Easter Holiday Activities in St Albans
By debbigg | Tuesday, April 12, 2011, 17:13
If you’re still looking for ideas to entertain the kids and fill the time during the Easter Holidays, then take some inspiration from this round-up guide to what's on offer in St Albans below:
The Inn on the Park is holding an Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday 24th April.
is offering it’s usual wide range of farm-based fun and activities.
Plus, over the holidays children can join in an Easter Egg Hunt and
Bunny Hunt for a free chocolate reward! The visitor attraction also has a
new JCB Young Drivers Zone, which opened for the holidays.
are organising an Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday 24th April. The Easter
bunny will be in residence and there is also arts and crafts and face
painting fun to be had. Tickets can be bought in advance.
on Hollywell Hill give children and adults the chance to paint their
own pottery. Their unique designs are then glazed and fired ready for
collection a week later. If the weather forecast doesn’t look too
clever, you’re advised to book a table in advance!
is showing Robin Hood (12A) on Thursday 14th April at 2pm and How To
Train Your Dragon (U) is being screened on Saturday 16th April at 2pm.
Tickets are available to book in advance .
until 14th April with the theme of ‘Ancient Worlds’. The sessions for
8-13 year olds cost £5 and are bookable and payable in advance. Plus,
there is a story time and Easter egg Hunt on Saturday 23rd April, from
3pm – 4pm, for those under 7. It costs £1and children must be
accompanied by an adult.
the indoor adventure playground off St Albans Road, on the outskirts of
Sandridge is an option for rainy days. The soft-play facility has
recently been taken over and has already undergone some improvements to
the seating area. Plus they are now offering a healthy lunch box food
Butterfly World reopened its doors for the 2011 season last Friday, 8th April. There are a number of special events on for children throughout the Easter Holidays, and throughout April all admissions are reduced to £5, with under 3’s going in for free.
Head for Verulamium Park and check out the new adizone outdoor gym with your kids. It's opposite the swings and although it opened in December, the fair-weather crowd are only just discovering it. Have fun, keep fit and all for free!
Salisbury Tennis Club in the Fleetville area has Junior Easter Camps for 4-12 year olds on 14th, 19th and 20th April. See website for more details.
Lottery funding means that the Council-run ‘Play in the Parks’ events are once again at large across parks in St Albans, providing sports, drama, arts, crafts and games for 5-12 year olds. All the events are free, but under 8’s need to be accompanied by an adult. See the schedule at http://www.stalbans.gov.uk/playintheparks
Top Hat Stage School is giving 4-17 year olds the chance to put on a performance of Footloose, next week, Monday 18th – Thursday 21st April at St Albans Girls School. Click link for details.
If you’re running an Easter Holiday activity or camp, please add to the list below:
Or, tell us what activities your children are up to over the Easter Holidays? What local clubs or facilities do you use to make sure that there’s never a dull moment?