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 Easter Holiday Fun


Easter holiday events at Leeds Museums and Galleries
Saturday 1 April – Sunday 16 April 2017 

Have an eggscellent time with us this Easter!

From a roving Mad Hatter at Lotherton Hall to vintage family fun at the Thwaite Fete and Victorian fire engines at Leeds Industrial Museum, there's something for everyone!

Meet baby animals at Temple Newsam - or a 125,000-year-old hippo at Leeds City Museum! 

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Abbey House Museum
Join us for creative crafts and activities! Head down the rabbit hole as we start the holidays inspired by Alice in Wonderland, while the second week is all about eggs. We’ll also welcome the Easter Bunny!

Leeds City Museum - Hippo Holidays
(Tue 4–Fri 7 & Tues 11–Thurs 14 Apr, 10am–12pm & 1pm–3pm)
Did you know hippo bones were discovered in Armley in Leeds? Join us on Tuesdays for multi-sensory family adventure sessions, hippo-tastic crafts on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Special events: Tuesday 4th try a comic strip masterclass (ages 11+). Friday 7th don a lab coat and investigate 125,000 year old hippo bones (ages 7+).

Leeds Industrial Museum
At Easter, learn about the important role of our fire and rescue services. Come and see our beautiful Victorian fire engine, dress up as a fire officer, make fire engines, and see some of the wonderful fire services objects in our collection.

Thwaite Mills Watermill
Enjoy art and nature trails or pop in one of our activity afternoons; Creative Tuesdays (4 & 11 Apr) and Experimental Thursdays (6 & 13 Apr), for crafty fun, egg experiments and animal investigations.

Thwaite Fete - Sun 16 Apr, 11am–4pm
Thwaite Island is holding a traditional Easter fete, with fun and games for all. There will be an Easter bonnet competition and the chance to meet the Easter Bunny. Nestled between the River Aire and the Aire & Calder Navigation, don’t miss a chance to see the beautiful island in all its spring glory.

Lotherton Hall - A Mad Hatter of an Easter
Sat 1–Sun 23 Apr, 10am–4pm
Over three weeks at Easter we have daily springtime crafts, outdoor games and a Mad Hatter’s trail to explore. On special days play hopping games with the Easter Bunny, meet the Mad Hatter, see live hatching displays in the bird garden and make a spring planter or basket.

Temple Newsam - Springtime Babies
Make the most of the spring weather and come and meet all our new born baby animals on the farm, from lambs and piglets to baby chicks. While over in the house join in our creative workshops and make your very own jolly Easter headgear, or search for our escaped lambs!

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