Alternative Easter Bank Holiday ideas

The Easter Bank Holiday is almost upon us and while you may be tempted to stay in and gorge on chocolate eggs, we have a few suggestions for making the most of your extended break.

Don’t be a goose!

Young child excited for the theatre showPanto’s are not just for Christmas, theatres up and down the country have incredible shows for you to enjoy this Easter. Mother Goose is an unmissable live entertainment extravaganza, filled with humor, music, star power and unexpected twists that are sure to make you burst out laughing. This playful fairy tale is exactly what we all need, according to The Times, offering non-stop, infectious fun that will keep you entertained from beginning to end. Don’t miss the chance to see acting and comedy legends Ian McKellen and John Bishop working together to delight the audience.

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A hunt with a difference

Couple looking around LondonJoin a hunt of a different kind with Hidden City, an immersive real-world adventure game of exploration and discovery. There are 3 styles of game to choose from, each with a unique end goal and different levels of interactivity. Each game is played through your phone and will have you searching high and low around London, exploring every nook of the city to find clues that will solve the mystery and win the game. Take breaks at your leisure in London’s pubs and cafés and ensure you claim that winning prize! Compete in teams, or all together and discover London the fun way this Easter.

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Discover the Legend of the Trebuchet

Trebuchet on castle groundsThis spring, Warwick Castle welcomes back Britain’s largest siege machine for an all-new show. Witness the Legend of the Trebuchet come to life as the castle’s unlikeliest heroes take centre stage. As the castle faces an imminent attack and all seems lost, Sam steps up to rally a rag-tag group and utilise their knowledge of the trebuchet to mount a defence before it’s too late. Be there to see it all unfold before your eyes.

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Easter EGGstravaganza’ at Colchester Zoo

Mother and child looking through glass at the zooThis Easter, Colchester Zoo are celebrating eggs of a different kind by shining a light on their reptiles and birds! Embark on an educational and fun-filled adventure, where you’ll have the opportunity to learn all about these fascinating creatures. Complete the trail and discover some amazing facts about the EGGSTRA-ORDINARY animals to earn a special token reward upon completion. As an added bonus, you’ll also get to explore the history of animals from the past and meet some adorable baby dinosaurs that have recently hatched! Check out the Baby Dinosaur meet and greet timetable here.

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