Most of you will be looking forward to enjoying a four day weekend from tomorrow. Here are some fantastic Easter themed events to get involved in this weekend.
Easter Egg Hunts, Nationwide: 18th-21st April.
An Easter tradition, Easter Egg hunts are an enjoyable way to take in your surroundings. There are plenty of Easter egg hunts scheduled throughout the country-all it takes is a simple Google search for any in your local area.
For starters, here are just a few organised in London over the weekend, including at the Cutty Sark, and Battersea Park Zoo. http://www.londontown.com/London/Easter-in-London-Egg-Hunts
Cadbury World Factory Tours, Birmingham: All Year Round.
Go behind the scenes of chocolate making in Cadbury’s ‘Cadbury World’ chocolate factory. The factory hosts plenty of rides, replicas of classic Cadbury landmarks, and the world’s biggest Cadbury chocolate shop. There is something for all ages here. Eggcellent!
The Cadbury Factory also hosts an Easter Eggstravaganza, including plenty of family activities and entertainment.
Book tickets and find out more on the Cadbury World website: https://www.cadburyworld.co.uk/
If this does not satisfy you and your family’s sweet tooth however, then follow this up with…
Cadbury’s Easter Egg Trail, Nationwide: 18th-20th April.
Become an eggsplorer this Easter with Cadbury in their nationwide Easter Egg Trail. For the seventh year running, Cadbury are supporting the National Trust and National Trust for Scotland for one of 300 Easter Egg Trails across the UK.
Your child is turned in to an ‘Eggsplorer’, as they will receive a make-it-yourself pith helmet, a Trail Journal containing all the clues to complete the trail and an Eggsplorer Passport to be stamped along the way. Upon completing the trail, they will be rewarded with a yummy Cadbury egg.
These trails provide a fun day out for the whole family.
Find a trail near you here: https://www.eastereggtrail.com/
Charlie’s Chocolate Adventure, Kew Gardens, London: 18th-20th April.
Kew Gardens will be celebrating 50 ‘whipple-scrumptious’ years of Roald Dahl’s story Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Activities and events taking part will have a Roald Dahl theme. Embrace your inner child by creating your own Willy Wonka chocolate bar, going on a Whipple-Scrumptious Plant Hunt, and step on board the Great Glass Lift, among plenty of other activities.
Find out more information here: http://www.kew.org/visit-kew-gardens/whats-on/easter
Looking for something a little different? Check out these events.
Duck Racing at Lymm Dingle in Cheshire: 21st April.
Each year on Easter Monday at Noon, Lymm & District Round Table launch a thousand yellow plastic ducks into Lymm Dingle lake. People can participate in this race by buying a duck that is labelled with a number. Once their duck has been selected, the crowds gather to watch the thousand ducks race to the finish line. The winner obtains a money prize!
Apart from the prize money, all profits go to charities and local community groups.
Find out more here: http://www.lymmduckrace.co.uk/
Lamb National at Castle Howard, Yorkshire: 18th-21st April.
Cheer on Woolly Jumper, Sheargar and Red Ram the sheep at Castle Howard’s Lamb National this Easter. Running throughout the Easter weekend, this event allows crowds to watch the sheep race along a course of brightly coloured jumps, making for an entertaining and fun day out.
Castle Howard will also be hosting sheepdog and Birds of Prey demonstrations, and plenty of activities for children.
Come along and have a laugh! More details can be found here: http://www.castlehoward.co.uk/DB/whats-on-view/castle-howard-easter.html
Lock Tavern Festival in Camden, London: 17th-20th April.
Running throughout the Easter weekend from the 17th to the 20th April, the Lock Tavern Festival is a series of free parties taking place in The Lock Tavern, Camden.
This festival presents four days of live music and DJs throughout the pub, with other floors and the garden hosting pop up food stalls, outside bars as well as photography and art exhibitions. On top of this, those who sign up for a free ticket via Billetto will receive a free slice of pizza on arrival before 7pm. Brilliant!
Sign up for a ticket and/or check out the full line-up here:
Modstock, London: 17-20th April.
Taking place over four days, Modstock is a celebration of Mod culture and music taking place in The Venue, Great Portland Street, London. Bands performing include Secret Affair, Les Cappuccino, Stone Foundation and The Mergers and guest DJs.
As well as live music, Modstock will be holding Mod themed record and clothing stalls, motorbike races, a Modstock Riverboat Party and more.
Tickets start from £20.
To find out more information and book tickets, click here:
Happy Easter from all of us at Zee & Co!