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14 things you can do during Easter Holidays in Liverpool


Easter holidays have arrived in Liverpool and there’s loads for you and the kids to do in and around the city

We’re all getting eggs-cited about Easter and there’s loads going on to keep everyone busy and entertained during the special spring holiday.

Knowsley Safari

Your Easter safari adventure is waiting for you at one of the city region’s best loved attractions. Gates open at 10am every morning and the park is open until 6pm with last entry to that 5-mile safari drive at 4pm. See over 750 different animals, you can download the app for your own in-car personal tour, and take on the foot safari to meet the bush dogs and amur tigers too.

Online bookings only, and you can find out more here.

Family Silent Disco – Bombed Out Church! 

Bombed Out Church

Our Kids Social is at the Bombed Out Church on Tuesday, April 19, and bringing its family two channel silent disco! Kids’ pop v adults’ guilty pleasures – which channel will you choose?

The disco runs from 10.30am-11.30am, and there’ll be dancefloor games and challenges, props and bubbles, and food and drinks will be available from 12 midday. Tickets and info at www.ourkids.social

More info here.

Bubble Blowing Workshops – Royal Albert Dock

Transforming The Grand Hall next-door to Peaberry Coffeehouse into ‘The Hutch’ with a colourful Easter makeover complete with huge pastel-coloured bunnies and flowers, little ones can become master of bubbles with a series of bubble blowing workshops. Taking place on 13th and 14th April with 10 sessions available in total, the workshops will be hosted by world record holder, Ray Bubbles, where children can learn the art of bubble making and even experience being inside their own giant bubble.

The workshops are free and suitable for ages 6-12 years old, with tickets available to book on the website here.

Go quackers with Martin Mere’s Duck Trail

As always, there’s loads going on at WWT Martin Mere including its Easter Duck Trail. You can explore its amazing wetlands while you hunt for 25 bright yellow ducks – and discover more about its real-life ones. It’s £1 a go and there’s a treat in store if you find them all.

As well as the Easter Duck Trail which is on until April 18, you can get creative in the craft room; or buy a rubber duck, colour it in and take it back to the centre on Bank Holiday Monday, May 2 when you can enter the Annual Duck Race. The new Pond Zone will be open every day of the Easter holidays from 1.30pm to 3pm so you can grab a net and delve in, and those looking for extra adventure can board the Canoe Safari.

For more on these and other activities go to the website here.

Explore nature at Speke Hall

Join Speke Hall for an Easter adventure in nature. From April 11-18 between 10.30am to 4.30pm (last entry 3.30pm) you can pick up a trail pack filled with loads of fun activities to follow and, if you complete it, you get a chocolate egg as a reward.

Trail packs cost £3 (plus admission) and take you through Speke’s great garden and woodland.

More info here.

Enjoy all the fun of the fair

Liverpool Indoor Funfair returns to the Exhibition Centre Liverpool at King’s Dock between April 9-20.

There are jaw-dropping rides like waltzers, carousels and a helter skelter, and attractions for all ages including a fab fun house, plus there’s a café where you can grab a drink and food to refuel. Riding wristbands are £10.99 online, or £12.99 on the door.

More info here.

Easter Panto Fun

St Helens

There’s a choice of Easter panto fun with Jack – of Beanstalk fame – and Peter Pan waiting to whisk you off for hours of song and dance, jokes, and plenty of slapstick fun.

Peter Pan promises a swashbuckling feast at the Theatre Royal St Helens where Peter, Wendy, John, Michael, Tinkerbell and friends are waiting to leave St Helens behind, flying past the second star to the right and straight to Neverland, to enjoy daring adventures battling the evil Captain Hook and his hapless henchman.  It’s on from now until Monday, April 18.

More info here.

The Epstein Theatre

While Jack and the Beanstalk can be found at the Epstein Theatre Liverpool. Lewis Devine stars as Simple Simon, and Timothy Lucas is Jack in this rags-to-riches story of a boy who sells the family’s cow for a handful of beans, getting him into a lot of trouble with his poor mother, until they sprout into a magnificent beanstalk that reaches up to a mystical land in the sky.

It’s on from April 13-24.

Book tickets here.

Farm fun and more at Otterspool Adventure

Otterspool’s being turned into an Easter Wonderland until April 24, with tons of eggs-cellent Easter fun from £8.50 adults, £17 children.

An experience ticket includes the chance to enjoy an Easter Parade, visit the spring farm with chicks, bunnies, ducks and lambs, and see the Adventures of Alice Show with Alice, the Mad Hatter and the evil Queen of Hearts. And you can visit the Easter Bunny and get an Easter Egg (for an extra charge).

More info here.

Strawberry Field Easter Egg Hunt

Strawberry Field has launched a fun-filled Easter programme at its iconic Woolton venue, packed with animation, garden explorer tours, faith celebrations and a FREE Easter egg hunt.

You can also enjoy the gardens, the exhibition – an interactive experience that tells stories of the house, The Salvation Army, John Lennon’s childhood, and the writing and recording of ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’ – and grab an ice cream or cake from Desserts by Dre.

Easter events are running from April 15-17, 10am-3pm, and all you need to do is purchase a general admission ticket to enjoy all the Easter fun.

More info here.

Spectacular Storytelling at Chester Zoo

From now until Monday, May 2, everyone’s favourite zoo is hosting a range of storytelling events to re-WILD your imagination: from song and dance, to puppetry, performances, and workshops for the whole family.

There’s more than 100 activities lined up and all free with a zoo ticket.

More info here.

Eggs-citement at Imagine That!

Liverpool’s science and discovery centre Imagine That! is gearing up for the spring break with Easter bingo and Easter egg hunts – and lots of sweet treats in store.

Children will also be kept busy with all the usual activities, including playing in the huge vats of gooey slime in the Slime Factory.

More info here.

Farmer Ted’s Eggstra-Special Easter

In addition to all of the usual fantastic animal experiences, Tedventure play and attractions, you can go down to the farm and meet the real Easter bunny, see the brand-new Easter-themed Shaun the Sheep show – Shaun Laid an Egg, and visit the wonderful spring lambs.

You can also search the bunny trail in Ted’s Easter puzzle and get crafting at Mossy Bottom crafts.

More info here.

Activities at Liverpool Cathedral

Join the Cathedral’s education team for Easter themed craft activities from Tuesday, April 12 to Thursday, April 14.

Each family-friendly session is free and lasts up to 45 minutes, but they must be booked (each person attending needs a ticket and session times are 11am, 1pm, and 2pm).

More info here.

National Museums Liverpool

National Museums Liverpool

There’s tons of stuff going on at the city’s museums this Easter holidays, including the Great Egg Case Hunt at World Museum Liverpool, footie fun with Mr Silky Skills at Museum of Liverpool, and storytime at the Maritime Museum, including Polar the Titanic Bear.

And, as always, Walker Art Gallery, Lady Lever Art Gallery and Sudley House will be offering crafts and activities.

To find out about all the Easter fun go to the website here.


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