Perfect place for a Princess

Dudley Castle provided the perfect regal backdrop for a Princess, when staff welcomed Sleeping Beauty on site.


Former Coronation Street star, Lucy Evans, who plays Princess Beauty in the upcoming Wolverhampton Grand Theatre’s panto – DZG is the official sponsor of the festive production – stopped by to oversee work on our Sleeping Beauty-themed Santa’s Grotto in readiness for Tuesday, December 3’s magical opening! 

dzg_panto_zoo_2After taking a tour of the 11th century castle and courtyard and checking out the grotto’s antique spinning wheel, Lucy couldn’t wait to say hello to some of the animals and meet her favourite owl!

DZG Marketing Manager, Julia Lockett, said: “We were delighted to welcome Lucy to DZG.  She had a great time meeting some of our animals and chatting to staff who were building our Sleeping Beauty themed grotto.”


All tickets for Santa’s Grotto in Sleeping Beauty’s Magical Christmas Castle MUST be pre-booked.

Ticket admissions include a puppet show and train ride, plus the chance to see some of the world’s rarest animals. Tickets are going fast! To book click here.