Diggerland is the UK’s most unique digger-themed adventure park where children and adults have the chance to ride, drive and operate REAL full-size construction machinery, under the guidance of trained staff – no driving licence required!
It really is the perfect place to take your kids for an action-packed family day out. Experience the variety of rides and drives on offer – whether it’s enjoying the view on Sky Shuttle, hanging tight on Spin Dizzy, going for a bumpy ride in the Groundshuttle or digging dirt with a 6-tonne digger, there is something for all ages!
There are indoor and outdoor play areas, sandpits, coin-operated rides and much more where the younger guests can let off steam whilst parents can relax and just watch the fun… or join in!
With four Diggerland theme parks located in Devon, Durham, Kent and Yorkshire, you can dig until your heart’s content!
Also available at Diggerland for over 17’s only is Dumper Racing, JCB Racing, JCB Experience Days and Monster Digger Experience Days.
Open most weekends and school holidays (closed Nov to early February) openings times vary check the website.
Call: 0871 22 77 007
Holiday Climbing Club
1.5 hours climbing fun
Click to book
The Leeds Wall, 100a Gelderd Road, Leeds, LS12 6BY. Tel: 0113 234 1554
Spring has sprung at Hull’s award-winning aquarium The Deep, and it’s time to learn about new life in the oceans. Hear about the different eggs laid by some of our most popular residents, including sharks, turtles and penguins. Plus take part in our fun-filled family crafts and an activity trail. Runs from 24th March to 15th April.
The Deep offers FREE return visits for 12 months with the Day Plus Pass. Simply complete your details at reception and retain your tickets to make use of this offer. Full terms and conditions can be found on The Deep’s website.
We’re hosting a free Easter Hunt from Friday 6th – Sunday 8th April, giving kids the chance to find treats in our stores and win an activity hamper worth £30!*.
Simply pick up a trail sheet from Customer Services (upper mall) and follow the clues to pick up treats in participating stores, then return completed sheets to Customer Services to enter the draw.
Easter intensive crash course swimming lessons at St Wilfrids Featherstone
Children attend every day for either one week or both!
Week 1 Tuesday 3rd-Friday 6th April £32
Week 2 Monday 9th – Friday 13th April £40
Time’s available 9:30-10:00 & 10:00-10:30
Beginners, intermediate and deep end group places available.
This is ideal for those already with us to give their child a boost, or for those of you thinking of lessons (or on our waiting list), an ideal opportunity to see what we do!
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Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
1st, 2nd, 7th, 8th April 9am
Hop along to your local centre and meet the Easter Bunny!
TUCK INTO A delicious meal
ENJOY A bunny hunt & chocolate treats
RECEIVE A cuddly toy & fun activity sheet
DECORATE Your own Easter cookie
31st March Slime Workshop
31st March Paint me a story: We’re going on an Egg Hunt
4th April Picasso Pottery Art Camp for kids
11th April Pollock Pottery Art Camp for kids
@Crafty Owls Pottery Cafe, Ossett
Booking may be required
Call: 01924 277 628
This session is suitable for children age 6-11. We have 10 places available, so booking is essential, please contact Creative Roots to book your place (payment by Bacs will secure your place).
£15 includes all materials, tuition and light refreshments
Contact Via Facebook
Pond Dipping reopens 17th March
Sign out your kit from the centre for £2 (free to RSPB members)
Easter Discovery Quiz Trail for some family fun during the school holidays.
Bring your completed answer sheet back to the visitor centre to claim your sticker!
The Easter Festival starts on Bank Holiday Monday the 2nd April through to Friday the 6th April.
Open daily 10:00 am until 4:00 pm hosting bottle feeding lambs 10:30 am, 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm in the barn just above the duck pond near the farm shop.
You can also hold an Easter Chick, a real one, under supervision from one of the team.
There is also a free Easter Trail, with a chocolate gift for every child.
Providing the weather is dry we will also have the Jumping Pillow, Giant Slide, Barrel Ride, Peddle Carts and the UK’s only JUMP PAD open.
Parent and Toddler sessions
You and your toddlers have the full use of the park without older kids so they have more space and can play as they learn, building confidence at their own pace. There are other toddlers around too so it’s good to mix.
Toddlers must be over 18 months but under 5 years and accompanied by an adult. One adult can accompany up to two toddlers
TERM TIMES EVERY: Mon & Wed 10:00 | Tue & Fri 13:00 | Sat 09:00
HOLIDAY TIMES EVERY: Sat 09:00
P&T THEMED SPECIALS: last Friday of every month 10:00 & 13:00 – TERM & HOLIDAYS
March Themed Parent and Toddler Sessions
Friday 30 March, Gravity Trampoline Parks
Join the Gravity team for this month’s themed Parent and Toddler session – Happy Easter.
Dress up your little ones and enjoy a bounce during the quieter period. Free drink for parent and toddler, plus free face painting.
10:00 – 11:00 and 13:00 – 14:00
Select a time and contact Gravity to book: 01977 529 920.
Themed parent and toddler events happen on the last Friday of every month
Free Fun at Junction 32 Outlet Village
3 – 5 April, 11:00 – 17:00
Drop into the Spring Activity Garden over at Junction 32 this Easter holiday for free activities.
Garden Hunt: find the hidden items in the Spring garden for your chance to win a Junction 32 gift card
Sing your heart out: fancy yourself as a mini super star? Join in the Children’s Sing Alongs taking place throughout the day
Crafting: cut, stick and paste on our crafting tables
Say cheese: snap yourself in the Spring photo frame – don’t forget to tag @Junction32 in your selfies
See the daily What’s On sheet in reception for full details of what’s on around the Museum.
Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt
30th March-2nd April 2018
Head through the gardens entrance to find the start tent and head off on your Easter adventure.
The fun doesn’t stop there! Join in led activities from Tuesday 3 – Friday 13 April
Go wild on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays
From making mud gardens to campfire cooking and creating clay creatures, you’ll find plenty to do for both mini-adventurers on Mondays and explorers over 5 years on Tuesdays. On Wednesdays, all ages can explore the gardens and parkland looking for spring wildlife.
Get creative on Thursdays and Fridays
Roll up your sleeves and discover the designer in you in a Dovetail, Biscuit, Splat workshop, inspired by Thomas Chippendale. The famous designer and furniture-maker would have been 300 this year and to celebrate, you can take inspiration from the Chinese decorations he supplied for Nostell and create your own wallpaper using 18th-century techniques.
Intro to trail cycling sessions on Sunday 8 April. You can join an expert from Trail Advantage to pick up top tips for riding off-road, mastering cornering and building your confidence to take all the family mountain biking. Only £1 per person, book your place on 01924 863892.
Dungeon Tours Every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. Additional Tours in school Holidays (Adults £3, Children £1.50)
School Holiday Activities and workshops, check out our events calendar for details
Castle Entrance is FREE
Price includes tuition, 4 cupcakes in a presentation box and refreshments. Prizes will be awarded. Book now only £15 through our facebook page or in person at the shop. Limited places available. Payment is required before the event. Suitable for children aged 3 to13 ish. Adult help will be needed for younger children.
The Hepworth Gallery always has activities on for children during term-time and weekends but also during school holidays.
Many events are free although some incur a charge.
Easter Events at the Sticky Bun Play Cafe, South Kirby.
28th March Easter Yummy Treat Making
29th March Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
30th March Egg Hunt and Easter Bonnet Making
12th April The Hunt for Chikaletta, Paw Patrol Fun with a visit from Chase
The Theatre Royal has a number of Family shows planned for 2018. Check our events calendar for more details.
Sarah and Duck’s Big Top Birthday
The Boy Who Climbed into the Moon
Visit here this Easter and take on The Great Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza!
Visit anytime from Friday March 30 to Sunday April 15, grab a form and look for the giant Easter egg stickers on our malls left by our mascot, Trinny. Find all 5 letters, work out the word then post your entry.
The winner gets a £250 family gift hamper!
To take part:
1. Grab an entry form from Debenhams wall
2. search all over the centre’s malls for giant Easter egg stickers with a letter on
3. work out the word all 5 spell
4. Post your entry into the box on Debenhams wall and cross ya fingers!
Tuesday 3 April: Flower Wreaths
Create a tissue flower wreath plate.
10am – 4pm
Tuesday 3 April: A Day in the Life: Sunrise to Sunset
Create a work of art based on your favourite time of day.
10am – 2pm
Wednesday 4 April: Easter BUNnies
Decorate a tasty treat and find out more about traditional Easter goodies.
10.30am – 11.30am or 1.30pm – 2.30pm
Thursday 5 April: Pots of Spring
Enjoy your own little pot of spring and plant a mixture of flower seeds.
10am – 4pm
Thursday 5 April: Dragon Egg Hunt
Trails, crafts, treats and a fire-breathing dragon! Join us for fun at the castle.
11am – 2pm
Friday 6 April: Easter Posies
Make your own beautiful floral posy inspired by our objects.
10am – 4pm
Saturday 7 April: Plant-astic Peas
Local celebrity Viv Nicholson earned money as a child by picking peas. Grow some of your own!
10am – 3pm
Monday 9 April Morris Dancing Monday
Make a musical shaker for dancing to!
10am – 4pm
Tuesday 10 April: Beautiful Butterflies
Learn about butterflies and make your own flying friend to take home.
10am – 4pm
Tuesday 10 April: Bird of Prey Puppets
Drop into the castle and make a bird of prey puppet.
11.30am – 2.30pm
Wednesday 11 April: Arty in April
Create your own mini masterpiece of art.
10am – 11.15am
Thursday 12 April: We’re going on a…
Grab a magnifying glass and help us hunt for animals in the museum!
10am – 4pm
Thursday 12 April: Digital Drawing
Use one of our iPads to create your own digital art using our collections for inspiration.
10am – 11.30am
Friday 13 April: All things bright…
Use the colours and patterns on our objects to get creative!
10am – 4pm
Friday 13 April: Simple Sewing: Springtime Wall Hangings
Create a colourful seasonal wall hanging. Previous sewing experience is not required.
10am – 11.30am or
1.30pm – 3pm
Saturday 14 April: Daisy Chains
Make daisy chains inspired by our daisy designed pottery.
10am – 3pm
Beat the Box
30 March – 2 April, 12:00 – 17:00
Calling all challengers…Can you keep your cool and complete the seemingly simple challenges set out for you and beat the clock?
Select your challenge at random, step into the Box and take your position. Three challenges await:
X Buzz Wire: test your nerve and concentration skills. Guide the wire around the X without it touching the edges.
Swap the Balls: designed to test your agility and focus. Move balls from one container into another.
Tower Transfer: steady hands at the ready. Build a tower out of blocks.
The top scorer from each day will win a £50 Xscape Gift Card. Find the Box at the front entrance.
Colouring in competition
Starbucks, 31 March & 1 April
Grab a colouring-in sheet and enter the Starbucks colouring in competition on Saturday 31 March and Sunday 1 April for a chance to win prizes!
See the Starbucks team for details.
On our way to the Chapel we will take a mindful walk using all our senses. We will also enjoy some creative activities, try family yoga, and end with a meditation to calm and focus the mind.
A lovely way to participate in Slow Art Day for anyone aged 6 to 106!