The Royal Armouries, Leeds: Free entry to the Royal Armouries including the free River taxi outside!
Lotherton Hall: Take along your Breeze & Leeds cards for a discounted entry! The Mad Hatters Trail runs for 3 weeks from 24th March – 15th April.
The National Science & Media Museum, Bradford: Free entry to the Museum. The National Science and Media Museum, Bradford, BD1 1NQ. With loads of special events taking place over the Easter holidays, it is one not to miss! Full event details can be found here.
RHS Harlow Carr: Free activities. Enjoy Easter at the garden from 30th March to 16th April 2018 with lots of activities from stories and Easter crafts to amazing birds of prey demonstrations, plus the delicious Lindt Bunny trail! Admission charges to the garden apply.
Temple Newsham: Easter & Springtime babies and an eggcellent Easter egg competition!
Mother Shipton’s Cave: Peter Rabbit Easter Adventure, meet the characters from Bertrix Potter’s books. Monday 26th March to Sunday 15th April. The Park opens 10am to 4.30pm (last admission 3.30pm).
Abbey House Museum: Two weeks of fantastically creative animal-related crafts and activities for all ages. Dro in event, no booking required. 30th March – 13th April.
Leeds Young Film Festival: Leeds Young Film Festival is the UK’s largest family film event where the whole family can watch, learn and play. Join us and over 12,000 other children and their families this Easter, 26 March – 5 April to explore the world of film, animation and virtual reality through screenings, exhibitions and workshops across the City. Full details here.
Ilkley Cinema: Every Saturday morning at 10.30am we have a special Kids Club film which is suitable for our younger audience and accompanying grown-ups alike.
Everybodys Guiseley: Wednesdays. FREE Entry with free popcorn and juice for the kids! Paddington & Paddington 2.
Otley Courthouse: Fish & Chips n Paddington 2. Must be booked. Full details here
FREE or Low-Cost One-off Events (click event for more info):
Virtual Reality drop-in session at Otley Courthouse: Using the state-of-the-art Vive VR headset. Sessions last approximately 15 minutes. FREE drop-in session throughout the afternoon for ages 7+
Mill Engine in Steam at Leeds Industrial Museum: See the museum’s mill engines in full steam with a skilled engineer on hand to explain how it works. 1st & 2nd April.
Easter Animal Masks at Leeds City Museum. Animal mask crafts. April 3 – April 6
Easter Activities at Leeds Discovery Centre Take a look at the discovery centres amazing egg collection. April 4
Holiday Play Sessions: Easter crafts from the Leeds Play Network. Wednesday 4th, Thursday 5th, Thursday 12th, Friday 13th
Family Art Workshop at The Tetley: These drop-in activities are open to all but are especially suitable for families with children aged 5 – 11. Activities are free and no booking is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. 07/04/18
Easter Eggs, Hunts & Parties:
Easter Party at the Hare and Hounds Easter party. 01/04/18
Thwaite Fete at Thwaite Mills Watermill Traditional Easter Sunday Fete. 01/04/2018
Egg Decorating at Leeds City Museum: FREE Egg decorating. 10th – 13th April
Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt: East Riddlesden Hall. Fri 30 Mar – Mon 2 Apr 2018. Trail sheets £2 each.
Easter Egg Hunt: Ilkley Lawn Tennis Club. 01/04/18
Easter Egg Hunt: Thornton Hall Park. 02/04/18. Normal admission applies.
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Board Games /Jigsaws – Dig out some board games or jigsaws and enjoy some old-fashioned fun.
DIY Pamper/Spa Day – Foot soak, face masks, nail painting, cucumbers on the eyes, hand massage, what a treat!!
Corn Flour and Water Slime- it’s so easy, just use twice as much cornflour as water and add a bit of food colouring! Hours of fun!
Scrap Booking – With so much going on in and around Wharfedale this Christmas, there will be plenty for your little ones to put in a School Holiday Scrapbook. Keep leaflets/tickets etc for them to stick in, photos, maps & drawings, should keep them busy a while!
Olympics – With sports days done, the Mini Mumblers will be well used to sporting contests, so set up a mini Olympics. Obstacle courses, egg and spoon races, balls in buckets, the list goes on.
Pizza Making – Fun and gets a meal sorted at the same time. Either make your own base or buy ready made/pitta bread for a quick option.
Origami – Lots of patterns/instructions available online for free. Patience required!
Junk Modelling – Empty the recycling box and get creative. Space rockets, robots, wherever your imagination takes you!
Make dough – Use the recipe from The Imagination Tree to make some quick and easy dough.