Afternoon events, Kids, Activities

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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.

National Trust: Barrington Court, Ilminster

Fri 3 Apr

£2 per trail, plus admission £10.90, child £5.40, family £27.20 / 01460 241938

Sat 4 Apr

£2 per trail, plus admission £10.90, child £5.40, family £27.20 / 01460 241938

Sun 5 Apr

£2 per trail, plus admission £10.90, child £5.40, family £27.20 / 01460 241938

Mon 6 Apr

£2 per trail, plus admission £10.90, child £5.40, family £27.20 / 01460 241938

National Trust: Chastleton House, Moreton-in-Marsh

Fri 3 Apr

£2 plus admission £3.50, child £2, family £9 / 01494 755560

Sat 4 Apr

£2 plus admission £3.50, child £2, family £9 / 01494 755560

Sun 5 Apr

£2 plus admission £3.50, child £2, family £9 / 01494 755560

National Trust: Melford Hall, Sudbury

Fri 3 Apr

£2.50 / 01787 379228

Sat 4 Apr

£2.50 / 01787 379228

Sun 5 Apr

£2.50 / 01787 379228

Mon 6 Apr

£2.50 / 01787 379228

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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

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

Comedy Club 4 Kids

  • 4 stars

Top comedians play to the toughest crowd: kids. And they have to keep it clean.

Artsdepot, London N12

Sun 17 May

Studio Theatre

£7 / 020 8369 5454

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Aug

Upstairs

£8 (£7) / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Upstairs

£8 (£7) / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Upstairs

£10 (£9) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 30 Aug

Cramphorn Theatre, Chelmsford

Sat 18 Apr

£7.50 / 01245 606505

Stand-up for a younger audience from guest comedians.

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Extreme Stunt Show Air Battle

An exciting stunt show where the Extreme Team take to the air to battle it out with performers defying gravity to perform stunts.

Croft Road Recreation Ground, Oxford

Sun 12 Apr

£6–£12

Doncaster Racecourse

Sun 26 Apr

£6–£12 / 01302 304200

Kempton Park Racecourse, Sunbury-on-Thames

Sun 5 Apr

£6–£12

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Easter Bunny Hunt

A nature-themed Easter bunny hunt. Use the instructions to locate all the rabbits hiding in Todd's Well wood and collect a chocolate prize. Arrive by 1.30pm to ensure you have time to find all the bunnies. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Provanhall House, Glasgow

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 0141 287 6776

Tree Fu Tom

An adventure through the magical world of Treetopolis with the Beebies star.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Fri 24 Jul

£12.50 / 01383 740384

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Fri 17 Apr

£13.50 (Children £11.50; £46) / 020 8561 8371

Buxton Opera House

Wed 8 Apr

£13.50 (Children £11.50) / 0845 127 2190

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April Foolery

Homesick for her French childhood, the Queen commands her court to take on the Gallic style of celebrating Easter, abound with clowning around and merriment.

Stirling Castle

Sat 4 Apr

Included in admission / 01786 450000

Sun 5 Apr

Included in admission / 01786 450000

Easter Eggstravaganza

All sorts of springtime activities for Easter Sunday. Put your decorated egg through its paces in the egg rolling race and egg assault course.

Mugdock Country Park, Milngavie

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 0141 956 6100

Activities are based around the Visitor Centre.

Easter Party: A Sweet Easter Adventure

Follow the Easter bunny's funny clues and hunt for eggs hidden around the theatre. There's also Easter crafts, a disco and plenty of chocolate to be had.

Regal Community Theatre, Bathgate

Sat 4 Apr

£5 / 01506 630085

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Tantallon Uncovered

Learn about the castle's exciting history, including the fierce sieges and feuds that took place there.

Tantallon Castle, North Berwick

Sat 12 Sep

Included in admission / 01620 892727

Sun 13 Sep

Included in admission / 01620 892727

Under The Sea Crafts and Creature of the Deep Challenge

The tallship are letting the sea creatures on board this Easter. Take part in a daily craft session to make fish, crabs and sharks or head out on the self-led activity hunt.

The Tall Ship at Riverside, Glasgow

Mon 6 Apr

Free / 0141 357 3699

Under The Sea Crafts

Tue 7 Apr

Free / 0141 357 3699

Under The Sea Crafts

Wed 8 Apr

Free / 0141 357 3699

Under The Sea Crafts

…and 9 more dates until 17 Apr

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.

DNA, London SW11

Sat 28 Mar

£9.94–£144.19 / 07986 527947

Sat 25 Apr

£9.94–£144.19 / 07986 527947

Sat 30 May

£9.94–£144.19 / 07986 527947

Sat 27 Jun

£9.94–£144.19 / 07986 527947

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Sun 19 Apr

£8.94–£128.75 / 07986 527947

Sun 21 Jun

£8.94–£128.75 / 07986 527947

Hummingbird, Glasgow

Sun 12 Apr

£8.94–£128.75 / 07986 527947

Sun 10 May

£8.94–£128.75 / 07986 527947

Sun 14 Jun

£8.94–£128.75 / 07986 527947

Hina Matsuri Japanese Spring Festival

Take part in this celebration of Japanese culture by checking out a spot of taiko drumming, trying your hand at origami, sampling some Asian sweets and testing out some Japanese fashion.

Wellington Church, Glasgow

Sat 13 Jun

Free / 0141 334 0454

The Kelpies Tour

See the world's largest equine sculptures up close and go inside to marvel at the complexity and the engineering which created these pieces of art.

The Kelpies, Grangemouth

Mon 30 Mar

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Tue 31 Mar

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Wed 1 Apr

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Moscow State Circus: Park Gorkogo

The internationally-acclaimed Russian circus troupe returns with ever more impressive acrobatics, clowning and aerial feats.

Cardiff City Stadium

Wed 29 Apr

£7–£39 / 0845 365 1115

Thu 30 Apr

£7–£39 / 0845 365 1115

Fri 1 May

£7–£39 / 0845 365 1115

…and 3 more dates until 4 May

Cheltenham Racecourse

Wed 6 May

prices vary / 01242 513014

Thu 7 May

prices vary / 01242 513014

Fri 8 May

prices vary / 01242 513014

…and 2 more dates until 10 May

Old Deer Park, Richmond

Fri 27 Mar

£10–£39

Sat 28 Mar

£10–£39

Sun 29 Mar

£10–£39

…and 2 more dates until 31 Mar

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Professor Egghead and the Alien Invasion

Professor egghead is looking for recruits to join his 'Biosecurity Agency'. Help him battle the alien invasion using games, challenges, experiments and fun. There's also an egg-themed trail, newsflash talks about the gannet action on the interactive live cameras and fish tank feeds and talks.

Scottish Seabird Centre, North Berwick

Fri 3 Apr

£8.95 (£6.95) / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Sat 4 Apr

£8.95 (£6.95) / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Sun 5 Apr

£8.95 (£6.95) / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

…and 15 more dates until 20 Apr

Sing Out Children's Choir

A new choir for kids in P4–7 who want to get into singing and musical fun.

St Margaret's Scottish Episcopal Church, Glasgow

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 0141 636 1131

Tue 7 Apr

Free / 0141 636 1131

Tue 14 Apr

Free / 0141 636 1131

…and 46 more dates until 1 Mar 2016

Stories On The Move

Enjoy fun storytelling as museum objects are brought to life through imaginative tales and activities. Ages 7 and under.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Sat 28 Mar

Free / 0141 287 2720

Sun 29 Mar

Free / 0141 287 2720

3D Dragon Mask

Have a hunt for the dragon eggs, then make a 3D dragon mask to take home.

Bankfield Museum, Akroyd Park, Halifax

Tue 31 Mar

£3.50 / 01422 352334/354823

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50 Things To Do Before You're 11¾

Kid-oriented wildlife activities.

National Trust: Brimham Rocks, Ripon

Thu 9 Apr

Visitor Centre

Free, plus admission / 01423 780688

The Acting Scene: Easter Acting Course

Workshops for young thespians who want to develop their skills and make some like-minded pals. No previous drama experience needed.

Mary Erskine Sports Centre, Edinburgh

Mon 30 Mar

Prices vary

Ages 5–8 at 9.30am; ages 8–11 at 12.30pm; full day course for ages 12–16.

Tue 31 Mar

Prices vary

Ages 5–8 at 9.30am; ages 8–11 at 12.30pm; full day course for ages 12–16.

Wed 1 Apr

Prices vary

Ages 5–8 at 9.30am; ages 8–11 at 12.30pm; full day course for ages 12–16.

…and 2 more dates until 3 Apr

Adult and Child Afternoon

Children plus their best adult can learn how to cook yummy dishes together, amassing knowledge they can take home and continue to impress with. Ages 9–16.

Edinburgh New Town Cookery School

Fri 10 Apr

£115 for adult + child / 0131 226 4314

Alice's Easter Activities

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland with activities including a maze, designing Mad Hatter hats, a White Rabbit clock trail and a tea party.

Helston Museum

Wed 8 Apr

£3 / 01326 564027

Mad Hatter's Tea Party

Art Maker

Art Cart has had a makeover and is now Art Maker! Drop in to the gallery and make your own masterpiece using materials provided. Go four times and you can earn a badge. Ages 4–12.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Art Maker Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 3 May

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Art Maker Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh
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