Here is the Eastlondonlines essential guide to going out in our boroughs this Easter holiday weekend
Turning Earth Easter Ceramics Sale
Date: March 26
Time: 12pm - 6pm
Location: Turning Earth Studios, Railway Arches 361-362, Whiston Road, Hoxton
About: For one of our slightly more grown up Easter Weekend activities, Turning Earth’s Ceramics sale features the work of forty-two artists from London's largest co-work ceramics studio, who will be selling their work and demonstrating various techniques.
There will be live music by local klezma band The Turbans and street food on sale - along with lots of hot crossed buns and warm spiced cider!
Cadburys Easter egg hunt at Sutton House
Date: March 25 - April 10
Time: 12pm - 4.30pm
Cost: £1.50 per egg hunt + normal admission fees.
Location: Sutton House and Breaker's Yard, 2 & 4 Homerton High St, Hackney, E9 6JQ
Link: More information and admission prices here
About: No Easter Holiday would be complete without an Egg Hunt!
Carly the caterpillar is looking for her dinner, but her very greedy bug friends have eaten all of her food and dropped leftovers all over Sutton House. Can you help Carly solve the clues to find the remaining Cadburys chocolate treat? All ages welcome
The Goat Race
Date: March 27
Time: 12pm - 5pm
Cost: £0 - £13
Location: Spitalfields City Farm, Buxton Street, E1 5AR
About: Get ready, because “London’s most famous pun-based animal satire sporting event” is back for it’s eighth year. The race sees two goats battle to the finish, representing Oxford and Cambridge – just like it’s more traditional river-based counterpart.
Gates at Spitalfields City Farm open at noon and there will be plenty of other entertainments, besides the race which takes place “at some point between 2pm and 5pm.”
A limited number of discount tickets are available for Tower Hamlets residents, purchase from the farm office
Easter Weekend Small Films Marathon
Date: March 25 - March 27
Time: 2pm - 4pm
Location: V&A Museum of Childhood, Cambridge Heath Road, E2 9PA
About: Talk a walk down memory lane with back-to-back screenings of Peter Firmin and Oliver Postgate’s animated classics including the Clangers, Bagpuss, Noggin the Nog and Ivor the Engine.
The Museum of Childhood is also offering fun craft-based workshops over the weekend. For details, follow the link above.
Easter in the Square
Date: March 26
Time: 3pm - 5pm
Location: Purley Town Square, South Croydon
About: A free event for all the family to enjoy, with music, drama, dance, crafts, and the all important egg hunt!
Bank Holiday Dance Fitness Party!
Date: March 28
Time: 10.30am - 5pm
Location: The Hilton Hotel, 101 Waddon Way, Croydon, CR9 4HH
Link: More information and tickets here
About: Just in time to burn off a few off those Easter eggs, for £20 you can join the Ultimate Fitness Warriors for a full day of health and fitness! Their 7 Core Fitness programme will have you moving to the rhythms of soca, funk, hip-hop and reggae, and to top it off there will be health check-ups, tips on nutrition and staying healthy, skincare and juices available.
Call 07960 348074 or 07581 583589 for more information.
Easter fun day in Beckenham Place Park
Date: March 26
Time: 11am - 3pm
Location: Beckenham Place Park, Beckenham Hill Road, Beckenham
Link: For maps and more information click here
About: Enjoy a day of family fun in Lewisham's largest park.
Activities include an Easter egg hunt, den building, a woodland quiz, guided nature walks, river dipping and a wildlife photography workshop. You can also see draft design plans for the park’s regeneration and give your views before the designs are finalised.
Horniman Easter Fayre
Date: March 26 - March 27
Time: 10.30am - 4pm
Location: Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road, Forest Hill, SE23 3PQ
About: Join in the Easter fun at the Horniman!
Discover unique gifts in the arts and crafts markets, go on an Easter egg trail, hop your way around the gardens with the Horniman bunny, shop the farmer's market (Saturday only) and enjoy live music from Elvers on Sunday. A whole range of activities awaits kids and adults alike.