How do you like your eggs? An ELL Easter guide

Fancy an Easter Egg Hunt? Photo: hotblack

This Easter, EastLondonLines brings you ideas to make the most of your days off, from Hackney to Croydon. Don’t miss the chance to hunt eggs, make and eat chocolate, or visit exhibitions finishing soon. If you know about something exciting going on over Easter in East London let us know!  Add your ideas below.

Saturday 3rd April

Family art fun

Easter Bunny basket at the Horniman museum for family with young kids.



Free admission

Nearest train station: Forest Hill rail station

Sunday 4th April

Easter at Spitalfields City Farm

Easter egg hunt and painting eggs workshop.

Nearest tube station: White Chapel or Bethnal Green

Rootikal easter special:

Laid back afternoon reggae session at East Village with Radio Slave, James Teej live, Quiet Village, Phil Asher, Stuart Patterson

Nearest tube station: Old Street

Free before 5pm

My Fair Lady

Free screening of the 1964 classic at the Museum of London as a part of London on screen series of events.

14:00 – 16:55

Nearest Tube station: Barbican

Gay Bingo

Enjoy a multimedia Easter at Cargo with drag queen Jonny Woo, Ma Butcher and John Sizzle

Nearest tube station: Old Street

6pm doors 7.30 show

Tickets: £5

Easter at the Old Truman Brewery


Session Victim (German duo) dishes a range of styles from disco to Detroit.

Nearest tube station: Liverpool Street

Easter egg hunt

Mile End park

Nearest tube station: Mile End

Monday 5th April

Easter egg creature

The perfect chance for kids to join the Museum of Dockland chocolate workshop. It involves Easter egg creature making workshops for under 5 year olds.

11.00- 11.30



Closest tube station: Canary Wharf

Wednesday 7- Thursday 8 April:

Spring has sprung

The Geffrye museum proposes two days of traditional spring time dancing, craft workshops, ‘springy stories’, and an Easter treasure hunt


Nearest tube station: Old Street

Fri 9th April

The Underage Club and Converse Easter

Open to all under 18s, the Village Underground is hosting New Young Pony club+ Egyptian hip hop + Django Django + Dj set from the Horror’s Faris Rotter for the night

Nearest tube station: Old Street

Tickets: £12.50

Last chance to see

Where three dreams cross: 150 years of photography from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, ends on April 10

The Whitechapel Gallery

Tickets:  £8.50/6.50 free for under 18s and Sundays 11am-1pm

Closest tube station: Whitechapel

Kathy Prendergast: The Black Map

Peer Gallery

Ends on April 10th

Wednesdays- Saturdays 12.00-6.00pm

Nick Laessing /Adam Thomas/ The Librarians/ Ben Woodeson

At Space gallery

Ends on the 17th April

Free admission

Nearest tube station: Bethnal Green/Liverpool Street

Naoko TakaHashi- An exploration of Perforated Space in Four Segments of Words

IMT Gallery

Ends on the 4th of April

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