Tuesday 9 February 2016

Gloucestershire Easter guide

Celebrate Easter in Gloucestershire and find out exactly where the bunnies will be, with SoGlos's guide to Easter events and egg hunts in 2016.

Across Gloucestershire this Easter, the busy bunnies will set to work burrowing-away their seasonal treats and we don’t want the county’s children, or parents for that matter, to miss out.

Whether you want to look high and low for Easter treats or attend a family event in the county, find out where to go during the Easter school holidays in Gloucestershire with SoGlos’s cracking guide.

Easter in Cheltenham 2016

Mad Hatter's Easter Fun Day at Sudeley Castle

Mad Hatter's fun Day at Sudeley Castle

Venue: Sudeley Castle
What’s happening: Don’t be late for this very important date, with topsy-turvy fun and plenty of egg-cellent activities at Sudeley Castle and Garden’s Mad Hatter’s Easter Fun Day, on Sunday 27 March 2016. Inspired by the classic children’s tale, this fun day will be bursting with themed activities, such as an exciting tea party, ‘blooming good’ flower crafts, a fun chocolate trail, a Mad Hatter’s Easter bonnet parade and more, with the chance to win a family 12-month pass to the award-winning destination for the best and most bonkers bonnet too.
SoGlos loves: Children can explore the Lost in the Willows maze, while culture-lovers can take a look inside some of the historic castle’s ruins. What’s more, visitors can take a peek at the owlery and pheasantry too, providing all the ingredients for another fantastic family day out.
When?: Sunday 27 March 2016
How much: Normal admission prices apply
For more info: See Mad Hatter's Easter Fun Day at Sudeley Castle.
To book: Call Sudeley Castle and Gardens on (01242) 602308, email enquiries@sudeley.org.uk or visit sudeleycastle.co.uk directly.

The Amazing Bubbleman at Cheltenham Town Hall

Venue: Cheltenham Town Hall
What's happening: Bursting with bubble tricks, comedy and science, don’t miss the Amazing Bubble Man when he returns to Cheltenham Town Hall, in a show of audience participation and spellbinding bubble tricks.
When: Monday 4 April 2016
To book: Call Cheltenham Town Hall on 0844 567 2210.

Family film screening at Bacon Theatre

Venue: Bacon Theatre
What's happening: Catch a family-friendly film screening of Disney's Big Hero 6 at Bacon Theatre, as well as a host of arts, crafts and simple science activities..
When: Monday 4 April 2016
To book: Call Bacon Theatre on (01242) 258002.

Easter in Gloucester 2016

Henry's Easter Adventure at Over Farm Market

Venue: Over Farm Market
What’s happening: Henry the Tractor will host its biggest ever Easter event this year at Over Farm, with quad trains, hidden eggs, fairground and inflatable rides, as well as a chance to visit the new-born chicks and lambs.
When: Friday 25 March-Sunday 3 April 2016
To book: Call Over Farm Market on (01452) 387447.

Easter in Stroud 2016

The Giant Duck Hunt at Slimbridge Wetland Centre

The Giant Duck Hunt at Slimbridge Wetland Centre

Venue: Slimbridge Wetland Centre
What’s happening: Head out on an Easter egg hunt with a twist this spring at Slimbridge Wetland Centre as a group of giant ducks are set to take over. Hiding from visitors in a number of places across the grounds, little and big explorers alike can pick up an activity sheet on arrival before setting out to find the allusive ducks, with a special yummy treat for anyone who can find them all! What’s more, there will be plenty of opportunities to hand feed some hungry geese, spot the downy ducklings and head to an otter talk during the adventure hunt.
SoGlos loves: Creative children will have the chance to get involved with some arts and crafts at Slimbridge, with plenty of Easter activities to get stuck into – perfect for creating a lasting memento of the day to take home.
When?: Friday 25 March to Sunday 10 April 2016
How much: Normal admission prices apply
For more info: See The Giant Duck Hunt at Slimbridge Wetland Centre.
To book: Call Slimbridge Wetland Centre on (01453) 891900, email info.slimbridge@wwt.org.uk or visit wwt.org.uk/slimbridge directly.

Easter Bunny Trail at Museum in the Park

Venue: Museum in the Park
What's happening: Little ones will be on the hunt for the hidden Easter bunnies at Museum in the Park this spring, particularly as there will be a chocolate reward for anyone who can spot them all.
When: Saturday 26 March to Monday 28 April 2016
To book: No need to book, but for specific information call Museum in the Park on (01453) 763394.

Easter Beyond the Border

Countrytastic at Three Counties Showground

Venue: Three Counties Showground
What's happening: Chick-handling, tractor rides, and more await little ones this Easter holidays at Countrytastic in Malvern, in an action packed day of fun, food and farming for kids.
When: Thursday 31 March 2016
To book: Call Three Counties on (01684) 230128.

Peppa Pig's Surprise at Malvern Theatres

Venue: Malvern Theatres
What's happening: With life-sized puppets, new songs and plenty of fun, little ones can expect a delightful show when Peppa Pig's Surprise comes to Malvern Theatres.
When: Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 March 2016
To book: Call Malvern Theatres on (01684) 892277.

© SoGlos
Wednesday 03 February 2016

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