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IN Medieval times Wakefield was Yorkshire’s main centre for weaving and dyeing in the days before the emergence of Leeds and Bradford. Wakefield has a six hundred year old bridge of nine arches with a Medieval chapel attached. Other Medieval features include All Saints Church, which became a cathedral in 1888 and the Wakefield Mystery Cycle - a collection of religious plays that are sometimes performed in the city. Today Wakefield is an industrial and administrative centre to the south of Leeds. Nearby attractions include the National Coal Mining Museum.