The Easter school holidays start today and we’ve seen lots of fun activities advertised for over the holidays and the Easter weekend to help you keep the kids entertained.
We thought we would share what we’ve seen so far to help make your holidays fun for all the family!
*Please note, there may be small donations/admission fees payable on the events below. Please research the event yourself prior to going to avoid disappointment!*
The Myrtle Tavern Pub, Meanwood – Sunday 2nd April – Grand Garden Opening Party, opened by Chase and Marshall from Paw Patrol! The event unveils the new playzone for 3-12 year olds, wendy house for 1-3 year olds, learning garden, outdoor bar, candy floss machines, ice creams, BBQ and paw patrol tombola. Starts at 1pm.
Thackray Medical Museum – Junior CSI – A crime has been committed. Can you solve the clues to crack the case? Junior CSI invites you to put your detective skills to the test as your explore three different crime scenes. Wearing a hazmat suit you will take part in blood spatter analysis, fingerprint identification and facial reconstruction, all planned with the help from West Yorkshire Police. From 3rd – 21st April (weekdays only). www.thackraymedicalmuseum.co.uk
Abbey House Museum, Kirkstall – Hosting two weeks of crafts and activities (Saturday 1st April – Sunday 16th April) inspired by Alice in Wonderland. For details of this event and other museums in and around Leeds visit www.leeds.gov.uk/schoolholidays
Bramley Baths – Monday 3rd April – Monday 17th April – Fun sessions for all ages, including family swims, walk the plank, parent and tot swims, underwater treasure hunts and even a junior mermaid course! www.bramleybaths.com
Leeds City Museum – Hippo Easter (Tuesday 4th April – Friday 7th April; & Tuesday 11th April – Thursday 14th April, 10am – 12pm & 1pm – 3pm). Multi-sensory family adventure sessions about the hippo and storytelling. On Tuesday 4th April there’s a comic strip masterclass (ages 11+); and on Friday 7th April a chance to don a lab coat and investigate 125,000 old hippo bones (age 7+). www.leeds.gov.uk/schoolholidays
Cragg House Farm, Cookridge – Monday 10th April – Friday 14th April. ‘Decorate an Egg Hunt’ 10am – 12noon daily and ‘Little Gardeners Crafternoons’ 2pm – 4pm daily. www.craghousefarm.com
Cardigan Fields (between Frankie & Benny’s and the Bridgewater Arms) – Monday 10th April – Sunday 16th April 12noon – 6pm daily. Drop in and play at the self service playbox, enjoy Easter arts and craft. www.playfulanywhere.com
Meanwood Valley Urban Farm – Easter Eggstravaganza (includes Easter egg hunt, facepainting, egg and spoon race and many more!) Sunday 15th April – 10:30am – 3pm. Phone 0113 2629759
Bramley Baths – Underwater Easter Egg Hunt. Sunday 16th April 11am – 12:15pm. www.bramleybaths.com
Burley Conservative Club – Kids Easter Party – Sunday 16th April 2pm – 4pm. Featuring The Bear Rockers, Easter Bonnet Competition and Egg Hunt.
Horsforth Hall Park – Beer Festival Friday 14th April – Sunday 16th April. Family Fun Day on Sunday 16th April with things for the whole family to do such as craft stalls, tombola, bouncy castle, games and lots more!
St James Woodside Church, Horsforth – Saturday 15th April 10am – 12:30pm. Free Easter Egg Hunt with Cadbury’s chocolate prize for each child, live 3 week old chicks from Meanwood Valley Urban Farm, bouncy castle, Easter crafts, games and more!
Burley Top & Burley Village Easter Egg Hunt – Sunday 16th April 11am – 1pm – Burley Village Green. Come and meet the Mad Hatter and the Easter Bunny!
Keep checking this page, we will add more events as and when we come across them!
Happy Easter, from all at Moores.