Easter events in Calderdale 2018

Easter-Eggs.jpgEaster 2018 in Calderdale
Get ready for lots of FREE fun and family-friendly entertainment in Calderdale this Easter! From a Duck Race to Pace Egg Plays with Easter Egg Trails, Easter Egg Hunts, Easter Egg Decorating Workshops, a Colouring Competition, Easter Crafting and more; your family can enjoy a jam-packed Bank Holiday weekend!

Good Friday, March 30th

Heptonstall Pace Egg Plays and Midgley Pace Egg Plays: traditional Mumming Play performed in Heptonstall’s Weavers Square. Cheer on St George as he takes on contenders such as Bold Slasher, the Black Prince of Paradine and Hector.  Violent sword fights predominate but, as ever, good triumphs over evil.

Grand Easter Egg Hunt: at Shibden Estate, Halifax. Organised by the Shibden Estate Friends Group, all proceeds will be used to enhance the Estate.

Easter at Westgate Arcade: Perfect for children and young families, Westgate Arcade is holding an Easter Colouring Competition during the Easter Holidays!

Easter at The Piece Hall: (until 11th April) Easter Crafting, Egg Trails, meet real spring lambs, Chocolate Egg Decorating Workshops and more!

Saturday 31st March

Easter Eggztravaganza at Mount Zion Heritage ChapelAn Easter Egg Hunt in the grounds of the chapel, with a wide selection of crafts in the cottage, followed by a picnic style lunch in the Chapel. with an Easter Bonnet Competition with a prize for the best bonnet!

Brighouse Easter Trail: Follow your trail sheet and collect a letter or number from the 38 participating shops to enter the FREE prize draw. Free treats for children with Easter bonnets or bunny ears (while stocks last).

Easter Monday, 2nd April

Hebden Bridge Easter Duck Race: Duckmania returns to Hebden Bridge as thousands of ducks race down the river, with a variety of entertainment to enjoy throughout the day, including children’s rides, charity stalls and live music from a local bands. (Duck Race starts approx 3.15pm at St. George’s Bridge).

Easter Fun also continues at The Piece Hall with real Spring Lambs and Easter Crafting.

Wednesday 4th April

Easter Egg Hunt at People’s ParkJoin the fun with a Free Family Easter Egg Hunt, Wednesday 4th April 11am to 1pm at People’s Park, Halifax.

The are Chocolate Egg Decorating workshops at The Piece Hall (Booking is essential as places are limited).

Thursday 5th April

Easter Bunny Fun at Shibden Hall: Join the Shibden Bunny in search of eggs and friends hidden in Cunnery Wood and the grounds, then make a felt Easter-themed craft. (Please note this activity includes a woodland walk which is unsuitable for prams and buggies.)

Have a lovely Easter, folks!

For more information about what’s on in Calderdale go to http://www.visitcalderdale.com

FREE Easter Holiday Activities at Orangebox, Halifax

Free holiday activities for ages 11+ return to Orange Box this Easter. Monday 10 – Thursday 13 April 2 – 4pm Tuesday 18 – Friday 21 April 2 – 4pm

Make your own Easter eggs for egg rolling, dance and perform with Arts Barre, up-cycle clothes with Worn Reborn, bake some Easter treats, sing your favourite karaoke tunes, climb to new heights in the bouldering tunnel, make an Afternoon Tea and celebrate the holidays with an Easter party.

No need to book, just turn up

Monday 10 April 2 – 4pm  Perform – join Arts Barre for some performance, dance, fitness, music and story workshops. No experience required! Karaoke – sing your favourite songs in the atrium Climbing – have a go at making it around the bouldering tunnel

Tuesday 11 April 2 – 4pm Fashion – fashion workshops with Worn Reborn showing you how to up-cycle clothes Perform – join Arts Barre for some performance, dance, fitness, music and story workshops. No experience required! Climbing – have a go at making it around the bouldering tunnel

Wednesday 12 April 2 – 4pm Arts & Crafts – create an Easter egg for egg rolling, craft Easter goodies and make decorations for an Afternoon Tea Cooking & Baking – bake some Easter treats for an Afternoon Tea Fashion – fashion workshops with Worn Reborn showing you how to up-cycle clothes Perform – join Arts Barre for some performance, dance, fitness, music and story workshops. No experience required!

Thursday 13 April 2 – 4pm Cooking & Baking – bake some Easter treats for an Afternoon Tea Arts & Crafts – create an Easter egg for egg rolling, craft Easter goodies and make decorations for an Afternoon Tea Perform – join Arts Barre for some performance, dance, fitness, music and story workshops. No experience required!

BREAK FOR EASTER WEEKEND

Tuesday 18 April 2 – 4pm Fashion – fashion workshops with Worn Reborn showing you how to up-cycle clothes Perform – join Arts Barre for some performance, dance, fitness, music and story workshops. No experience required! Arts & Crafts – create an Easter egg for egg rolling, craft Easter goodies and make decorations for an Afternoon Tea

Wednesday 19 April 2 – 4pm Perform – join Arts Barre for some performance, dance, fitness, music and story workshops. No experience required! Arts & Crafts – create an Easter egg for egg rolling, craft Easter goodies and make decorations for an Afternoon Tea Cooking & Baking – bake some Easter treats for an Afternoon Tea Fashion – fashion workshops with Worn Reborn showing you how to up-cycle clothes

Thursday 20 April 2 – 4pm Karaoke – sing your favourite songs in the atrium Perform – join Arts Barre for some performance, dance, fitness, music and story workshops. No experience required! Cooking & Baking (2-3pm) – make some Easter treats for today’s Afternoon Tea Afternoon Tea (3-4pm) – serve your Afternoon Tea treats to customers in the Orange Box Café and enjoy it yourselves – perfect for parents and carers to come along and try the food prepared by those who have helped cook earlier in the day

Friday 21 April 2 – 4pm Easter Party – a party with a DJ, food and more to help celebrate the end of the holidays Perform – join Arts Barre for some performance, dance, fitness, music and story workshops. No experience required!

For more information call 01422 433200 or email hello@orangeboxhalifax.org

Easter Egg Hunt at Shibden Park this weekend

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Easter Saturday, Sunday, and Monday
Entry £1,  Entry forms available from the Boat House, 10am – 5pm
Everyone a winner!

Want more information?
Call 01422 352246 or visit museums.calderdale.gov.ukvisitshibden-hall