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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.

Alloa Tower

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0844 4932129

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0844 4932129

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Arduaine Garden, Oban

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0844 4932216

  • 10:00 – 16:00

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

Balmacara Estate, Kyle

Fri 18 Apr

£2 / 0844 4932233

  • 13:00 – 16:00

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…and at 49 other places

Brick Wonders

Architectural gems in Lego, created by Warren Elsmore.

Riddle's Court, Edinburgh

Wed 16 Apr

£2–£4 / 0131 220 1232

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Thu 17 Apr

£2–£4 / 0131 220 1232

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Fri 18 Apr

£2–£4 / 0131 220 1232

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 16:00
…and 2 more dates until 20 Apr

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

Scooby-Doo and the Mystery of the Pyramid

Live stage show featuring the classic duo. Ages 2+.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Sat 17 May

£19.50 / 01274 432000

  • 14:30

Sun 18 May

£19.50 / 01274 432000

  • 13:00
  • 16:30

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 26 Jul

£19.50 ( £61; Children £14.50 under 16s) / 01256 844244

  • 14:30

Sun 27 Jul

£19.50 ( £61; Children £14.50 under 16s) / 01256 844244

  • 14:30

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sat 7 Jun

£20.50

Sun 8 Jun

£20.50

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…and at 8 other places

Postman Pat Live: It's Showtime!

A talent scout arrives in Greendale to search for an angelic voice at the village's karaoke contest.

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Thu 29 May

£12.50 ( £40; Children £10.50 under 16s) / 0844 854 2776

  • 13:00

The Brindley, Runcorn

Sat 26 Apr

£12 (£10) / 0151 907 8360

  • 13:00
  • 15:30

The Camberley Theatre

Sat 31 May

£11.50 (Children £10.50; £42; £40 before Mar 31) / 01276 707600

  • 13:00
  • 15:30

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Ice, Ice Baby …

Bring your little ones for sensory science story sessions inspired by our Mammoths of the Ice Age exhibition. Ages 3 and under. Presented by the National Museum of Scotland. 3 and under

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Wed 16 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Come And See The Lambs At The Farm

You may come and hold a lamb or even feed one!

Broadlees Farm, Dover

Wed 16 Apr

£3.50 (Children £2.50)

  • 13:30 – 16:00

Thu 17 Apr

£3.50 (Children £2.50)

  • 13:30 – 16:00

Fri 18 Apr

£3.50 (Children £2.50)

  • 13:30 – 16:00
…and 3 more dates until 21 Apr

World of Bubbles

Step into a wonderful world of bubble magic and prepare to be amazed… Discover the perfect bubble mixture and design your own bubble wands to create some unexpected and jaw-dropping shapes. Catch a beautiful smoke-filled bubble, stand inside a giant bubble and even turn a round bubble square. All Ages

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Wed 16 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Easter Eggstravaganza

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

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

Fri 18 Apr

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

  • 11:00 – 16:00

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

Fri 18 Apr

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

  • 10:00 – 16:00

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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Easter at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Search the palace grounds for chocolate treats, learn more about the Palace and decorate an egg to take home.

Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh

Wed 16 Apr

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

  • 09:30 – 16:00

Thu 17 Apr

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

  • 09:30 – 16:00

Fri 18 Apr

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

  • 09:30 – 16:00
…and 3 more dates until 21 Apr back to top

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Take part in themed activities, including trails and crafts.

National Trust: Wightwick Manor, Wolverhampton

Fri 18 Apr

Children £2.50 plus admission £8.90, child £4.45, family £22.25 / 01902 761400

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sat 19 Apr

Children £2.50 plus admission £8.90, child £4.45, family £22.25 / 01902 761400

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 20 Apr

Children £2.50 plus admission £8.90, child £4.45, family £22.25 / 01902 761400

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Mon 21 Apr

Children £2.50 plus admission £8.90, child £4.45, family £22.25 / 01902 761400

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Cats: The Musical

  • Directed by: Gillian Lynne

Andrew Lloyd Webber's long-running musical based on TS Eliot's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats. Chrissie Cartwright recreates Trevor Nunn's original direction and Gillian Lynne's choreography, featuring the song Memory.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Wed 10 Sep

£17.50–£37.50; £20–£40; £22–£42.50 / 0844 338 5000

  • 14:00

Sat 13 Sep

£17.50–£37.50; £20–£40; £22–£42.50 / 0844 338 5000

  • 14:30

Wed 17 Sep

£17.50–£37.50; £20–£40; £22–£42.50 / 0844 338 5000

  • 14:00
…and 3 more dates until 27 Sep

Congress Theatre, Eastbourne

Thu 22 May

£13–£38.50; £8–£33.50 disabled ( £8–£33.50; £8–£33.50; £8–£33.50) / 01323 412000

  • 14:30

Sat 24 May

£13–£38.50; £8–£33.50 disabled ( £8–£33.50; £8–£33.50; £8–£33.50) / 01323 412000

  • 14:30

Thu 29 May

£13–£38.50; £8–£33.50 disabled ( £8–£33.50; £8–£33.50; £8–£33.50) / 01323 412000

  • 14:30

Sat 31 May

£13–£38.50; £8–£33.50 disabled ( £8–£33.50; £8–£33.50; £8–£33.50) / 01323 412000

  • 14:30

New Wimbledon Theatre, London SW19

Wed 7 May

£17.90–£57.40 ( £15–£52.50) / 0844 871 7646

  • 14:30

Sat 10 May

£17.90–£57.40 ( £15–£52.50) / 0844 871 7646

  • 14:30

Wed 14 May

£17.90–£57.40 ( £15–£52.50) / 0844 871 7646

  • 14:30

Sat 17 May

£17.90–£57.40 ( £15–£52.50) / 0844 871 7646

  • 14:30

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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.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Wed 16 Apr

£12.50 adv booking required / 01256 844244

  • 11:00
  • 14:00

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Tue 18 Nov

£12.50–£15 ( £10) / 01892 530613

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Wed 19 Nov

£12.50–£15 ( £10) / 01892 530613

  • 10:30
  • 16:30

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Fri 21 Nov

Phone for prices / 023 8071 1811

  • 13:30

Sat 22 Nov

Phone for prices / 023 8071 1811

  • 10:00
  • 12:00

Sun 23 Nov

Phone for prices / 023 8071 1811

  • 11:00
  • 13:00

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Peppa Pig's Big Splash

All singing, all dancing puppet show with wee Peppa Pig and pals as they enjoy the rain and muddy puddles and try to fix the leaking nursery roof.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Wed 16 Jul

£13.50 / 01383 740384

Thu 17 Jul

£13.50 / 01383 740384

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Wed 16 Apr

£13.50–£15.50

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Wed 21 May

£16 (Children £11.75; £49) / 02476 553055

  • 10:30
  • 13:00
  • 16:00

Thu 22 May

£16 (Children £11.75; £49) / 02476 553055

  • 10:30
  • 13:00
  • 16:00

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…and at 35 other places

Easter Holiday Activity Trail

Follow the clues, answer the questions and complete the trail to receive a prize.

Shorne Woods Country Park, Gravesend

Wed 16 Apr

£2.50

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Thu 17 Apr

£2.50

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Fri 18 Apr

£2.50

  • 10:00 – 15:00
…and 3 more dates until 21 Apr back to top

Freckleface Strawberry: The Musical

Family musical about a girl who is desperate to get rid of her freckles.

Scottish Youth Theatre, Glasgow

Wed 16 Apr

£8–£12 (Family £32) / 0141 552 3988

  • 14:00 – 15:15

Thu 17 Apr

£8–£12 (Family £32) / 0141 552 3988

  • 14:00 – 15:15

Fri 18 Apr

£8–£12 (Family £32) / 0141 552 3988

  • 11:00 – 12:15
  • 14:00 – 15:15
…and 3 more dates until 21 Apr

Sing and Dance with Mr Boom

Mr Boom - the children's one-man band - arrives from the moon in the spaceship Imagination. Join him in this highly animated show featuring an exciting mix of song, dance and audience participation as you travel on an amazing adventure through time and space. 3+

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Wed 16 Apr

£5 (£4) / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Baby Loves Disco

Baby Loves Disco is a chance for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their parents to get their respective grooves on and enjoy some dayclubbing with real club DJs spinning retro and pop tunes. Chillout room, themed crafts, facepainting, healthy snacks and more – all included in the price, plus licensed bar for parents.

Audio, Brighton

Mon 5 May

£15 / 01273 624343

Mon 26 May

£15–£30 / 01273 624343

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Sun 27 Apr

£12 / 0131 226 4224

Sun 22 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 226 4224

Gilt Bar & Lounge, London EC3R

Sat 26 Apr

£10

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Charlie And Lola’s Extremely New Play

Everyone's favourite brother and sister duo are back with a brand new play about friendship.

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Sat 7 Jun

£12–£13.50 / 020 8561 8371

  • 11:00
  • 13:30
  • 16:00

Sun 8 Jun

£12–£13.50 / 020 8561 8371

  • 11:00
  • 13:30

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Wed 28 May

The House

£10.50–£12.50 adv booking required / 0121 236 4455

  • 10:30
  • 13:00
  • 15:30

Thu 29 May

The House

£10.50–£12.50 adv booking required / 0121 236 4455

  • 10:30
  • 13:00
  • 15:30
The House

£12.50 (Children £10.50 under 14s) / 0121 236 4455

  • 10:30
  • 13:00
  • 15:30

Fri 30 May

The House

£10.50–£12.50 adv booking required / 0121 236 4455

  • 10:30
  • 13:00
  • 15:30
The House

£12.50 (Children £10.50 under 14s) / 0121 236 4455

  • 10:30
  • 13:00
  • 15:30

Sat 31 May

The House

£10.50–£12.50 adv booking required / 0121 236 4455

  • 10:30
  • 13:00
  • 15:30
The House

£12.50 (Children £10.50 under 14s) / 0121 236 4455

  • 10:30
  • 13:00
  • 15:30

The Burton Taylor Studio, Oxford

Thu 21 Aug

£13 (£11) / 01865 305305

  • 11:00
  • 13:30

Fri 22 Aug

£13 (£11) / 01865 305305

  • 11:00
  • 13:30

Sat 23 Aug

£13 (£11) / 01865 305305

  • 11:00
  • 13:30
  • 16:00

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Easter Activities: Workshop

Create a nest for an Easter chick.

Port Sunlight Museum And Garden Village, Wirral

Wed 16 Apr

The Old School Room at the Lyceum

£1.50 per child / 0151 644 6466

  • 13:00 – 15:30

Thu 17 Apr

The Old School Room at the Lyceum

£1.50 per child / 0151 644 6466

  • 13:00 – 15:30
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Easter Bunny Hunt

Hunt for that most elusive of rabbits – the Easter Bunny – by following the clues and solving the puzzle. If you're lucky, you may also get a special chocolate treat. Kids must be accompanied by an adult and wearing suitable clothing/footwear.

Shorne Woods Country Park, Gravesend

Sun 20 Apr

£5

  • 11:00 – 15:00

Open Farm Sunday

Annual event where hundreds of farmers across the UK open their farm to the public for one Sunday. Discover what it means to be a farmer and see how British food is produced. Each farm hosts its own activities including tours, nature walks, tractor and trailer rides, mini farmers' markets and animal encounters.

Hazeldene Farm, Chesham

Sun 8 Jun

Phone for prices / 01494 783 501

  • 11:00 – 16:00

National Trust: Brockhampton Estate, Bringsty, Worcester

Sun 8 Jun

Free / 01885 488099

  • 11:00 – 16:00

National Trust: Waddesdon Manor, Aylesbury

Sun 8 Jun

Free, plus admission £16.20, child £8.10 / 01296 653226/653211

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Easter Funfair

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

Heaton Park, Manchester

Wed 16 Apr

Phone for prices

  • 12:00

Thu 17 Apr

Phone for prices

  • 12:00

Fri 18 Apr

Phone for prices

  • 12:00
…and 9 more dates until 27 Apr

Mechanical Circus Family Fun Day

Learn a variety of circus tricks and skills, face-painting and have a go at making an automata.

Tullie House Museum And Art Gallery, Carlisle

Wed 16 Apr

Phone for prices / 01228 618718

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Thu 17 Apr

Phone for prices / 01228 618718

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Fri 18 Apr

Phone for prices / 01228 618718

  • 13:00 – 16:00
…and 12 more dates until 30 Apr

Easter Extravaganza

Two Easter egg hunts: a small one, and one that takes over most of the estate. Also plenty of other activities such as egg colouring, bunny feeding and a duck race.

Kelburn Castle and Country Centre, Largs

Wed 16 Apr

Normal admission charges apply / 01475 568685

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Thu 17 Apr

Normal admission charges apply / 01475 568685

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Fri 18 Apr

Normal admission charges apply / 01475 568685

  • 11:00 – 17:00
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