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Easter What's On Guide

Updated: Mar 14, 2023

I have had lots of messages from people looking for Easter events so I have come up with a mega list for you all to come back to.

I will update this post regularly as more and more events are announced

If you have an Easter event that you would like us to include in our guide please fill in THIS FORM

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You can also check out out Easter Egg Hunt Guide HERE


25th March-1st May - Dino Roar Lightwater Valley INFO

25th Easter Fayre - Consett Methodist Church INFO

25thMarch-3rd Sep Myth Quest - Great North Museum Hancock INFO

27th Easter Disco Party - Ingleby Barwick Community Hall INFO

29th Easter Crafts - Hauxley Nature Reserve INFO

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1st Easter Market - Kayll Road Library INFO

1st Make a Cherry blossom picture - Oriental Museum Durham INFO

1st The Bubble Show - Alnwick Playhouse INFO

1st Easter trail & fayre - Summerhill Country Park Hartlepool INFO

1st Stories of the Sun Storytelling - Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens INFO

1st Woodland Family Fun Day - Newby Hall INFO

1st Easter Fair - Berwick Town Hall INFO

1st Easter Consett at St Chads Sunderland INFO

1st-2nd Steam Gala - Beamish Museum INFO

1st-2nd Big Lego Weekend - Paxton House INFO

1st-7th Create your own Gingerbread person - Seven Stories INFO

1st-16th Who lives here trail RSPB Saltholme INFO

1st-16th Spring Bunny Trail Wharton Park INFO

1st-16th Pond Dipping and welly splashing RSPB Saltholme INFO

1st-16th Tynemouth Egguarium INFO

1st-16th Ahoy Pirate Treasure trail - Alnwick Garden INFO

1st-16th Lego Exhibition - Paxton House INFO

1st-16th Easter Eggstravagansa - Whitehouse Farm INFO

1st-16th Easter Trail - Sunderland City Centre INFO

1st-16th Easter family fun at Preston Park INFO

1st-16th Easter trail High Force INFO

1st-16th Egg hunt at Tynemouth Park INFO

1st-16th Spring Bird trail - Discovery Museum INFO

1st-14th Baby Dinosaur Egg Hunt - Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens INFO

1st-16th Duck Detectives - WWT Washington INFO

2nd Build an Easter Rabbit or Chick - Community room Tesco Extra Sunderland INFO

2nd - Easter Disco - Bilton Hall Jarrow Community Trust INFO

2nd-9th Easter service - Durham Cathedral INFO

3rd -15th Springtime Glass Painting - National Glass Centre INFO

3rd - Bronze Age Detectives Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens INFO

3rd Easter bunny ball - Longbenton Community Association INFO

3rd Crack Out - The Bowes Museum INFO

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4th Family Den Building - Northumberlandia INFO

4th Glass Painted Homes - National Glass Centre INFO

4th Little biscuits child's art workshop - The Biscuit Factory INFO

4th Design a Beetle Suncatcher at South Shields Museum INFO

5th Easter Fun Day - Pioneering Care Centre INFO

5th Easter Bonnet decorating - The Bowes Museum INFO

5th BAA army Spring crafts - Wharton Park INFO

5th Super sun Pendant crafts - Sunderland Museum & Winter gardens INFO

5th Easter around the world - Watergate Café INFO

5th Easter bunny ball family class - Swalwell INFO

5th Wild Escape - Oriental Museum Durham INFO

5th Eggtastic Easter forest school - Lanchester garden centre INFO

5th Crafty Romans - Beautiful Birds - Arbeia Roman Fort INFO

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6th-10th Easter Sandcasting - National Glass Centre INFO

6th The Not So Grimm Twins - Arts Centre Washington INFO

6th Brilliant Birds Family Activity - Hauxley Nature Reserve INFO

6th Family Conservation Crafts Bird box making - Hauxley Nature Reserve INFO

6th Chick Crafts - The Bowes Museum INFO

6th Whitburn holiday class - Whitburn Parish Church INFO

6th Active Sunderland Easter family fun day + Egg Roll Herrington Country Park INFO

6th Daffodil & Flower wand crafts Shipley Art Gallery INFO

7th Easter Funday in aid of PWSA - Hallgarth Manor INFO

7th Easter hot cross bun workshop - Raby Castle INFO

7th Easter Bunny at Woodhorn Museum INFO

7th Milkshake Live The Fire station Sunderland INFO

7th-10th Easter celebrations - Beamish Museum INFO

7th-10th Teddy bears picnic - Tanfield Railway INFO

7th-13th Funfair at Spanish City INFO

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8th Easter Fun day - Paxton House INFO

8th Celebrate Easter at Durham Oriental Museum INFO

8th Gosforth Easter trail INFO

8th Animal Hour at Wheelbirks INFO

8th Family fun day - The Bowes Museum INFO

8th Easter Fete - Herrington Grange INFO

8th Glass painting at National Glass Centre INFO

8th Easter Funday - Newcastle Cat & Dog Shelter INFO

8th-10th Steam Weekend at Aln Valley Railway INFO

9th Easter Sunday Roast Cruise - Teesside Princess INFO

9th Easter Inflatable play & Bunny visit - Coatham Hall INFO

9th Easter Sunday Carvery - The Grand Hotel Sunderland INFO

9th Easter Craft & Play - Purple Lily Bistro INFO

9th Easter Carriage rides - South Causey Inn INFO

9th-10th Tees Cottage Easter open weekend - Darlington INFO

9th Easter afternoon tea - High Force Hotel INFO

9th-10th Easter Chick Hunt - Durham Botanic Garden INFO

10th Easter Monday - Redcar Racecourse INFO

11th Spring sketchbook challenge at Shipley art gallery INFO

11th Spring Flower Crafts - Discovery Museum INFO

11th Mini beast hunt at Northumberlandia INFO

11th Flowering Collage Crafts at South Shields Museum -INFO

11th Glass Painted Homes - National Glass Centre INFO

11th-12th - Spring flower crafts - The Bowes Museum INFO

12th Zentangle Easter bunny art class - South Causey Inn INFO

12th A really wild draw - Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens INFO

12th Hop little bunny hop hop hop forest school - Lanchester garden centre INFO

12th Crafty Romans - Wild Arbeia INFO

12th/13th Make a Boat at Oriental Museum Durham - INFO

13th Dry point printing at Seven Stories INFO

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As always National Trust are hosting some fab events across the North East and Yorkshire including:

Souter Lighthouse

5th - Make a sock Easter bunny

3rd-12th Easter Sports

7th-10th Easter Egg Hunt

Crook Hall

3rd-13th Easter Sports

5th-8th Easter egg hunt

11th-14th Easter Crafts


1st-18th Easter egg hunt & activities


3rd-14th Easter egg hunt & activities


1st-16th Easter trail, Egg hunt & Activities

English Heritage are also hosting some events across all properties including

Easter Escapades

Easter Adventure Quest

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