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14 things you can do in the Easter holidays in Liverpool

2 months ago

By Janet Tansley

<strong>14 things you can do in the Easter holidays in Liverpool</strong>
Easter in Liverpool

Easter’s just around the corner and that means there’s loads of eggs-citing things for families to do in and around the city.

So get planning your fun for the Easter holidays, because you’ll be hopping mad if you miss this little lot.

Farmer Ted’s Easter Eggstravaganza

As well as all the usual farm fun at the Ormskirk attraction, its new dinosaurs Titan and Vinnie will be making their first appearance for 2023, they’ve got loads of furry friends they want you to meet – including bunnies, guinea pigs, lambs, and more – and they’ve got tons of Easter activities planned from Easter Egg Hunts, to a brand new lamb and sheep show and the chance to meet the Easter Bunny himself. 

For more info click here.

Martin Mere Easter Duck Trail

Martin Mere. Easter Duck Trail
Credit: Martin Mere. Easter Duck Trail

Easter’s always a great time at WWT Martin Mere because you can hunt for 25 bright yellow ducks while exploring its amazing wetlands and discovering more about its real-life ones. The Easter Duck Trail’s on from April 1-16, it’s only £1 a go, and there’s a little something sweet as a reward if you find them all.

For more info click here.

Sleeping Beauty’s on at the Epstein Theatre

Sleeping Beauty
Credit: Sleeping Beauty

We love a good panto – oh yes we do – and in this well-known and much-loved tale on from Friday, April 7 to Sunday, April 16, Princess Aurora’s been cursed by the evil fairy Carabosse, tricking her into an eternal sleep which can only be broken by a true love’s kiss. So will the beautiful princess find her true love? There’s only one way to find out!

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Easter Workshops at St Luke’s Bombed Out Church

St Luke's Bombed Out Church
Credit: St Luke’s Bombed Out Church

The Bombed Out Church is back open from Friday, March 31, just in time for Easter and there’ll be family workshops where you can make origami chicks and do a bit of creative colouring; an Easter Egg trail, and even visits from the Easter Bunny on Saturday, April 1 and Good Friday, April 7, between 12 noon and 3.30pm.  Workshops will take place on April 1, 2 and 7 between 12-4pm, and the Easter Egg Hunt from Friday, March 31 to Saturday, April 8 (closed Monday, April 3). It’s £2 entry per person, which includes everything you’ll need for the Easter Egg Hunt and workshop.

For more info check the website here.

Easter Adventures at Speke Hall, Gardens and Estate

National Trust Speke Hall
Credit: Speke Hall. Visitors in the garden

You can track down some nature-inspired activities for the whole family at Speke Hall this Easter, with a special trail that takes you on an adventure through the gardens and estate with plenty of fun along the way. The trail is on from Monday, April 3 to – Monday, April 10 between 10.30am and 3.30pm; it costs £3 per child and includes a trail map, pencil – and a scrummy chocolate egg at the end.

For more info click here.

Mr McGregor’s Garden at Norris Green Park

Beautiful New Beginnings is offering the chance to join them in Mr McGregor’s Garden – aka Norris Green Park – on Monday, March 27, where you can pop on your floppy ears and go on a Peter Rabbit egg hunt, sing songs, enjoy Easter crafts and even do a bit of veggie planting. The session will finish with campfire chocolate s’mores and each child will receive an Easter treat too!

For more info click here.

Children’s Easter Party at Sefton Park Palm House

Sefton Park Palm House. The Easter Bunny Visits
Credit: Sefton Park Palm House. The Easter Bunny Visits

Join Auntie Egglentine for a fun-filled Easter Party with the Bookworm Players at the Palm House on Wednesday, April 5. Expect games, dancing, an Easter Egg Hunt and the chance to meet the Easter Bunny.

For more info click here.

Get messy at Eureka! Science + Discovery

Permission to get messy is granted – which translates into tons of Easter activities in Eureka!’s MakeCreate zone. Spring has sprung and nature’s shaking off the winter with a feast of sounds and colour – so you can make and take home a Tie-dye tote bag, upcycle a plant pot, help to build an aquaponic produce pod, and design and build a spring-themed computer game, and more.

For more info click here.

The Really Wild Egg Trail at Chester Zoo

Credit: Chester Zoo

The folks at Chester Zoo reckon the Easter Bunny’s got nothing on them, and they’re calling all eggs-plorers to join them for a trail like no other. They’ve hidden six giant animal eggs around the zoo and you’ve got to collect your map and follow The Really Wild Egg Trail to learn more about the incredible animals that start their lives in an egg.  So will you be ableto find the giant flamingo egg? Or what about seahorse eggs?! There’s a free National Geographic Kids magazine for everyone who completes the trail.

The Really Wild Egg Trail is on from April 1 – 16 and included with zoo entry. (Members go free).

For more info click here.

Beauty and the Beast at Theatre Royal St Helens

Beauty and the Beast
Credit: Beauty and the Beast

The fab Lewis Devine stars in the classic tale about a beautiful young woman Belle who falls in love with the most unexpected of princes, one who’s been cursed to look like a hideous beast. Will the Beast learn to love? Will the spell be broken? Will the grumpiest of beasts change his ways before it’s too late?! Beauty and the Beast is on from Wednesday, April 5 to Sunday, April 16.

For more info click here.

Easter treats at Titanic Hotel Liverpool

Titanic Hotel. Easter afternoon tea
Credit: Titanic Hotel. Easter afternoon tea

Now here’s a good idea, why not celebrate Easter with your nearest and dearest over a lip-smacking Sunday lunch on Stanley Dock. Served with all the trimmings, you can choose from two or three courses, with prices starting at £30.50 for adults and £16.25 for children under 12.  Or why not indulge in a luxury ‘Choc-tastic’ Afternoon Tea, starting at £27 for adults and £13 for children under 12, with finger sandwiches, a selection of sweet treats and the option to include Prosecco.

For more info click here.

Easter fun at Liverpool Cathedral

Liverpool Cathedral

You can always rely on Derby Mouse to come up with some holiday fun at Liverpool Cathedral and Easter’s no different with free arts and crafts activities with its education team from Tuesday, April 4 to Thursday, April 6.  There are three free family-friendly sessions on each of the days, lasting 45 minutes from 11am, 1pm and 2pm. Sessions must be booked.

For more info click here.

Spring has sprung at National Museums Liverpool

And that means loads of spring-inspired crafts across the venues at National Museums Liverpool, from World Museum Liverpool to the Walker Art Gallery and Lady Lever Art Gallery in Port Sunlight. There’s an outdoor activity day with Sunrise to Sunset at Canning Dock: Past, Present and Future, on April 6 as community partners 20 Stories High, Squash, Writing on the Wall and Liverpool Black History Research Group take over the dock with dance workshops, walking tours and story-telling, and the Beyond the Label series continues with your chance to talk to the curators who care for the vast collections and find out never-before-told stories, and so much more.

For more info click here.

New family-fun activities and science shows at Imagine That!

Imagine That
Credit: Imagine That

The kids’ science and discovery centre in Wavertree Technology Park is offering hands-on family fun activities and new science shows this Easter. Its science buskers will be out and about in the Bright Sparks science area with some fantastic new experiments, and young visitors can also paint Easter magnets, make Easter-themed crafts in the Artbeatz art zone, and take part in the Easter bingo.

That’s on top of all the usual fun with a real car to paint, the Imagination Village, and huge vats of gooey slime in the Slime Factory. 

For more info click here.

For more What’s On in Liverpool during the Easter Holidays – Keep checking The Guide Liverpool.



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