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Easter Activities

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Saturday, April 6, 2019 to Sunday, April 21, 2019

Visit Colchester Museums over the Easter holidays for lots of family fun!

Knightzzz at the Museum - Colchester Castle – Friday 5th April
Are you brave enough to spend the night? For families looking for a very special camping experience, join the museum team for a very different B&B! 
7.30pm Sat - 8am Sunday. Tickets costs £30pp, or £25pp for groups of four or more. Booking essential.
 
Easter Holidays - Colchester Castle - Saturday 6th April – Sunday 21st April
Join us at the Castle over the Easter holidays for lots of family fun!
Discover more about mythical beasts by following our trail and design your own creature in our craft area. Take part in the Dragon egg hunt and help us to decorate the Castle Dragon mural.
 
Meet Flame the Dragon – Colchester Castle - Sunday 14th April
Visit Colchester Castle over the Easter holidays for lots of family fun!
Discover more about mythical beasts by following our trail and design your own creature in our craft area. Take part in the Dragon egg hunt and help us to decorate the Castle Dragon mural.
 
Calling all brave adventurers, a dragon has been spotted at Colchester Castle, are you brave enough to come and meet him? Hear the dragon roar and have your photo taken with him...if you dare!  
Appearances at; 11.15am, 12.15pm, 1.15pm and 2.15pm
 
Go Live! Birds of Prey – Natural History Museum 9th, 10th, 11th April.
Come to Colchester Natural History Museum this Easter and come face to face with some fascinating birds of prey. Meet the experts from Eden Falconry and discover more about these amazing birds; from owls to falcons, which birds will you see?
Shows at 12pm, 13.15pm and 14.30pm.
£5 per person, children 2 years and under free. Booking required.
 
Easter crafts – Hollytrees Museum - 16th, 17th, 18th April.
Get crafty at Hollytrees this Easter and make a seasonal wreath, chick or sun-catcher to take home.
16th - Easter wreath
17th - Pom pom chick
18th - Easter sun-catcher
Sessions at 10.30am, 11.30am and 12.30pm
£5 per person, booking required.