With Pancake Day long finished and lent well and truly underway, there is one event that we’re all looking forward to … Easter! Packed full of egg hunts and chocolate, Birmingham is preparing to celebrate this holiday like no other and here’s a brief list of some of the star attractions. Remember that these events are likely to get busy so book any tickets in advance and considering hiring a cab in advance with a firm like Minicabster so that you’re not left behind while everyone else is having fun!
Cadbury World’s Easter EggstravaganzaPerfect for all the family, Cadbury World is going all out this year to deliver an Easer worth remembering. Children can enjoy the thrill of the chase in the Easter Egg Trail with an Easter bonnet competition perfect for those who want to show off their creative prowess.
It’s also the perfect place to pick up any last minute Easter gifts with the World’s Biggest Cadbury Shop stocking a full collection of sweet treats made delicately by their chocolatiers. Choose from unique hand-decorated eggs and other goodies.
When: 18 – 21 April
Price: admission costs vary depending on age – check the Cadbury World website for details and to book tickets in advance with a 5% discount
Stoneleigh Abbey’s Easter TrailA stunning attraction whatever the time of year, this year Stoneleigh Abbey is putting on a fantastic Easter trail for children aged 3 years and up. The trail will take place around the grounds of the abbey, giving visitors plenty to look at and enjoy. Prizes will also be awarded so it’s a great opportunity to make the most of the holiday.
When: 18 – 21 April
Price: £3.50 per person – this is the standard admission charge for entry to the grounds, Repton Walk and Orangery café and there is no extra charge to take part in the event
Sea Life Centre’s Penguin Ice AdventureWant your Easter activities to be a little less chocolate-y? Then Birmingham’s Sea Life Centre has the answer. This Easter, their opening a brand new underwater Penguin Ice Adventure attraction which will put visitors face-to-face with a colony of Gentoo Penguins.
Catch a glimpse of the authentic Antarctic landscape and watch these lively creatures get up to all sorts of mischief. It’s a great family-friendly option but with indoor temperatures of 8°C, you’ll need to dress appropriately. Brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr.
When: the attraction will open this Easter
Price: admission costs to Birmingham Sea Life Centre vary – check the website for full details and to obtain online discounts if booking in advance
Am I going to see any of you out & about Brum during all this Easter fun?
What are your plans for Easter?