Searching for Santa!

We may be enjoying a heatwave today, but here at DZC we’re starting to prepare for Christmas – and we’re on a summer search for Santa!

After a two-year absence due to covid restrictions we’re looking forward to reinstating Father Christmas in his grotto inside the 11th century castle and we’re looking to recruit the star!
Marketing Manager, Andrea Hales, said: “We’re delighted to be able to bring our Santa’s grotto back to DZC again this year.
“It attracts thousands of excited young visitors in the run-up to Christmas, so we need a jolly Santa who can spread lots of festive cheer throughout December.”
Santa will be required to work alongside a team of elves to deliver a magical experience for children and their families.
Interested applicants should apply with a CV via email to or by post to Marketing Department, Dudley Zoo and Castle, Castle Hill, Dudley DY1 4QF.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday, August 31.