08/03/2019

Looking for family-friendly days out this coming Easter? Make the most of the 4-day weekend and get planning a trip to the capital with Hull Trains.

The Passion of Jesus
Trafalgar Square, WC2H 7HG
London Trafalgar Square
Good Friday 19th April 2019

Now in its ninth year, catch this spectacular open-air performance in Trafalgar Square. Featuring over 100 performers and animals this moving portrayal of the final days of Jesus is free to watch in the historic square and there are 2 90-minute live performances on Good Friday at 12pm and 3.15pm, which are projected onto big screens so everyone can watch – be aware that The Passion of Jesus contains scenes of the crucifixion so may not be suitable for very young children.
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Looking for something to entertain the kids? There are a variety of Easter events on around London during the Easter holidays. Here are our top picks:

Horniman Easter Fair
Forest Hill, SE23 3PQ 
Horniman Museum grounds Forest Hill London view
20th – 21st April 2019

Head to the top of Forest Hill on the grounds of the Horniman Museum for a weekend Easter Fair for the whole family. This free entry event features an Easter trail, crafty workshops, face painting, and a variety of stalls whilst you can enjoy magnificent views over the London skyline. 
Visit the Horniman Museum site to find out more.

 

Easter Egg Decorating & The Great Egg Roll
Lauderdale House, N6 5HG 
Decorating Easter eggs
Easter Sunday 21st April 2019

One of London’s great Easter Eggstravaganzas, The Great Egg Roll, takes place again this Easter Sunday at London’s Lauderdale House. Kids can get creative with egg decorating – bring a blanket and a picnic and settle down on the Tea Lawn whilst decorating, before taking part in the great egg roll! There are prizes to be won for the best decorated egg and the winning egg roller before taking part in a mini egg hunt. Usually a sell-out event, booking is recommended £8.50/£6.50
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Hampton Court Palace
East Molesey, KT8 9AU 
London Hampton Court Palace Magic Garden playground
6th – 22nd April 2019

Go on the Easter Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt at Hampton Court Palace, where you can pick up a map and follow the clues on the trail to find the hidden golden bunny statues. Whilst there visit The Magic Garden, reopening on the 30th March just in time for the Easter Holidays, where you can come face-to-face with mythical creatures, storm the battlements and explore the secret grotto in this magical children’s playground. Just don’t wake the sleeping dragon in the sandpit! Entry is included in the Palace ticket price, so the whole family can explore the Palace’s history, or for admission to the maze and gardens only it’s £8/£6, booking is recommended.

 

Battersea Park Children's Zoo Easter Egg Search
Battersea, SW11 4NJ
Easter Egg hunt animals
6th – 22nd April 2019

For something a bit different, visit the Battersea Park Children’s Zoo for an alternative Easter Egg hunt amongst the animals. Prizes are awarded to those who can spot all the brightly coloured eggs in the enclosures! Whilst there stay to watch feeding time. Entry costs £1.50 + normal ticket price.

Make sure to make the most of your Easter weekend in the capital with 2 for 1 entry to a wide variety of top attractions available with your train tickets. Visit our 2FOR1 days out guide to see some of the destinations you can visit.

With the best savings on train tickets available online, it pays to book with Hull Trains. Get planning your trip now!

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