Free event Family friendly


This is a special Dragon Parade Crafts session for SEND (Special educational needs and disability) families in Pontefract Castle‘s activity zone. The session runs from 10am-11pm.

Dress up and spread your wings with Ilbert on his first ever Dragon Parade! Come in your own dragon outfit or visit the activity zone to make dazzling dragon mask puppets and dragon callers.

Meet Ilbert the Dragon and take to the stage for the parade at 2pm. It’ll be roarsome!

SEND families are welcome at all of our sessions but we are running this earlier SEND session for those families who require a more relaxed atmosphere, with restricted numbers. Book onto this FREE session at:

Dragon Parade Crafts is part of the Dragon Egg Week at Pontefract Castle, running from Saturday 1 April to Monday 10 April. Help Ilbert the Dragon find all of his eggs on a FREE new trail available every day!

Venue opening hours

Monday : 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday : 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Wednesday : 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Thursday : 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Friday : 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Saturday : 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Sunday : 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Venue Details

Find us at

Castle Garth, Pontefract, WF8 1QH