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Activities in Leicester this Easter

Published on Monday, April 15, 2019

Easter eggs

THERE’S lots going on in Leicester this Easter, with lots of low-cost activities taking place in the city’s libraries, museums, leisure centres and open spaces.

Youngsters can make an Easter card, watch a puppet show, jump in to a splash disco or join in the fun at the annual St George’s Festival.

There’s also the chance to see some baby animals at Belgrave Hall & Gardens - and decorate some Easter pottery at the Guildhall.

More ideas for family-friendly activities are set out below:

  • 15-18 April Holiday activities at city leisure centres. Charges apply
  • Until 27 April Easter Treasure Hunt at Beaumont Leys Library
  • Until 28 April Footgolf plus golf at Humberstone Heights for £2.50 (U16)
  • Until 28 April Funfair: Abbey Park
  • Until 30 June Mods: Shaping a Generation. Exhibition at New Walk Museum.
  • 15 April Brilliant bonnets: Newarke Houses Museum: 11am-3pm. £3
  • 15 April and 16 April Easter craft workshops: Braunstone Library: 11am-2pm
  • 16 April Polkadot Pottery: Guildhall: Paint your own Easter pottery. 11am-3pm - £10
  • 16 April Stripey Honey…is very yummy: St Barnabas Library: 11am; Hamilton Library: 3pm (£3)
  • 16-18 April Easter Crafts: New Walk Museum (Ages 10-16): 1pm-4pm
  • 17 April Easter Animals Fun Day: Belgrave Hall & Gardens: 11am–4pm. £3.50
  • 17 April Edible Easter Boxes: Braunstone Library
  • 17 April Easter crafts: Aylestone Library: 2pm-3.30pm
  • 18 April Easter Eggstravaganza: Guildhall: 11am-3pm. £3.
  • 18 April Make an Easter egg box and Easter card: Beaumont Leys Library: 2pm-3.30pm
  • 18 April Easter crafts: Central Library: 1.30pm-3pm
  • Good Friday (19 April) Leicester at the Cross: Cathedral Gardens - 10am
  • Saturday (20 April) St George’s Festival, Orton Square
  • 23-26 April Holiday activities at city leisure centres. Charges apply
  • St George’s Day (23 April) Railway Day, Abbey Pumping Station: 11am-4pm
  • St George’s Day (23 April) Storytelling at Leicester Market: 11am-3pm
  • 25 April Glitter, Clay & Arty Party: Guildhall – 11am-3pm. £3 charge.
  • 27 April Steam with the Team (NB the beam engines will be in steam): Abbey Pumping Station. Booking required - £5.

More information about events in Leicester this Easter is available here