By Leah Conway –
From Easter egg trails, storywalks to film showings and an ‘Easter eggspress’ train ride, here’s a look at what this Easter half-term could hold for you!
Hello Huddersfield – Easter Egg Hunt
Hello Huddersfield have organised an Easter egg hunt this year running from 9 to 24 April. There are 10 giant painted Easter eggs around Huddersfield Town Centre, find them all on your trail map by solving the clues and you can win an Easter treat prize. More details are found on Hello Huddersfield’s website.
There is a range of activities going on at Cliffe House in Huddersfield over this easter half term. From Archery, Easter egg hunts, pond dipping to Bushcraft courses and family fun nature trails. Tickets range from £2 – £7.50. There’s also an Adventure Playground that is free entry.
Find out more information and book your tickets HERE.
Both Dewsbury Market and Huddersfield Queensgate Market are hosting some easter events on Saturday 16 April from 11am to 3pm.
Both markets are hosting free face painting, balloon artists, easter bunny trails with prizes and free easter treats for every child. Fancy dress welcome!
Easter Trails at Kirklees Museums
Oakwell Hall and Country Park, Bagshaw Museum and Tolson Museum are hosting Easter Egg Trails this half term.
Oakwell Hall and Country Park
From Saturday 9 to Sunday 24 April, there will be an Easter trail at Oakwell Hall and Country Park. It is £2 per trail; no booking is required and will run from 12pm to 4pm each day. You can explore the grounds and the walled garden with clues to keep a lookout for. Find out more about your visit HERE.
From Tuesday 12 to Thursday 21 April, Bagshaw Museum is hosting a free Easter trail, with hidden objects across the Bagshaw property. For more information for your visit the website, HERE.
Tolson Easter Trail
Tolson Museum is hosting an Easter trail, with clues to solve and local history to discover on its Easter-themed family trail. The trail runs from Tuesday 12- Thursday 21 April from 12pm to 4pm with free admission.
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Libraries across Kirklees – Holmfirth, Meltham, Birstall and Almondbury – are hosting ‘Happiness Storywalks’ across Easter. The storywalks are based on a book by Eva Eland called “Where Happiness Begins”.
More details on times and booking can be found on the Kirklees Libraries website.
- Dewsbury Town Hall Family showing of Peter Rabbit at Dewsbury Town Hall on Wednesday 20 April, 10am.
- A special event to learn about guide dogs at Honley Library on Friday 22 April 2022 from 10.30 to 11.30am. The event is free and is suggested for 5 to 10-year-olds. By booking only – text Bridget on 07563 733957 to book.
- Wow! Said the Owl exhibition at Cleckheaton Library on 9 April. The day will see a family-friendly exhibition based on the much-loved children’s book. It contains lots of sensory and interactive elements to appeal to families, especially those with under-fives.
Easter events across West Yorkshire
Other places across West Yorkshire are hosting Easter trails such as East Riddlesden Hall in Keighley and Nostell Priory in Wakefield.
Kirkstall Abbey in Leeds is holding an Alice in Wonderland Easter Experience on 15 April. While Whistlestop Valley Railway in Huddersfield is holding an ‘Easter Eggspress this April!