THERE are plenty of Easter treats for Bradford residents and visitors to enjoy over this long weekend.

Saltaire, Shipley and Keighley are among the places to check out, with theatre, music, sports and of course, chocolate on the agenda.

The National Trust's East Riddlesden Hall is running Cadbury's Easter Egg hunts right through from Good Friday to Easter Monday.

The hunts are available to do between 9:30am and 4:30pm each day. It is £7.70 for adults and £3.85 for children, while a family ticket costs just £19.25. Under fives and National Trust members can go for free.

Trial sheets for the hunt cost an extra £2 but the reward of some tasty chocolate at the end is surely worth it.

Sticking with this theme, Bradford Cathedral is opening its doors for all on Good Friday for a "Messy Cathedral Easter".

It will be hosting craft activities, Bible stories, songs, drama and food between 10:30am and 12pm. The whole event is free.

Meanwhile, enjoy yourself as the sun set in Roberts Park on Saturday evening.

Saltaire is will be celebrating its UNESCO World Heritage status in style for this year’s World Heritage Day with a special sun-downer event.

There will be a craft and food market as well as live music and an Easter egg hunt in the park.

A lantern parade will also feature as part of the event, which runs between 5pm and 9pm.

The Shipley Glen Tramway will be hosting a special Easter Event between Easter Saturday and Easter Monday.

Families can take part in a 'Count the Chicks & Bunnies' competition by spotting the small fluffy creatures cunningly concealed amongst the trees beside the track.

There are free Rides to anyone wearing an Easter Bonnet. and you can try your luck at the Easter Tombola on the Monday.

There is an Easter Egg hunt at Peel Park on Easter Saturday, while Cliffe Castle Museum and Park in Keighley is also hosting one on the same day.

Themed activities will be taking place around the Park and the Museum between 12pm and 3:00pm.

In the Glasshouses, Into the Wild will also give people the chance to interact with exotic animals and reptiles, while mascot Bracewell the Dragon who will be making appearances inside and outside the Museum.

There is also a chance to go to the miniature railway in Northcliffe Woods on Saturday to ride the trains with the Easter Bunny. Bring a picnic, take part in family activities and wear an Easter Bonnet for the competition.

At the National Science and Media Museum on Saturday, visitors can experience space and light in a whole new way with an interactive live show.

They can discover how telescopes, satellites and rockets explore the universe.

Then they can join British astronaut Tim Peake as he blasts off in his Soyuz rocket. It is suitable for families with children aged 7+.

Finally, on Saturday and Sunday, budding football stars of the future are gearing up for Bradford Council’s 34th annual Valley Parade Memorial Football Tournament.

The tournament has been held every year since 1986 to commemorate the 56 people who lost their lives in the fire disaster at Bradford City’s Valley Parade.

The contest will take place over the Easter weekend at Marley Activities and Coaching Centre in Keighley with teams from Bradford City, Lincoln City and Bradford's twin town in Germany, Hamm.

Kick off is at 9am on both days, with finals beginning at 2:30pm.