Easter Half Term Activities

Easter Half Term Activities

Easter Holiday activities for all the family across Northumberland.

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All the information below was correct at the time of writing this article.  Please check with individual organisers for further information.

Bunny Hop Easter Egg Hunt

Follow Ashington Town Council's Bunny Hop Easter Egg Hunt this Easter Half Term.

The Easter Egg Hunt starts Saturday 1st April. Find the Easter egg poster in each of the participating shops and collect a sticker.  All completed sticker cards will receive a prize, which can be collected from Ashington Library at the Leisure Centre on Saturday 15th April 2023, between 10am and 1.30pm.

Sticker cards can be collected from all participating shops as well as Ashington Library.

(Please note that the Salvation Army Shop is being refurbished and stickers from that shop will be available from Monday 3rd April. Also check individual shop opening hours for over the Easter weekend)

Active Northumberland

If you’re way too egg-cited ???? for the Easter hols, why not hop ???? onto the Active Northumberland app and book ahead some smashing soft play fun this Easter half term.

Our 8 SOFT PLAY adventures, for kids of all ages, will have the kids running wild! From safari ???????? fun to space themed, ???????? have you discovered them all?

???? Ashington Leisure Centre – 4 storey, Go Wild Jungle ???? Safari soft play

???? Berwick Sports Centre – 3 storey Nature ???????? themed soft play

???? Blyth Sports Centre – 3 storey beach ????️ themed soft play

???? Concordia Leisure Centre – 4 storey jungle safari ???? themed soft play for your little lion cubs

???? NEW Morpeth Leisure Centre – NEW 2 storey castle ???? themed soft play

???? Prudhoe Waterworld – 4 storey space themed soft play for your budding astronauts to have a blast ????

???? Ponteland Leisure Centre – 4 storey rainforest ???????? themed soft play for your little tigers to explore

???? Willowburn Leisure Centre – 4 storey go wild jungle ???? safari soft play

All adults go free with our soft plays!

Why not meet up with some friends and enjoy a cuppa and a catch up whilst the kids run wild!

Book NOW on our Active Northumberland App, call our team on 01670 620200 or speak to our team on reception.

More HERE: https://bit.ly/EasterHolidays23

Central Northumberland Family Hubs


Full Circle Food

We have some fantastic activities in April!

If you have any questions or to book places, please email info.fullcirclefood@gmail.com or TEXT/CALL 07787 103757. Calls/texts will be responded to during office hours.

Family fun days do not require booking - just come along and enjoy the fun!

Trips are strictly for children aged 8+

Free trip to Blagdon Farm - Monday 3rd April

Children MUST wear wellies for this trip

Free trip to Druridge Bay - Wednesday 12th April

Children must wear suitable clothing and footwear

Lunch is provided for both trips.

Places for the trips are strictly on a first come first served basis.

Heart of the Hirst Easter Fair

Hirst Park, Northumberland County Council

Monday 3rd April, 10am until 2pm - Springtime arts & crafts in the pavilion

Wednesday 5th April, 10am until 12 noon - Wildflower Day in the pavilion

Thursday 6th April, 10am until 2pm - Family Day at Full Circle Food

Saturday 8th April, 10am until 1pm - Easter crafts in the pavilion

Sunday 9th April, 10am until 3pm - Heart of the Hirst Easter Fair

Monday 10th April - Thursday 13th April, 10am until 3pm daily - Hirst Park's Fantastical Trail

Wednesday 12th April, 1pm until 3pm - Springtime arts & crafts in the pavilion

Thursday 13th April, 10am until 2pm - Family Day at Full Circle Food



Hospice Care Northumberland

Saturday, 8 April 2023, 10:00

Starbucks Drive Thru, Willowburn Retail Park, Alnwick, NE66 2JH View Map

Easter EGG-Stravaganza will take place at Starbucks Drive Thru, Alnwick on Saturday 8th April 2023.

Registration is now open for our stall holders! Limited spaces available.

Please do join us with your crafts, homeware and gifts as we celebrate Easter and Springtime. 

This is a family event and will be held outside so we do ask that you bring your own table and gazebo.

Please note we cannot accept food and drink stalls at this event.

In the event of cancellation due to weather conditions, a new date will be arranged.

Newbiggin RNLI Easter Fayre

Sunday 26th March 2023, 1pm

Newbiggin RNLI Shop | Newbiggin-by-the-Sea | Facebook

The Alnwick Garden

Spring is officially here so it's time for us to spring into action and tell you what's on and what's coming ☀️

???? Join Christine Walkden as she delivers her talk 'The Life and Times of a Gardener' on March 28th

????‍☠️ Alnwick Ahoy! Forget eggs, this Easter we're hunting for Treasure! Join us on a perilous pirate trail from April 1st - April 16th!

???? Alnwick Round Table are back with their annual Duck Race on April 8th! With some excellent prizes to be won, you don't want to miss out!

Visit our What's On Page via our website for more information and booking details here: https://loom.ly/RrA5pZI

Woodhorn Museum

We're delighted to welcome Bugs n Stuff to Woodhorn Museum this Easter.

Bugs n Stuff was set up to give children and adults the opportunity to have close contact with, and learn more about, the creatures of the insect, amphibian and reptile world. Guy Tansley brings great enthusiasm and knowledge to his workshops across the Northeast.

Our workshops are free, but booking is essential. Places are filling fast, for best availability please look at the later afternoon sessions.


Easter Bunny Visiting Woodhorn Easter Bunny Visiting Woodhorn Museum | Facebook

Woodhorn Wildflowers Woodhorn Wildflowers | Facebook

YMCA Northumberland

@mortalfoolsuk Young Company present Flux – 12 unique young voices come together on stage on 1st April at @YMCANorthumberlandNE, to explore what it means to question your identity in a world that feels determined to put you in a box. Tickets are available now!

Figuring it out and fitting in; what makes you, you?

Flux is a contemporary theatre show devised and performed by young people showcasing an original soundtrack, bold set design, and the incredible talent, insights and lived experience of Mortal Fools Young Company.

Flux is for teenagers, young people and adults – it’s heart-warming, hopeful, colourful, bold, empowering, funny, poignant, thought provoking and a reminder, that you’re not alone in feeling like a “mess” sometimes. We’re all trying to figure this out…… and for an hour or so we’re in it together….

Performance Information

???? #Flux2023 lands in YMCA Northumberland, Ashington 1 April, 2pm & 6pm

⏱ 6pm performance has live BSL interpretation from Caroline Ryan

???? Tickets are available now and £6 Adults & £4 under 25s/Concessions

Book tickets via: https://m.bpt.me/event/5728602

Show information & accessibility info via: https://www.mortalfools.org.uk/flux



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