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Wakefield Cathedral

01924 373923


Wakefield Cathedral exists in order to worship God and point others to him. Wakefield Cathedral seeks to help people live as disciples of Jesus Christ, and to share his love with the world. The Cathedral is set in the heart of the city of Wakefield, and endeavours to offer a warm welcome to all who enter or pass by its doors. It has made public its desire that everyone who lives in Wakefield District will come inside at least once a year. Wakefield Cathedral tries to give priority to people who are needy or disadvantaged. It hopes to be a place of conversation for people of all faiths and none, and a cultural hub in the city centre.

Wakefield City Youth and Community Project

Wakefield City Youth and Community Project is a voluntary group working with disadvantaged young people in Wakefield District supporting them with various activities.

Wakefield Civic Society


PO Box 380

Wakefield Civic Society's aims as a charity are: (a) To encourage high standards of architecture and town planning in Wakefield and district. (b) To stimulate public interest in and care for the beauty, history and character of the City and its surroundings. (c) To encourage the preservation, development and improvement of features of general public amenity or historic interest. (d) To pursue these ends by means of meetings, exhibitions, lectures, publications, other forms of instruction and publicity, and promotion of schemes of a charitable nature.

Wakefield Concert Society


Wakefield Concert Society aim to educate the public in the arts and sciences, and in particular the art and science of music though the presentation of concerts and other activities

Wakefield District City of Sanctuary

Wakefield District City of Sanctuary takes pride in welcoming Asylum Seekers and Refugees to the City and District and offers them every opportunity to share and contribute in the life of Wakefield District's communities. Its aims are: To promote the inclusion and welfare of Refugees and Asylum Seekers, by encouraging Wakefield District to make a public commitment to becoming a place of welcome and safety by adopting the title City of Sanctuary. To encourage and support local communities and voluntary, community and faith organisations in welcoming and assisting Asylum Seekers and Refugees. To publicise and celebrate the contribution of Asylum Seekers and Refugees to their local communities, to society and culture. Most importantly to challenge hostility and discrimination against them.
Who they work with: Asylum Seekers/refugees

Wakefield District Cycle Forum

01977 703546

16 Beechwood Avenue

Wakefield District Cycle Forum campaigns to improve infrastructure for cycling in the Wakefield District and organises events, and rides to promote cycling in the district.

Wakefield District Sight Aid

01924 215555

35 Peterson Road

Wakefield District Sight Aid are a local charity supporting people living with sight loss. They believe that people living with sight loss in our community should have access to the same opportunities and quality of life as fully sighted people. They offer practical services to people following diagnosis or deteriorating eyesight, and ongoing needs-based support. This includes home visiting and telephone advice. Their wider wellbeing services focus on helping people connect with each other, creating opportunities for socialising, friendship, and emotional support.

Wakefield Hospice

01924 331400

Aberford Road

Providing palliative care to patients and support for their families and carers.
Type of work: Health

Wakefield Jazz

07808 595619

Wakefield Sports Club
Eastmoor Road

Wakefield Jazz at Wakefield Sports Club is a weekly club open to all, presenting the best in regional, national and occasionally international live modern and contemporary jazz on Fridays.

Wakefield Music Collective

01924 695060

Wakefield Music Collective promotes live music through events, festivals and concerts. The events include brass band concerts, Clarence Park festival, and other concerts held at the Bandstand, Clarence Park in Wakefield. It also presents a four day Blues Festival in Wakefield city centre. It also has campaigned and raised funds to restore the Bandstand in Clarence Park.

Wakefield Naturalists' Society

The society promotes an interest in the natural history of the Wakefield area.

Wakefield Neighbourhood Network

c/o St George's Community Centre
Lupset, Wakefield

Wakefield Neighbourhood Network is a network of individuals, community groups and local workers in and around the Lupset area of Wakefield. We share information, resources and work together on projects which help local residents to improve their health and wellbeing and improve the local area.
Type of work: Health