Visitors heading to Cliffe Castle Museum and Park on the upcoming Wednesday, 16 August, are in for a delightful treat. The enchanting world will come to life as the Fairy and Dragons Family Picnic unfolds between 11 am and 3 pm. This event promises a host of engaging activities tailored for families, including:

Embarking on an adventure with a hunt for fairy and dragonfly doors

Delighting in captivating performances by fairies, dancers, and other roaming characters

Adorning faces with imaginative designs through face-painting sessions

Unleashing creativity by crafting fairy crowns and engaging in various arts and crafts activities

Encouraging young minds to take part in the summer reading challenge, with the support of Bradford Libraries’ dedicated staff

Marvelling at a vintage car courtesy of the Police Museum

Families are warmly invited to join with their picnic baskets, and young attendees are encouraged to embrace the magic by dressing up—wings and wands are highly encouraged accessories to bring along.

Cllr Sarah Ferriby, Portfolio Holder for Healthy People and Places, said: “This is a great free event for local families, providing a fun way to explore Cliffe Castle Park. I hope the sun comes out on the day.”

Partners involved in the event include Bradford Museums, Bradford District Parks, Bradford Libraries, Keighley Healthy Living, Cliffe Castle Support Group, 50 Things To Do Before You’re 5, National Science and Media Museum and the Police Museum.