services. The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Charity has big ambitions to make a difference to the experience of patients the Trust cares for in its hospitals and community services.

The Northern Fringe Gallery


The Ridings Centre

The Northern Fringe Gallery is an arts cooperative with membership age 55 upwards. It works on projects, organises exhibitions, holds workshops and has cultural trips and events.
Who they work with: Older people

The Old Quarry Adventure Playground

01977 670953

93 Sycamore Avenue
WF11 0PJ

The Old Quarry Adventure Playground provides free, open access staffed play provision for children aged 5-16 years on the Warwick Estate in the East of the district.
Who they work with: Children and/or young people

The Orchard Project

The Orchard Project helps local people create, restore and access orchards – to enjoy and use for good in their own communities.

The Prince of Wales Hospice

01977 708868

Halfpenny Lane

The Prince of Wales Hospice provides palliative care for adults from Pontefract, Castleford and the Five Towns area with their life-limiting illness. It helps people live as well as possible with their illness and provides care at the end of life.
Type of work: Health