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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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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

Jurassic Adventures

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

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Tue 31 Mar

£16 (£14) / 020 8561 8371

Tynte Tots: Workshop (Ages 1-5)

Discover the history of the Victorian house and gardens with themed stories, games and crafts.

National Trust: Tyntesfield, Bristol

Thu 23 Apr

Home Farm Visitor's Centre

£1 additional adult (Children £6; £15) / 0870 241 4500

Thu 21 May

Home Farm Visitor's Centre

£1 additional adult (Children £6; £15) / 0870 241 4500

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

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National Trust for Scotland & Cadbury Easter Egg Trail

Turn eggsplorer this Easter as you follow the trail, collect the clues, solve the puzzle and win a Cadbury treat.

Arduaine Garden, Oban

Fri 3 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2216

Sat 4 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2216

Sun 5 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2216

Brodie Castle, Forres

Sat 4 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2156

Sun 5 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2156

Mon 6 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2156

Broughton House & Garden, Kirkcudbright

Fri 3 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2246

Sat 4 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2246

Sun 5 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2246

Mon 6 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2246

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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

Mon 30 Mar

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

Tue 31 Mar

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

Wed 1 Apr

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

…and 9 more dates until 10 Apr

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

Mon 30 Mar

£7.50

Tue 31 Mar

£7.50

Wed 1 Apr

£7.50

…and 11 more dates until 12 Apr

ABC, Music and Me

Activities for kids aged 2–5 encompassing music, dance, movement, sound and encouraging hand eye coordination.

St Francis Centre, Glasgow

Mon 30 Mar

Free / 0141 429 0275

Mon 6 Apr

Free / 0141 429 0275

Mon 13 Apr

Free / 0141 429 0275

…and 11 more dates until 29 Jun

The Basil Brush Show

Basil Brush and his human chum Mr Stephen (aka Chris Pizzey) present to you a show jam packed with fun, storytelling and song.

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Thu 9 Apr

£14 (£12; £42) / 01284 758000

The Broadway Theatre, Barking

Sat 4 Apr

£14 (£12; £42) / 020 8507 5607

Buxton Opera House

Tue 7 Apr

£14 (Children £12; £48–£36) / 0845 127 2190

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Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom

  • Directed by: Richard Lewis
  • Written by: Mani Svavarsson (music)

Richard Lewis' adaptation of the award-winning television animation set in a miniature world of fairies, elves and insects. The production features original music by Mani Svavarsson, with original lyrics by Matt Lewis.

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Sat 6 Jun

£16.50 / 020 8561 8371

Sun 7 Jun

£16.50 / 020 8561 8371

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Sun 28 Jun

£15.50 / 01223 357851

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Sun 26 Jul

£14.50–£16.50 / 08441 717620

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CBeebies Live! Presents Justin & Friends: Mr Tumble's Circus

Circus-themed spectacular with popular CBeebies characters.

Motorpoint Arena Cardiff

Thu 2 Apr

£25.50 / 02920 224488

The SSE Arena, Wembley

Sun 5 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 815 0815

Dinosaur Zoo

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

The Hexagon, Reading

Sat 11 Apr

£14.50 ( £44.80) / 0118 960 6060

Sun 12 Apr

£14.50 ( £44.80) / 0118 960 6060

The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Fri 17 Apr

£15 (£12.50) / 01227 787787

Sat 18 Apr

£15 (£12.50) / 01227 787787

Sun 19 Apr

£15 (£12.50) / 01227 787787

Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Tue 14 Apr

£13.50–£16 / 01322 220000

Wed 15 Apr

£13.50–£16 / 01322 220000

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Dr Bunhead's Exploding Easter Egg Show

Join Dr Bunhead for some serious Easter action with rainbow foam fountains, an Easter egg explosion and a bunny bazooka. Ages 7+.

George Square Lecture Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 11 Apr

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Easter Activities

Discover a traditional Easter with our Cadbury's Easter egg hunt and traditional games and activities.

National Trust: Nunnington Hall, York

Mon 30 Mar

£8.25 (Children £4.15; £20.65) / 01439 748283

Tue 31 Mar

£8.25 (Children £4.15; £20.65) / 01439 748283

Wed 1 Apr

£8.25 (Children £4.15; £20.65) / 01439 748283

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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

Glasgow Vet School Rodeo

A day of animal-based fun. The event is organised by Glasgow veterinary students with monies raised going to charity.

Garscube Estate, Glasgow

Sat 18 Apr

£7 (£3; Family £15; under 3s free)

Hand Casting Children's Workshop

A two-hour casting session for kids, learning everything from the art's beginning 6000 years ago to modern day times.

Edinburgh Casting Studio

Thu 9 Apr

£25–£30

Life On The Edge: Ice Age Frontier

Artefacts and imagery depicting the relationship between Ice Age people and their environment with a particular focus on Creswell Crags near Sheffield.

Museums Sheffield: Weston Park

Mon 30 Mar

Free / 0114 268 6196

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 0114 268 6196

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 0114 268 6196

…and 172 more dates until 20 Sep

Stick Man

  • Directed by: Sally Cookson
  • Written by: Benji Bower (music)

Scamp Theatre bring Julia Donaldson’s popular picture book to life in this engaging family show.

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Tue 19 May

£10–£14 (Children £10–£14 under 6s) / 0116 242 3595

Wed 20 May

£10–£14 (Children £10–£14 under 6s) / 0116 242 3595

Thu 21 May

£10–£14 (Children £10–£14 under 6s) / 0116 242 3595

Hertford Theatre

Sun 21 Jun

Phone for prices / 01992 531500

The Lowry, Salford

Thu 28 May

Quays

£13.50 / 08432 086000

Sat 30 May

Quays

£13.50 / 08432 086000

Sun 31 May

Quays

£13.50 / 08432 086000

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Yorkhill Easter Egg Run

The annual motorbike run for Yorkhill Hospital.

SECC, Glasgow

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 0141 201 6917

Activator Adventure Holiday Camp

Week-long holiday camps for primary school kids featuring a whole host of adventurous activities including climbing, abseiling, archery, bush skills, scavenger hunts, nature trails, games and arts & crafts (activities are location-dependent).

Ainslie Park Leisure Centre, Edinburgh

Mon 6 Apr

£33.75 per day; £135 for full week / 0131 551 2400

Tue 7 Apr

£33.75 per day; £135 for full week / 0131 551 2400

Wed 8 Apr

£33.75 per day; £135 for full week / 0131 551 2400

…and 37 more dates until 14 Aug

Craiglockhart Tennis & Sports Centre, Edinburgh

Mon 6 Apr

£42.50 per day; £170 for full week / 0131 444 1984

Tue 7 Apr

£42.50 per day; £170 for full week / 0131 444 1984

Wed 8 Apr

£42.50 per day; £170 for full week / 0131 444 1984

…and 47 more dates until 16 Oct

Drumbrae Leisure Centre, Edinburgh

Mon 6 Apr

£33.75 per day; £135 for full week / 0131 312 7957

Tue 7 Apr

£33.75 per day; £135 for full week / 0131 312 7957

Wed 8 Apr

£33.75 per day; £135 for full week / 0131 312 7957

…and 47 more dates until 16 Oct

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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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Big Saturday: Statues From Easter Island

Learn about the stone statues of Easter Island, how they were quarried and transported and what they meant. Also pick up some archaeological skills and take part in craft activities.

The Manchester Museum

Sat 23 May

Free / 0161 275 2634

Brambly Hedge Sea Adventures: Workshop

Join Wilfred and Primrose on a special voyage on the good ship Perriwinkle.

Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre, Layer De La Haye, Colchester

Mon 25 May

£3 additional adult (Children £5) / 01206 738172

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