HERE comes a studious chance to win a family ticket – four seats in total – to this winter’s pantomime, Beauty And The Beast, at the Grand Opera House, York.

All you have to do is be the first to find the golden rose hidden at an academic location in York from 10am to 3pm on Saturday when the Freshers' Fair will be taking place at the University of York.

To help you on your way, here are a few clues: Yet another prize week, and another hide and seek/A golden rose is not far away, if you’re a student at Freshers' Fair day.

Produced by Three Bears Productions, Beauty And The Beast will run at the Grand Opera House from December 15 to January 7 with a cast featuring Blue's Antony Costa; Home And Away's Lynne McGranger; Emmerdale's Stuart Wade; Celebrity MasterChef and Strictly Come Dancing contestant Debbie McGee; Coronation Street’s Ken Morley; Audrey Leybourne, from Les Dawson's Roly Polys; classy dame Steve Wickenden and Charlotte Maclachlan as Belle.

Tickets are on sale on 0844 8713024 or at The winner will not only receive a family ticket for the 6.30pm performance on December 18 but also keep the golden rose.