Browsing category: A Day by Day Easter Guide

A Day by Day Easter Guide

This Easter we have you covered.  We have carefully selected activities in the West Midalnds for you to do everyday of the holiday.

Rabbits

Saturday 9th April 2022 Meet Rabbit Rabbit at Touchwood, Solihull

Peter Rabbit™ is coming to Touchwood Solihull this Easter break.

Meet Peter for FREE on Saturday 9th April 2022 at intervals from 11am until 2.40pm. 

For all the details follow the link.

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Sunday 10th April  Easter Wonderland and Magical adventure trail at Mary Stevens Park

Kick start the Easter holidays with an adventure full of fun for all the family with surprises along the way. Join our Easter Trail, solve every clue, and you will leave with a gift just for you!

Tickets for children £7.00 each and adults £3.00 each

Includes:

  • Trail map with clues and activities

  • Easter Craft Station

  • Hop to it sack race

  • Meet and Greet with the Easter Bunny

  • Alice in Wonderland Dance

  • Gift from the Easter Bunny

For more information follow the link.

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Monday 11th April Umberslade Adventure 

A woodland adventure play area encouraging the participation of outdoor activities for families to have some fun and learn new skills at the same time.  While you are there you can participate in the high ropes, archery, zip lines, den building, tree climbing and lots more.

For more information follow the link.

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Tuesday 12th April Free craft activities at the Hive

FREE fun family activities from 10-3.  Have a go at making a clay boat and test it’s float-ability!  Or maybe you’d like to design your very own enamel mug? You could use the Rose and Castle pattern seen on Birmingham's canal boats as inspiration!

Why not smudge, scribble and make your mark on our life size canal boat? Help us colour it in all the colours of the rainbow.

For more information follow the link.

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Wednesday 13th April Shark in the Park theatre production at the MAC

From the creative team behind ‘The Hairy Maclary show’ - see all 3 of Nick Sharratt’s ‘Shark in the Park’ books live on Stage at the MAC.  Featuring all 3 of the ‘Shark in the Park’ Series – Shark in the Park, Shark in the Dark and Shark in the Park on a Windy Day – this fin-tastic, family musical follows Timothy Pope (and his telescope!) on 3 exciting adventures.

For more information follow the link.

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Thursday 14th April Easter at Becketts Farm 

Easter is a special time of year at Becketts Farm. Come along for a fun-filled event where you will learn about the chick hatching process, and if you’re lucky, you may see one hatching! There will also be Ewes and Lambs, Goats and Kids and Chickens.

Follow the link for more information.

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Friday 15th April Free Easter Trail at Moorpool Hall

 

The Easter bunny seems to have lost their carrots. From Friday 15th April pick up a free trail from outside the Main Hall entrance and go on a carrot hunt! 
Once completed pop your trail into the post box at the Hall Office (accessed via steps or ramp down to Lower Hall), to be entered into a competition.

For more information follow the link.

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Saturday 16th April  Easter Eggstravaganza with Peter Rabbit at Burntwood Alpaca & Animal Experience

This Easter, come and join Peter Rabbit on the farm for baskets of animal fun!

They’ll be plenty of great activities for you to get stuck into, and here’s a taster:

  • Meet & greet Peter Rabbit – with photo opportunities!

  • Easter egg hunts

  • Animal encounters – meet and cuddle our adorable Easter babies!

  • Egg & spoon races

  • Easter bonnet parade

  • Face painting and temporary tattoos

  • Collect a chicken egg from our coop

For more information follow the link.

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Sunday 17th April Alice in Easter Wonderland at Dudley Canal 

Soon Alice and characters from Lewis Carroll’s novel will be at Dudley Canal to entertain you and add a magical element to an already exciting experience here at Dudley Canal and Caverns.

Collect your goodie bag and jump onboard our 45 minute themed boat trip, which will take you on a fabulous journey through the tunnels and caverns to see if you can spot the hidden Easter eggs.

For more information follow the link.

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Monday 18th April Easter Egg Quest at Hawkstone Follies

Make the most of your Easter Holidays with an adventure to The Follies! The perfect place to explore caves, find Dragons & Trolls, cross bridges, climb towers, and let off some steam!

For more information follow the link.

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Tuesday 19th April The Great Selly Manor Easter Egg Hunt 

Hop on down to Selly Manor this Easter for eggcellent activities. Eggsplore the garden and take part in our fantastic egg hunt, get creative and create some eggtremely cool Easter themed crafts plus play games in the lovely Selly Manor garden.  Plus you can visit the Tudor manor for dressing up, a family trail and lots of hands on experiences.

For more information follow the link.

Wild Mushrooms

Wednesday 20th April Children's Mushroom Drawing Workshop at the Hive

As part of the Hive Okta residency programme, Emily has been growing oyster mushrooms on coffee grounds as a way of turning waste into food. All materials provided or bring along your favourite drawing materials and get ready to learn about the world of fungi! Suitable for ages 7-11, adult supervision is required.

For more information follow the link.

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Thursday 21st April The Air we Breath at The Exchange

Come along to The Exchange this Easter to explore what’s in our air. Learn about the work being done to make it cleaner and explore our exhibition, The Air We Breathe – why not do an interactive trail, take part in a quiz, play some games or make your own pollution catcher to take home?

For more information follow the link.

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Friday 22nd April Seed-Themed Activities for Earth Day 

Investigate the science of seeds and create some seed-based craft. Sow your own sunflower seeds and decorate a pot to take home.

For more information follow the link.

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Saturday 23rd April Private Peaceful at the Rep

This theatre production follows the Peaceful brothers, Tommo and Charlie, who have a tough rural childhood facing the loss of their father, financial hardship and a cruel landlord.  Set against the epic backdrop of WW1, we join 18-year-old Private Tommo Peaceful in the trenches as he takes us on a journey through his most cherished memories and tells his story of courage, devotion, family and friendship.

For more information follow the link.

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Sunday 24th April Free Stick Man Trail at National Memorial Arboretum 

Pick up a free copy of the self-led Stick Man trail from our Welcome Desk. We recommend that families wishing to try the trail wear appropriate footwear and clothing. The route may be unsuitable for some pushchairs.

For more information follow the link.