‘Roaring success’ for shopping centre Easter event as hundreds turn out to get a glimpse of giant dragon on the prowl in Peterlee

23rd April 2019

A giant dragon was on the prowl in Peterlee this weekend as part of the town’s Easter celebrations and the mythical creature attracted quite the crowd.

Visitors to Castle Dene Shopping Centre had the chance to meet a 9ft dragon as part of a unique Easter event, which came hot on the heels of the first episode being aired of the series everyone is talking about, Game of Thrones.

Real life rangers were on hand to help visitors get the most from their experience and other activities on offer included a dragon egg hunt and craft station.

Suzanne Chaney, centre manager at Castle Dene, said: “We could not have asked for a better crowd at this year’s Easter event, which aimed to offer something new and exciting for our shoppers.

“Having a roaming dragon in the town is a first for Peterlee and I am delighted that it was able to result in such fantastic footfall for our traders.”

The event was completely free to attend as part of the centre’s dedicated Kids Club. Members benefit from being the first to know about free family events at the centre via one monthly email and anyone that signs up receives a free goodie bag.

For more information and to sign up to the Kids Club for free, visit www.castledeneshopingcentre.co.uk