Activity at the Brewhouse Yard Museum
Museum of Nottingham Life, Castle Boulevard
Dates: Saturday, March 23rd for two weeks
Time: 10am - 4pm
Admission: Weekdays - free; Weekends, Good Friday and
Easter Monday - Adults £1.50, Children and concessions
80p, Family (2 adults + 4 children) £3.80
For more details on the
museum click here >>
special Easter Activity sessions cover the whole of the school
holiday. Children will be able to buy a quiz sheet for 50p.
This will give them a series of clues and puzzles to solve,
leading them around the museum and its features.
will also be a huge Easter Egg on display and a challenge
to guess the weight of the confection. The child with the
nearest correct estimate will win the egg and be presented
with it and a certificate at the special May Day event later
in the year.
will also be an assortment of line drawings on an Easter theme
for the children to colour and take away.
24th March - Making mobiles with an Easter theme - 50p
March 27th 11.00am - 3.00pm Nottingham Scouts will be at the
Museum to do crafts and organise games in the grounds or in
the caves if its wet.
Living Experience of Easter at Belvoir Castle
Dates: Sunday, March 31st and Monday April 1st
Time: 11.15am - 5.00pm
Admission: Adults £7.00, Under 5s free, 5-16 yrs.
£4.50, Snr. Citizens £6.50, Family ticket (2 adults
+ 2 children) £19.00
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Castle click here >>
A chance to experience two days of living history at the castle,
meeting various characters who would have been at Belvoir
of staff will be dressed in costume as the 5th Duke and Duchess,
the footman, the butler, the nanny and various visiting dignitaries
who will be entertained through the day in different parts
of the castle. Children will also be present in costume, kept
under control by the stern gaze of their governess.
will arrive at the castle at 11.15 to a welcome drink from
their host and hostess. They then move to the chapel for a
short Easter service followed by a visit to the schoolroom
to inspect the facilities recently installed by the 5th Duke.
the day, visitors to Belvoir will be able to follow the special
guests as they are entertained by the Duke and Duchess.
young visitors to the castle will be invited to join the hunt
for bright tokens in the grounds. The child collecting the
most tokens will win an Easter Egg.
will be on hand to round up the children, direct the Hunt
and generally keep an eye on the proceedings.
guides will be happy to answer questions about the castle
and life in 1825.
Easter Egg Hunt - Clumber Park
Dates: March 31st to April 1st, 10:30am - 5pm
Clumber park click here >>
the help of Merlin the Mole (the wizard mole), children will
search the park for Easter eggs. The kids will have to navigate
their way through the park, stopping at notices with pictures
of Merlin the Mole - he will give them a clue, to which they
have to solve. They then return to the information point to
claim their prize! There will also be a guest appearence of
Merlin the Mole himself!
Egg Hunt - Green's Mill
Dates: March 23rd to April 1st
Details: Follow the trail around the mill and collect the
eggs. no need to book just go along.
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Green's Mill click here >>
Easter Bonnet making - Green's Mill
Dates: Thursday, 28th March, 10.30am - 12.00 or 1.00
Admission: £1 per hat.
Details: Visit Green's Mill and make an Easter bonnet. You
could use Green's Mill as inspiration - a hat with sails?
Or an electric
hat to make you hair stand on end. Let your imagination run
Suitable for children under 7 years, accompanied by an adult.
No need to book, just drop in.
Easter Chick and Egg Hunt, Millgate museum
Dates: March 30th to 7th April, 2pm - 5pm
Admission: Admission is free
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Millgate museum click here >>
Details: Children will get the chance to hunt out the
chicks and eggs in the displays, all entries wil go into a draw,
where three lucky win will receive an Easter egg!
Humpty Dumpty competition, Museum of Costume and Textiles
Dates: Easter Monday, April 1st 10am - 5pm
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the museum click here >>
Details: Young children will get to colour and then guess
the number of bricks in Humpty's wall, the nearest will win
a prize! children will also get to design a hat!
Easter Eggstravaganza, Newstead Abbey
Dates: Sunday, March 31st, 12pm - 4pm
Admission: £4 adults, £1.50 Children, £2
For more details on Newstead
Abbey click here >>
Join in an Easter egg hunt around the house, make easter bonnets,
play games in the cloisters and meet Bobby the Bunny!
is the Victorian kitchen, that will have a demonstration of
icing flowers and marzipan fruits. Hear the stories from the
nursery attics and enter the easter quiz.
In addition Aunty Katy will be at the Abbey with her magic show
as well as her Puncy and Judy show. No booking required.