Easter in London with the Kids
Easter in London with the kids
Catch a stage adaptation of Kes Gray and Jim Field’s bestselling books ‘Oi Frog and Friends (tickets from £9 – various dates in April).
Hampton Court (https://www.hrp.org.uk/hampton-court-palace/whats-on/easter-lindt-gold-bunny-hunt/#gs.u23dmd) & Kensington Palace (https://www.hrp.org.uk/kensington-palace/whats-on/easter-lindt-gold-bunny-hunt/#gs.u23f1l)
Find the Lindt Gold Bunnies and discover stories about the people that lived and worked at the palaces. With a chocolatey reward at the end (paid) from 2nd-18th April – free under 5.
The National Gallery (https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/events/workshop-family-make-and-create-salon-easter-holidays-april-2022)
Head on down for drop-in workshops over the Easter Holidays for your child to create their own mini-masterpiece. Free – first come first served – various dates in April.
Horniman Museum & Gardens (https://www.horniman.ac.uk/event/horniman-spring-fair/)
Spend the day at the Horniman’s Spring Fair. with live music, crafty workshops, tours and lots more. 16th April – Adults £5, children under 16 free.
Southbank’s Pedal Power Disco (https://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whats-on/family-young-people/pedal-power-disco)
Or you can save your energy for the Southbank’s Pedal Power Disco (cycle and party – suitable for all ages) 16th April (free)
Kew Gardens (https://www.kew.org/kew-gardens/whats-on/the-very-hungry-caterpillar)
Join The Very Hungry Caterpillar at Kew Gardens from the 2nd to 18th April.
Chelsea Physic Gardens (https://www.chelseaphysicgarden.co.uk/event/family-easter-chocolate-workshop/)
Head to the Chelsea Physic Gardens with themed Chocolate Workshops on 7th & 12th April. How cacao beans grow, how it is made into chocolate, and design your own chocolate treats (age 5 up £20). They are also holding Easter Trails 15,17, 18 April with a chocolate or a prize. Chelsea Physic Garden Trail (https://www.chelseaphysicgarden.co.uk/visit/whats-on/)
Ceramic Bunny Painting (https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/fortnums-childrens-ceramic-bunny-painting-tickets-289450723907?aff=ebdssbdestsearch) at Fortnum and Mason
At Fortnum and Mason enjoy their creative workshop – Ceramic Bunny Painting. £25 – multiple dates
Whipsnade Zoo (https://www.zsl.org/zsl-whipsnade-zoo/whats-on/easter-at-whipsnade)
For all you Bluey fans out there – Whipsnade Zoo is planning a giant egg hunt with clues (2 Apr – 24 Apr 2022 ) and a chance to meet Bluey and Bingo (9-12th April).
Explore some of the National Trust’s beautiful nature trails for an easter egg hunt. Taking place at Osterley Park (https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/f84b9ee9-392f-4c41-aa44-c59f2d827c07/pages/details) , Ham House (https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/bee81bc9-8444-41f2-9993-15b26f82fdc0/pages/details) , and Morden Hall Park (https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/aebc955b-c44b-4a82-a563-9d2dad8750bf/pages/details) (dates in April vary £3 per child ) and includes a trail map, pencil and a chocolate egg at the end.
Chickenshed – (https://www.chickenshed.org.uk/Event/easter-tales-22) Easter Tales (https://www.chickenshed.org.uk/Event/easter-tales-22) Show (https://www.chickenshed.org.uk/Event/easter-tales-22)
In their own words “Join us for some egg-stra special Easter fun” (age 6 & under £7, 9th- 14th April)
Daytime dancing, anyone? With FUN DMC Easter Family Block Party (https://www.fundmc.co.uk/fun-dmc-easter-holiday-special/) (3rd April £6.50 child -£ 8.50 Adult -£27 Family ticket for 4)
Hogarth’s House (https://hogarthshouse.org/events_exhibitions/easter2022/)
Hogarth’s House in Chiswick are organising an egg hunt in their stunning Mulberry Gardens – followed by a craft session where you decorate your eggs and make an easter basket. (9th April £15)
Yoshi Easter Egg Hunt at KidZania (https://kidzania.co.uk/whats-on/past-events/nintendo-egg-hunt-with-yoshi)
Nintendo has teamed up with KidZania for an exclusive Easter Egg Hunt – on! To celebrate the launch of Yoshi’s Crafted World (https://www.nintendo.co.uk/Games/Nintendo-Switch/Yoshi-s-Crafted-World-1233953.html?c=demo) on Nintendo Switc (https://www.nintendo.co.uk/Nintendo-Switch/Nintendo-Switch-1148779.html) h (8th- 21st April – ticket prices vary).
The National Army Museum (https://www.nam.ac.uk/whats-on/easter-chocolate-making)
The National Army Museum has a special family chocolate decoration workshop in collaboration with the Chocolate Museum (6 & 7 April £5).
London Transport Museum’s Lost Property Office (https://www.ltmuseum.co.uk/whats-on/families/easter-holidays-lost-and-found)
Lost and Found at the London Transport Museum’s Lost Property Office. Enter the weird and wonderful world of London Transport’s Lost Property Office since 1933 (2-18 April price included in museum entry).
The Postal Museum (https://www.postalmuseum.org/event/easter-2022/)
Go on a Poco the Postcode Elephant hunt, make Easter masks and enjoy a ride on The Postal Museum’s Mail Rail. 2nd – 18th April, price included in museum ticket.
Dino Kingdom (https://www.dinokingdom.com/london)
Fancy a change from easter eggs & bunnies? Then head to Dino Kingdom if you dare! A unique outdoor dinosaur experience. 1st-18th April (under 3s free)
Hyde Park (https://www.royalparks.org.uk/whats-on/upcoming-events/discovery-day-spring-surprises?&f.Park%7CB=Hyde%20Park&&meta_d1year=2022&meta_d1month=Mar&meta_d1day=08&sort=metaS#_ranks=12)
Enjoy The LookOut, Hyde Park. A free discovery day. activities are suitable for the whole family. 5th & 7th April, free.
London Wetland Centre (https://www.wwt.org.uk/wetland-centres/london/whats-on/easter-duck-trail-1)
There are ducks hiding around the London Wetland Centre’s Easter Duck Trail. Look out for both the rubber and feathered. 2nd-24th April
Southbank Centre (https://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whats-on/family-young-people/zog-and-flying-doctors)
Zog and the Flying Doctors show is back at the Southbank Centre – join the crew! 8th – 10th April, £24
Please check availability where necessary and have fun!