Are you wondering how to spend this Easter weekend? Look no further!
From Eggstravaganzas and egg trails to rock music, art and Cadburys, EastLondonLines is here with this weekend’s eggciting festivities!
We’ve put together a list of key Easter events for the all the family, catered to all ages and all weathers.
Here’s our guide to what’s on and how to get the best out of this eggstra-long weekend!
Head down to Haggerstown and Stoke Newington with your kids and take part in a Creative Mash workshop where you can explore creativity, share ideas, build friendships and make things. Under the coaching of a professional team of teachers from various theatre and art backgrounds, you will not only enjoy this experience but also build your confidence. Each week finishes with a performance for friends and family.
Time/Date: 10am - 4pm, March 30 - April 2 and April 6 - April 10
Place: TripSpace Projects, Arches 339-340, Acton Mews, London, E8 4EA
Feel the Cadbury magic by joining an Easter Egg Trail at Sutton House! Follow the clues, answer the questions and complete the challenges to find your way to a prize just for you.
Time/Date: 12pm - 5pm, April 3 - April 6
Place: 2 & 4 Homerton High Street, Hackney, E9 6JQ
Spend Easter weekend making you own band, learning classic covers, writing original songs, learning to use equipment and software, recording a CD and making a music video. On the final day the bands get to play a live gig in front of family and friends at a local venue.
Time/Date: Tuesday April 7 - Friday April 10
Place: Dalston Studios, Gillett Square, Dalston, London, N16 8Jh
Pop down to Mudchute for a day of Easter face painting, arts and crafts, cake decorating and Easter egg decorating.
Time/Date: 10am - 12pm, April 1 - April 2
Place: Pier Street, Isle of Dogs, London, E14 3HP
The Ragged School Museum are offering two weeks of family fun, exploring art and design in the nineteenth century! From Gothic Revival architecture to the wallpaper of William Morris, take a look at the best works of art and design from the Victorian Era. Visitors will get the chance to become artists themselves, plus there’ll be face painting, an under 5's playroom, and the Towpath Cafe will be open for thirsty grown ups!
Time/Date: 10am - 5pm, April 8 - April 9
Place: 46-50 Copperfield Road, London E3 4RR
Drop in for The Woodlands Farm Trust's annual Easter trail...with a twist. We all know that chickens lay eggs but what other animals in the world also lay eggs? Find all the hidden animals and you will get your own chocolate egg to take home.
Time: 10am - 2pm, April 2
Place: The Woodlands Farm Trust, 331 Shooters Hill, Welling, Kent, DA16 3RP
Are you a chocolate lover? Drop by Greenwich Market for a spot of chocolate Easter egg decorating, as well as balloon modelling, and photos with a giant bunny. Foodies will love the hot cross buns and Simnel cakes for sale. The craft market will have lots of Easter inspired decorations and gifts and the Blackheath Morris Men will pay a visit on Easter Monday for their annual Easter lifting where they raise a girl in the chair - girls beware!
Time: April 3 - April 4
Place: Greenwich Market, Greenwich, London, SE10 9HZ
Join us at our annual Easter event. There will be lots to keep you entertained, such as: games, prizes, bouncy castles, face painting, snacks and refreshments, goodie bags and much much more. All ages welcome!
Time: 1pm-4pm, April 5
Place: Goals Beckenham, Elmers End Road, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 4EJ
Join the staff at Hobbledown this Easter for falconry displays, egg hunts, character shows and new baby animals. Throughout the holidays there will be plenty to entertain all ages including character led activities including shows, story time and face painting, a daring high ropes course, underground tunnels, jumping pillows, towers, mazes, giant sand pits and much more.
Time: 9am - 7pm, March 28 - April 12
Place: Horton Lane, West Ewell, Epsom, Surrey, KT19 8PT
Get involved in a 5 day workshop covering subjects like sketching, drawing, painting, sculpture, textile and more. All art materials will be provided at the studio. You can book one day or all five days. If you attend all five days you will be supported to get a National Level Introductory Award.
Time: 9am - 3pm, March 31 - April 10
Place: 36 Dingwall Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 2NG
Become an eggsplorer for the day and follow the trail through the parkland, looking high and low to spots lots of things along the way. When you’ve finished, you’ll win a Cadbury’s chocolate egghead to enjoy!
Time: 8am - 6pm, April 3 - April 6
Place: National Trust Morden Hall Park, Morden Hall Road, Morden, London, SM4 5JD
Are you up for a fun-filled Easter Eggstravaganz? Grange Park will be hosting lots of activities for the whole family, with Arts and Crafts for under 3’s, Free Wild Flower Meadow sowing, face painting, cakes and refreshments, bouncy castle, and, most importantly, an exciting Easter Egg Trail! All proceeds go to the renovation of Grange Park Play Area. Meet the Easter bunny too!
Time: 11am - 3pm, April 4
Place: Grange Park, Cannon’s Hill, Old Coulsdon, Surrey, CR5 1EA