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April Highlights

Looking for activities and events in Birmingham this April 2022?  Check out our top 7 guide:

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1) Dragon Egg Hunt at Tamworth Castle 

The castle will be hosting a Dragon Egg Hunt and providing Dragon Charming activities this Easter.  Visitors will be invited to learn about the craft of ‘dragon charming’ and the ‘care of dragons’. Techniques will include how to track and identify a dragon from its footprints and dragon healthcare.

In addition, visitors will be invited to spot dragon eggs as they explore the castle, and receive a small prize.

Where?  Tamworth Castle, B79 7NA

When? 12th-24th April 

For more information follow the link.

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2. Free Lapworth Family Event - Pterrific Pterosaurs

Pterosaurs ruled the skies while dinosaurs roamed below. Often, they make up the background as T-rex hunts its prey, but it’s time to put these flying reptiles in the limelight and discover more about their incredible life! Join the Lapworth Museum for talks, crafts and colouring focused on these pterrific creatures!

Activities range from stories, talks, trails and craft activities. Have a go at creating your own pterosaur!

Where?  Lapworth museum, B15 2TT

When? 13th April

For more information follow the link.

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3) Games with Ghosts: Circus Workshop at Aston Hall

Inspired by Aston Hall’s new audio tour ‘Meet me at Aston Hall’, participants will partake in a pheasant inspired workshop, filled with ghosts and games. Children and adults alike will learn some new skills against the backdrop of this incredible setting, that has seen more than its fair share of entertainment! 

Suitable for children aged 5+

Where? Aston Hall, B6 6JD

When? 13th April

For more information follow the link.

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4) Easter Egg Hunt & Story with Alice at the Botanical Gardens

There will be a selection of crafts, a brand new Easter Egg Hunt and visiting from Wonderland, Alice - bringing you Story Time & Sing-a-longs for the whole family to enjoy!

Where? Birmingham Botanical Gardens, B15 3TR

When? 15th-18th April

For more information follow the link.

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5) Historical Heroes at Oak House Museum 

Meet historical characters at Oak House! There will be lots of activities taking place including a Dragon Trail, archery sessions, Roman and Saxon Handling Collections and crafts.  Some activities and crafts from 50p.  Free Entry.

Where? Oak House Museum, B70 8HJ

When? 19th April

For more information follow the link.

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6) The Smeds and the Smoos at Town Hall

Based on the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.  Soar into space with this exciting adaptation of the award-winning book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.  On a far-off planet, Smeds and Smoos can’t be friends. So when a young Smed and Smoo fall in love and zoom off into space together, how will their families get them back?  Music, laughs and interplanetary adventures for everyone aged 3 and up, from Tall Stories – the company that brought you ‘The Gruffalo’ and ‘Room on the Broom’ live on stage.

When? 17th-20th April

Where? Town Hall, B3 3DQ

For more information follow the link.

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7) Earth Day at Martineau Gardens

Seed-themed activities for Earth Day Friday 22 April: Investigate the science of seeds and create some seed-based craft. Sow your own sunflower seeds and decorate a pot to take home.

When? 22nd April

Where? Martineau Gardens, B5 7UG

For more information follow the link.