‘Eggciting’ Easter Activties

Easter Eggs

No need to get in a pickle when planning your Easter activities in 2016. We’re being pretty ‘eggstravagent’ this year with not one but eight egg hunts over the weekend (25 to 27 March 2016) and into the school holidays. So picking one to attend should be positively ‘over easy’.

Easter Eggs

Our Easter Egg hunts and other activities

Easter Trail at Tolson Museum
Friday 25 March – Sunday 10 April

Put your detective brain in gear and follow our tricky trail around the museum to enter a prize draw. Also enjoy a traditional egg hunt.  Free

Crow Nest Easter Egg Trail
Saturday 26 March 12–4pm

Follow clues through Dewsbury Museum, Crow Nest Park and around St John’s Church to win a delicious chocolate egg.  Free.

Easter Egg Hunt at Oakwell Hall
Saturday 26 March – Sunday 10 April, 12–4pm

Pick up a form from the Countryside Centre and find clues hidden around the play area to win a mini egg and voucher for Oakwell Hall.  Free.

Chick Hunt at Red House Museum
Saturday 26 March – Sunday 10 April, 12–4pm

Find the chicks hidden around Red House to win a mini egg.

Free chick hunt but normal admission charges apply.

Dewsbury Market
Saturday 26 March, 11am – 3pm

Join in the Easter egg hunt for your chance to win a giant hamper or get your face painted for free. There’ll be balloon modelling in the centre of the market as well as other fun events.

Alternative Youth Market
Dewsbury Town Centre
Saturday 26 March, 11am – 4pm

An Easter themed alternative market will include an egg hunt as well as the chance to decorate a wooden egg cup.  There will be around 20 stalls including arts and crafts, vintage clothing, jewellery, cakes, and lots more – all stallholders and performers are aged between 13 and 29.

Queensgate Market
Saturday 26 March, 11am – 3pm

There will be free face painting and a free craft workshop both running 11am-3pm. There will also be an egg hunt with the chance to win a giant chocolate hamper. Queensgate Market will be open on Good Friday and Easter Saturday, but will be closed on Bank Holiday Monday.

Easter at Bagshaw Museum
Sunday 27 March, 12–4pm

Follow clues around the museum and park, solve the puzzle and win some tiny chocolate eggs, then decorate an egg box to put them in.

£1 per child, suitable for 3-8 years. No booking required.

Egg hunt’s not for you?

Check out the Great Tolson bake-off






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