Easter in London 2013
Stuck on what to do this Easter weekend? Here are a few things to do with all the family!
This Easter there are many ways to spend it. The Bank Holiday makes it a perfect time for families to get together and here is an event that caters to that.
Museum of London
At the Museum of London in Barbican, on Friday the 29th March to Sunday 28th April from 10 am to 6 pm. There will be various family events such as interactive storytelling about Henry Croft from 1 pm to 3 pm and children will be able to create their own Victorian toys and games. This is a free event and it is for children aged 5 and above. Check the website for the timetable.
Trafalgar Square: Passion in the Square
Easter is the most important festival in the Christian calendar. The Easter story is the heart of Christianity. Easter day is on Sunday the 31st March. To celebrate this time or to learn you can pop down to this event:
‘Passion in the Square’ on Friday the 29th March from 12 pm and 3.15 pm at Trafalgar Square. It is a free event.A play that is based on the recreation of the events surrounding the Crucifixion and Resurrection of Jesus. Over a 100 actors will be involved in costumes and there will be use of art and technology to bring the story to life. There will be large screens to watch all the action. For further information you can check the website.
Easter eggs have been associated with Easter and the exact origins are unclear. However, it is a way to celebrate spring and decorating eggs have been a tradition that dates back to the 13th Century. Easter Egg hunts are one of the most popular traditions and we’ve listed a few below.
The Big Egg Hunt
The Big Egg Hunt in London, Covent Garden is back again for the finale! It started on Friday 22nd March and will end on Sunday 7th April. This is a great time to spend with children. There is the Lindt Garden Mini Egg hunt for children, a Ben 10 activity, and children can meet Spongebob and Dora the Explorer over the course of the week. All the information on times and the eggs will be found on their website.
Museum of Childhood: Egg-tastic Easter Fun
At the Museum of Childhood in Shoreditch, on Friday the 29th March to Monday 1st April from 11 am to 4 pm, there will be a range of activities for family fun. There will be an Easter bunny trail all day. There will be bunny bopping group games and children will be able to decorate their own Easter egg baskets. This is a free event and you can drop in at any time. More information found on their website.
So whether you are out and about or at home eating Easter eggs, we hope you enjoy this Easter!