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Easter Holidays

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Cedric’s Chocolate Bunny Burrow

BeWILDerwood, NR12 8JW
Saturday 24th March – Sunday 15th April

Cedric’s Chocolate Bunny Burrow

Hop on down to BeWILDerwood this Easter Holiday and see what all the nose twitching is about, Cedric the Easter bunny can’t wait for you to meet him and explore his hoppy-home!

The Pesky Bunnies have been working ever so hard (in between chocolate breaks that is!) to make a brand-new bunny burrow for Cedric to live in, filled with confectionary curiosities and bunny home comforts.

And don’t forget to bunny-up when you visit with their fun filled range of inclooosive activities. The Big Hat is hosting Boggle Bunny Ear crafts, which coupled with Bouncing Bunny face paint will ensure lots of fun and giggles! Be sure to catch the terrific tale of The Pesky Bunnies at the Storytelling Stage, where you can meet a whole host of colourful characters like Swampy the Marsh Boggle, Cedric the Easter Bunny (of course), and Hazel the Good Witch.

Everything is included in your day out; from face painting, crafts and storytelling, to Den Building and the enchanted boat ride through the Dismal Dyke through to the Scaaaary lake, make sure you look out for Mildred the Crocklebog!

See you there, toodle-oo!

Pssst! You can book online in advance to save some pennies at

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Spring Fling 2018

The Norfolk Spring Fling is a fun filled, educational day for learning more about food, farming and the countryside, recommended for four to 11 year olds. Spring Fling will take place on 10th April 2018 at the Norfolk Showground.

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The Parent and Baby Show April 2018

14th April, UEA Sportspark, 10:30-15:00
£5 adults and free for under 16s – goody bags £1.50 with all proceeds going to Street Child
The Parent and Baby Show is THE baby show of the year. An innovate and creatively stylish event focusing on all things pregnancy, baby and child. The show has a festival theme with indoor tipis, rustic zones with a great vintage tearoom, 16 talks and workshops and a whole host of brilliant activities covering everything from Soft Play to reflexology for both babies and adults! An event like no other! Perfect for bump to 5 years and a great day out at the end of the Easter hols! For more information, tickets and goody bags visit the website.
PABS have also recently launched The PAB Mag (The Parent and Baby Magazine) covering lots of topics from ‘Exercise in Pregnancy to ‘What’s a Forest School’ … Norwich Mumbler also features too which a double page spread on ‘Free of Low-Cost Family Trips Out’, take a look at the online version here.

A hop, skip and a jump – Holt Hall Open Gates

Holt Hall, Kelling Road, NR25 7DU

Welcome to our spring Open Gates event on the 15th of April 2018, 10am-4pm.
Tickets £10 per child and all adults & car parking free (all activities included in the ticket)

-Spring Egg Hunt – prizes for all ages and abilities. Will you hop, skip or jump to follow a trail to claim your prize?!
-Den building
-Pond dipping
-Cooking damper bread and marshmallows on the campfire
-Crafts using natural materials (around the fire)
-Plant a wildflower to take home
-Explore our 73 acres of woodland 🙂

Bring a picnic and join us on the lawn or enjoy the Holt Hall BBQ in the courtyard. As always The Stables Cafe will be providing hot drinks and homemade cakes and biscuits throughout the day.

Book your place via the Holt Hall website.

Bure Valley Railway Easter Eggspress 2018

30th & 31st March, 1st & 2nd April
Bure Valley Railway – Departs Aylsham and Wroxham

Hop on board the Easter Eggspress over the Easter bank holiday weekend, for an “eggciting” day out for all the family. There is a FREE Easter Egg for each child when accompanied by a fare-paying adult (maximum 2 children per adult).

In addition, there are colouring activities and a decorated Whistlestop Café add to the Easter themed event.

01263 733858

Easter Egg Hunt at Fairhaven Garden

Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, School Road, South Walsham NR13 6DZ
30th March, 11am-4pm

Hunt for the colourful eggs that will lead you to a chocolate egg prize, plus face painting and Easter crafts for children. Normal entry charges. adult £6.85, concessions £6.60, child £3.95. plus £2.50 extra per child for Easter Egg Hunt, (every child gets an egg.) To book in advance, please book online. Limited spaces on the door.

Contact 01603 270449

Easter Events at Norwich Puppet Theatre

Norwich Puppet Theatre, NR3 1TN
Pig Tales
Saturday 7th April 2018 11am to 3pm

Join us for a whole day at Norwich Puppet Theatre, with a workshop and show combination ticket! After watching Noisy Oyster’s fun and musical show, Three Billy Pigs, you’ll have a chance to make your own characterful puppet piggy!

11am show and 1.30pm workshop

Tickets: £15/ £55 family of four

Three Billy Pigs 
Saturday 7th April 11am-3.30pm
Once upon a time there were three little pigs….and now it is time for them to leave home! They set off to build their dream houses in the green field on the other side of the river.

But then these homes are put to the test by a misunderstood wolf who has a little bit of a problem. And who is the grumpy person who lives under the bridge?

Presented by Noisy Oyster.

11am – 12pm (all ages) & 2.30pm – 3.30pm (3+)

Tickets: £9/ £30 family of four

Thursday 12th April 2018 10:30 to 12:00
Bunnies & Birds Sewing Workshop
A puppet making workshop – with a difference! Instead of using paper and glue, you will be using fabric and a needle and thread to craft your own Easter bunny or bird puppet.

Ages 6+ £9.50

Thursday 29th March 2018 10.30am to Friday 13th April 2018 12pm
Easter Puppet Making

Inspired by the puppets used in the Theatre’s performances, these workshops give children the chance to get creative and enjoy making their own characters.

Each session is different and a host of making materials are available to use. At the end of the workshop participants take their creations home for their own shows.

Themes this Easter include Gnaughty Gnomes, Things With Wings, Monsters and more!

Tickets: £9.50 per participant

Pop up plants Family event
Friday 13th April 2018 11am to 3pm

Join us for a whole day at Norwich Puppet Theatre, with a workshop and show combination ticket! Follow Sourpuss as he explores the garden in Lori Hopkins’ fun marionette show, then make your own flower friends in a pop-up puppets workshop.

11am show and 1.30pm workshop

Tickets: £15/ £55 family of four

Contact 01603 629921

Easter Extravaganza at Pensthorpe

Pensthorpe Natural Park
29th March – 15th April

You can find an eggciting Easter trail to follow around the reserve to discover which Spring-themed word we are talking about, as well as craft making activities for your whole party to make an Easter card for loved ones.

There will also be a Golden Egg hunt where you will need to work together as a family to search our park to find the golden egg. Whoever finds the egg and brings it back to our shop will have the chance to win eggclusive prizes through our lucky dip prize draw! The golden egg will be hidden in a different top-secret location every day!

So, with Spring in the air, what better time to hop over and see us!

Contact 01328 851465

Easter Special Broads Trip

Broads Tours , The Bridge , Wroxham , Norwich , Norfolk, NR12 8RX
Friday 30th March 2018 to Monday 2nd April 2018

Join Broads Tours this Easter for a very special Broads Trip! Children can take part in our Nature Quiz, Easter Egg Hunt and free to enter Colour and Drawing competition. Listen carefully to the live skipper’s commentary for any clues with the Nature Quiz! All children will receive an Easter Egg

Good Friday 30th March 2018 – Easter Monday 2nd April 2018

Adults £9.00, Children £6.00, Children Under 5 Go Free

11:30am and 14:00 for 1½ hours

Booking not essential
Contact 01603 782207

Hoppy Easter from Park Britannia

Park Britannia, Waterloo Park, NR3 1HX

Join us for FREE family activities every weekday during the Easter Holidays at Park Britannia. From Monday to Friday each week (2nd – 6th and 9th – 13th April) children can enjoy multi-sports with Simon Charlton plus circus skills, crafts, stories, trails & more! Plus we will be hosting a fab Easter Egg Hunt around Waterloo Park from Good Friday to Easter Sunday.

Look out for more details coming on Facebook soon! It’s going to be eggscellent!

John Lewis Easter Event

24th March, 10am-4pm
John Lewis, All Saints Green, Norwich, NR1 3LX

Join us for children’s activities, live music , fashion shows, demonstrations and to meet the Star Wars characters.

King of the Castle at Norwich Castle

Norwich Castle Museum
24th March, 10.30am-4.30pm

English Tourism Week Offer

Take part in our giant Lego castle-building competition, learn how to bow and curtsy, make swords and shields to take home, and join the quest to earn your own crown!

FREE with museum entry.

Contact 01603 493625

Noodle Soup Projects Spring Workshops

The Birdcage, 23 Pottergate, Norwich NR2 1DS

We will be back at the wonderful Birdcage for two spring themed workshops. Tuesday 3rd April (1-3pm) will be an animal theme and Thursday 5th April (1-3pm) will be plants.
Tickets will be available from 9am on Monday 19th March and are £12 per child. We do offer a 10% discount for siblings and 15% if you would like to attend both days.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.
The workshop is designed for ages 3 and up. Babes in arms are fine to come but due to the nature of the activities it is not suitable for toddlers. Adults are free.
Photos will be taken at the event so please let us know if you would prefer for your child not to be included in these.
No food is to be consumed at the event.
The workshops take place in the function room of a pub and whilst it is fine to have a drink it must be done responsibly and kept out of the reach of children.
Due to space restrictions please try not to bring pushchairs.
Access will be through the side door which is also suitable for wheelchair access.
There are no baby changing facilities but if you are bringing a baby please let us know in advance and we will do our best to create a suitable space for you. .

OPEN Easter Activities 2018

Quasar Elite at Easter

17-19 St Stephens Road, Norwich

Quasar Elite in Norwich is an indoor laser tag arena for all ages.

We have 2 games £7 or have 3 games for £10 including a free drink that is valid any time over the Easter holidays. Also Tuesdays and Thursdays 10-12 unlimited play £10pp including a free drink. All subject to availability.

Half price coffees for mums and dads all over Easter .

Contact 01603 763403

Simply Easter Eggstravaganza

Sprowston Diamond Centre
10th April

Session 1 10.30am-12pm
Belle, Cinderella, Elsa

Session 2 1pm-2.30pm
Rapunzel, Ariel, Belle

£12 per child per session.

Contact 01223 828952

The Gateway Easter Bunny Hunt

30th March, 10am-11.30am
Newmarket Road, NR2 2HU Norwich

Hiding around Norwich City Centre will be three bunnies and three chicks, (6 people in full costume). The first 200 to find all 6 will win an Easter Egg! Come and pick up a clue card from our stall on Hay Hill, collect stamps when you find a bunny or chick and then bring your completed card back to Hay Hill to collect your Easter Egg prize. This is a free event for under 18’s. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Come and join the fun!

For more details please contact the church office:
01603 920045

The Mousehold Theatre Company – Taster sessions

Mousehold Heath, 31st March, 10am-11am

Free tasters for children aged 7-10 and 11-14. Children will get a sense of what we do and will get a taste of some of our activities such as working with nature-based puppets, clay scuptures, masks, costumes, music, dance, story telling and performance.

The classes will start at our base in the beautiful Lazar House, and then will venture out onto Mousehold Heath. Come and join us!

Contact 07584 061349 for more information.

Topcroft Forest School Easter Sessions

Rectory Road, NR35 2BP

Expect seasonal crafts and activities, den building, green woodwork, games and campfire cooking. These are for children to attend with a parent/carer so you can all enjoy some time in the woods!

Wednesday 11th April
10am-12pm Pre-school to age 6, £8 per child
1:30pm-4pm age 7-11 year olds, £10 per child

Thursday 12th April
10am-12pm Pre-school to age 6, £8 per child
1:30pm-4pm age 7-11 year olds, £10 per child

Price includes 1 accompanying adult, additional adults £4 each. Ages are for guidance.

Contact 07766 704376 for more information.

What comes out of an egg? Family Puppet making

Norwich Puppet Theatre, NR3 1TN
Saturday 31st March 2018 10.30am to 12.00pm

Easter time is all about eggs – but do you know what comes out of them? Birds, reptiles and even dinosaurs lay eggs!

A fun-packed workshop where children, mums, dads, grandparents (all the family!) can have fun creating puppet characters together.

Ages 3 – adult, children must be accompanied by an adult during our family workshops.

Tickets: £9.50 per participant

Contact 01603 629921

Woodland Night Adventure at Fairhaven Garden

Saturday 14th April 2018 8pm to 10pm

Take a journey into the night-time world of Fairhaven: star gazing, bat detecting, unlocking the secret of rub light, encountering nocturnal wildlife and witnessing strange night phenomena.

Ticket £9 adult and £6 child, age 8+, sorry no dogs allowed. Booking only event.

Contact 01603 270449