CBeebies star to feature at Springtime Live show

Springtime Live returns to the Great Yorkshire Showground on Bank Holiday Monday May 1.

Now in its fourth year, the event will run from 9am to 4.30pm and due to the growing popularity tickets will only be available in advance.

Organised by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society, as part of its charitable remit, Charitable Activities Manager, Liz Hudson, said: “We are delighted with the way that Springtime Live has grown year on year.

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“It contains all the ingredients for a great family day out and really engages the younger age group with farming, rural and food related activities.

“For some, this is the first time they are able to meet farm animals in real life, while others enjoy the craft activities and displays that can be found throughout the Show.”

Back by popular demand is Mr Bloom from CBeebies and this year he will be accompanied by a bunch of fellow gardeners from the allotment, to entertain the tiddlers.

New for this year will be a Show trail which can be followed by the children, collecting stamps for their Springtime Live passport, by successfully completing activities in each area, while the revamped Wool Story will be hosted by two panto dame style woolly ladies with costumes inspired and made from wool.

For those who have a fascination for the sky at night, then a visit to Astrocampus, the cosmodome is a must, to spot the constellations.

Tickets online at www.springtimelive.co.uk.