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4,163 events

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Cadbury Easter Egg Trail

Children's entertainment and an exciting Easter trail with chocolate eggs and prizes to be won at the end.

Arduaine Garden, Oban

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0844 4932216

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0844 4932216

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 0844 4932216

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Bannockburn Heritage Centre, Stirling

Sat 19 Apr

£2 / 0844 4932139

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 20 Apr

£2 / 0844 4932139

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Mon 21 Apr

£2 / 0844 4932139

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Ben Lomond, Drymen

Sat 19 Apr

£2 / 0844 4932217

  • 09:30 – 16:00

Sun 20 Apr

£2 / 0844 4932217

  • 09:30 – 16:00

Mon 21 Apr

£2 / 0844 4932217

  • 09:30 – 16:00

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…and at 43 other places

The Gruffalo

A musical adaptation of the beloved picture book by Julia Donaldson.

Artsdepot, London N12

Sat 21 Jun

Pentland Theatre

£7–£13 / 020 8369 5454

  • 11:00

Sun 22 Jun

Pentland Theatre

£7–£13 / 020 8369 5454

  • 11:00

Buxton Opera House

Sat 7 Jun

£12 (Children £11) / 0845 127 2190

  • 11:00

Sun 8 Jun

£12 (Children £11) / 0845 127 2190

  • 11:00

CAST, Doncaster

Wed 4 Jun

£12 (Children £10; £38) / 01302 303959

  • 10:00

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…and at 12 other places

What The Ladybird Heard

  • Written by: Julia Donaldson

The Ladybird has a plan to prevent a prize cow from being stolen. Based on Julia Donaldson's popular children's book.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Tue 27 May

£11 / 01727 844488

  • 11:00

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Wed 27 Aug

£12

Thu 28 Aug

£12

Fri 29 Aug

£12

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Wed 16 Jul

£13 ( £48) / 020 8561 8371

  • 10:30

Thu 17 Jul

£13 ( £48) / 020 8561 8371

  • 10:30

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…and at 11 other places

Angelina Ballerina

An all-singing, all-dancing musical show about Angelina Ballerina and her dancing pals.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sun 6 Jul

£12.50 / 01383 740384

Mon 7 Jul

£12.50 / 01383 740384

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 14 Jun

£12.50 / 01256 844244

  • 11:00

Sun 15 Jun

£12.50 / 01256 844244

  • 11:00

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Sun 13 Jul

£12.50 / 0844 854 2776

  • 11:00

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…and at 3 other places

Dinosaur Zoo

Dinosaurs aren't extinct! They're just hiding out on the other side of the world. Erth's Dinosaur Zoo brings its Jurassic creations to Scotland with an opportunity for children to get right up close.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 19 Nov

£12.50–£15 ( £10) / 01892 530613

  • 10:30

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Sat 22 Nov

Phone for prices / 023 8071 1811

  • 10:00
  • 12:00

Sun 23 Nov

Phone for prices / 023 8071 1811

  • 11:00

Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Sat 26 Apr

£12.50–£15 adv booking required / 01206 573948

  • 11:00

Sun 27 Apr

£12.50–£15 adv booking required / 01206 573948

  • 11:00

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Kidnapped

Adapted by Ivan Wilkinson, from the book by Robert Louis Stevenson. An adventure tale for all the family, Kidnapped tells the story of Davie Balfour as he survives shipwreck and murder to dramatically escape to the Highlands of Scotland.

Hackney Empire Studio Theatre, London E8

Thu 8 May

£8–£20 / 020 8985 2424

  • 10:00

Case Histories

Objects from Sunderland Museum's collections telling the stories of the people and places that make up Sunderland's heritage.

Bunny Hill Library & Customer Service Centre, Sunderland

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0191 520 5553

  • 09:30 – 16:00

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 0191 520 5553

  • 09:30 – 19:30

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 0191 520 5553

  • 09:30 – 17:00
…and 10 more dates until 3 May

City Library & Arts Centre, Sunderland

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0191 514 1235

  • 09:30 – 16:00

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 0191 514 1235

  • 09:30 – 19:30

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 0191 514 1235

  • 09:30 – 17:00
…and 10 more dates until 3 May

Houghton Library & Customer Service Centre, Houghton Le Spring

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0191 561 6383

  • 09:30 – 12:00

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 0191 561 6383

  • 08:30 – 17:15

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 0191 561 6383

  • 08:30 – 17:15
…and 10 more dates until 3 May

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Easter Fun Day

Annual Easter celebrations featuring live bands, fairground rides, street theatre, a radio roadshow and arts and sports activities.

Camperdown Country Park, Dundee

Sun 20 Apr

Free

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Greyhound Racing

With annual attendances exceeding two million and an estimated £2.5bn wagered on and off course each year, it's no surprise that greyhound racing is one of Britain's most popular spectator sports.

Coral Romford Stadium

Sat 26 Apr

£5–£7; £4 / 01708 762 345

  • 10:00

Sat 3 May

£5–£7; £4 / 01708 762 345

  • 10:00

Sat 10 May

£5–£7; £4 / 01708 762 345

  • 10:00
…and 7 more dates until 28 Jun

Crayford Greyhound Stadium, Dartford

Sat 26 Apr

£6 (Children £4.50) / 01322 557836

  • 10:00

Sat 3 May

£6 (Children £4.50) / 01322 557836

  • 10:00

Sat 10 May

£6 (Children £4.50) / 01322 557836

  • 10:00
…and 7 more dates until 28 Jun

Hetty Feather: Rose Theatre (Over 7s)

  • Directed by: Sally Cookson
  • Written by: Jacqueline Wilson

Adaptation of Jacqueline Wilson's children's novel. Ages 7+.

Cambridge Arts Theatre

Thu 5 Jun

£20 (Children £15) / 01223 503333

  • 10:30

Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Wed 30 Apr

Main House

£15–£20 (Children £13–£18) / 01242 572573

  • 10:30

Thu 1 May

Main House

£15–£20 (Children £13–£18) / 01242 572573

  • 10:30

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 28 May

£16–£21 / 0131 529 6000

  • 10:30

Thu 29 May

£16–£21 / 0131 529 6000

  • 10:30

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Saltbush

An interactive journey through the culture and landscape of Aboriginal Australia where children are invited to explore, play and dance with the performers. Ages 4–8.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Fri 9 May

The Studio

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets available Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 10:30

Sat 10 May

The Studio

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets available Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 11:30

Mon 12 May

The Studio

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets available Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 10:30

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 24 May

Main Auditorium

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

Part of Mayfesto.

  • 11:30

Universal Hall Arts Centre, Findhorn

Wed 21 May

Prices to be confirmed / 01309 690110

  • 09:30
  • 11:30

a small story: eine kleine geschichte

Starcatchers and Theater o.N. present a world of objects and visual storytelling for 2–4 year olds.

Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 7 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 09:30
  • 11:30

Sat 10 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 10:30

Eden Court Theatre, Inverness

Wed 21 May

£6 / 01463 234234

  • 10:30

Thu 22 May

£6 / 01463 234234

  • 10:30

Fri 23 May

£6 / 01463 234234

  • 10:30

Sat 24 May

£6 / 01463 234234

  • 10:30

The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

Wed 14 May

£7.70 / 01224 642230

  • 10:30

Thu 15 May

£7.70 / 01224 642230

  • 10:30

Fri 16 May

£7.70 / 01224 642230

  • 10:30

Sat 17 May

£7.70 / 01224 642230

  • 10:30

Brick Wonders

Architectural gems in Lego, created by Warren Elsmore.

Riddle's Court, Edinburgh

Sat 19 Apr

£2–£4 / 0131 220 1232

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 20 Apr

£2–£4 / 0131 220 1232

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Easter Eggstravaganza

Family trails to take part in, with a special Easter prize.

National Trust: Dunham Massey Is The Stamford Military Hospital, Altrincham

Sat 19 Apr

Free, plus admission £10.35, child £5.20, family £25.90 / 0161 941 1025

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free, plus admission £10.35, child £5.20, family £25.90 / 0161 941 1025

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Mon 21 Apr

Free, plus admission £10.35, child £5.20, family £25.90 / 0161 941 1025

  • 11:00 – 16:00

National Trust: Hidcote Manor Garden, Chipping Campden

Sun 20 Apr

Free, plus admission £9.50, child £4.75, family £23.60 / 01386 438333

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Mon 21 Apr

Free, plus admission £9.50, child £4.75, family £23.60 / 01386 438333

  • 10:00 – 16:00

National Trust: Hinton Ampner Garden, Bramdean, Alresford

Sat 19 Apr

£3 plus admission £7.70, child £3.70, family £19.20 / 01962 771305

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 20 Apr

£3 plus admission £7.70, child £3.70, family £19.20 / 01962 771305

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Mon 21 Apr

£3 plus admission £7.70, child £3.70, family £19.20 / 01962 771305

  • 10:00 – 16:00

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Meerkat Easter Egg Trail

Do meerkats lay eggs? That's not important! What is important is that there's a hidden trail of eggs around the park for you to find, with help from a meerkat trail map.

Edinburgh Zoo

Sat 19 Apr

Included in admission / 0131 334 9171

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Sun 20 Apr

Included in admission / 0131 334 9171

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Mon 21 Apr

Included in admission / 0131 334 9171

  • 09:00 – 17:00
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Cityread London 2014

Launching on March 31st, the London wide libraries initiative was conceived to promote reading for pleasure, and encourage people to explore & celebrate their city's history. Cityread London will be commemorating the centenary of the First World War.

Various Venues, London NW3

Sat 19 Apr

Free

  • 08:00 – 22:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free

  • 08:00 – 22:00

Mon 21 Apr

Free

  • 08:00 – 22:00
…and 9 more dates until 30 Apr

City Art Centre Day Pass

During the Science Festival, we transform Edinburgh City Arts Centre into a science playground packed full of workshops, shows and interactive events. A Day Pass gets you into the City Arts Centre to explore as many events as you like. Pre booking your day pass is strongly advised to avoid queues and disappointment. All…

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 19 Apr

Free (£4.90) / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Easter Egg Trail

Hunt around the garden to find the clues, and featuring a variety of other themed activities and crafts.

National Trust: Anglesey Abbey And Garden, Cambridge

Sat 19 Apr

Children £2 plus admission £10.80, child £5.60, family £17.30 & £28.10 / 01223 810080

  • 11:00 – 15:30

Sun 20 Apr

Children £2 plus admission £10.80, child £5.60, family £17.30 & £28.10 / 01223 810080

  • 11:00 – 15:30

Mon 21 Apr

Children £2 plus admission £10.80, child £5.60, family £17.30 & £28.10 / 01223 810080

  • 11:00 – 15:30

National Trust: Ashridge Estate, Berkhamsted

Sat 19 Apr

Children £2.50 / 01442 851227 / 755572

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 20 Apr

Children £2.50 / 01442 851227 / 755572

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Mon 21 Apr

Children £2.50 / 01442 851227 / 755572

  • 10:00 – 16:00

National Trust: Clandon Park, Guildford

Sat 19 Apr

Children £2.50 egg trail, plus admission £8.80, child £4.20, family £21.90 / 01483 222482/225971

  • 11:00 – 16:00

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Easter Holiday Activity

Fun ceramic workshops for children for ages 4+. Wide variety of workshops available.

Ceramics Workshop, Market Harborough

Sat 19 Apr

Children £20 / 07732 789 997

  • 08:00 – 22:00

Sun 20 Apr

Children £20 / 07732 789 997

  • 08:00 – 22:00

Mon 21 Apr

Children £20 / 07732 789 997

  • 08:00 – 22:00
…and 8 more dates until 29 Apr

Library Of Cultures

Highlights the Library of Birmingham's extensive collection, with a rare chance to see some of the Library's most precious items, including J. J. Audubon's Birds of America. Accompanied by a series of events celebrating human creativity.

The Library Of Birmingham

Sat 19 Apr

Free

  • 08:00 – 20:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free

  • 08:00 – 20:00

Mon 21 Apr

Free

  • 08:00 – 20:00
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Blood Bar

Prepare to be grossed out at the Blood Bar as you make your own scabs, mix up a gooey blood clot and even touch a real heart. Explore the science of blood and see how we can diagnose disease with some cutting edge technology. Take a closer look at the heart, lungs and oxygen in Don’t Hold Your Breath, and find out what…

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

A crime has been committed; can you help us solve it? Become a forensic scientist in our special Crime Scene Investigation workshop. Study the crime scene and decipher the clues left behind by finding fingerprints, identifying soil samples and investigating blood. Can you solve the mystery and help us catch the criminal?

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Curious About Worcester?

Discover Worcester with two self-guided, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt.

Worcester Cathedral

Sat 19 Apr

£4.99–£7; £4.99 Download; £7 Printed Booklet / 01905 732900

  • 08:00 – 18:00

Sun 20 Apr

£4.99–£7; £4.99 Download; £7 Printed Booklet / 01905 732900

  • 08:00 – 18:00

Mon 21 Apr

£4.99–£7; £4.99 Download; £7 Printed Booklet / 01905 732900

  • 08:00 – 18:00
…and 570 more dates until 31 Dec 2015

Easter Eggs-Travaganza Toy And Craft Fayre

Celebrating Easter in the local community, a fun day out for all the family including mums, dads, nans and grans! Plenty for the whole family to do plus its free entry!

Harold Hill Community Centre, Romford

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 01708 340 952

  • 11:00 – 15:00

Easter Funfair

Fun for all the family including rides, stalls, prizes and refreshments.

Heaton Park, Manchester

Sat 19 Apr

Phone for prices

  • 12:00

Sun 20 Apr

Phone for prices

  • 12:00

Mon 21 Apr

Phone for prices

  • 12:00
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