Kids will have a whale of a time in Dewsbury

BIG ATTRACTION Circo Rum Ba Ba will be bringing a 50ft whale to Dewsbury on Sea.
BIG ATTRACTION Circo Rum Ba Ba will be bringing a 50ft whale to Dewsbury on Sea.
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Intrepid explorers will be able to climb into the belly of a giant whale to hear tales from a shipwrecked pirate and a mermaid at Dewsbury On Sea.

The family event returns to the town centre on Saturday August 24 with a host of free activities.

Longcauseway Gardens will welcome the whale theatre, a Noah’s Ark inflatable for toddlers and Kirklees Active Leisure’s muscle beach.

Blackpool donkey rides will set off from outside Longcauseway Church, which will also host church activities.

Market Place will be taken over by a giant beach sponsored by Ponderosa Rural Therapeutic Centre as well as beach huts, the Real Radio roadshow and face painters.

Performers will entertain the crowds in Daisy Hill, Westgate, Church Street and Market Corner, which will also host Ponderosa’s petting zoo.

The beach opens at 10am, with activities 10.30am-4pm.

The beach will be open on August 25 and 26, 11am-4pm.