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[caption id="attachment_1964" align="alignright" width="300"]Easter Events From Egg Hunts to Easter Craft Workshops, there is so much to do to have fun with your little ones this holiday.[/caption] Make the most of the Easter Holidays with these great days out, from Egg Hunts to Easter Craft Workshops, the fun is endless.


Wicky's Easter Bunny Party Saturday 15th April: 12.00noon - 14.00pm. Join Wicky and crew for an Easter Bunny Party with a Princess & Superhero theme. Advance tickers are £6* for kis and £2* for adults. *50p extra per person on the day of the party. Babies under 12 months go free. Wicksteed Park, Barton Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN15 6NJ.  01536 512475.  www.wicksteedpark.org/events

Easter Tray Gardens Monday 10th - Thursday 13th April: 11.30am - 15.00pm. Let your little ones (and bigger ones) discovers their creative side with their own miniature tray garden. Materials supplied; all they need is their imagination. Booking not needed. 1 tray is £3.00, 2 trays is £5.00 (standard admission charges apply). Canons Ashby National Trust, near Daventry, NN11 3SD.  01327 861903.  www.nationaltrust.org.uk/canons-ashby

Easter Quiz Trail Saturday 1st - Tuesday 18th April: 10.00am - 15.30pm. Try the Easter themed quiz trail. Follow the trail map and answer the questions to win a prize. Available from the cafe, £2.00 per trail sheet., includes a small prize. No need to book. Sywell Country Park, Washbrook Lane, Ecton, Northampton, NN6 0QX.  0300 126 5935.  www.northamptonshireparks.co.uk

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt Friday 14th - Monday 17th April: 10.00am - 16.00pm. Follow the trail of the brave knight as he finds love whilst avoiding the witch and conquering the ferocious dragon. Brave heroes & heroines can claim their Cadbury chocolatey prize and finish on a happily ever after. £2.50 per hunt (standard admission charges apply). Stowe National Trust, Buckingham, MK18 5EQ.  01280 817156.  www.nationaltrust.org.uk/stowe

Easter Craft Workshop Thursday 6th & Thursday 13th April: 13.10-14.10pm, 14.20-15.20pm & 15.30-16.30pm. Get crafty at this Easter Craft Workshop. Children can make spring lambs, fluffy chicks and Easter baskets. Booking essential. £2.50 per child. Abington Park Museum, Park Avenue South, Northampton, NN1 5LW.  01604 837397.  www.northampton.gov.uk/museums

Easter Bonnet & Egg Hunt Sunday 16th April: 10.30am. The Easter Bonnet Parade starts at 10.30am. Children are invited to being their colourful, creative & themed bonnets to win a prize. At 11.00am children can pick up a trail sheet and join the free Eggsplorer Trail, which will be followed by a chocolate hunt. Daventry Country Park Visitor Centre, Northern Way, Daventry, NN11 2JB.  01327 871100.  www.lovedaventry.com/event/free-easter-egg-hunt   Easter Events

Milton Keynes & Buckinghamshire

Easter Wonderland Monday 3rd - Monday 17th April. Tumble down the rabbit hole to explore Alice's Wonderland Walk, share a joke with the Mad Hatter and let the cheeky Cheshire Cat guide you on your journey! Plus, watch hilarious puppet shows, meet Hoppy the Easter Bunny, see cute baby animals & lots more! With all the extra fun included in the entry price. Mead Open Farm, Stanbridge Road, Billington, Bedforshire, LU7 9JH.  01525 852954.  www.meadopenfarm.co.uk

Easter Fun During April - see website for details. Head to Xscape Milton Keynes for their FREE Easter Holiday entertainment and activities, guaranteed to get the whole family joining in. While you're there, enjoy the real indoor ski slope, the indoor sky diving tunnel or maybe bowling, and the cinema. Xscape, 602 Marlborough Gate, Milton Keynes, MK9 3XS.  01908 357025.  www.xscape.co.uk

Vintage Easter Friday 14th - Monday 17th April: 11.00am - 14.00pm. Experience a Vintage Easter at Bletchley Park! Explore the grounds in search of Easter treats in the Easter Egg Hunt, and have a go at a codebreaking inspired making activity. Outdoor games will also be available for the whole family to enjoy. Bletchley Park, The Mansion, Sherwood Drive, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, MK3 6EB.  01908 640404.  www.bletchleypark.org.uk

Day Out With Thomas Friday 14th - Monday 17th April. This Easter weekend ride in a steam train behind Thomas the Tank Engine. Meet The Fat Controller and receive a signed certificate. Watch a live show and ride on the miniature steam railway. Plus there will be face painting, colouring and badge making. All included in your ticket price. Buckinghamshire Railway Centre, Station Road, Quainton, Aylesbury, HP22 4BY.  01296 655720.  www.bucksrailcentre.org

Easter Egg Hunt Friday 14th - Monday 17th April. Visit Milton Keynes Museum this Easter to enjoy a free Easter Egg Hunt. Children are invited to search for the hidden eggs that will unlock the way to chocolate rewards (standard admission charges apply). Milton Keynes Museum, McConnell Drive, Wolverton, Milton Keynes, MK12 5EL.  01908 316222.  www.miltonkeynesmuseum.org.uk   Easter Events


Meet The Easter Bunny Friday 14th - Monday 17th April: 10.00am - 17.00pm. Visit the Easter Bunny in his Giant Burrow this Easter weekend. Meet the animals, enjoy the adventure playground and enchanted walk. £3.25 per child visiting the Burrow, inc. Bunny Tale and Easter Egg (standard admission charges apply). Fairytale Farm, Southcombe, Chipping Norton, OX7 5QH.  01608 646279.  www.fairytalefarm.co.uk

Easter Activities  Monday 10th - Friday 21st April: 10.00am - 17.00pm. Cogges will be running family activities this Easter. Highlights are making birdhouses on Wednesday 12th April, Nick Cope music sessions on Friday 14th April and Knight Themed Fun on St George's Day, Friday 21st April. For all other events and details, visit www.cogges.org.uk (standard admission charges apply). Cogges Manor Farm, Church Lane, Witney, OX28 3LA.  01993 772602

Easter Egg Hunt Monday 3rd April - Friday 21st April. Help! The naughty East bunnies have escaped... can you help us find them in the galleries? Follow the trail and claim a mini Easter Egg as your prize! Free event (standard admission charges apply). River & Rowing Museum, Mill Meadows, Henley on Thames, RG9 1BF.  01491 415600.  www.rrm.co.uk

Easter Egg Hunt Easter Monday 17th April: 09.00am - 16.00pm. Little ones can have fun at the Rugrats and Halfpints Easter Egg Hunt. Prizes for all age groups. Colouring competitions and other activities planned throughout the Easter week. Check out www.rugratsandhalfpints.com for latest event details or follow us on facebook. Rugrats and Halfpints, Beaumont Road, Banbury, OX16 1QY.  01295 250060.

Easter Crafty Fun Tuesday 11th April: 14.00 - 16.00pm - Brilliant Baskets! Create your own amazing Easter basket to take home. Tuesday 18th April: 14.00 - 16.00pm - Perfect Prints! Make an incredible inky print from your own design. £2.00 per child. Sessions run jointly with The Oxfordshire Museum. Ages 3 - 9 years. Just drop in. Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Park Street, Woodstock, OX20 1SN.  01993 810211.  www.sofo.org.uk   Easter Events  


Spring Has Sprung Saturday 8th - Sunday 23rd April. Let the kids go wild at All Things Wild this spring and enjoy Wilbur's new Discovery Zone! You are sure to find some fluffy baby Easter bunnies in there that you can cuddle in the animal encounters sessions, as well as lambs and lots of other lovely animals. All Things Wild Nature Centre, Station Road, Honeybourne, Nr Evesham, WR11 7QZ.  01386 833083.  www.allthingswild.co.uk

A Feast of Easter Fun Saturday 8th April - Saturday 22nd April. Treat your toddler to an egg-citing day out at Rugby Art Gallery & Museum this Easter. They have an extravaganza of Easter-themed activities on offer, from arts and crafts workshops to an Easter animal hunt and their tailored-for-toddlers Little Discoveries sessions. Activities are free. Find out more at www.ragm.co.uk Rugby Art Gallery and Museum, Little Elborow Street, Rugby, CV21 3BZ.  01788 533201

Easter Adventure Quest Friday 14th - Monday 17th April: 11.00am - 17.00pm. Be a challenge champion this Easter weekend! You'll be greeted by a courtly character from the past who'll be able to help you crack the clues as you explore Kenilworth Castle. There's a reward for successful adventurers. £1.00 per child (standard admission charges apply). Kenilworth Castle, Castle Green, Kenilworth, CV8 1NG.  01926 852074.  www.english-heritage.org.uk

Easter Crafts & Egg Hunt Friday 14th & Saturday 15th April: 11.00am - 16.00pm. Make a chick egg basket, visit the face painting station, follow the trail around the Art Gallery and Museum and collect your chocolate prize. Suitable for the whole family. Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum, Royal Pump Rooms, The Parade, Leamington Spa, CV32 4AA.  01926 742700.  www.warwickdc.gov.uk/royalpumprooms

Stratford Butterfly Farm Saturday 8th - Friday 21st April: 12.00 noon - 14.00pm. This Easter bring your little ones to these popular daily Meet the Mini-Beast handling sessions. Have a close look at giant African snails and a variety of stick insects. Booking not needed (standard admission charges apply). Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm, Warwickshire, CV37 7LS.  01789 299288.  www.butterflyfarm.co.uk

Easter Fun Trail Saturday 8th April - Sunday 23rd April. Follow the clues around the park to crack the code, and collect your prize - fun for all the family. Collect your trail sheet from the Visitor Centre. Cost: £2.00 per trail sheet. Ryton Pools Country Park, Ryton Road, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Coventry, CV8 3BH.  02476 305592.  www.warwickshire.gov.uk

Details are correct at time of printing but may change. Please check with the event host for prices, times & dates.