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Looking for spring fun, Easter egg huntsr, arts and crafts or anything related to cute Easter bunnies and new baby chicks? Then check out our Easter Holidays events for the whole family across Essex.  Click on each one for more details, or look at the Things to Do section for full half-term listings by area.

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BARKING AND DAGENHAM

The Broadway Barking

  • THE SOOTY SHOW – Direct from their hit ITV series, Sooty, Sweep and Soo and TV’s Richard Cadell will amaze you with impossible tricks and sidesplitting jokes! Be astounded at Sooty’s flying car, Soo’s singing unicorn and Sweep’s levitating sausage!

 

Eastbury Manor House

 

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BASILDON

360 Play

  • An Eggstravaganza of Activities and Prizes: Easter is fast approaching and we’ve been hatching some fun plans for the long weekend. There will be lots of egg-citing activities to join in with, along with all the usual 360 Play fun.

 

Barleylands Farm

  • Easter Babies – Meet our cute new arrivals and tuck into some chocolatey treats! We have plenty of fun activities for you enjoy such as Easter Trail, Visit the Hatching Station, Crafts, Lamb Bottle Feeding, Reptile Talk and much more!

 

Basildon Library

 

Battlesbridge Antiques and Craft Centre

 

Camp Epic

  • Easter Camp: Our activity camps are for children in school from year 1 upwards. We try and be as inclusive as we can, if your child has any particular or additional please let us know and we will try and work something out.

 

Chelsea Soccer Schools

 

Festival Leisure Park

 

Fit for Sport Camps

  • Easter Camp – Activities will include Swimming, Arts & Crafts sessions, Parachute Games, Team Games & Sport Specific Activities *Please note that these activities are subject to change.

 

Hanningfield Reservoir

 

Hazle’s Pottery Barn

 

Kidbusterz

  • Easter Camp – Sports Activities and Arts and Crafts camp.

 

Megacamps

 

Norsey Woods

 

Towngate Theatre

  • BWB Gang Show – Come and join a host of local Scouts and Guides for one of the most exciting Gang Shows in the UK. We’re performing for you in a spectacular, fun-filled variety show for all the family.

 

The Treehouse Club

  • Mud is Good Holiday Club: Discover ‘Dirt is Good’ at Treehouse Easter Half Term Holiday Club, encouraging children to try new challenges, forestry & obstacles, outdoor pursuits, develop new skills, keep active and have fun! High-action outdoor activities for boys and girls. We specialise in holiday clubs for younger children with small groups. 2-11 years old.

 

Wickford Lawn Tennis Club

 

Wickford Trampoline Centre

 

Winger Sports Academy

  • Multi-Sports Camp: Lots of fun activities available including: Football, Dodgeball, Rounders, Cricket, Basketball, Street Futsal, Street Cricket, Street Ball, American Ball Tag, Urban Golf, Competition Day – Sporting Challenges and Inflatable Sports Day (weather and numbers permitting)

 

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BRAINTREE

 

Braintree Library

 

Colne Valley Railway

  • Easter at Colne Valley –  Easter egg hunt, Easter Colouring, Easter Crafts for you to take home. Unlimited free rides on our trains, miniature sit-on line (weather permitting)

 

Cressing Temple

 

Hedingham Castle

  • Easter Joust! – Knights of Middle England – It’s jousting season once again and the grounds of Hedingham Castle are set to ring to the clash of steel on Easter Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday – a medieval spectacular you won’t want to miss!

 

Little Stars Theatre Workshops

 

The Nurture Barn

  • Baby College Easter Eggstravaganza – Easter Party for Infants (0 to 9 months). Party is 45 minutes and includes all day entry to The Nurture Barn
  • Bright Buttons and Jigsaw Drama Storytime Collaboration! – Jigsaw Drama brings stories to life using props, sensory play and heaps of imagination. Bright Buttons teaches basic signing with creative activities, songs and musical instruments. Together, they’re a match made in baby/toddler heaven.

 

Silver End Library

  • Minibeast Mayhem – Join us  for a minibeast trail, crafts and other fun activities!

 

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BRENTWOOD

Barracudas

  • Holiday Clubs: Exciting activity day camps for children during the school holidays. Children will take part in a wide variety of activities including sports, arts & crafts, mad science and much much more! Ofsted registered, Experienced CRB checked staff, Piece of mind for parents, Excellent Fun for kids!

 

Brentwood Library

 

Chelsea Soccer Schools

 

 

Chicken and Frog

 

Happy Child Indoor Soccer School

  • Easter Soccer School – 8 days of fun – plenty of ball time for everyone followed by games, shoot outs, matches and a daily tournament. For boys and girls aged 5 to 14

 

Laser Mayhem Paintball & Laser Tag

 

Little Stars Theatre Workshops

 

Megacamps

 

UK Football Camps

 

Wild Forest

 

Winger Sports Academy

  • Multi-Sports Camp: Lots of fun activities available including: Football, Dodgeball, Rounders, Cricket, Basketball, Street Futsal, Street Cricket, Street Ball, American Ball Tag, Urban Golf, Competition Day – Sporting Challenges and Inflatable Sports Day (weather and numbers permitting)

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CASTLE POINT

Camp Epic

  • Easter Camp: Our activity camps are for children in school from year 1 upwards. We try and be as inclusive as we can, if your child has any particular or additional please let us know and we will try and work something out

 

South Benfleet Library

 

Wayne’s Football Coaching

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CHELMSFORD

Barracudas

  • Holiday Clubs: Exciting activity day camps for children during the school holidays. Children will take part in a wide variety of activities including sports, arts & crafts, mad science and much much more! Ofsted registered, Experienced CRB checked staff, Piece of mind for parents, Excellent Fun for kids!

 

Broomfield Library

  • Easter Crafts – Celebrate Easter with crafts, activities, and and an Easter egg hunt!

 

Chelmsford Parks

  • Play in the Park – During the Easter and summer school holidays, we hold Play in the Park sessions for children in the parks across Chelmsford.

 

Chelsea Soccer Schools

 

Dovedale Leisure Centre

  • Get In! to our Half Term kids courses – Encouraging children to try new things, develop new skills, keep active and have fun!
    Our Get In! City Camps, Skills Clinics and Active Fun courses are packed with activities to keep them active and having fun.

 

Essex Outdoors

  • Easter School holiday activity days –  There is no better way for 8-16-year-olds to try exciting new experiences in the outdoors! In groups of up to 10, your child can take part in four fun and challenging activities each day – ranging from archery, canoeing and climbing to mountain biking, high ropes and zip wire.

 

Great Baddow Library

 

Jester’s Out of School and Holiday Club

  • Holiday Club – Many Easter activities plus all our usual sports, arts & crafts, cooking, dance and much more.

 

Little Stars Theatre Workshops

 

 

Marsh Farm Animal Adventure Park

  • Easter Grotto! – Easter Garden, Easter Egg Hunt,Meet the Easter Bunny, Bunnies and Chicks, Easter Crafts.

 

Megacamps

  • Easter Camp – At Mega Camps we understand Fun!
    We hand pick and train our staff, we create new games, we take elements of sports and do the fun parts of them , we let you choose what activities you would like to do!

 

RHS Garden Hyde Hall

  • The Secret Garden Family Trail – Unearth the secrets of the garden on our family-friendly trail. Solve the clues as you go to discover Hyde Hall’s very own ‘secret’ garden!
  • Interactive storytelling – Join our storyteller on an adventure around Hyde Hall and hear tales about our ‘secret’ garden.
  • Craft workshops – Enjoy den building and a range of craft and plant themed activities, including making animal masks.

 

South Woodham Ferrers Library

 

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COLCHESTER

Abberton Reservoir

 

Artypants

  • As all my events, parties and classes have been cancelled or suspended I have been spending time looking through my stock and materials so I will be getting some arty kits together.There will be a variety of items and options/sizes available. There will be a wide range of things to do such as ceramic and wooden items to decorate, jewellery making and decopatch. Foam clay will of course also be available.If you are in need of something bigger, arty boxes can be made to order.

 

Barracudas

  • Holiday Clubs: Exciting activity day camps for children during the school holidays. Children will take part in a wide variety of activities including sports, arts & crafts, mad science and much much more! Ofsted registered, Experienced CRB checked staff, Piece of mind for parents, Excellent Fun for kids!

 

The Beth Chatto Gardens

Coggeshall Library

Colchester Library

Colchester Arts Centre

 

Colchester Gymnastics Club

  • This Saturday, 21st March, Mark Pennell will be offering hairdressing appointments between 9am-6pm at the gym to raise funds for our club in this challenging time.£15 Adult, £10 Child for cut and blow dryPlease give us a call to book a slot on 01206 844188!

Colchester Zoo‎

  • Easter HolidaysColchester Zoo is open for business as usual. We are being guided by our trade associations and local authority advice and have also taken a number of actions until further notice in an effort to reduce the risk of COVID-19 within the park.If you wish to visit Colchester Zoo please see our advice for prospective visits here> https://www.colchester-zoo.com/2020/03/coronavirus-notice/

 

East Anglian Railway Museum

  • Easter Holidays:Following the latest Coronavirus announcement on 16th March relating to unnecessary travel and social distancing, we have taken the difficult decision to close the Museum to members of the public until further notice. This will include our planned Mother’s Day event.The situation is rapidly changing and we will review the latest government advice regularly and hope to be able to welcome you all again soon.

 

Fingringhoe Wick

  • Creative Writing Workshops: A course of workshops for 11-16 year olds, focusing on various methods of writing about the natural world.
  • Den Building: Get outdoors and build a den in our woodland
  • Fingringhoe Nature Tots: Our weekly group for the under 5’s – Child led play in our lovely woodland.
  • Forest School Drop Off Day: A day of child led fun on the reserve. Minibeast hunting, den building, pond dipping and more!
  • A day of child led fun on the reserve. Minibeast hunting, den building, pond dipping and more!
  • Mother’s Day Treat: Enjoy a guided walk round the reserve before heading back the tearoom for a well earned afternoon tea.

 

Go Bananas

  • Mini Egg Cheesecake25th March 11am-12pmCome and learn to bake with us! Each week we will be making something different. The classes are fully interactive and each child has their own utensils and ingredients to use.Go Bananas
    9-10 Mason Road, Cowdray Centre, CO11BX Colchester, Essex

 

Headgate Theatre

Kidz Camp Essex

  • Easter Camp:Coronavirus update regarding the Easter Break ‼️‼️Hi all, firstly thank you for your patience on whether we are able to open over the Easter break. It has been a very confusing time regarding what settings stay open and to what capacity.Firstly, as it stands, central government have outlined that childcare providers are to remain open where possible for vulnerable and key workers’ children. We now have the following update on each venue:

    Colchester 
    Our Colchester venue at Queen Boudica Primary School have made the decision to stay open themselves during the Easter holidays so therefore we will be closed. If your child attends this school and you are eligible please contact them directly.

    Rayleigh 
    Our Rayleigh venue at Rayleigh primary school are yet to decide on how they would like to proceed and will keep us updated.

    Romford 
    Our Romford venue at Hylands primary school are yet to decide on how they would like to proceed and will keep us updated.

    Southend ✔️
    We WILL be running at our Southend venue – Hamstel Junior school to Key workers’ children and vulnerable children only. More details will be sent out regarding our opening in Southend to our Rayleigh and Southend databases. This will include who is eligible to use us still, however this can be found on the government website.

    We will also be offering a 10% discount on all bookings 😊. If your child usually attends the Rayleigh venue and you are eligible to use us please get in contact if you still require the childcare provision.

    Regarding current bookings, if you’re not eligible and you have paid, this will be automatically carried over as a credit for you.

    We are continuing to do all we can to support local families at this difficult time.

    Kidz Camp Essex Team

    📞 01702 879224
    💻 www.kidzcampessex.co.uk
    📧 [email protected]

 

Layer Marney Tower

Leisure World Highwoods

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)Following advice from Public Health England Leisure World sites and Aqua Springs Spa are closed to the public for the foreseeable future.We will be reviewing the closure on a regular basis and will look to reopen as soon as possible within Government guidelines regarding COVID-19.

    If you have any queries please view our Frequently Asked Questions ‘here’ – https://colchesterleisureworld.co.uk/…/SL-FAQs-Coronavirus-…]

    For more information please visit https://www.colchester.gov.uk/coronavirus/

 

Little City

 

Marks Hall

 

Mega Fun Days

  • EASTER MEGA FUN DAY @ FIVE LAKESONE DAY SPECTACULAR !We are really pleased to announce our return to the stunning Five Lakes Arena for our EASTER SPECIAL of Mega Fun with our family fun days event, for children aged 1-11, We take over the Main Arena at the stunning Five Lakes.We have a wide range of equipment set out for a day of Mega Fun! We also have a variety of different attractions, magic shows, games, disco and more to create a fabulous family fun day out!
    We also have a dedicated toddler zone for children aged under three years old.

    Come and Slide down our Helter Skelter, Bounce on either our large Merlin or Camelot Castle. Squeeze through our Under The Sea, or Pirate Fun Run and enjoy the rest that is on offer in our giant inflatable arena at Five Lakes Arena!

    We are now running these on two sessions per day, and an all day ticket.

    Join us on Tuesday 7th April

    11am until 1.30pm
    1.30pm until 4pm

    or Full Day wristbands 11am – 4pm

    Half Day Wristbands just £7.00 and Full Day Wristbands only £9.00, Adults just £1 non walking babies FREE with a full paying sibling.

    !!!NOW ADVANCE TICKETS WILL BE ALLOWED ENTRY 10 MINUTES BEFORE THE EVENT STARTS!!!

    TICKETS ON DAY WILL BE MORE EXPENSIVE

    Join in the family fun at our Mega Fun Days!

    BOUNCY CASTLES
    FUN RUNS
    ACTIVITY UNITS
    SLIDES
    ASSAULT COURSES
    DEDICATED TODDLER ZONE

    Plus we will have a Mega Fun Children’s Entertainer performing each day with Magic, Games, Disco, Balloons, Prizes, Mayhem & More… with either TIDIMIX, JOE BANANA & CRAZY RYAN,

    All included in your admission price.

    Parental supervision is required at all times, Mega Inflatables Ltd is not responsible for any injury that my be caused.

    Refreshments will be on sale at the venue.

 

Paycocke’s House and Gardens

 

Rollerworld

  • Mothering Sunday 2020March 22nd 12:00-22:00For all the mums out there who like to skate or just want to have some fun times with the family this Mothers Day, come and visit DX’s Rollerworld and get in for FREE!
    Celebrate your special day and have the gift of FREE ENTRY* on us!
    Book online today: www.rollerworld.co.uk/mothers-day
    *FREE entry with a minimum of one accompanying child, to either the afternoon or the evening skate session

    Rollerworld
    13 Moorside Road, CO1 2TJ Colchester, Essex

    https://www.rollerworld.co.uk/mothers-d … yUzJqL6n3o

 

School’s Out Activities

Signals Media Arts Centre

Wish Upon a Star Theatre Company 

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EPPING FOREST

 

Chelsea Soccer Schools

Chipping Ongar Library

Dedham Vale Vineyard

Energy Kidz Holiday Clubs

 

Epping Forest District Museum

Epping Library

Epping Ongar Railway

Lee Valley Athletics Centre

  • Easter 2020Following Government guidance on Coronavirus COVID-19 we will be temporarily closed from the evening of Friday 20 March. We’re monitoring the situation closely and look forward to welcoming you back as soon as it’s safe to do so.

    We’ve had to cancel many events and activities already. If you have a booking with us, we’ll be in touch shortly to make alternative arrangements. Please bear with us.

    Please stay well and keep safe during this unprecedented time.

    More information on our other venues and service can be found here; https://www.visitleevalley.org.uk/…/cms/home/covid19-update/

 

Lee Valley Ice Centre

  • Easter 2020:Following Government guidance on Coronavirus COVID-19 we will be temporarily closed from the evening of Friday 20 March. We’re monitoring the situation closely and look forward to welcoming you back as soon as it’s safe to do so.

    We’ve had to cancel many events and activities already. If you have a booking with us, we’ll be in touch shortly to make alternative arrangements. Please bear with us.

    Please stay well and keep safe during this unprecedented time.

    More information on our other venues and service can be found here; https://www.visitleevalley.org.uk/…/cms/home/covid19-update/

Lee Valley Park Farms

  • Easter 2020:Following Government guidance on Coronavirus COVID-19 we will be temporarily closed from the evening of Friday 20 March. We’re monitoring the situation closely and look forward to welcoming you back as soon as it’s safe to do so.

    We’ve had to cancel many events and activities already. If you have a booking with us, we’ll be in touch shortly to make alternative arrangements. Please bear with us.

    Please stay well and keep safe during this unprecedented time.

    More information on our other venues and service can be found here; https://www.visitleevalley.org.uk/…/cms/home/covid19-update/

 

Lee Valley White Water Centre

Lee Valley VeloPark

  • Easter 2020: Following Government guidance on Coronavirus COVID-19 we will be temporarily closed from the evening of Friday 20 March. We’re monitoring the situation closely and look forward to welcoming you back as soon as it’s safe to do so.

    We’ve had to cancel many events and activities already. If you have a booking with us, we’ll be in touch shortly to make alternative arrangements. Please bear with us.

    Please stay well and keep safe during this unprecedented time.

    More information on our other venues and service can be found here; https://www.visitleevalley.org.uk/…/cms/home/covid19-update/

 

Ongar Kids Club

Really Wild Play Scheme Mini Survival Adventure

Royal Gunpowder Mills

Zinc Arts centre

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HARLOW

 

Barracudas

  • Holiday Clubs: Exciting activity day camps for children during the school holidays. Children will take part in a wide variety of activities including sports, arts & crafts, mad science and much much more! Ofsted registered, Experienced CRB checked staff, Piece of mind for parents, Excellent Fun for kids!

 

Essex Outdoors

  • Easter Holidays Activities: Working in groups of around 10 young people, your child will have the opportunity to take part in up to four fun and challenging activities each day, ranging from archery, canoeing and climbing to mountain biking, high ropes and zip wire.

 

Happy Hands pottery

 

Harlow Leisurezone

 

Old Harlow Library

 

Victoria Hall Theatre

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HAVERING

Barracudas

  • Holiday Clubs: Exciting activity day camps for children during the school holidays. Children will take part in a wide variety of activities including sports, arts & crafts, mad science and much much more! Ofsted registered, Experienced CRB checked staff, Piece of mind for parents, Excellent Fun for kids!

 

Chelsea Soccer Schools

 

Ellis Leisure Inflatable Fun Days

 

Fit for Sport Camps

 

Lambourne End Centre for Outdoor Learning

 

Maldon Library

 

Marshalls Park Academy

 

The Mercury

 

Occasional Dance

  • Mary Poppins Easter Workshop: After the huge success of our previous Upminster workshops “Hairspray”, “Matilda”, “Charlie & The Chocolate Factory”, “Frozen”, “Aladdin” , “Beauty & The Beast” and “School of Rock” OCCASIONAL DANCE THEATRE SCHOOL this time are giving students the opportunity to sing, dance and act their way through another intensive musical workshop.

 

Party with Jelly Jade

  • When You Quiz Upon a Star: Do you love all things Disney? Come and put your knowledge to the test with a fun packed quiz plus special guests and surprises along the way! Be prepared for sing-a-longs, themed games, picture rounds and much more!

 

Queens Theatre

  • Dino Discoveries: Leave the kids with us for two jam-packed hours of creative fun involving drama games, storytelling and craft activities. Each session is themed around a popular children’s story, and includes a ‘make to take home’.
  • Egg-cellent Adventures: Leave the kids with us for two jam-packed hours of creative fun involving drama games, storytelling and craft activities. Each session is themed around a popular children’s story, and includes a ‘make to take home’.
  • Hansel & Gretel: Join us as we drop the breadcrumbs that lead us to the Witch’s cottage, made of all your favourite sweets (including some retro ones for the adults) in the woods. Will they be rescued by their father Joe? Will Hansel and Gretel ever like their Step-mum, Jesmonite? Who is Elvin the Magical?
  • Milkshake! Live: Milkshake Monkey can’t wait to put on a spectacular new musical for you all! But when stage fright hits, his favourite Milkshake friends come to help, creating the most dazzling show you have ever seen!
  • Spring Chickens: Leave the kids with us for two jam-packed hours of creative fun involving drama games, storytelling and craft activities. Each session is themed around a popular children’s story, and includes a ‘make to take home’.
  • The Trevor Cline amazing Magic and Balloons: Be prepared to be amazed and entertained with wonderful magic and awesome balloons from undoubtedly one of the UK’s finest and most experienced magicians and balloon artists.

 

Rainham Hall

  • Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts: Bunny’s been up to mischief again, hiding clues throughout National Trust and National Trust for Scotland locations across the UK, leading Easter egg hunters to delicious choccy treats!

 

RSPB Rainham Marshes

 

Stubbers Adventure Centre

  • Holiday Smash CampsTHE NO1. ACTIVITY CAMP IN ESSEX. We provide REAL adventure, so your child won’t be bored just doing arts & crafts. We are open every school holiday including February half term. We don’t have hidden costs – providing a service that is true value for money. Our staff are some of the best trained in the industry, so you can rest assured your child is in safe hands.

 

The Swim School

  • Easter Intensive Course: A holiday crash course can be a great boost for children already swimming or a great introduction to swimming for beginners. With children swimming for an hour a day Monday to Friday we get to cover a whole 10 week course in 5

 

Wellgate Community Farm

 

YMCA Romford

  • BIG Baby & Children’s Easter Fun Market: Come along to this friendly BIG Baby & Children’s Easter Fun Market and save a HUGE amount of money on good quality items/BIG brands – over 20 stalls from local families.

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MALDON

Abbotts Hall Farm

 

Blackwater Alpacas & Pygmy Goats

  • Junior Farm ExperienceDo you want to try out life on the farm? We are holding mini-farm experiences of 90 minutes for the budding farmer in your life. You will have the opportunity to help feed the pygmy goats, alpacas and chickens. Some time will be spent “mucking out” or cleaning out one of the animal enclosures and more.

 

Burnham Library

 

Burnham-On-Crouch & District Museum

 

Essex Outdoors

  • Easter Holidays Activities: Working in groups of around 10 young people, your child will have the opportunity to take part in up to four fun and challenging activities each day, ranging from archery, canoeing and climbing to mountain biking, high ropes and zip wire.

 

Lingotot Maldon & Heybridge

  • Lingotots Free French Taster Class! There will be lots for all the family – an interactive French lesson with singing, dancing and crafts. Free gift for all children.
  • Launch Party: Grand Launch Party for the Award- winning children’s language classes from Lingotot Maldon&Heybridge. Come along to this free event to see how our French sessions work, have fun and do some Easter craft activities. Meet our local mayor, have your face painted and browse books from the Osborne bookshop.

 

Maldon Promenade Park

  • Easter Egg Hunt & Roll: Join us at Maldon Promenade Park for this year’s Easter egg activity. Scattered around the small park and maze are clues to an Easter riddle. Find all the clues to reveal the answer and receive an Easter treat.

 

Maldon Stadium

  • Ed Sheeran Tribute Night: Join us here at Maldon Stadium for our ed Sheeran Tribute Night! Sing along to all of Ed’s hit songs whilst dancing the night away with us!

 

Mega Fun Days

 

Museum of Power

 

The Norton

 

Prance Scout Camp

  • “Egg-cellent” Easter themed Family Fun session: Join us at Prances Scout Camp, Wickham Bishops where there will be a number of exciting creative activities to keep the whole family occupied. You and your family will be warmly welcomed to your fun and creative Family Fun classes. I look forward to hearing from you.

 

Promenade Park

  • Easter Egg Hunt: Join us at Maldon Promenade Park for this year’s Easter egg activity. Scattered around the small park and maze are clues to an Easter riddle. Find all the clues to reveal the answer and receive an Easter treat.
  • Easter Egg Roll: Children line up to race their eggs. The person whos egg crosses the finish line first, wins. This activity is divided into age groups and suitable for children 3 – 11 and it great fun.

 

Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome

 

Wickham Bishops Library

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REDBRIDGE

Aldersbrook Library

 

Christchurch Green

 

Creative Biscuits Ceramics Cafe

  • Mini Easter Wreath – Kid’s Workshop: Keep the kids creative this Easter holiday with this fun and floral workshop. Florist Sweet Pea Rosa will teach little ones will make their own spring wreaths using dried flowers, feathers and ribbons to hang in your home.

 

East London Goalkeeping Academy

 

Fairlop Outdoor Activity Centre

 

The Exchange

  • Easter: We will be having a fun filled Easter full of different activities for the kids to enjoy! We may even see the Easter bunny hiding chocolate eggs around the centre! A range of activities will be taking place to ensure the kids are thoroughly entertained.

 

Fullwell Cross Library

  • Easter Bunny Creations: Hop into the library to join our creative Easter event. We will be decorating our own sparkly eggs and making fun characters with friends. This event is delivered by Creation Station.
  • Easter Craft and Hunt: You can come along and design Easter themed masks and baskets to collect the hidden words from the treasure hunt.
  • Easter Egg Craft: Colour in your own Easter egg and make your own paper plate Easter egg. Suitable for 7 to 13 years
  • ‘Firebreathing Dragon’ paper craft: Celebrate St George’s Day by making your very own paper Dragon. The more fiery and fearsome the better!
  • Nickita’s Crew presents Easter card makingJoin Nickita 7, teacher mum Vio and her 2 brothers, Eddie and Robbie 10 in playing fun games and making creative cards with everything spring and Easter related! Let your kids learn from Nickita’s crew and save money by making your own cards!
  • St George’s Day Face painting: Facepainting will be on offer on Saturday 20 April to celebrate St George’s Day!
  • St George’s Day TrailCome along and participate in a special trail for St George’s Day in the children’s library

 

Gants Hill Library

 

Goodmayes Library 

 Hainault Library

 

James Leal Centre in Ray Park

 

Keith Axon Library

 

Kenneth More Theatre

  • Ben & Holly’s Little KingdomBen & Holly’s Little Kingdom Holly is a young Fairy Princess, who is still learning how to fly and her magic doesn’t always go quite according to plan. Her best friend, Ben the Elf, doesn’t have wings and he doesn’t do magic, but he runs very fast and flies on the back of Gaston the Ladybird.
  • Dr Suess’ The Cat in the Hat: From the moment his tall, red and white striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks and craziest of ideas, he turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure. What will mum find when she gets home?
  • Imagine Swapping Places with a Monster for the Day… The Monster Under the Bed: Ben has a big problemo. His best friend Vince has stolen his precious binoculars, his Dad is far, far away…oh, and there’s a monster under his bed. The Monster under the Bed is a comic and thrilling new play about friendship, and facing up to your fears. It’s Polka’s summer blockbuster, for all children

 

Kids in Charge – Holiday Clubs

  • Easter Club: Established in 2007, Kids in Charge’s Holiday Club provides fun, exciting and stimulating activities for children aged 3 to 11 years.

 

Loxford Park

 

Loxford Leisure Centre

 

Owls Play Centre

 

Redbridge Cycling Centre

 

Redbridge Drama Centre

 

Redbridge Central Library

 

Seven Kings Library

 

Sir James Hawkey Hall

 

South Woodford Library & Gym

 

Valentines Mansion & Gardens

  • Easter Trail: A family favourite! Join our fun-packed Easter trail and uncover the hidden eggs and bunnies around the house and gardens. Don’t forget to pick up your special treat as a reward for finding all the trail items. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Fairy House: Get crafty as you build your own fairy house at Valentines Mansion. Join us and spend the morning unleashing your creative talents as you make a unique fairy structure for our little friends to sleep in.
  • Flower Power: Discover the world of flowers as you get crafty making your own colourful wild garden! Cut out your favourite flowers from the selection on offer and personalise them in your own unique style before sticking them on to your own ready-made garden.
  •  Hedgehog Fun: Get crafty at Valentines Mansion as you learn fun facts about hedgehogs and learn to make your own smiley face and cute cone hedgehog to take home. At least these won’t have any prickles!!!
  • St George’s Day Celebrations
  • Young Explorer Indoor/Outdoor Trail: We have an action packed trail planned for you! Be one of our young explorers as you hunt inside and outside the mansion to find the hidden objects on your trail map. Complete the adventure, find the objects and return your map to reception to head home with your prize.

 

Wanstead Leisure Centre

 

Wanstead Library

  • Blooming Bots, 8-11 yrs plus carer: Be proactive in building the future and make a Flower Robot with us this Easter. Learn with your child to engineer together recycling materials and popular electronic components.
  • Dinosaur Mayhem! How scary will you make you stegosaurus or pterodactyl? Join us to create dinosaurs using card, colours and pegs! Suitable for 5+ years.
  • ‘Firebreathing Dragon’ paper craftCelebrate St George’s Day by making your very own paper Dragon. The more fiery and fearsome the better!
  • Fun Easter Holiday Drop In: Join us for board games, colouring and fun. Suitable for 4 to 12 years.
  • Ozobots Workshop: Map out a path for a mini robot to follow and be the one in control with your own colour coding designs!! Suitable for 8+years.

Woodford Green Library

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Belchamps Scout Centre

  • The Big Egg HuntAn Easter egg hunt around the campsite. A real chocolate egg upon completion. Picnic space available for you to use afterwards.

 

Bricks 4 Kidz

 

Clare Mason Drama

  • Creative Drama Workshop: Creative Drama Workshop with costumes props and music and led by local drama practitioner Clare Mason who has been running drama sessions and workshops in schools/ theatre/libraries/pre-schools and nurseries since 2008. Boost imagination, creativity and self confidence!

 

Emma’s Swim School

 

The Freight House

 

Hildale Academy of Performing Arts

  • Easter party: Join us for a morning/ afternoon of fun, games , and Easter treats! Give yourself a break during the Easter Holidays and let us entertain them with Easter egg hunts, Easter games and of course DANCING!

 

Kidz Camp Essex

  • Easter Camp: Kidz Camp Essex is back this Easter break for 9 days of fun for children aged 4 – 12 years old. With a mixture of Crafts, Sports and Special activities, your child is sure to have a great time this Easter.

 

Monkey Bizness

 

 

Rayleigh Library

 

Rochford Library

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Adventure Island

  • Sci-Fi Weekend: Set your phasers to ‘fun’, because this special weekend is gonna be out of this world!
  • Cartoon Dress Up WeekendThey say too much television will make your eyes square! So why not come down to Adventure Island where we have cartoons, rides and fresh sea air! Dress up as your favourite cartoon character and join the fun. Grown ups are welcome to participate!
  • Superhero Dress Up Weekend: Join us for a weekend of excitement and Adventure. Dress up as your favourite superhero (or villain), for the chance to win an incredible prize! We will also have guest appearances from your favourite Star Wars heroes!
  • Saturday Night FireworksAdventure Island offers front row seats to the best fireworks in Southend! Bring your family down to enjoy the rides, warm up with a hot chocolate, and enjoy the show!
  • Fright Fantastic SpooktacularJoin us if you dare for a Halloween scare! Our team will be dressed in their most spooky outfits, come and join us!

 

The Art Ministry

 

Belfairs Riding School

 

Belfairs Woods & Nature Reserve

 

Blenheim Children’s Centre

 

Bricks 4 Kidz

 

Cambridge Road Children’s Centre

 

Centre Place Children’s Centre

 

Create 98

 

Ellis Leisure Inflatable Fun Days

 

Energise Essex Holiday Club

The Forum

  • Bear Hunt at the Forum: Join us at the Forum to celebrate 30 years of the classic children’s story ‘We’re going on a Bear Hunt’. Listen to the story, make your own bear-hunting binoculars and map, then join the hunt for the bear hidden in the library!

 

Friars Children’s Centre

 

Hamstel Children’s Centre

 

Hockley Library

 

Homespun Kids

  • Homespun Kids Easter craft: Homespun Kids returns to the cafe for the Easter Break to make these two super cute wooden blocks. Each child will be shown how to create these two blocks for them to take home after the session is completed.

 

Intrepid Ventures

  • Easter Camp: Our camps offer the perfect opportunity for children to enjoy the outdoors and bushcraft. The activities are varied, fun and educational. The perfect idea for birthday parties and half term holidays.

 

Kidz Camp Essex

  • Easter Camp: Kidz Camp Essex is back this Easter break for 9 days of fun for children aged 4 – 12 years old. With a mixture of Crafts, Sports and Special activities, your child is sure to have a great time this Easter.

 

Leigh Community Centre

 

Megacamps

 

Mega Fun Days

 

Palace Theatre

  • The Amazing Bubble Man: Louis Pearl has been thrilling audiences worldwide for over 30 years with the art, magic, science and fun of bubbles.
  • Family Music WorkshopHave fun and make music with the whole family.
    Join us this Easter Half Term at The Palace Theatre for an hour of music magic.
    Suitable for children 0-5 years, and their grown-ups.
  • Sourpuss: Sourpuss is a very grumpy, ginger cat. Shut out of the house he feels lost and confused, but the garden soon intrigues him.
  • Twirlywoos Live! From the producers of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show and Sarah and Duck Live on Stage comes another enchanting show for young audiences. The Twirlywoos are setting sail around the UK to welcome young fans along for a theatrical adventure.

 

Prince Avenue Children’s Centre

 

Princess Gatherings

  • Belle and Ariel’s Easter egg huntCome and join princess Belle and Ariel on our Easter egg hunt, There will be Live singing performances from Belle and Ariel, lots of dancing, Easter crafts, glitter station were these princesses will sparkle you up, Photo time,Easter egg hunt, best dress competition and much more.

 

The Ramblers Riding Club & Pony Parties

 

Rick’s Multisports

 

The Royals Shopping Centre

  • FREE Easter Egg-stravaganza: We’ve got Easter totally wrapped up here at The Royals in Southend-on-Sea, as our Little Royalty team hold our FREE Easter Egg-stravaganza event around the whole shopping centre. Come and join us for a day of egg-streme enjoyment!

 

The Soccer Hub

 

Southend Airport

  • Visit the Vulcan Day: Our Visit the Vulcan Days at London Southend Airport give everyone an opportunity to see former Royal Air Force bomber Avro Vulcan XL426 up close at a very affordable price. With lots to see and no admission fee for under-16s, they are an ideal family day out. You will also have the chance to sit inside the Vulcan’s cockpit.

 

St Luke’s Children’s Centre

 

Summercourt Children’s Centre

 

UK Football Camps

 

The Victoria Shopping Centre

  • Easter Wonderland: Lose yourself in a wondrous world of adventures at the Victoria this Easter holiday! Grab a free printed photo with the Mad Hatter, White Rabbit and Alice at their Tea Party or a balloon from our Playing Card balloon modeller.

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 Brightlingsea Library

 

Clacton Library

 

Clacton Pier

 

Essex Outdoors

  • Easter Holidays Activities: Working in groups of around 10 young people, your child will have the opportunity to take part in up to four fun and challenging activities each day, ranging from archery, canoeing and climbing to mountain biking, high ropes and zip wire.

 

Frinton Library

 

Harwich Library

 

Holland Library

 

Jaywick Martello Tower

  • CLIP Music: CLIP will be here running two fun music based workshops for all abilities where you can play with synthesisers, microphones and a lot of other stuff! Come explore the boundary between sound and music by experimenting with huge drumbeats and cinematic soundscapes.

 

Manningtree Library

 

Mersea Island Cookery School

  • Children’s Easter baking workshop: In the ‘Children’s Easter baking’ workshop, our young chefs (8-12) children will make chicken fajitas with a bean and sweetcorn salsa and 4 Easter Chocolate cupcakes to take home. The children will have a sit down meal to enjoy together the food they’ve made.
  • Easter cooking workshop for Teenagers: In the ‘Easter cooking workshop’ our teenagers (13-17 years old) will make pasties using a traditional Cornish recipe (vegetarian and meat option available), a coleslaw salad with homemade mayonnaise and an Easter chocolate cake to take home.
  • Parent and child Easter bakingA brilliant way to learn lots of useful skills whilst cooking as a team with family members. You will make fajitas (vegetarian and chicken options available) with bean and sweetcorn salsa and an Easter chocolate cake to take home and enjoy during the Easter weekend.

 

Princes Theatre

  • Beauty & The Beast Easter Pantomime: Belle lives a quiet provincial life in the village of Ooh La La until her father accidentally stumbles across a terrifying Beast and she is taken captive. Now it is up to Fairy Enchante, the village idiot Wally and his mother Dame Dolly to pit their wits against the the evil Enchantress and rescue Belle from the Beast…

 

Southminster Library

 

Tiptree Library

 

Walton Library

 

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Bricks 4 Kidz

 

Chelsea Soccer Schools

 

Mark Coventry Photography

  • School Holiday special: Book a Portrait Session for your children at my Clacton-on-Sea Studio during the Easter School Holidays for FREE.

 

Grangewaters

  • Easter family activities 2019: We are offering a range of activities during the Easter holidays this year. Come and join us for a new experience on land or water – all our activities are great for families or with a few friends!

 

Hardie Park

  • Easter Egg Hunt: It’s nearly that time of year, YES! Our popular EASTER EGG HUNT!! Come and meet the Easter Bunny. If you want to embrace the season we’d love you to wear fancy dress! Come as a flower a bunny or just full of the joys of Spring!

 

Little Legs Buses

 

Megacamps

 

Small Monsters Soft Play and Party Venue

 

Star Sports & Soccer Sports Activities

 

Thameside Theatre

  • Alice in Wonderland: After their SELL OUT success of ‘The Wizard Of Oz’ last Easter, KD Theatre Productions return to the Thameside Theatre with a brand new family musical version of ‘ALICE IN WONDERLAND.’ Join Alice down the rabbit hole in her magical adventures through Wonderland in this brand-new staging of Lewis Carroll’s family favourite ‘Alice In Wonderland.’
  • Page to Stage – Roald Dahl: Who is your favourite Roald Dahl character? Are you wily like Mr Fox, adventurous like James or do you love chocolate as much as Charlie? Come along and re-create Roald Dahl’s best loved stories as you act, sing and dance your way from page to stage! Whatever happens it’s sure to be a phizzwhizzing day!

 

Thaxted Library

 

Thurrock Garden Centre

  • Bath Bomb Making Workshop (3 years +): Make your own Easter themed bath bombs that can you take home. Explore your creative side with chocolate scented bath bombs which you can customise! Gloves are provided if necessary. Aprons are used as this is a messy workshop & you will get dusty!
  • Breakfast with BelleMeet & greet with Belle whilst you enjoy a delicious breakfast. Please specify any dietary requirements or allergies at the time of booking. Adults may purchase a Breakfast Bap online to enjoy during the event. Maximum of 2 adults per family.
  • Bricks4Kidz Easter Theme (Age 5-10 years ONLY): Suitable for children 5-10 years ONLY. Join Bricks4Kidz Easter themed session building with LEGO® Bricks.
  • Easter Craft Egg-stravaganza! (5years +)Visit us on Friday 19th April and get egg-cited with some Easter craft activities. £6 per child. For children aged 5 years and over. Adults are required to stay during the event to support children.
  • Slime Session (4years + ONLY)Get your potion-making hats on, come along & get messy! Jazz up your slime with bling & funky accessories! Please note, the recipe we use contains minimum amount of diluted Boron & is under the European Union safety limit of 300mg/kg.
  • Sublime Science Fun (5-12years)From Scientific Magic Tricks & Noises to making and eating delicious sherbet using chemical reactions; it’s fun for everyone!

 

Walton Hall Farm

 

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Audley End Miniature Railway

  • Donate a Bear Weekend: Do you have a large teddy bear that would like to come and live in our enchanted Audley End Woods with our beloved family of furry friends?
  • Easter SpecialLooking for something to do this Easter? Join in the fun at the Audley End Miniature Railway and visit our very own Easter Bunny at his Spring Home in the woods! Take one of our Trains into the woods to visit the Easter Bunny, receive a special treat and meet his other furry friends. Throughout the train ride, you can test your I spy skills and look out for various things along the route.

 

Cammas Hall Fruit Farm

  • Adult & Child Easter Basket Workshop: Sallie, the owner of Riverbank Nursery, is running this special adult and child Easter Basket workshop.
  • Easter Fun at the Farm: Please note the farm is closed on Monday 8th April and Monday 15th April.
  • Garg’s Animal ShowGarg’s Animal Adventures is an exciting show that gives you the chance to get up close and handle some fascinating animals. You will discover amazing facts and have lots of fun and laughter along the way.
  • Painted Peppermint Easter Pottery: Come along and create a beautiful pottery keepsake capturing your child’s hand and footprints or let your older children get creative themselves. Painted Peppermint is a mobile paint-your-own ceramic studio providing a relaxed stress-free experience for people of all ages.
  • Twinkle & Snug Easter Craft Workshop: If you are looking for something creative for little ones to do over the Easter Holiday, this delightful drop in craft workshop is a must for your diary!

 

The Creation Station

  • The King of Slime returnsWe’re beginning our Easter Holiday fun with four of our ultra popular Slime Workshops led by Mark, who has made slime with over 1,500 children in Essex to date! That man knows his Slime!

 

Discover Bushcraft Holiday Club

  • Go wild for Discover Bushcraft Holiday Club! Discover Bushcraft Holiday Club runs in the school holidays for 8 – 12 year old boys and girls. Base camp is in the Conservation Garden Thaxted – we set up a great base camp that includes tarp shelters, hammocks, our fire pit and a general ‘out in the woods’ camp feel. We do sometimes leave the base camp to explore the surrounding countryside and do some animal tracking!

 

Down Hall

  • Chocolate Afternoon Tea & Petting Zoo: Served in the elegant lounge or Ibbetson’s Tea Lounge, Down Hall’s chocolate-themed afternoon tea is a sweet treat not to be missed. Children are invited to pet the animals beforehand and will take home an Easter egg.
  • Easter Lunch & Petting Zoo: Tuck into a three-course lunch in The Grill Room on Easter Sunday or Monday. Flooded with natural daylight, The Grill Room is a stunning spot to enjoy seasonal British food featuring locally sourced ingredients and vegetables from the hotel’s kitchen garden.
  • Petting Zoo Weekend: Bringing animals to guests this Easter, Down Hall is playing host to its very own petting zoo. Over the Easter holidays, families will be able to get up close with a variety of friendly, farmyard animals from Basil & Crew Mobile Farm. K

 

Dunmow Library

 

Fab Science

 

Great Parndon Library

 

Mountfitchet Castle

  • Easter Egg Trail and Family Fun: Fun Easter Event for all the family. Easter Egg Trail and firing of the medieval Perrier Catapult
  • Professor Jon’s Flea Circus: An enchanting, very funny attraction re-creating all the fun of an Edwardian Flea Circus with a touch of humbug, bunkum, comedy and loads of audience participation.

 

Saffron Walden Library

 

Saffron Walden Museum

 

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