Suffolk Kids Easter what's on guide!

Written by MiriamSpall on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 18:53

Welcome to the first issue of Suffolk Kids what's on guide, a collection of local events and activity ideas for the whole family.

In this issue:

  1. Top Picks
  2. Cadbury egg hunt fun
  3. Easter egg trails
  4. Easter at Suffolk Museums
  5. Easter Family Fun

Top Picks

Glass & Craft Easter Egg Hunt- Family Fun Craft Centre Hadleigh IP7 6DP. Tel 01473 517 404. Join Glass & Craft on an Easter Egg hunt on Friday the 25th March and Saturday the 26th March 10:00-16:30. Find all the Easter eggs scattered in the shop, craft studios, courtyard and the Kersey Mill gardens! Every child that completes the egg hunt will receive a funky new paint splat mug. If you are taking part in crafting activities, the children will get to do the hunt for FREE. If you are looking at doing some craft as well as the Easter Egg Hunt, booking is recommended. 

Donkey Rides at South Kiosk 16th April 10am - 4pm. South Kiosk at Martello Park, South Seashore Felixstowe IP11 2GJ. Happy 2nd Birthday South Kiosk! Come and join in the celebrations and meet Macca Pacca, Cole and Rupert. Donkey Rides £2.00 - Lots of Cake!

PAW Patrol are coming to town!Sailmakers Shopping Centre Ipswich, IP1 3BB. Price: FREE. When: Mar 31, 11:00 - 15:00. Come and say hello! And while you're there, why not pop in to The Bear Garden  27 Sailmakers Shopping Centre, a magical place where you can make your own soft toy either for yourself or as a special gift. There are stations around the shop where you can pick a bear or animal of your choice, add a wish heart and stuff your soft toy either by hand or with the teddy stuffing machine.  There are also teddy dressing rooms for dressing and brushing your bears.

Cadbury egg hunt fun

Cadbury, in partnership with National Trust, has again this year hidden their chocolate eggs in different locations around Suffolk. Take the family along this Easter, spend a fun family day searching for clues and finding this tasty treasure! (Admission fees apply)

EASTER EGG TRAILS

  • Nowton Park’s Easter Egg HuntNowton Park, Bury St Edmunds, IP29 5BD. Tel. 01284 757098. Price: £4. Booking essential. When: Mar 26,  Sessions: 10:00 - 11:30, 12:30 - 14:00, 15:00 - 16:30
  • Woodbridge annual Easter Egg HuntElmhurst Park Woodbridge, IP12 1BB. Price: FREE. When: Mar 26, 10:00 - 12:00
  • East Town Park Easter Egg HuntEast Town Park, Haverhill, CB9 7UR. Tel. 01284 758000. Price: £1.50 per child. When: Mar 26, 14:00
  • Easter Elfin FunNeedham Lake, Needham Market, ​IP6 8NU. Tel. 01449 724 639. Price: £3.00. When: Mar 29, 13:00 - 15:00
  • Gingerbread Easter Trail 2016Tide Mill Way, Woodbridge, IP12 1BY. Tel. 01394 385295. Price: Trail sheets can be bought for £1 at the Tide Mill. When: Mar 25 to Apr 15, 11:00
  • Easter EGGstravaganzaFoxburrow Farm, Woodbridge IP12 1NA. Tel. 01473 890098. Price: £2.50. Under 3's attend for free. When: Mar 29, 14:00 - 16:00. Family Activity Egg hunts, crafts & trails.
  • Family activity: Egg quest. - Bourne Park, Ipswich IP2 8LU. Tel. 01473 890089. Price: FREE. When: Mar 29, 13:00 - 15:00

Easter at Suffolk  Museums

  • Easter Holiday Family Activities- The Long Shop Museum, Leiston, IP16 4ES. Tel. 01728 832189. Price: Adults  £6.50, Children £3.50. When: Mar 25 to Apr 10,  10:00 - 17:00

          Specific events include:

          Spring Steam-Up: Mar 26, 10:00 - 16:00

          Magic Materials: Apr 06, 13:00 - 16:00

  • Start of Season Easter Gala- East Anglian Transport Museum, Lowestoft, NR33 8BL. Tel. 01502 518459. Price: Adults £9.00, Children 5-15 £6.00. When: Mar 26, 12:00 - 18:00. Mar 27, 12:00 - 17:00  
  • Brick City: LEGO Brick ArchitectureMoyses Hall Museum, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1DX. Tel. 01284 757160. Price: Adults £4; Children (5-16) £2. When: Mar 14 to Apr 23, Mon-Sat 10:00 - 17:00, Sun 12:00 - 16:00
  • Mini Mammoths  "Rocks, Fossils and Dinosaurs" (Under 5s) - Ipswich Museum, Ipswich IP1 3QH. Tel.  01473 433551. Price: £2.00 Booking required. When: Apr 5, 10:15 - 11:15
  • Easter Egg TrailIpswich Transport Museum, Ipswich, IP3 9JD. Tel. 01473 715666. Price: Adult: £7.00,. Child (5-16): £4.50. When: Mar 28, 11:00 - 16:00
  • Easter Trail- Landguard Fort, Felixstowe, IP11 3TW. Tel. 01394 675900. Price: Adults £5.00, Children (under 15 years) £2.00. Children (under 5 years) free. plus £1.50. When: Mar 25 to Apr 10, 10:00 - 16:00. Easter Bunny hunt event: Mar 30, 14:00
  • Brecks Fest 2016West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village, Icklingham Road, West Stow, IP28 6HG. Tel. 01284 728718. Price: Adult £5.00 Child £3.00 (Under 5s FREE). When: Mar 27 to Mar 28, 10:00 - 16:00

Fun for the whole Family

  • Holi Festival- Holywells Park, Ipswich, IP3 0PG. Tel. 08448 844845. Price: FREE. When: Apr 03, 14:00 - 16:00
  • Easter Speggtacular 2016- Baylham House Rare Breeds Farm Ipswich IP6 8LG. Tel 01473 830264. Price: Adults - £7 Children (4-16) - £3, under 4’s are FREE! When: Mar 25 to Mar 28, 10:00 - 17:00
  • Easter Holiday ActivitiesJimmy's Farm, Ipswich IP9 2AR. Tel 01473 604206. Price: Childs Day Pass £4.50 (under 2′s go free). Adult Day Pass £5.50. When: Mar 25 to Apr 10, 09:30 -17:00
  • Easter Fun Fair Felixstowe- IP11 2AU. Tel 07771 556093. All the fun of the fair on the seafront, with rides, stalls and sideshows. When: Mar 25 to Mar 28, 11:00 - 22:00
  • Easter on the Farm Trail- Hollow Trees Farm, Semer IP7 6HX. Tel 01449 741247. Price:  £1.50 plus Standard Entry Charge  (£2.50 per person, Children 2 years old and under go free). Hunt for the Bunnies footprints this Easter. When: Mar 25 to Apr 10. Mon-Sat 09:00 - 16:30, Sun 09:30 - 16:00
  • Easter Family Fun DayPakenham Water Mill Farm, Bury St Edmunds, IP31 2NB. Tel 01359 230275 Loads of fun activities and crafts for family. Price: Adult £4.00, Children £2.00. When: Mar 28, 13:30 - 16:30
  • Easter FunSuffolk Owl Sanctuary Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT. Tel 03456 807 897. Price: Adults £7.50, Children £5.00, Under 4's go free. When: Mar 25 to Mar 28, 10:00 - 17:00
  • Easter Adventure QuestFramlingham Castle, Framlingham,  IP13 9BP. Tel 01728 724922. Price: Adult £8.40, Child, 5-15 years    £5.00. When: Mar 25 to Mar 28,  11:00 - 16:00
  • Ickworth House National Trust- Ickworth, Bury St Edmunds IP29 5QE. Tel 01284 735270

          Hobbies & Adventures. Mar 25 to Apr 10, 11:00 - 15:00

          Look Out Archery. Mar 25 to Apr 3, 11:00 - 16:00

 

**please contact the event organiser before making any travel arrangements

 
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