Fantastic Activities For All The Family This Easter

With the Easter holidays just around the corner, we’ve been busy thinking up ways to keep the little ones entertained. Nanny Anita already has Easter arts and crafts for indoors covered, but if you want to get out and about in London over the Easter period, here are the best family-friendly events to keep everyone entertained.

Sharky & George’s Easter Adventure Club

Our Baba Buddies Sharky & George are keeping our kids entertained once again this year with their annual Easter Adventure Club in Hyde Park. Join the entertainment crew for five days that promise to be jam-packed with fun activities. This year there will be boat races, nerf guns battles, designing art masterpieces, den building, rocket launching, science madness, summer games, t-shirt graffiti making and so much more!

WHEN: 3 – 13 April
WHERE: Will to Win, South Carriage Drive, London, W2 2UH
GREAT FOR: 5-10 years

The Roof Gardens Easter Eggstravaganza

The ultimate egg hunt is taking place in Kensington’s Roof Gardens this year. The children will have the fantastic opportunity to take part in arts and crafts activities, then accompany the Easter bunny on an extra special egg hunt. Parents are advised to take a step back and enjoy the bubbly and canapés. The Roof Gardens also promise to fire up the BBQ for some delicious brunch treats and evening meat and seafood assortments.

WHEN: 17 April
WHERE: 6th Floor, The Roof Gardens, 99 Kensington High Street, W8 5SA
GREAT FOR: All the family

Guildford Fringe Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Theatre Workshop

We recommend getting them signed up for this musical theatre workshop. Give them the chance to express themselves and blow off steam in a way that doesn’t involve running around the house. The days will be led by a professional actor from the West End’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory production and promise to be filled with singing, dancing and acting.

WHEN: 4 – 7 April
WHERE: St Teresa’s School, Effingham, Surrey, RH5 6ST
GREAT FOR: 7-12 years

Peter Rabbit At Willows Activity Farm

If your little ones are fans of the animated series of Peter Rabbit or you’ve been reading the much loved Beatrix Potter stories to them, they will love the adventure playground at Willows Farm. The playground has been designed for imaginative play and learning. There is also a Peter Rabbit Woodland Trail and a chance to meet the characters after live performances at the Peter Rabbit theatre.

WHEN: Daily, 10am – 5.30pm
WHERE: Willows Activity Farm, Coursers Road, London Colney, St Albans, AL4 0PF
GREAT FOR: All the family

Guildford Easter Egg Hunt

Get into the Guildford community spirit by joining the town’s annual Easter egg hunt. The Easter bunny has been busy stashing eggs around the town centre, so it’s time to team up and find those egg boxes. The colourful boxes can then be exchanged for an Easter goodie bag worth £20. Keep tabs on the Experience Guildford Facebook page too, as the Easter Bunny will be posting clues to help you discover where the eggs are hidden!

WHEN: 10 – 13 April
WHERE: Guildford Town Centre, GU1 4YT
GREAT FOR: All the family

The Moomins Easter Adventure Festival

WHEN: 1 – 17 April 2017 (Chocolate Hunt 16 April)
WHERE: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, TW9 3AB
GREAT FOR: All the family 

This year Kew welcomes The Moomins to the botanical gardens for a Moomin-themed Easter egg-stravaganza. Over the holiday period, there will be activity workshop tents for children of all ages, Moomin dens to play in and picnic areas where parents can relax. On Easter Sunday, there will be the Moomin Chocolate Hunt where everyone will be able to get involved.

The Robot Zoo

How do chameleons change colour? What makes grasshoppers leap so high? How do bats see at night? Enter the fascinating world of the Robot Zoo and discover the mechanisms that give animals their amazing abilities. We guarantee everyone will find something interesting at this exhibition.

WHEN: Until 29 October 2017
WHERE: Discover Children’s Story Centre, Stratford, E15 4QZ
GREAT FOR: All the family 

Roald Dahl’s The Twits

The much-loved Roald Dahl classic that has been turned into a stage play is an excellent way to introduce your children to the revolting Mr and Mrs Twit. The wicked couple spend their time playing practical jokes on each other and mistreating the Muggle-Wump monkeys, until one day they are finally given a taste of their own medicine!

WHEN: 5 April – 16 April 2017
WHERE: Rose Theatre Kingston, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 1HL
GREAT FOR: Ages 6+ 

The Fantastic World Of Doctor Seuss

WHEN: Until 3 September 2017
WHERE: Discover Children’s Story Centre, Stratford, E15 4QZ
PRICE: £6.50 per child, or £22 per family of four
GREAT FOR: Under 5s 

Step into the fantastic imaginative world of Dr Seuss. This interactive exhibition brings to life brilliant illustrations and stories including The Cat in the Hat, The Lorax, Green Eggs and Ham and Oh, The Places You’ll Go! Your little ones will be invited to dress-up, play music with the Boom Band and meet Seuss’s most famous characters.

Mad Dogs & Vintage Vans ‘Glamp n Pamp’

Mad dogs & Vintage seriously take glamping to the next level and they’ve recently launched their ‘Glamp n Pamp’  service for the 2017 season. Whether guests come for an adrenaline-fuelled holiday, weekend hen party or simply to escape for the weekend, ‘Glamp n Pamp’ has relaxing and rejuvenating treatments to suit everyone. It’s the perfect way to reconnect with nature without forgoing any of your modern luxuries.

WHEN: Book now for April
WHERE: River Wye, Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
GREAT FOR: All the family

About The Author

Lauren Hyland
Assistant Editor

Lauren keeps our readers up-to-date with the latest London events: from family outings to workshops for children to date nights in the city, she knows exactly what’s on and where. Contact lauren@mybaba.com

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