School Holidays

Easter Holidays

Featured Listing

Check out our listings of local Easter events, activities, camps and workshops for kids in Macclesfield, Congleton, Knutsford, Wilmslow, Poynton, Sandbach and surrounding areas

If you are running an easter event or club and would like us to add it to our list please get in touch here.

If you’d like to search by day, all Easter events as well as other local family friendly events are on the Events Calendar.

Featured Listing

Gymnastics Holiday Camp

Fun Packed Day Full of Gymnastics and Trampolining. 

Tuesday 16th April 2019

10am-3pm £23

Alderley Edge School For Girls

Call Millie on 07794 722576 or email her at for more information and to book your place

A World Inside a Book – Gruffalos, Dragons and Other Creatures

Take a trip into the brilliant 3-D technicolour world of the best loved children’s author, Julia Donaldson and illustrator Axel Scheffler, with the UK’s first immersive exhibition of their wonderful work

12th February 2019 – February 2020 – various times.  Booking required and tickets selling fast.

Z Arts, 335 Stretford Road, Hulme Manchester, M15 5ZA

Art Zone Easter Workshop

Half day, full day and extended day options.

Come and join in the crazy, creative capers!

For children in years 1-8.

9th and 12th April 2019

Holmes Chapel Leisure Centre, Selkirk Dr, Holmes Chapel CW4 7DZ

T: 07806 737392


AT Sports Coaching Holiday Club

Multi Sports activities/Competitions/Prizes/Holiday Fun

Reception – Year 6

April 8th-12th 2019 9.30am-3.30pm

Bollington Cross C of E Primary School, 16A Bollington Rd, Bollington, Macclesfield SK10 5EG

T: 07749 091187

Baby and Toddler Storytelling and Play session – Quarry Bank Mill

Bring your little ones to Quarry Bank for a special storytelling and play session just for them. Suitable for children 6 months – 4 years. Please book your tickets in advance.

With storytelling, games, toys and sensory elements, our special baby and toddler sessions are a fun way to start your weekend

Sessions last 45 minutes. £1.50 per child

13 April 2019– 9.30-10.15, 10.15-11.00, 11.00-11.45

Quarry Bank Mill, Styal Rd, Styal, Wilmslow SK9 4LA

T: 01625 527468

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, The Market Cafe Knutsford

The Market Café will be holding a breakfast with the Easter bunny event on 20th April 2019 9am and 10am

£5 per child incl breakfast, drinks and gift

Ticket only! Tickets available from 26th March.

The Market Cafe, Silk Mill Street Knutsford WA16 6DF

T: 07796 335258

Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve Easter Hunt

Ranger Mark’s Easter Eggs have been stolen! Can you help him find the wildlife that has taken them and collect their names? Pick up a map from the visitor centre and get searching around the park.

Maps available to collect between 9.00am to 4.00pm between the 6th April and 28th April

Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve Visitor Centre, Davenport Lane, Brereton, Congleton, CW12 4SU

T: 01477 534115

(Please wear suitable boots and clothing / Ideal for families and accompanied children / Car parking charge / Healthy Walk – Event / Partnership event)

Broadleaf Forest Adventures CIC Easter Holiday Club

Children 5-11

Monday 8th April – Thursday 11th April 2019
Monday 15th April – Thursday 18th April 2019

08:30 AM until 17: 30 PM

Cost Per Day £30:00

(Campfire Cooked Lunch Included)

Manor Farm, Manor Park Road, North Rode, Congleton, CW12 2PG

T: 07852 135018

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt – Lyme Park

Come and explore the garden at Lyme and take the whole family on a nature adventure. Complete the trail to receive a chocolate prize

April 8th – April 28th 2019 10:30 am

Lyme Park, Disley, Stockport SK12 2NR

T: 01663 762023

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt – One Springy Day at Dunham Massey

Complete the trail around the park, garden and house (open days only) to receive a scrummy chocolate prize!

Pick up your tickets and trails from Visitor Reception on the day. £2.50 per trail

April 8th – April 22nd 2019 10:30 am

Dunham Massey, Woodhouse Ln, Altrincham WA14 4SJ

T: 01619411025

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt – Quarry Bank Mill

Follow the springtime nature trail around the gardens at Quarry Bank to get your Easter chocolate treat.

April 19th -April 22nd 2019 10:30 am4:00 pm

Quarry Bank Mill, Styal Rd, Styal, Wilmslow SK9 4LA

T: 01625 527468


Cartoon Club at Waterstones Altrincham

Over the Easter holidays in April, Marc makes comics will be hosting a Cartoon Club at Waterstones Altrincham for the first time.

12th April 2019 11-12 pm

T: 07557 670548


Dad’s Club at The Welcome

Free craft activities; access to play area; meet other dads in the area (mums welcome too)

April 13th 2019 10:00 am12:00 pm

The Welcome 146/147 Longridge  Knutsford, WA16 8PD

T: 01565 750905

Disney Week – SuperStars Performing Arts

Learn how to sing the songs, act the scenes and dance the routines from some of Disney’s biggest hits!

And to finish off we will be putting on a performance for family to come and see their SuperStars in action.

4yrs to 16yrs.

April 8th-April 11th 2019

Gawsworth Village Hall, Church Ln, Gawsworth, Macclesfield SK11 9RJ

T: 07595372131

DR Sports Holiday Club

Sports will include netball, football, athletics, cricket, basketball, tennis and dodgeball

Ages 3-11

1-5 and 8-12 April 2019 7.30am-6pm

St Vincent’s Primary School, Manor Park S, Knutsford WA16 8AL

T: 07739424270

Easter at Tatton Park

Not only do we have fabulous trails in the Mansion, Gardens, Farm and Parkland this Easter, we have lots of cracking entertainment going on in the Stableyard! Join us for magic show fun, puppet shows, glitter tattoos and seasonal food and gifts   – pick up a schedule on the day of your visit.

April 19th – April 22nd 2019 10:00 am-6:00 pm

Tatton Park, Tatton Park Gardens, Mereheath Dr, Knutsford WA16 6QN

T: 01625 374400

Easter at The Hideaway

Daily events programme running every day until 24th April 2019

The Hideaway, 3 Partington Shopping Centre, Central Road, Partington, Manchester, United Kingdom M31 4EL

T: 0161 660 0299

Easter Children’s Workshops at the Happy Potter

Age 5 to teenagers, book your child’s place by calling us on 0161 439 5739. You can book for 1 session or for all day (2 sessions).

Banksy T-shirt design
Magical wand Making
Slime, Slime and More slime 😃

10th and 11th April 2019

Happy Potter, Bramhall Ln S, Bramhall, Stockport SK7 1AW

T: 0161 439 5739


Easter Chocolate Workshop at The Treehouse

Children will be taught how to make, fill, and decorate their own Easter eggs!

Recommended age: 3+ although we welcome younger children who might enjoy this activity with the help of an adult.

Tuesday 9 April 2019; various sessions

The Treehouse, 88 George Street, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 1RF

T:0161 503 8880

Easter Crafts at Knutsford Library

Easter hats, feathered chicks and spring baskets with a treat.

15th April 2019, 11am-12pm

Knutsford Library, Toft Rd, Knutsford WA16 0PG

T: 01625 374873


Easter Crafts for Kids – Drop In – Sandbach Library

Come along to join us making Easter themed crafts, £1 per craft, a drop in event, no need to book.

April 17th 2019 2–3pm

Sandbach Library, The Commons, Sandbach CW11 1FJ

T: 01270 375355

Easter Dino Hunt, West Park Macclesfield

Grab a hunt from the cafe (50p) and get hunting for dinosaurs hiding in eggs around the park. Collect them all and you can show your sheet at the cafe to upgrade your small drink to a large one for free!

April 15th 2019 at 10am – April 22nd 2019 at 4 pm

West Park, Macclesfield


Easter Egg Hunt and Litter Pick – South Park, Macclesfield

A free Easter hunt with a litter pick alongside in South Park, Macclesfield on Friday – 12th April at 11am.

Meet at the Pavilion.

Please come along and support this – it’s part of a project helping families to volunteer and make a difference to your community together.

Organised by CVS Cheshire East (Community and Voluntary Services)

T: 01270 763100


Easter Egg Hunt – Hare Hill

Follow the nature-themed clues to solve the puzzle and win a chocolate prize.

April 8th -April 22nd 2019 10:30 am4:00 pm

Hare Hill , Macclesfield, SK10 4PY
T: 01625 827534

Easter Egg Hunt, Kenyon Hall Farm

21st March – 21st April  2019- NO BOOKING REQUIRED

The Easter Bunny has visited the farm and hidden eggs with six of his animal friends. We need you to follow the series of clues to find them all!

Aimed at children aged around 2-11. It takes 20 – 30 minutes and costs £2.50 per child with supervising adults and babes in arms (under 18 months) going free.

Kenyon Hall Farm, Winwick Ln, Croft, Warrington WA3 7ED

T: 01925 765531


Easter Egg Painting at The Lambing Shed

Easter Egg Painting and Arts and Crafts

10th April 2019 9.30-11am

0-5 year olds

The Lambing Shed, Moseley Hall Farm Chelford Rd Knutsford WA16 8RB

T: 01565 631027


Easter Eggsplorer at Tegg’s Nose Country Park

Learn all about nature in springtime. Solve the eggs-quiz-ite scrambled eggs challenge, make your very own bird’s nest and collect Easter eggs, to take home, on the ‘Signs of Spring Treasure Trail’.

Booking and payment in advance is essential. Cost £7.50 per child per session.

April 17th 2019 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Teggsnose Reservoir Car park Holehouse Lane Langley, SK11 0NB

T: 07870 804413


Easter Eggstravaganza at Anderton Boat Lift, Canal & River Trust

From Good Friday (19th April 2019) – Easter Monday (22nd April 2019) come and enjoy arts and crafts in the Lift View Marquee and take part in our children’s Easter Treasure Hunt (*with a prize for those that can solve the mystery)

PLUS, an extra special ‘meet and greet’ with well-loved children’s characters.

Anderton Boat Lift, Canal & River Trust, Lift Ln, Northwich CW9 6FW

T: 01606 786777

Easter Eggtravaganza Twincle Fundraiser

Come and join us for our Easter Eggtravanganza to help us fundraise for our replacement Twincle Preschool building. * Easter Bunny Making Workshop (pre-booking essential on 07887950119)
*Nerf Wars Sessions
*Meet the Easter bunny
*Easter cafe
*Easter Egg hunt
*Name the chicken/bunny
*Meet the real life Easter chicks
*Easter tombola
*Traditional egg rolling at 2pm
*Easter craft
*Decorated egg and egg box competitions.

Saturday 6th April 2019 1-3pm

Wincle Macclesfield SK11 0QH



Easter Events at Aldeli, Alderley Edge

To celebrate Easter 2019 at Aldeli, we are hosting 2 Easter craft events. Wednesday 17th April 2019 will be Easter Bonnet making & chocolate egg decorating. Saturday 20th will be cupcake decorating & Easter card crafts. To find out more please call 01625 587 509.

Aldeli, London Rd, Alderley Edge SK9 7QB


Easter Extravaganza Family Fun Day

Easter family fun day includes market stalls, funfair, donkey rides, egg hunt, easter train ride. food and drink and Peter Rabbit meet and greet.

22nd April 2019 11am-4pm – free entry

Torkington Park, 14 High St, Hazel Grove, Stockport SK7 6AB


Easter Family Activities at The Whitworth – Den Building

Easter Family Activities at The Whitworth – Welly Walk Trail

Find our wellies hidden around our park, collect all the letters to complete the challenge.

Available at the Parkside Entrance.

The Whitworth, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M15 6ER

Saturday 6 April – Monday 22 April 2019 11am-3pm

Free and drop in


Easter Family Activities at The Whitworth – Wild Baby

Bringing the outdoors indoors for babies and their grown ups. With a view over Whitworth Park, drop in and enjoy nature inspired sensory play in the beautiful setting of the gallery.

Easter Fun Factory Party at The Ice Cream Farm

Play in The Fun Factory
Food Box
Ice Cream
Egg Hunt
Craft Activities
Return Play
Ice Cream Farm Balloon

April 12th 2019 4:30 -6.30pm

The Ice Cream Farm, Drumlan Hall Farm Newton Lane, Tattenhall, Cheshire CH3 9NE

T: 07570774491

Easter Gruff

Springtime fun down on the farm!

20th April 2019 10am-12pm

Messuage Farm, Messuage Lane, Marton Macclesfield SK11 9HS

T: 07729 825082


Easter Holiday Art Club with ArtShed

We will be running our Art Camp from Highfields Academy, on Cumberland Avenue in Nantwich, on Tuesday 2nd April – Thursday 3rd April 2019 from 9:30am-3:30pm each day.

Standard prices: £32 per child per day / £30.40 for a sibling

For children age 6-13 (and 5yr olds at our discretion)

Wrap around care is available via KidSpace at Highfields Academy.

T: 07984057673

Easter Holiday Camp – School In The Woods

Forest School sessions for children aged from 4 to 12 years run by an experienced and qualifed Teacher and Forest School practitoner. Activities will include elements of bushcraft and traditional craft skills.  Children under 4 are welcome to attend our nursery group

9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 16th, 17th & 18th April 2019 9am-3pm

Davenport Methodist Church, Holmes Chapel Road, CW12 4SS

T: 07748 637 847


Easter Holiday Camp with Sports Coaching North West

Our childcare camps are designed to keep children as active as possible during the school holidays by playing different sports as well as plenty of time for games, competitions and arts and crafts.

1st-26th April 2019 – various locations

T: 01270 449770

Easter Holiday Club with Cheshire Rhythmic Gymnastics Academy

Holiday Club Includes;
Fun Warm Up
Games, Prizes And Glitter Face Paint
Body Skills – Rolls, Cartwheels, Handstands
Handling Skills- Ribbon, Ball, Rope, Hoop
Easter Arts and Crafts/Egg Hunt
Choreographed Routines
Tuck Shop

Open To Both Members And Non-Members (Primary School Ages)

Wedsnesday 10th and Thursday 11th April 2019

10-3pm/Half Day Options AM or PM

Hazel Grove High School

T: 07803523809


Easter Holiday Fun Football Courses with The Football Academy

2 weeks of great fun and football games in Macclesfield

Monday 8th to Friday 12th April 2019 at HOLLINHEY SCHOOL

Monday 15th to Friday 19th April 2019 at BEECH HALL SCHOOL

Ages 4-12 times 9am to 3.30pm


Thursday 11th at Hollinhey School
Thursday 18th at Beech Hall School

Easter Holidays: Get Set, Blast Off! (Under 7s sessions) – Jodrell Bank

Calling all budding young space explorers… Join us on a fun-filled rocket trip into space, exploring our Solar System and playing lots of games along the way.

Sessions last around 20 minutes and are designed for children aged 7 and under.

Various times throughout the day (No sessions on Sundays)

April 8th – April 22nd 2019 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Jodrell Bank,Macclesfield SK11 9DL

T: 01477 571 766

Easter Holidays: Meet the Expert at Jodrell Bank

Here’s your chance to meet one of our resident science and astronomy experts. You’ll learn all about their work, plus have the chance to ask the space questions you’ve always wanted to ask!

Suitable for adults and children aged 10+

Please note these sessions take place on weekdays only.

Weekdays only

April 8th – 18th 1:00 pm- 2:00 pm

Jodrell Bank, Macclesfield, SK11 9DL

T: 01477 571 766

Easter Skill Clubs – Skill Clubs and Skill Supply

Holiday camp based around Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).  This Easter we will be having some cracking coding fun Code a Drone, Program a Sphero Robot or make your own and then code it with Crumble technology.  All staff are  experienced, DBS-checked and first aid trained. OFSTED registered and accept childcare vouchers.

8 to 12 years

April 9th – 11th 2019 – St Oswald’s CE Primary, Church Road, Aston Juxta Mondrum,  Nantwich CW5 6DP

April 16th – 18th 2019 –  Sandbach School, Crewe Rd, Sandbach CW11 3NS


T: 01270 748415

Easter Story and Activities, Knutsford Library

Suitable for under 5’s. FREE. Please book in advance.

Monday 8th April 2019 at 11am

Knutsford Library, Toft Rd, Knutsford WA16 0PG

T: 01625 374873


Easter Tennis Camp at Handforth Hall TC with Tennis Tykes

Tennis and fun games for all ages and abilities!

Full day (10-3.30pm) £18

Half Day (10-12.30pm) £12

Camp will run Weds-Fri both weeks!

Early drop offs and late pick ups available on request.

T: 07760254118

Easter Wonderland at Cockfields Farm

A fantastic indoor wonderland has been created at the farm so no matter the weather your sure to have a great day out!

Easter Entertainment Shows, Easter Egg Hunts , Decorate a Chocolate Egg, Bottle Feed the Goats, Cuddle the Baby Chicks & Ducklings.  Feed the Barn Animals, Meet the Reptiles and lots more to be announced!!

6th-22nd April 2019 10am -4.30pm

Cockfields Farm, Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 8AR

T: 0161 331 3322

Easter Workshops at the Sandbach Art Room

EASTER HOLIDAYS class list now available. Fill your days at the Art Room with loads of fun arts and crafts.

Pre-booking not essential but is recommended to avoid disappointment.

Different sessions on different days – sessions run 10.30am-12.30pm and 2-4pm

April 8th-12th 2019; April 15th-18th 2019; April 23rd 2019

Sandbach Art Room, 11b High St, Sandbach CW11 1AH

T: 01270757757



Family event at Edale Visitor Centre – Bumblebee Conservation

FREE EVENT – no need to book, just turn up!

With our friends from the Bumblebee Conservation Trust, we will be running fun family activities to discover all about the Peak District’s iconic Bilberry Bumblebee – why she’s a secret superhero and what we can do to help look after her.

April 12th 2019 11am-3pm

Fit Camp at Poynton Fitness

Kids Easter Fit Camp Superheroes Workout.

7-14 years

April 15th-April 18th 2019 9 am-midday

Register your interest through the Poynton Fitness Facebook page. First come, first served!

London Rd N, Poynton, Stockport SK12 1AG

T: 07810 898423

Gymnastics Easter Camp with Gymfinity Gymnastics

An amazing day fun filled with gymnastics, dance, games and lots of Easter treats!

Available to members & non members, beginners to advanced, both boys and girls

For Children ages 4.5 years plus

10th-12th April 2019 10.30am-3.30pm

Egerton Youth Club, Mereheath Lane, Knutsford WA166

T: 07504 696518


Happy Days Holiday Club

Holiday Club for children aged from 2 years

With a huge programme of activities on offer, including arts and crafts, group activities, the latest computer games/consoles (Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii), as well as indoor / outdoor games, there are a huge variety of activities on offer to suit both the sporty and more creative child.

8am-6pm – please contact nursery for dates

Happy Days Club & Nursery School, Jubilee Walk, Holmes Chapel, Cheshire CW4 7FN

T: 01477 544373

Junior Farmers – Chicken and Eggs at Kenyon Hall Farm

During the Easter holidays we’ll learn all about our different breeds of egg-layers, their life-cycles and how we look after them. Best of all we’ll head into the hen run to feed the birds and each Junior Farmer will gather a freshly-laid egg from the hen house. We’ll then get creative and decorate an egg to take home.

Numerous sessions (some sold out)

Kenyon Hall Farm, Winwick Ln, Croft, Warrington WA3 7ED

T: 01925 765531

Keeling’s Old Time Fun Fair at Brookside Garden Centre

Step back in time and discover the magical world of the vintage funfair. With rides from the 1930’s to the 1960’s and traditional games and music of a summer long ago it’s the perfect day out for all the family!

Brookside Garden Centre, London Road North (A523) Poynton, Cheshire SK12 1BY

April 19th, 20th & 22nd 2019 (Closed Easter Sunday) 11am-4pm

T: 07714 231035

‘Kids go Free’ at Dino Falls Adventure Golf

Monday 1st April 2019 – Tuesday 30th April 2019.

Valid Monday to Friday before 10.00am (excludes weekends and bank holidays).

Claim “Easter Fun” at the front desk to claim the offer before 10.00am.

Dino Falls Adventure Golf, Trafford Golf Centre Old Park Lane, TRAFFORDCITY  Manchester, M17 8PG

T: 01606 786777

Knutsford Bunny Hop 2019

Our bunnies will be lining the streets of Knutsford on 20th April. Find the bunnies, write down the letter and when you have all 9 unscramble the words and find a phrase associated with Easter. Pop your entry into the special post box in Knutsford Heritage Centre. Along the way enjoy the treats, & fun!

April 20th 2019 10 am – 4 pm

T: 01565 653929


Lambing Week at the Farm – Tatton Park

Will you be lucky enough to see our lambs being born? This year we have synchronised our ewes to lamb within a 10 day period.

Informative talks on the imminent signs of lambing by the farm staff.

Normal Farm admission applies

April 6th -April 14th 2019 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm (closed Monday)

Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6QN

T: 01625 374400

Let’s Go Make a Kite – Sandbach Library

Monday 8th April 2019 2.30-3.30pm

4-10 years

Sandbach Library The Commons Sandbach CW11 1FJ

T: 01270 375355

Let’s Go Make a Kite – Sandbach Library

Easter holiday crafts at Sandbach Library.

8th April 2019 2.30pm-3.30pm

Ages 4-10 years

Sandbach Library, The Commons, Sandbach CW11 1FJ

T: 01270 375355


Little Learners Messy Play Easter Classes

Messy play classes for children 5 months to 5 years

6th April 2019 at 10am at Lindow Tennis Club in Wilmslow – Peter Rabbit themed

8th April 2019 at 10.30am at Lindow Tennis Club in Wilmslow- Easter themed with crafts

11th April 2019 at 10am at Fir Road Scout Hut in Bramhall- Easter themed with crafts

T: 07807440185

Lymm Duck Race 2019

Our annual Duck Race is held each year on Easter Monday at 12:30pm. The event hosts a variety of stalls and rides in Lymm Village Centre.

Tickets are available online until midday, or on the day in the village 10:30am until 12:30pm.

Organised by Lymm and District Round Table.

April 22nd 10:30 am2:30 pm

The Dingle, Lymm

Mad Hatter’s Tea Party at Churnet Valley Railway

Specially decorated trains will be running through scenic Staffordshire countryside this Easter. Once on board you can enjoy a range of themed treats as you discover a tea party that will delight all the family.

Much-loved characters will be strolling through the train; take part in the Humpty Dumpty Easter Egg Hunt.

The trip lasts approximately 1 hour.

15th, 17th, 20-22nd April 2019 11am-5.30pm

Froghall, Stoke-On-Trent, United Kingdom ST10 2HA

T: 01538 750755

Meet The Birds Weekend! The Feathery Folk at Glebe Farm

Come and join us at Glebe Farm for Easter weekend. Meet our birds up close in our flying demos at 11am, 1pm and 3pm. We will also have activities for the kids, making bird feeders, dissecting owl pellets, Easter owl hunt with prizes and craft activities.

April 19th – April 22nd 2019 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Glebe Farm, Peel Ln, Congleton CW12 4RQ

T: 07517 127284 (The Feathery Folk)

Meet the Tudors – Tatton Park

Step back in time at Tatton Old Hall and meet our fascinating Tudor residents. Learn all about what life was like in Tudor times through a range of engaging hands on activities.

Recommended for children aged 7-11 years old. This event must be pre-booked and includes park entry admission on the day of the workshop.

April 10th 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Tatton Park, Mereheath Dr, Knutsford WA16 6QN

T: 01625 374428

Messy Easter, Prestbury Methodist Church

Family fun, crafts and food. £1 per child.

Saturday 6th April 2019 10am-12pm

Prestbury Methodist Church,  6 Macclesfield Rd, Prestbury, Macclesfield SK10 4BN



Mini Professors Easter Holiday Sessions

Mini Professors offers hands on fun science aimed at 2-5 year olds, with at least 2 hands on activities, a story, interactive circle time and a bespoke video.

PAYG easter sessions available as follows:-

Stockton Heath on Tuesdays at 9:30 (9th and 16th April 2019);

Altrincham on Thursdays at 2:45 (11 and 18th April 2019);

Knutsford on Friday at 9.30 or 10:30 (12th April 2019); 

A one off session in Stockton Heath on Thursday 11th April 2019 at 10.30am

T: 07854 510498


Myths and Legends – Tatton Park

Prepare for magical stories, accounts of heroic skill and bravery and have a go at some hands on activities inspired by these sagas.

Recommended for children aged 7-11 years old. This event must be pre-booked and includes park entry admission on the day of the workshop.

April 16 10:30 am12:30 pm

Tatton Park, Mereheath Dr, Knutsford WA16 6QN

T:  01625 374400


Oliver’s Chocolate Party

Children will be able to make their own chocolate egg and other chocolate goodies to take home. Suitable for aged 5+, £6 per ticket.

April 10th 2019 10-11 am and 11.30-12.30

Macclesfield Library, Jordangate  Macclesfield, SK10 1EE

Percy the Park Keeper – One Springy Day – Dunham Massey

Complete the trail around the park, garden and house (open days only) and collect a sticker. Pick up your free trail from the garden kiosk. Normal admission to the garden applies.

April 8th – June 9th 2019 10:30 am – 4:00 pm

Dunham Massey, Woodhouse Ln, Altrincham

T: 0161 941 1025

Percy the Park Keeper Storytelling – Easter – Dunham Massey

Join Percy and hear about his adventures in nature’s playground with his woodland friends. Dress up and become part of the story with our interactive storytelling sessions all through the Easter holidays.

3rd-28th April 2019 12-3pm

Dunham Massey, Woodhouse Ln, Altrincham WA14 4SJ


Relax Kids Easter Workshops

Bookings are now being taken for our workshops on Monday 15th April 2019 at Macclesfield library 10-12pm and Mother Nature Sanctuary 1-3pm.

£15 includes an hour Relax Kids class followed with a snack and fun craft activities to take home

T: 07904 328839


Saturday Family Craft Club

Come and join in with Saturday Family Craft Club. Crafts happen from 10am to 12pm. There is no need to book just pop down and join the family fun! Event is FREE but donations gratefully accepted to help pay for materials.

April 13th 2019 10:00 am12:00 pm

Congleton Library Market Square Congleton, CW12 1ET


Secrets of the Lambing Shed – Tatton Park

Join Tatton Park’s resident sheep expert to discover the secrets of a successful lambing period. Meet our ewes and new born lambs and help out during one of our favourite times of year on the Farm

Suitable for both adults and children aged 12 years old and above. This event must be pre-booked and includes park entry admission on the day of the workshop.

April 11th 2019 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Tatton Park, Mereheath Dr, Knutsford WA16 6QN

T: 01625 374428

Splat Messy Play Easter Class

We’ll be making Easter bonnets, hunting for eggs and getting very messy with the Easter bunny!

Tuesday 16th April 2019 1045-1145

Bethel Baptist Church Macclesfield

T: 07823 334362


Spring Holidays – Right to Play – Quarry Bank Mill

In the past children at Quarry Bank didn’t always have the right to play. This spring holiday, we’re playing in the great outdoors and finding out why play matters.

Join in with nature-themed adventures in the garden and woods.

6th-18th April 2019 11am-4pm

Quarry Bank Mill, Styal Rd, Styal, Wilmslow SK9 4LA

T: 01625 527468



Spring Wildlife Club at Reaseheath Zoo

Bring along your little Nature Detective to have fun and explore nature with us at Wildlife Club. Find out about the Wildlife in your back garden, and what you can do to help it; and whether we make a Butterfly feeder or Bee hide- you can take it home with you at the end of the session

4-7 years

6th April 2019

2 hour session, 10am – 12pm

Reaseheath Zoo, Rease Heath, Nantwich CW5 6DG

T: 01270 613222


Tegg’s Nose Country Park Easter Hunt

Ranger Martin’s Easter Eggs have been stolen! Can you help him find the wildlife that has taken them and collect their names? Buy a map from the Tegg’s Nose Tea Room for 50p, and get searching around the top of the park.

April 8th – April 28th 2019 9:00 am5:00 pm

Tegg’s Nose Country Park, Buxton Old Road Macclesfield, SK11 0AP


Telescope Walking Tours – Jodrell Bank

Join one of Jodrell Bank’s popular Telescope Walking Tours

Walking Tours last around 45 minutes, will take place indoors if wet, are available on a drop-in basis and are free with general admission.

Every day 3.15pm

Talks are aimed at adults and children aged 10+

January 9th 2019 -January 9th 2020 3:15 pm

Jodrell Bank, Macclesfield SK11 9DL

T: 01477 571 766

The Greatest Showman Dance Camp – SMB Dance

Come along to experience a wide range of dance styles, and have lots of fun working towards performing in a studio dance show at the end of DANCE CAMP. You will need to bring along lunch and drinks each day.

(3-12 YEARS) Beginners Welcome! BOYS AND GIRLS!

15th-18th April 2019 9am-3pm

Knutsford Leisure Centre, Westfield Dr, Knutsford WA16 0BL

T: 07976 357250

The Highway Rat – Open the Door

Join us for a fun morning of storytelling & music as Open The Door bring this wonderful story The Highway Rat by Julia Donaldson to life. A relaxed interactive event for all ages, inspiring a love of stories, creativity & reading, developing speech & language

April 13th 2019 10:30am – 11:10am

Tytherington Family Worship Church, Sandwich Drive, Macclesfield SK10 2UD

T: 07553 566070

The Lost Words, Lyme Park

Inspired by the book by Robert MacFarlane and Jackie Morris, seek, find and speak words from the natural world that are disappearing from children’s vocabulary. Explore the garden to see these Lost Words brought to life.

Join us in the summer for more children’s activities and discover the wonders of nature all around you.

April 8th – September 1st 2019 10:30 am – 5:00 pm

Lyme Park, Disley, Stockport SK12 2NR

The Tatton Teddy Hunt

Tatton’s mischevious teddy bears are playing hide and seek in the Gardens! Can you help us find them all so that they can join in our themed story and rhyme time?

Recommended for children aged 3-5 years old. This event must be pre-booked and includes park entry admission on the day of the workshop.

April 18th 2019 10:30 – 12:00 and 13:00 – 14:30

Tatton Park, Mereheath Dr, Knutsford WA16 6QN

T: 01625 374400

The Troll Run

he Troll Run has been designed to be fun for all taking part, whether you run the entire course or walk as long as you have fun that is all that matters

To make things even better each person that enters will get a Troll Run T-shirt, finishers Medal and goodie bag.

April 13th 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Glebe Farm, Peel Ln, Congleton CW12 4RQ

Traditional Tales: Cinderella – Tatton Park

This engaging storytelling tour will bring to life the traditional tale, Cinderella, with the chance to meet characters and take part in hands on activities that will make you part of this truly magical tale.

Recommended for children aged 3-5 years old. This event must be pre-booked and includes park entry admission.

April 10th 2019 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6QN

T: 01625 374400

Wellies in the Wild – Spring Pond Safari – Brereton Heath LNR

Grab your wellies and your sense of adventure to join Nature Stuff on a special all new springtime Pond Safari. We’ll be hunting out signs of spring and learning all about life in the pond. Booking and payment in advance is essential. Cost £7.50 per child per session.

April 12th 2019 10.00am to 12.00pm

Brereton Heath Local NatureReserve Visitor Centre, Davenport Lane, Brereton, Congleton, CW12 4SU (SJ794653)

Ages 5 -10

T: 07870804413



Wellies in the Wild – Spring Stream Safari – Tegg’s Nose Country Park

We’ll be hunting out signs of spring and learning all about life in the stream. Booking and payment in advance is essential. Cost £7.50 per child per session.

Ages 5 -10

April 16th 2019 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Teggsnose Reservoir Car Park, Holehouse Lane, Langley SK11 0NB

T: 07870 804413

Where Food Comes From – Tatton Farm

Join us down on Tatton Farm to learn about where our food comes from. Learn about how food gets from the fields to our plate and how the seasons impact what can be grown.

Suitable for children aged 7 – 11 years. This event must be pre-booked and includes park entry admission on the day of the workshop.

April 9th 2019 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Tatton Park, Mereheath Dr, Knutsford WA16 6QN

T: 01625 374428

Wild Families at Macclesfield Forest

Free event (two sessions), no need to book!

Activities may include bug hunting, natural crafts, family team challenges and much more!

Ideal for families with children aged 4 to 7. Younger and older siblings/friends welcome.

April 8th 2019 10.30am-12.30pm and 1-3pm

Meet at Trentabank Car Park, post code SK11 0NS.

T: 01629 816200

Wincle Pre-School Easter Egg Fundraiser Bunny Making Workshop

Come along to our Easter Workshop and make your own Easter Bunny between 1 and 3 pm on 6th April 2019. We are helping Wincle Pre-School with their fundraising.

Other activities include a craft activity and a visit from an Easter Bunny.

T: 07887950119