Category: Easter

Spring Time Egg Hunt

Families can follow a fun trail through the West End of Plymouth city centre during the upcoming school holidays, all for the chance to win one of three brilliant prizes. There are ten eggs to find on the Spring Time Egg Hunt, all hiding in the windows of shops and cafes around Frankfort Gate, Cornwall Street, Market Avenue and New George Street.

There’s a letter to find on each egg, which when put together spell out a word. Find them all and complete our online form for the chance to win one of three fantastic prizes:

  • First prize is a meal for a family of four at Brewdog Plymouth (up to the value of £100) and four tickets to see a film of your choice at Cineworld
  • Second prize is a meal for family of four at Las Iguanas Plymouth (up to the value of £80)
  • Third prize is a Hotel Chocolat milk chocolate Easter egg

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The Sea-ster Egg Trail

Explore the Barbican & Sutton Harbour with the Sea-ster egg trail, 11 - 18 April.

Eggs-cuse me, are you looking for some FREE family friendly fun this Easter? Help the Sea-ster Bunny find sea creatures eggs around the Barbican . Find them all and collect a sweet treat! If you spot the rogue egg you could be in with a chance of winning a family ticket to the National Marine Aquarium, where you can see the creatures that laid these eggs.

Pick up your trail leaflet at the Tourist information centre or download from :

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Dartmoor Zoo Easter Eggstravaganzoo

Visit Dartmoor Zoo from Saturday 9 - Sunday 24 April and celebrate Easter with a basket full of fun for children of all ages!

Embark on an adventure as you take part in our interactive trail with a 'wild' twist like only the Zoo can do, discover a variety of eggs and learn all about their brilliant birds!

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Family Fun at The Box

Amazing Animal Puppets 

Inspired by their spring exhibition featuring the work of artist Zadie Xa, go along and create your own amazing animal puppets using a range of craft materials, 12 - 16 April.

Fabulous Forms

Fancy being a sculptor? Take your lead from the wide range of works on display in the ‘Breaking the Mould’ exhibition and have fun making a mini sculpture out of soap to take home, 18 - 24 April.

Seeds for School: Mass Seeds Sowing 

To celebrate Earth Day 2022, local pollinator conservation group Pollenize CIC are hosting a special seed sowing session with The Box.  Create your own newspaper pot before filling it with compost and seeds. Take along the special Pollenize seeds you've been given at school if you have them. You can take your pot home straight away or collect it after you've visited their galleries. Places are free but limited! 22 April. 

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Easter Family Fun at Bodmin Keep

This Easter, Bodmin Keep Army Museum has lots of fun activities on offer for all the family. They are all included at no extra charge in the museum's normal ticket prices. Activities programmed Tuesday 12 - Thursday 21 April. Activities are all included in the museum's normal admission charge of £7 for an adult and £3 for a child, which can be used as many times as you like for 12 months.

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Meet the award winning Youtube Rangers from Dinomania at YMCA Plymouth on 17 April, who will teach you all about dinosaurs and some prehistoric creatures.
With realistic dinosaurs, loads of fossils and replicas any dinosaur enthusiast will have a roarsome time.

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Easter Boat Trips

Set sail with Plymouth Boat Trips this Easter for a special ride out across The Sound.

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EGG-STRAVAGANZA at Pennywell Farm

Don’t miss out on the EGG-STRAVAGANZA at Pennywell Farm this Easter!

Their egg-stravaganza is more than just your average easter egg hunt. Follow the clues, spot the eggs and bunnies around the farm and answer the questions on your trail sheet.

At the end of the route you will discover something very special … the Easter Bunny’s Holiday Home! Did you know? She always sets up camp at Pennywell around the Easter period so that she has a place to rest between egg deliveries, and this year she’s inviting you all to visit! Who knows what you might find inside!

Visitors to the Easter Bunny’s house will have the exclusive chance to enter the Eggstravaganza photo competition with a HUGE prize available that you won’t want to miss out on! 

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Mount Edgcumbe Childrens Easter Egg Trail

Stretch your legs and look for the hidden clues around the Country Park, Sunday 10 April from 12pm.

Entry £3, includes a chocolate egg. 

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Legend of the Enchanted Reed - Dome Experience

The clumsy and energetic reef fish Shorty, his smart sister Indigo and Jake, a daring sawfish, live in a colourful coral reef. When an enormous trawl devastates their reef, the three friends have no choice but to set out on an adventurous journey to find a new home. Full of humour and imagination, this film for the whole family raises awareness for the acuteness of marine conservation. 11 - 24 April.

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Easter Holiday Camp

Join The Soapbox for three days of theatre fun. The children will work together to devise a show to be performed to friends and family. A great way to make new friends and build confidence. Who: Suitable for 8 to 12yr olds.

A maximum of 15 children will be working on the show, so plenty of opportunity for creativity in a fun and friendly environment.

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Easter Holiday Circus Camp

Join The Soapbox, 11 April for a day of circus fun with Elfic The Jester. The children will work together to devise a small circus show for friends and family. A great way to make new friends, build confidence and lean new skills. Who: Suitable for 8 to 12yr olds.
A maximum of 15 children will be working on the show, so plenty of opportunity for creativity in a fun and friendly environment.

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Free family activities at the Bridging the Tamar Centre 

Join Dr Juliette Jackson from Seadream Education for some fun family activities at the Bridging the Tamar Centre. How can we utilise energy for a sustainable future? We have lots of wonderful historic photos documenting the advancement of the transport industry. In this session we will take a look what's likely to be crossing the bridge in the next 10, 50 or 100 years. Drop-in on 11 April, no booking required. 10-12 and 2-4pm. Free.

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