What’s On over Easter for the family

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Lambs will be St John's Gate for children to stroke. Image: Roger Davies
Lots of yummy eggs are to be found across Islington this Easter. Image: WillowGardeners
Lots of yummy eggs are to be found across Islington this Easter. Image: WillowGardeners

With Easter just around the corner, there are plenty of events across the borough to keep the whole family entertained.

Create an Easter mobile at Finsbury Library.

Finsbury Library, Saturday 23 March 2013, 2.30pm-4pm.

Age 4-10 years: free.

Contact: Finsbury Library, 020 7527 7960, finsbury.library@islington.gov.uk

 

Easter Bunny comes to Kinloch Gardens

Easter egg hunt, egg and spoon races, Easter bonnet decoration, paper eggs on sticks, arts and crafts. All ages welcome.

Kinlock Gardens, Saturday 30 March 2013, 11am-1pm.

Age up to 11: free.

Art and craft materials supplied.

Contact: Julian Evans, 07825 098 455 julian.evans@islington.gov.uk

Lambs will be St John's Gate for children to stroke. Image: Roger Davies
Toy lambs will be St John’s Gate for children to spot. Image: Roger Davies

Lambs at the Gate

Special visitors come to the museum this Easter, see if you can spot the toy lambs lurking around St John’s Gate.

Museum of the Order of St John, Monday 1 April – Saturday 13 April

Age 5 to 11: free.

No booking required, all materials provided. The museum is closed on Sunday 7 April.

Contact: Karen Parker, Museum of the Order of St John, 020 7324 4005 karen.parker@sja.org.uk

 

London Symphony Orchestra Discovery, Family Open Day

A musical Easter egg hunt, music performed by LSO players, and the opportunity to make some music of your own.

LSO St Luke’s, Monday 1 April 2013, 10am-2pm

All ages.

Tickets £3 children, £5 adults. Under 12 months: free.

Contact: London Symphony Orchestra, emma.lewis@lso.co.uk

 

Easter Fun Day at Freightliners City Farm

Easter Bonnet Parade (3pm), egg hunt, beekeeping, stalls, arts and crafts, bouncy castle, face painting, tombola, vegetarian food including cakes.

Pre register for the egg hunt. Start time: 1.30pm for under 5s, 2pm for 5-8s, 2.15pm for 8-12s, 2.30pm for 13 plus.

Freightliners City Farm, Monday 1 April, 12pm-4pm: free.

Contact: Elizabeth Mcallister, 020 7609 0467 elizabeth.mcallister@btinternet.com, www.freightlinersfarm.org.uk

 

Play with baby chicks at Freightliners Farm. Image: Jim Pennucci
Play with baby chicks at Freightliners Farm. Image: Jim Pennucci

Newington Green Easter Egg Hunt and Games

Newington Green, Monday 8 April 2013, 12pm-1pm

Up to 11, free.

Andrew Hillier andrew.hillier@islington.gov.uk

 

Basire Street Easter Egg Hunt and Games

Basire Street Playground, Thursday 11 April 2013, 12pm-1pm

Up to 11: free.

Andrew Hillier andrew.hillier@islington.gov.uk

 

Kings Square Park Easter Egg Hunt and Games

Kings Square Park, Friday 12 April, 12pm-1pm

Age up to 11, free.

Andrew Hillier andrew.hillier@islington.gov.uk