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What’s On This Weekend 2nd – 3rd April

Written by Louise Winter


With the school holidays in full swing, we’re letting your purse have the weekend off because we’ve found some super fun FREE days out for all the family to enjoy this weekend!

Free Easter Holiday Fun for Families! Museum of London Docklands, London, 26th March – 8th April

There’s some fantastic free activities planned for the kids over Easter including stories, art workshops, and inventing!
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Dragons! Museum of the Order of St John; London, 26th March – 8th April

This fascinating museum has some fun Easter activities for all the family to join in with! Egg-splore the museum for hidden eggs, listen to tales of knights and dragons, plus enjoy dragon themed crafts!
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Easter: Science Rules! Ragged School Museum, London, 29th March – 6th April

Learn about the exciting discoveries made in the Victorian times and how their advances into physics, medicine and forensics have changed the world we live in. The will be plenty of fun and creative activities to keep the children engaged and entertained throughout!
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Easter Egg Hunt; Baffins Pond, Portsmouth, Hampshire, 3rd April

Come along and enjoy this beautiful park with plenty of ducks and wildfowl, plus you can join in with a free Easter Egg Hunt too! Perfect!
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Easter Holidays at Trowbridge Museum; Trowbridge, Wiltshire, 26th March – 6th April

There’s plenty of free Easter fun at this museum including an Egg Hunt especially for the kids, and a scrap work shop where they can build a bug home! Visit the sensory garden where the children can plant sunflowers and decorate the pots!
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Easter Fun; Heartlands; Redruth, Cornwall, 25th March – 10th April

As well as having plenty of fun in the Adventure Playground and the climb on sculptures, the little ones can get creative in the visitor centre with plenty of arts and crafts to enjoy!
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***10% off all purchases from the visitor shop and Red River Cafe when you purchase a ‘Days Out Card’.***

Polar the Titanic Bear; Merseyside Maritime Museum, Liverpool, 12th March – 13th April

Bring the kids to this fascinating museum where they can listen to the adventures of ‘Polar the Titanic Bear’ which is based on an original story by a Titanic survivor.
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Gardening Week; Erewash Museum, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, 29th March – 8th April

It’s National Gardening Week and to celebrate, there will be plenty of fun gardening themed activities for the children. They can decorate their own plant pots and follow a garden themed trail which sounds like lots of fun!
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Polar Explorers! Great North Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne, 29th March – 3rd May

This brilliant exhibition is perfect for families with younger children! With lots of sensory stimulation, discover how animals and people cope with living in the coldest places on Earth!
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After The Higgs Boson – What Next? National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, 31st March – 4th April

Mini physicists will love this fab exhibition driving a particle accelerator and learning about why the Higgs Boson discovery is so important for us all! This is part of the Science Festival for Families so check out our website to find more exciting days out!
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First World War Living History at the Scottish Parliament; Royal Mile, Edinburgh, 2nd – 9th April

Find out all about the First World War through re-enactment by a war soldier and a Scottish Hospital nurse! You’ll learn about how they coped with injuries and the technology and medicine they had available. This is best suited to families with children aged 8 and over.
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We hope you enjoy these FREE events this weekend! 🙂



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