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Easter Events Near Norwich and Norfolk

The Easter Holidays are approaching fast! Here are some ideas to keep your little ones entertained this Easter!

Easter Eggstravaganza Trail at Chantry Palace

Saturday 2 April – Tuesday 19 April

Hop along to Chantry Place this Easter, from Saturday 2 April – Tuesday 19 April for a FREE Easter Eggstravaganza trail. Hunt all 12 eggs and solve the clues on this self-led trail around the shopping centre to be in with a chance of winning a prize worth over £120!

Norwich Puppet Theatre

2nd – 15th April

Don’t miss out on a trip to the theatre this Easter because there is so much to see! Head to the Norwich Puppet Theatre to catch Red Riding Hood from 2 – 10 April. This retelling of the classic folktale contains a rich mix of puppetry, music, song, inventive staging and witty dialogue. Or catch The Elves and the Shoemaker on 16 April. Elvis Schumacher has worked all his life creating the most beautiful footwear, but now he’s hit hard times, can anyone help him? Featuring magical puppets, intricate design and original music, this show is great fun. Both shows have morning performances for all ages and afternoon showings for ages 4+. Tickets £9 / £32 for a family of four. You can alo=so get crafty with workshops at the Norwich Puppet Theatre. At the Mythical Mates Children’s workshop, you can create your own mermaid, minotaur, fairy or troll puppet and take it home with you! 6 & 7 April, ages 6+, tickets £9.50. What Comes Out of an Egg? Family workshop takes place on 8, 9 & 15 April for ages 4+. Get in the springtime spirit with this Easter themed activity and make some mini puppet characters. Tickets £9.50.

Norwich Theatre Royal

5 and 8 April

Do something fun and creative this Easter with a family friendly workshop! At Norwich Theatre Royal on 5 and 8 April there’s several different workshops to take part in. Delve into the dressing up box, explore children’s books and create your own stories with puppets at Play Your Way. No booking required for this free drop-in activity for ages 2+. Also on 5 April is Tot’s Tales and Drama with stories and imaginative play, exploring themes from The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe. Tickets £5. How about an Imagination Workshop with theatre-based activities for the kids? Tickets £8.

Holkham Hall

2nd-19th April

Holkham Hall is always a great day out, but this Easter there’s even more reasons to visit! With standard admission to the hall, you can also take advantage of great activities from 2 – 19 April. Such as spring inspired storytelling with Paul Jackson in the saloon, Easter crafting in the old kitchen, an Easter hunt and Charlie Cheesecake and his magnificent magic show taking place over the Easter weekend!

There are also a range of events you can book tickets for. Fancy a Tractor Trailer Tour of the park for only £5.50 per person? How about some kid’s yoga in the walled garden, £5.50 per child? There’s so much to discover. Check the website for dates, times and more information.

Easter Eggspress at Bure Valley Railway

1st-16th April

Hop on board the Easter Eggspress at Bure Valley Railway! This is sure to be an ‘eggciting” day out for the whole family. And the best part? There’s a free Easter egg for every child at the end of the Easter trail! Tickets £16 adults, £8 children, under 5’s free.

The Great Easter Eggsploration at Pensthorpe Natural Park

2nd-19th April

Spring has sprung and the wildlife gardens at Pensthorpe Natural Park have hidden treasures to be found… This family-fun Easter egg hunt comes with plenty of other activities to keep you busy, including free arts and crafts activities, tours of the park and more. 2-19 April, £13.95 adults, £11.95 children, under 3’s free.

The Pesky Bunnies Easter Eggs-pedition! BeWILDerwood

1st - 17th April

The Pesky Bunnies are bouncing back into BeWILDerwood with a ‘spring’ in their step!

Hop to it and meet the Easter Bunny at the Storytelling Stage, then bounce along the trail to find where those Pesky Bunnies are hiding around the woods. Will you be able to find them all and win an eggscellent prize?


Discover lots more about those Pesky Bunnies from the Wondrous Teller of Tales at the Storytelling Stage in the story, ‘The Pesky Bunnies of BeWILDerwood!’ or join in with all of your BeWILDerwood friends in Swampy’s big adventure, ‘A Boggle at BeWILDerwood!’ 11am, 1pm & 3pm: The Pesky Bunnies of BeWILDerwood 12pm & 2pm: A Boggle at BeWILDerwood

Craft 11am – 4pm

Jump into the Big Hat and disguise yourself as a Pesky Bunny by creating your very own Bouncing Bunny Ears to wear ‘hare’ and there!

Face Painting 11am – 4pm

Visit the Face Paint Pavilion and complete your Pesky Bunny disguise with some Bunny Face Paint!

Puzzling Park Trail: Burrowed Eggs!

Use the clues on your trail sheet to help your find the Pesky Bunnies hidden in the woods. Find all six to discover the Pesky Bunnies’ password and win a cracking badge!

Tickets can be booked in advance through the website.

Easter Adventures at Blickling

Daily from 1 – 17 April 2023 | 10am – 5pm (last trail 4:00pm)

This spring, treat the whole family to a world of adventure at Blickling Estate on the Easter trail.

The price of the trail is £3 per child and includes a trail map, bunny ears, a pencil and a chocolate egg at the end. As the trail takes place in the garden, normal admission charges also apply, free entry to the garden for National Trust members.

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