With the school holidays upon us we take a look at the top things to do in Leicestershire this Easter.
8th – 23rd April @ National Space Centre
This Easter you can have an exciting day out at The National Space Centre, take a tour of the exhibition where you can get hands on, reach the top of the Rocket Tower in the glass elevator and visit the UK’s largest planetarium. There will be loads of extra things going on as well over the Easter break so be sure to get your tickets to keep the whole family entertained.
Easter Family Event: Medieval Eggstravaganza
11th April @ The Guildhall
Crafts, fanfare horns, medieval tapestry and face painting are just a few of the things that will be going on during this Easter celebration! Egg painting and trails throughout the day will keep your little jesters and princesses entertained.
Easter Bonnet Competition
15th April @ Leicester Market
Fancy your look trying to win one of the six prize bikes up for grabs? Enter the annual Easter Bonnet competition that sees children sporting their homemade Easter bonnets in this free event! Give it a go and get creative.
Easter at Barnsdale Hall
14 – 16th April @ Barnsdale Hall
This Easter at Barnsdale Hall you can enjoy a relaxing night away with Breakfast at the picturesque setting from just £75 per room, there is even a 3 course Easter Carvery on Sunday that all the family can enjoy for just £17.50!
Easter Animal Day
12th April @ Belgrave Hall Gardens
An Easter trail, an array of lovely animals to keep you company and some craft activities will make up this day of Easter activities at Belgrave Hall Gardens. Bring along the family for some festive fun.
Easter Vintage Festival
14th – 17th April @ Quorn and Woodhouse Station
Quorn and Woodhouse Station will play host to Great Central Railways Easter Vintage Festival. With a big wheel, craft stalls and vintage cars there will be something for everyone. Don’t miss out on the real ale tent either with live music every day!
Easter Bunny’s Breakfast
15th April @ Twinlakes Theme Park
This Easter you can add a little bit of extra magic to your families experience at Twin Lakes Easter Bunny’s Breakfast! Enjoy a buffet breakfast accompanied by the Easter Bunny himself, fun and games will of course go without saying as well as entry to the Easter Bunny Grotto where your children will receive a gift and an Easter egg! You also get entry to the park for the rest of the day.
15th April @ Newarke Houses Museum
This family Easter event will be jam packed with fun activities including crafts, trails, colouring and prizes to be won! Spend the day at the Newarke Houses Museum to get Easter ready.
Easter in the Yard
15th April @ Cotesbach Estate
The Stable Yard will host an Easter Egg Hunt with a host of other crafts and activities throughout the day for all the family. It’s Free entry so don’t miss out!
Eggsellent East at Drayton Manor
8th – 23rd April
There is loads of great stuff going on at Drayton Manor family Theme Park this Easter. You can get up close and personal with the parks rabbits and guinea pigs at the discovery Centre or there is a host of animal feeding sessions you can attend from the Tigers to the Tapirs! And live shows from Thomas Land over the two weeks. Don’t miss out.