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Easter is nearly here, spring is on it's way and (hopefully) the weather is starting to get a bit warmer. There are lots of special events planned all over the UK for the school Easter holidays and for the Easter weekend 2019.
Let's get cracking (sorry!)
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Worcestershire's CountryTastic Festival is a festival just for kids to help them discover the countryside. Held on Thursday 18th April 2019 at the Three Counties Showground in Malvern it includes appearances from Adam Henson and a chance to meet all your favourite farmyard animals. Tickets must be booked in advance from their website.
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Go on an Egg Hunt this Easter with the National Trust Easter Egg Hunts which are back for 2019. 250 National Trust properties all over the UK will be hosting Easter Egg Hunts with chocolate eggs as prizes.
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Easter Pantos have been growing in popularity over the last few years, and now there are several professional productions touring the UK this Easter.
Find out more at Big Panto Guide.
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Visit Warwick Castle for a host of historical fun. Try out the the Horrible Histories Maze and see the Mighty Trebuchet - the largest working siege machine in the world which is fired twice a day. Plus you can see Flight of the Eagles a spectacular birds of prey display and much more. Save up to 40% when you book through Attractiontix.
For lots more ideas of things to do this Easter why not see how many things you can cross of the Easter Bucket List?!
For a super free day out try the Gruffalo Trail at Colin Glen Forest Belfast, where sculptures of characters from The Gruffalo can be seen as you walk along the trail. The walk takes a toddler-friendly 20 minutes. Colin Glen Forest park is home to Northern Ireland’s only official Gruffalo Trail.
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This Easter you can have an undersea adventure this half term at Sealife. Every Sealife centre opens a window into the magical world beneath our seas and offers close encounters for all ages with everything from humble shrimps and starfish to seahorses, sharks and stingrays. There are centres all across the UK.
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The 30th Edinburgh International Science Festival runs from 6th to 21st April 2019 and this year's theme is Frontiers.
Inspired by the 50th anniversary of the Moon landings, the 2019 Festival theme is Frontiers, exploring the boundaries of knowledge and the spirit of adventure and enquiry that drives science, technology, engineering and maths.
For families there are lots of hands-on science events and workshops. Some are free, some have a small charge (see what I did there!)
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