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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.

Devil's Dyke, Brighton

Sat 4 Apr

£3 / 0844 567 0635

Sun 5 Apr

£3 / 0844 567 0635

Mon 6 Apr

£3 / 0844 567 0635

Fenton House, London NW3

Fri 3 Apr

£3 plus admission £6.50, child £3, family £16 / 020 7435 3471

Sat 4 Apr

£3 plus admission £6.50, child £3, family £16 / 020 7435 3471

Sun 5 Apr

£3 plus admission £6.50, child £3, family £16 / 020 7435 3471

Mon 6 Apr

£3 plus admission £6.50, child £3, family £16 / 020 7435 3471

Fountains Abbey, Ripon

Fri 3 Apr

£2 per trail, plus admission £11, child £5.50, family £27.50 / 01765 608 888

Sat 4 Apr

£2 per trail, plus admission £11, child £5.50, family £27.50 / 01765 608 888

Sun 5 Apr

£2 per trail, plus admission £11, child £5.50, family £27.50 / 01765 608 888

Mon 6 Apr

£2 per trail, plus admission £11, child £5.50, family £27.50 / 01765 608 888

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Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt

Hop around on the trail of Lindt Gold Bunny. Follow the clues to lead you to the chocolatey treat.

The Alnwick Garden

Sat 28 Mar

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01665 511350

Sun 29 Mar

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01665 511350

Mon 30 Mar

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01665 511350

…and 13 more dates until 12 Apr

RHS Garden Wisley, Woking

Sat 28 Mar

Free once inside the garden / 0845 260 9000

Sun 29 Mar

Free once inside the garden / 0845 260 9000

Mon 30 Mar

Free once inside the garden / 0845 260 9000

…and 13 more dates until 12 Apr

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sat 28 Mar

Pick up a trail map from the John Hope Gateway reception desk

Free / 0131 248 2909

Sun 29 Mar

Pick up a trail map from the John Hope Gateway reception desk

Free / 0131 248 2909

Mon 30 Mar

Pick up a trail map from the John Hope Gateway reception desk

Free / 0131 248 2909

…and 7 more dates until 6 Apr

Jurassic Adventures

Fun family show about dinosaurs and the people that study them.

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Tue 31 Mar

£16 (£14) / 020 8561 8371

Grimsby Auditorium

Sun 29 Mar

£18.90; £16 / 0870 607 7461

Mon 30 Mar

£18.90; £16 / 0870 607 7461

Kings Theatre, Portsmouth

Fri 27 Mar

£14–£18 / 02392 828282

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Inflatable Fun City

Yes, it is exactly as it sounds – a whole load of inflatable objects for wee ones to jump around on, with everything from bouncy castles to slides. Bad news for grown ups though, it's only for ages 2–12.

Glasgow Green

Fri 3 Apr

£7.99

Sat 4 Apr

£7.99

Sun 5 Apr

£7.99

…and 14 more dates until 19 Apr

Cinderella: The Exhibition

Original costumes designed by Sandy Powell and props from Disney's new live action film of the classic fairytale directed by Kenneth Branagh, including Cinderella's glass slipper, which was made from a solid Swarovski crystal with 221 facets in a light-reflecting Crystal Blue Aurora Borealis coating.

Leicester Square, London WC2H

Fri 27 Mar

Free, ticketed, adv booking recommended at www.ticketmaster.co.uk

Sat 28 Mar

Free, ticketed, adv booking recommended at www.ticketmaster.co.uk

Sun 29 Mar

Free, ticketed, adv booking recommended at www.ticketmaster.co.uk

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The Gruffalo Experience

Embark on a fun and interactive journey into the deep dark wood to meet the Gruffalo and other characters from the world famous children's picture book at Meadowhall Sheffield.

Meadowhall Showground, Sheffield

Fri 27 Mar

£7.50

Sat 28 Mar

£7.50

Sun 29 Mar

£7.50

…and 14 more dates until 12 Apr

Heritage Transport Show Featuring South East Bus Festival

Large displays of vintage vehicles with trade stands and autojumble sections.

Kent Showground, Maidstone

Sat 28 Mar

£8 (£5) / 01622 630975

Amazing Bubble Man

Bubbles, people in bubbles, square bubbles, round bubbles. Basically all your bubble needs.

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Sat 4 Apr

£12.50 (Children £10; £40) / 01284 758000

Artsdepot, London N12

Tue 31 Mar

£12 (£10) / 020 8369 5454

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Fri 10 Apr

£12 / 02476 553055

Sat 11 Apr

£12 / 02476 553055

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Easter Fun Day

Annual Easter celebrations featuring an equestrain stunt show, falconry display, climbing wall, archery range, sports taster sessions, Horne's Funfair and the Radio Tay Roadshow.

Camperdown Country Park, Dundee

Sun 5 Apr

Free

Edinburgh International Festival of Middle Eastern Spirituality and Peace

The Middle East Festival draws together people from a wide range of spiritual backgrounds, cultures, traditions and communities to celebrate peace and mutual understanding via spiritual, educational, artistic and cultural events.

Various venues: Edinburgh

Fri 27 Mar

Times & prices vary / 0131 331 4469

Sat 28 Mar

Times & prices vary / 0131 331 4469

Sun 29 Mar

Times & prices vary / 0131 331 4469

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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

This unique event draws crowds (and performers) from all over the world with massed pipes and drums, massed military bands, display teams, dancers and the haunting lament of the Lone Piper set against the magnificent backcloth of Edinburgh Castle.

Castle Esplanade, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

Sat 8 Aug

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

Mon 10 Aug

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

…and 17 more dates until 29 Aug

May Day Celebration

A family fun day out, May Pole Dancing for all ages! family fun dog show, Crafts for all!

Sulgrave Manor, Banbury

Mon 4 May

£4 (Children £2; £10) / 01295 760205

Toddler Time

  • 30 min

A 30-minute film or series of shorts that have been specially selected for the wee ones. Shown every Tuesday.

Arts Picturehouse, Cambridge

Mon 30 Mar

0871 902 5720

Wed 1 Apr

0871 902 5720

Cameo Cinema, Edinburgh

Mon 30 Mar

0871 902 5723

Cinema City, Norwich

Tue 31 Mar

0871 902 5724

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The Diary of Anne Frank

Leeds Children's Theatre present the most well-known stories of the Holocaust.

Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds

Fri 27 Mar

£10; £32 family (£8) / 0113 224 3801

Sat 28 Mar

£10; £32 family (£8) / 0113 224 3801

Carlton Railway Society - Model Railway Show

The Club holds its annual one-day exhibition featuring a number of layouts, specialist traders, modelling demonstrations and refreshments.

The Courtyard, Goole

Sat 28 Mar

£5 (£4; £10) / 01405 837 100

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Easter at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Solve puzzles to find the sparkly eggs hidden in the palace grounds and make an Easter card to take home.

Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh

Sat 4 Apr

£11.60; under 5s free (Seniors £10.60; Students free; Children £7; Family £32.30) / 0131 556 5100

Sun 5 Apr

£11.60; under 5s free (Seniors £10.60; Students free; Children £7; Family £32.30) / 0131 556 5100

Mon 6 Apr

£11.60; under 5s free (Seniors £10.60; Students free; Children £7; Family £32.30) / 0131 556 5100

…and 14 more dates until 20 Apr

Puppet Animation Festival

The UK’s largest and longest established annual performing arts event for children pulls some strings to present a feast of puppet-based entertainment, working with local authorities, organisations and venues throughout Scotland.

Various venues: Scotland

Sat 28 Mar

Times & prices vary / 0131 560 1298

Sun 29 Mar

Times & prices vary / 0131 560 1298

Mon 30 Mar

Times & prices vary / 0131 560 1298

…and 19 more dates until 18 Apr

Cheeki Monkeys Baby and Children’s Market

A pop-up baby and children's market, full of pre-loved goods.

Durrington Community Centre, Worthing

Sat 9 May

£1 (Children free) / 01903 268 287

Milnrow Cricket Club, Rochdale

Sun 12 Apr

Free

North Hykeham Memorial Hall, Lincoln

Sat 2 May

£1 (Children free)

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Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Wed 21 Oct

£17–£26 / 0871 945 6000

Thu 22 Oct

£17–£26 / 0871 945 6000

Fri 23 Oct

£17–£26 / 0871 945 6000

…and 8 more dates until 1 Nov

Braehead Arena, Glasgow

Fri 25 Sep

£16–£41 / 0844 499 1700

Sat 26 Sep

£16–£41 / 0844 499 1700

Sun 27 Sep

£16–£41 / 0844 499 1700

…and 5 more dates until 4 Oct

Manchester Arena

Wed 14 Oct

£16–£41 / 0844 847 8000

Thu 15 Oct

£16–£41 / 0844 847 8000

Fri 16 Oct

£16–£41 / 0844 847 8000

…and 2 more dates until 18 Oct

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The largest arts festival in the world and the greatest show on earth. Every year thousands of performers take to a multitude of stages all over Edinburgh to present shows for every taste. From big names in the world of entertainment to unknown artists looking to build their careers, the festival caters for everyone and…

Various venues: Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 2000

Sat 8 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 2000

Sun 9 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 2000

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Edinburgh International Science Festival

Having celebrated its 25th anniversary two years ago, Edinburgh International Science Festival was the world’s first large-scale festival of science and technology. The event is still among the biggest of its kind and is a success story which also involves year-round outreach and international engagement. This year it…

Various venues: Edinburgh

Sat 4 Apr

Times & prices vary / 0844 557 2686

Sun 5 Apr

Times & prices vary / 0844 557 2686

Mon 6 Apr

Times & prices vary / 0844 557 2686

…and 13 more dates until 19 Apr

MHOR Festival

A huge array of activities are on offer at this festival, including baking competitions, food prepared by star Scottish chefs and many more activities for kids and adults alike. Previous festivals have featured a barbeque and a hog roast.

Monachyle Mhor, Lochearnhead

Sat 23 May

Times & prices vary / 01877 384622

Sun 24 May

Times & prices vary / 01877 384622

Pop Factor: The Concert

A musical show aimed at families, in which an ensemble cast of sing and dance their way through the charts.

City Hall, Salisbury

Thu 28 May

Prices to be confirmed / 01722 434434

Derby Assembly Rooms

Tue 31 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01332 255529

Epsom Playhouse

Tue 26 May

Prices to be confirmed / 01372 742555

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Saturday Art Club

Art activities run by a different educator each week relating to the displays, with drawing, collage, sculpture-making and games. Parents can get stuck in too. Ages 3–11.

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Sat 28 Mar

Free / 0141 287 3050

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 0141 287 3050

Sat 11 Apr

Free / 0141 287 3050

…and 37 more dates until 26 Dec

Shrek the Musical

  • Directed by: Nigel Harman
  • Written by: David Lindsay-Abaire (lyrics)

Based on the award-winning DreamWorks animation film, Shrek the Musical comes direct from London, where it was seen live on stage by nearly a million people. This production is directed by Nigel Harman, who starred as Lord Farquaad in the West End show and won the 2012 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Performance in a…

Birmingham Hippodrome

Tue 31 Mar

£27.50–£45 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 1 Apr

£27.50–£45 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 2 Apr

£27.50–£45 / 0844 338 5000

…and 21 more dates until 26 Apr

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Tue 20 Oct

£15–£45 / 0844 871 3014

Wed 21 Oct

£15–£45 / 0844 871 3014

Thu 22 Oct

£15–£45 / 0844 871 3014

…and 15 more dates until 8 Nov

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Wed 29 Apr

£15–£54.50 / 0844 871 7648

Thu 30 Apr

£15–£54.50 / 0844 871 7648

Fri 1 May

£19.50–£60 / 0844 871 7648

…and 12 more dates until 17 May

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