Easter Activities

Hasland Infnat School Easter Bonnet Parade
Hasland Infnat School Easter Bonnet Parade

The Easter Holidays have kicked off and here at Derbyshire Times we have been looking at some of the most interesting and exciting events taking place over this coming Easter weekend for you and your family to enjoy.

Chatsworth House Easter Celebrations

From the 6th to the 9th April take part in Egg Hunts, Horse Rides, Face Painting and more with the cost of most activities being included in the price of a standard ticket.

Adults £20, Children £13, Senior Citizen and Students £17.

Hardwick Hall Forest to Furniture Exhibition

Hardwick Hall hails environmental craftmenship with a special exhibition of traditional English Style furniture handmade from the naturally fallen tress from Sherwood Forest.

The exhibition takes place from the 4th to the 13th April from 11am till 4pm and is a free event (normal admission charges apply).

Hardwick Hall Easter Trail

A special Easter trail takes place at Hardwick hall from the 6th to the 9th April with a chocolate prize awarded for all entrants and activities including face painting and crafts also taking place throughout the day. Tickets are £3 with opening hours from 11am-4pm.

Spinkhill Derbyshire revealed

Barlborough Heritage Centre will be displaying a history of Spinkhill which can trace its roots back to the 12th century.

The event will include a topographical display of old village post cards and includes full disabled access and free parking with a self service cafe on site.

Taking place on Saturday April 7th from 8.30am-1pm entry is free but the centre is a registered charity and any donations made would be appreciated.

Chucklebutties Play and Party

Chucklebutties at Belper Mills, Bridge Foot, holds an exciting Easter egg hunt on Sunday 8th April throughout the day with a free chocolate for every child.

Open from 10am-7pm with tickets ranging from £4.95 to £5.50 during peak times.

Derby Live Youth Theatre hosts The Children of Hercules, an exciting new play that is the first staging in the Uk of Euripide’s Ancient Greek tragedy for over 200 years.

A classic tale of good versus evil adapted by Peter Roberts.

Taking place on Friday 6th and Saturday 7t April at 7.30pm plus a Saturday matinee at 2.30pm tickets cost between £8-13, book online at www.derbylive.co.uk.

Frank and Cherryl Cohen at Chatsworth

Frank and Cherryl Cohen and their significant private collection of British masterpieces will be on public display for the first time in the new galley in Chatsworth House.

On Saturday 7th April the galley will be viewable in the house for the usual ticket price of £15 Adults, £9 Children and £13 for Senior citizens or students.

Brampton brunch.

Brampton food market takes place at St Thomas’ Church, chatsworth road, offering a range of local foods to try, taste and buy.

Taking place on Saturday 7th April from 10am till 2pm with free entry for additional information contact 01246 822844

Chesterfield’s horrible history

An Ancient Greek exhibition at Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery tells the story of Chesterfield from its begginings as a Roman fort to the building of the Spire and its growth as a market town.

Open from 10am-4pm Saturday 7th April with free entry,for any additional information contact 01246 345727

Bolsover Easter Bunny

Take part in a family fun Easter trail taking place at Bolsover Castle from 11am-5pm Saturday 7th April.

Tickets cost Adults £8 and Children £4.80. For more information contact 01246 822844