A KEIGHLEY museum is hosting an Easter Egg hunt with a difference on Saturday.

Bracewell the dragon, the mascot for Cliffe Castle Museum and Park, has hidden some precious eggs around the park, and is calling on local children to come and help him to find them and find out about the mysterious creature who laid them.

Volunteers from the Cliffe Castle Support group will be handing out clues to help children to hunt for the missing eggs, on Easter Saturday.

There will be small prizes awarded to those who are able to find them all and Cliffe Castle ancestor Henry Isaac Butterfield and Bracewell the dragon will be around to help (or hinder) the hunt.

Continuing the dragon theme, people will be able to have a go at handling exotic animals and reptiles in the Glasshouses, provided by local company Into the Wild, Shipley. There will also be dragon themed craft activities in conservatory at the museum.

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Those wanting a fluffier Easter experience will have the opportunity to get close to the park’s rabbits.

All the activities are free, including entrance to the museum and the fun takes place between 12pm and 3pm.

Maggie Pedley, Bradford Council’s Libraries, Museums and Galleries Manager, said: “It’s sure to be a cracking day. Bracewell the dragon is looking forward to meeting everyone and is really egg-cited that local children will help him to be reunited with his precious eggs.

“Many thanks to the Cliffe Castle Support Group and our Parks Team for their help with this event and to B&M Stores and the Co-Op for donating the prizes.”

For more information visit www.bradfordmuseums.org