A NORTH Yorkshire theme park is looking for recruits to bring two dinosaurs back to life this summer.

Lightwater Valley in Ripon are looking for people to step into the role of their mascots Jester and Jasmine, who went into "hibernation" during the Covid pandemic last year.

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The theme park is celebrating a Summer of Fun during the school holidays with a series of brand new themed games and attractions from July 19 to September 12.

Colin Bowes, general manager, said: "Jester and Jasmine never fail to put a smile on people’s faces and now that restrictions have been lifted, we are looking for recruits to bring them back to life and provide visitors with the warmest of welcomes.

“Jester and Jasmine’s main tasks include featuring in selfies, meeting and greeting younger visitors and generally overseeing the enjoyment of all our guests to Lightwater. The roles are a crucial part of the park’s entertainment so it’s quite a demanding job and we need some pretty special people to take on the challenge.”

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Closing date for the roles is Friday July 23 and you can apply by emailing: entertainment@lightwatervalley.co.uk


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