It’s here! The four day Easter weekender is upon us. We wish you good cheer, loads of choc and a lovely break. Oh, it’s going to be a scorcher so grab the sunnies and head outside.
There’s a weekend of fab, fun and FREE activities at the weekend long Let’s Play: Easter festival in King’s Cross.
There’ll be a whole load of FREE activities to enjoy. Kids can hit up the Easter Express vintage land train, a petting zoo, egg hunt, face painting and arts and craft. Elsewhere there’ll be an animal well being workshop, ceramic classes and live music. Yep, loads.
Now – Mon 22nd April: Let’s Play: Easter
In and around Granary Square, N1C 4AA
FREE – For a full list of what’s on click here
Grab the kids and get down to two days of story telling, Easter trails and Lindy hopping classes at the Horniman Easter Fair.
The Forest Hill natural history museum will also be hosting a farmer’s market and live music on the bandstand for the bigger / very big kids.
Sat 20th & Sun 21st April, 10.30am – 4.30pm: Horniman Easter Fair
The Horniman Gardens, 100 London Road, SE23 3PQ
FREE entry, some activities cost. For a full list of what’s on click here
Visitors can get up close to dozens of classic motors – if you happen to have a classic banger or motorbike then just bring it along! Perfect for a hot Easter Saturday.
Sat 20th April, 12pm – 6pm: Monthly Classic Car Meet In Waterloo
Lower Marsh Street, SE1
FREE – for more info click here
There’ll be loads to see at Saturday’s event. Check out musical acts on the main stage, hilarious comics in the comedy tent, traditional dancers and an English food market.
There’ll also be a Family Zone where little ones can train to be a Knight and embark on a Dragon Quest. For God, England and St George!
Sat 20th April, 12pm – 6pm: Festival Of St George
Trafalgar Square, WC2N 5DN
FREE – for a full list of what’s on click here
This is a good excuse to get outside in the sunshine. Bee expert, Mark Patterson from Apicultural will be taking visitors on a tour of the park.
Apparently, it’s home to 53 species of bee. Who knew there were even 53? Not us. However, we do know that bees are vital for our food supply – and planet.
Sun 21st April, 2-4pm: Guided bee walk
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, E3 4PX
FREE – Meet at the Sloan Centre at the Southern Grove entrance
Head to Hyde Park for a (very) LOUD fire off to mark the Queen’s birthday.
The monarch turns 93 on Sunday and the day after there’ll be a 41-round gun salute to mark the occasion. Many happy returns, Your Majesty!
Mon 22nd April, 12pm: The Queen’s Birthday – Royal Gun Salute
Hyde Park, W1
FREE – just show up. For more info click here
Need more inspiration?
Watch this stunning FREE performance of The Passion on Good Friday
Check out these family-friendly FREE magic live performances on Saturday
Make for this FREE four day Easter weekend music fundraiser in Camden
Work off the Easter eggs at these FREE dance classes on Easter Monday