Easter holiday activities

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South East

Radio Makers Workshop Surrey

2 April

Learn skills from Eagle Radio's professional producers including presenting, making sound effects, editing and script writing. 

 

Toad On The Road Surrey

7 April - 9 April

Head2Head Theatre is staging its own unique version of Wind In The Willows. Toad On The Road is a multi-sensory drama experience based on Kenneth Grahame's classic tale.

 

Horrible Histories Live West Sussex

2 April - 5 April

Actors and 3D Bogglevision special effects bring Horrible Histories to life! You and your children will be thrilled by the array of ancient characters.

 

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South West

Devonport Guildhall Easter Fayre Plymouth

4 April

Devonport Guildhall is hosting its first Easter Fayre on Saturday 4 April. The fayre will be open from 10am – 4pm, giving shoppers plenty of time to browse the selection of stalls. 
 

Easter Eggstravaganza Bideford

5 April - 21 April

The annual Easter Eggstravaganza festival returns to the Big Sheep, with a mammoth egg hunt of other 30,000 eggs!

 

Family Fun Trail Wiltshire

3 April - 6 April

A lively Roman centurion guide will help you on your quest as you explore Old Sarum and crack clues. There's a chocolately reward to be won too!

 

The Egg Hunt Bath

21 March - 11 April

The Egg Hunt (or #theegghunt for techies) is the brainchild of Egg Theatre at the Theatre Royal Bath. 25 decorated goodies are hidden across the city - can you find them all?

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London

An Enchanted Adventure Richmond

4 April - 6 April

Find clues and answer riddles as you explore the garden at Strawberry Hill House. Every adventurer will be rewarded with chocolate treats!

 

The Art of Cooking Collier's Wood

28 March

Children aged four and above are welcome at Corleone's restaurant to learn how to make their own pizzas. They're yours to take home and eat, too. Booking is recommended.

 

Decorate a bunny bum cake Raynes Park

2 April

Let your DC get messy in the kitchen at Cakeology while they decorate a bunny bum cake with buttercream and coconut. The cakes are yours to keep.

 

Learn with Louie Morden

11 April

Come and enjoy messy play, a bouncy castle, story time, cakes and more at this fundraiser for little Louie, who suffers from a complex condition.

 

Easter Eggstravaganza Tower Hamlets

1 April

Meet at the Victoria and Alexandra Building to take part in this egg hunt. It's open to all, and there are also plenty of crafty things to do.

 

The Bunny Run Stratford 

4 April

Put on your bunny ears and join is a family-friendly hop around the Olypmic Park. There are different length circuits to choose from so all abilities are welcome. Dress code - fluffy!
 

Free river trips Kingston

2 April - 9 April

Turk Launches run daily river trips between Kingston, Richmond and Hampton Court Palace. During the Easter holidays, kids go free on the 10.30am and 11.15am round-trip cruises.
 

Easter camp at Basement Kingston

30 March - 10 April

Young people aged nine to 13 years old can get active at the Basement youth club, where a range of exciting activities - including paintballing, swimming, and bike rides - are on offer. Prices vary.

 

Eggstraordinary fun Westminster

30 March - 10 April

Join in this free egg hunt at the Bank of England Museum. Follow the trail to find the chicks and eggs, then decorate your own Easter animal finger puppet to take home. 
 

The Great Egg Roll Highgate

5 April

How far can you roll an egg? Come to the Great Egg Roll this Easter and find out. You'll also get to try a spot of egg decorating and take part in the treasure hunt.
 

Easter egg trails Hampstead

3 April - 6 April

Escape the London crowds and get lost in the garden at Fenton House. Explore the beautiful hidden rose garden and orchard, and win some chocolate if you find an egg.
 

Family fun fair Finsbury Park

28 March - 12 April

Finsbury Park once again plays host to a popular, affordable family funfair throughout the Easter holidays.

 

Fancy dress egg hunt Battersea

31 March

Get kitted out in your brightest spring gear and join the hunt in the Fred Wells gardens. There are two different hunts for different age groups and both are free.

 

Barracuda's Activity Camp Streatham

30 March - 10 April

Spend Easter at Barracuda's Activity Camp and learn any of the exciting activities on offer, including archery, fencing, drama and motorsports.

 

Mother Goose's Victorian Easter Southbank

31 March - 9 April

Come to the Florence Nightingale Museum to help put Humpty Dumpty back together and find Bo Peep's sheep.

 

Easter egg hunt Kensington

5 April

Kensington Roof Gardens are hosting a very special Easter egg hunt in partnership with Choccywoccydoodah. The bar will be open for proper drinks from 12pm, so parents can enjoy something a little stronger than chocolate!

 

Easter egg hunt Finchley

29 March

An egg hunt for children in the beautiful gardens of Stephens House, with mini hunts for children under seven throughout the afternoon.

 

Easter family festival Enfield

6 April

Forty Hall Farm is hosting a day of springtime fun. You'll find family crafts, live music and games, as well as plenty of food stalls and a bar. Proceeds go to local charity Art Start.
 

Wildcraft fun day South Norwood

8 April

Head to South Norwood Country Park for a day of fun in the park. Make a sun dial and build a den, then stay for a picnic around the campfire.

 

The Chris and Pui Show Croydon

28 March

CBeebies double act Chris and Pui will be performing their new show, which includes some friends from their TV programme, at the Ashcroft Theatre.

 

Woodland Trust Easter Trail Redbridge

4 April

For the second year, the Woodland Trust is preparing an Easter egg trail through Hainault Forest Country Park. Booking is essential.

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East of England

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Easter Eggstravaganza Chelmsford

30 March - 10 April

Hop along to Marsh Farm Animal Adventure Park this Easter and you'll find egg hunts and games with the Mad Hatter, plus the chance to meet some cute baby animals.

 

Cinderella Norwich

1 April - 8 April

A one-woman show using puppets and objects, this stylish and playful reworking of the Cinderella story presents the well-known fairtytale in a new and inventive way.

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Midlands

The National Videogame Arcade Nottingham

Open all year, except Mondays

The National Videogame Arcade is the world's first permanent centre to celebrate and explore videogame culture.
 

The Wind in the Willows Nottingham

10 April

The Immersion Theatre teams up with the Cambridge Touring Theatre to present a spectacular musical adaptation of the classic book at the Nottingham Playhouse.
 

Bushcraft for families Nottingham

9 April

Join the rangers at Sherwood Pines for a day of bushcraft activities, like shelter building and fire lighting techniques. Booking is essential as places are limited.

 

Activate Sport Nottingham

7 April - 10 April

Activate Sport's professional coaching courses at Elms Junior School are designed to inspire children to develop a lifelong passion for sport. Each course includes a visit from a sporting role model.
 

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Yorkshire and the Humber

Easter egg hunt Bradford

30 March - 12 April

Come to the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway Station to join the egg hunt. Activity packs will be available for children.
 

Easter Activities Dinnington

30 March - 10 April

Head to the The Big Tops children's play and party centre for Easter-themed crafts and play sessions.

 

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North East

Chocolate party Newcastle upon Tyne

3 April

Kirkley Hall is putting on a delicious spread of sweet treats for their Easter chocolate party. There's even a special appearance from the Easter Bunny. 
 

Cadbury's Easter trail Morpeth

3 April - 6 April

Explore Cragside and take part in the science-themed Easter trail. There's a Cadbury's chocolate treat at the end for every explorer.

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North West

Duck race Manchester

3 April

Manchester's annual Duck Race takes place on Good Friday at Leftbank, Spinningfields in support of local children's charity, Brainwave.

 

Outdoor Adventure Club Burnage

13 April - 17 April

Burnage Rugby Club is hosting a week of outdoor activities for the adventurous -including kayaking, canoeing, orienteering and bushcraft.


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