What’s on in Leicester over Easter



Theres lots going on in Leicester this Easter, with lots of low-cost activities taking place in the city’s libraries, museums, leisure centres and open spaces.


Youngsters can make an Easter card, watch a puppet show, jump in to a splash disco or join in the fun at the annual St George’s Festival.


There’s also the chance to see some baby animals at Belgrave Hall & Gardens - and decorate some Easter pottery at the Guildhall.


More ideas for family-friendly activities are set out below:


15-18 April Holiday activities at city leisure centres. Charges apply


Until 27 April Easter Treasure Hunt at Beaumont Leys Library


Until 28 April Footgolf plus golf at Humberstone Heights for £2.50 (U16)


Until 28 April Funfair: Abbey Park


Until 30 June Mods: Shaping a Generation. Exhibition at New Walk Museum. Free entry


#ShapingAGeneration check Leicester’s media’s review on this free event.


15 April Brilliant bonnets: Newarke Houses Museum: 11am-3pm. £3


15 April and 16 April Easter craft workshops: Braunstone Library: 11am-2pm


16 April Polkadot Pottery: Guildhall: Paint your own Easter pottery. 11am-3pm - £10


16 April Stripey Honey…is very yummy: St Barnabas Library: 11am; Hamilton Library: 3pm (£3)


16-18 April Easter Crafts: New Walk Museum (Ages 10-16): 1pm-4pm


17 April Easter Animals Fun Day: Belgrave Hall & Gardens: 11am–4pm. £3.5017 April Edible Easter Boxes: Braunstone Library


17 April Easter crafts: Aylestone Library: 2pm-3.30pm18 April Easter Eggstravaganza: Guildhall: 11am-3pm. £3.


18 April Make an Easter egg box and Easter card: Beaumont Leys Library: 2pm-3.30pm


18 April Easter crafts: Central Library: 1.30pm-3pm


Good Friday (19 April) Leicester at the Cross: Cathedral Gardens - 10am


Saturday (20 April) St George’s Festival,

Orton Square


23-26 April Holiday activities at city leisure centres. Charges apply


St George’s Day (23 April) Railway Day, Abbey Pumping Station: 11am-4pm


St George’s Day (23 April) Storytelling at Leicester Market: 11am-3pm


25 April Glitter, Clay & Arty Party: Guildhall – 11am-3pm. £3 charge.


27 April Steam with the Team (NB the beam engines will be in steam): Abbey Pumping Station. Booking required - £5.


More information about events in Leicester this Easter is available here