Routes, Trails and Exploration

Artist Michael Pinsky has been collaborating with Annie Nelson and Chris Woodward from artist collective Yoke to explore the routes and trails throughout City Fields and the surrounding area. Last month Michael, Annie and Chris devised a Wakefield Wander walking from Stanley Ferry to The Hepworth Wakefield, exploring different routes in between, with a number ...

Celebrating Communities

A significant part of the Dreaming Streaming digital arts and archive project is to work with communities that neighbour onto the City Fields development. This week we’ve been at the Eastmoor Community Project at St Swithuns. Eastmoor is part of Wakefield East Ward. Situated to the east and south of Wakefield city, this ward incorporates ...

The stories of a landscape

As you drive along the relief road through the City Fields development area it can be hard to imagine the full extent of history that this landscape holds. The Dreaming Streaming digital arts and archive project is exploring the area’s heritage through workshops and events. Apart from a half pit wheel marking the site, a sealed ...

Hidden stories and new beginnings

Who would ever have thought that the green empty land alongside the river from Stanley Ferry to Wakefield Waterfront, following the path of The Wakefield Eastern Relief Road is a heritage treasure trove. This is the new City Fields development site and over the next decade the area is going to change considerably. City Fields ...