Easter bank holiday weekend is nearly upon us- hooray! If you haven’t made any plans yet, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. From Easter egg hunts to eggcellent events around the country there are loads of fun things to do over the Easter period.

Easter Weekend Activities

Easter weekend activities in the UK:

Whether you plan on spending the weekend gobbling up Easter eggs or fancy heading out for some eggs-tra fun entertainment, take a look at these fun things to do over the weekend…

LONDON:

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Hamleys & The Royal Horseguards Easter Extravagansa

Head on down to The Royal Horseguards Hotel on Easter Saturday from 12pm where Hamley’s will be putting on an Easter egg hunt, fantastic for all the family. There will also be chocolate nest making, arts and crafts, and the chance to win a VIP Charlie and the Chocolate Factory prize!

Alongside all the fun activities and oodles of chocolate, save room for an impressive Easter buffet included within the ticket.

Tickets cost £40 per adult/£20 per child and are available here.

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Easter Sunday in Hyde Park

With the sun supposed to be shining on Easter Sunday, why not head to Hyde Park for a leisurely stroll and admire the daffodils.

After a morning in the fresh air, walk over to Lancaster London, just a stone’s throw from Hyde Park, for the hotel’s Easter Afternoon Tea menu. The lamb scotch eggs and ingenious hot cross scones are not to be missed!

For more information, check out Lancaster London’s website

MANCHESTER:

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Chocomania

Chocolate fans rejoice because ‘Chocomania’ returns to Lowry Outlet, MediaCityUK, for a second year! Not only will you will able to meet Willy Wonka and his Oompa Loompas, but you’ll be able to join in the golden ticket hunt on the outlet’s Wonka Bar Trail.

The four day event, from 25th-28th March, will be a fantastic mix of sights sounds and smells, complete with fun activities along the way, exporting children and grown ups into the world of pure imagination.

For more information, head to the Lowry Outlet website.

BRISTOL:

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Easter Sculpture Festival

For plant lovers, The University of Bristol Botanic Garden is a fantastic Easter weekend activity. From 25th-28th March, feast your eyes on a huge range of plants set in inspirational displays against the stunning backdrop of a striking Victorian house.

Notable highlights include: ironwork demonstrations, batik sessions and pot throwing.

Tickets cost £4.50 per adult and students and children under 16 free. For more information, head to their website

AT HOME:

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BAKING

Finish off your busy weekend by relaxing at home doing some baking. We suggest you take some tips from Jersey’s Bohemia restaurant’s head pastry chef, Ellen De Jager, on how to use up the chocolate from all those leftover Easter eggs!

1. Creme Egg Brownies

Perfect for the ultimate chocolate lover, simply add leftover creme eggs to cupcake or brownie mix and enjoy the delicious gooey chocolate centre.

2. Chocolate Croissants

Make or buy readymade croissant dough and stuff with leftover chocolate from Easter eggs. Enjoy the warm croissants oozing with melted chocolate.

3. Chocolate Mug Cake

Melt butter and chocolate in the microwave for 30 seconds, then beat the mixture until soft. Whisk in an egg, sugar, flour and baking powder, then microwave for 80 seconds. Eh Voila!

For more information on the The Club Jersey, a luxury 5 star boutique hotel located in Jersey, click here. 

What will you be doing over the Easter bank holiday weekend? Let us know! @tweetjanes


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