York prepares for Lord Mayor’s Easter Egg Hunt

The Lord Mayor of York, Councillor David Horton, right, and  the Sheriff of York, Alan Deller, prepare for Saturday’s Easter egg hunt in York

The Lord Mayor of York, Councillor David Horton, right, and the Sheriff of York, Alan Deller, prepare for Saturday’s Easter egg hunt in York

First published in News

Easter bonnets and baskets at the ready as York prepares for the annual Lord Mayor’s Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday.

Hundreds of chocolate-seeking children and adults are expected to take part in York’s most delicious event of the year.

Setting out from Jorvik Viking Centre between 10am and noon there will be clues to follow to find chocolate treats donated by Hotel Chocolat. The hunt ends at the Mansion House in St Helen’s Square.

The event has been organised by York Archeological Trust in partnership with Merchant Adventurers’ Hall and City of York Council.

They hope to build on the success of last year’s event, which attracted hundreds of entries.

Head of marketing at York Archeological Trust, David Scott, said, “It’s a really fun activity for all and a great way to explore the city’s historical sights. The Hotel Chocolat treats you can gather along the way are an added bonus.”

The ticket price is £1.50 for each child, which includes free entry to the Mansion House and Micklegate Bar Museum.

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10:14am Tue 3 Apr 12

pedalling paul says...

I'll start the ball rolling......
eggstraordinary!
I'll start the ball rolling...... eggstraordinary! pedalling paul
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11:04am Tue 3 Apr 12

Ignatius Lumpopo says...

All this fuss over confectionery. York should go the whole hog: it has Bootham Bar, Monk Bar, Walmgate Bar, Micklegate Bar... why not Chocolate Bar as well?
All this fuss over confectionery. York should go the whole hog: it has Bootham Bar, Monk Bar, Walmgate Bar, Micklegate Bar... why not Chocolate Bar as well? Ignatius Lumpopo
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11:53am Tue 3 Apr 12

Willy Eckerslike says...

Don't reckon much to their easter bonnets, they look a bit ancient to me.
Don't reckon much to their easter bonnets, they look a bit ancient to me. Willy Eckerslike
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11:58am Tue 3 Apr 12

Blimp says...

Brilliant, love it! More please.
Brilliant, love it! More please. Blimp
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12:54pm Tue 3 Apr 12

Zetkin says...

Ignatius Lumpopo wrote:
All this fuss over confectionery. York should go the whole hog: it has Bootham Bar, Monk Bar, Walmgate Bar, Micklegate Bar... why not Chocolate Bar as well?
Not a bad idea, but I'll spend the holiday weekend Proppingupthe Bar
[quote][p][bold]Ignatius Lumpopo[/bold] wrote: All this fuss over confectionery. York should go the whole hog: it has Bootham Bar, Monk Bar, Walmgate Bar, Micklegate Bar... why not Chocolate Bar as well?[/p][/quote]Not a bad idea, but I'll spend the holiday weekend Proppingupthe Bar Zetkin
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3:03pm Tue 3 Apr 12

arthur scargill says...

i here Galloway is making a comeback as the Easter Bunny on this event. Thought he'd been quiet too long!!
i here Galloway is making a comeback as the Easter Bunny on this event. Thought he'd been quiet too long!! arthur scargill
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