10 things to do during the Easter break in West Norfolk
- Credit: Ian Burt
From traditional egg hunts to meeting a witch, there is plenty to do for the family in the run up to Easter weekend. Here are some events happening in West Norfolk during the final week of the Easter break.
Saturday, April 15, 10am - 3pm
Kids can enjoy an Easter egg trail in Sandringham, a charity event being run by the Priory Rotary Club of King's Lynn in aid of East Anglian Air Ambulance. Sandringham House will also reopen for visitors to tour the royal family's country retreat, with the gardens and museum open between Saturday, April 1 to Thursday, April 13.
Lynn Museum, King's Lynn
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Tuesday, April 11 - Sunday, April 16, 10am - 5pm
There are exciting prizes to be won with the Easter fun family trail at Lynn Museum, with eggs to be found within the two galleries. Get creative with the Easter-themed arts and crafts session on Tuesday, April 11, 10.30am - 1.30pm.
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The King's Morris
Monday, April 17
King's Lynn's much-loved morris dancers are polishing their bells and ironing their britches ready to kick off their summer season.
They'll be performing on Easter Monday, April 17, at the Rose and Crown, Snettisham (11.30am); Norfolk Lavender, Heacham (12.30pm) and the Lifeboat Inn, at Thornham (2pm).
Church Farm Stow Bardolph
Friday, April 14 - Monday, April 17, 2pm
An egg hunt with a twist - each person will be given a picture of half an egg with the other half hidden in Church Wood, complete your egg to win a prize. Head down to Church Farm to bottle feed lambs and see their furry friends - Flemish rabbits, Gloucestershire Old Spot piglets and Suffolk Punch horses.
The Spinney, Hunstanton
Saturday, April 15, 10am - 2pm
If you're heading to sunny hunny for a day out on the beach, check out The Spinney for a day filled with activities, including an Easter egg hunt, bouncy castle, owl display and face painting.
For more information, visit the Hunstanton Lions Club Facebook page
Burnham Market Horse Trials
Thursday, April 13 - Saturday, April 15, 8am - 7pm
Visitors can see olympic and championship athletes competing on home turf with a dressage test, show jumping and cross country along with bungee trampolines, bouncy castles, a climbing wall and camel racing.
Stories of Lynn, King's Lynn
Tuesday, April 11, 11am - 3pm
The 'Curious Creatures' event is packed with fun activities for the family to enjoy. Meet medieval falconers and their live birds, create animal masks and a bird feeder for your own garden and meet a witch in the cells of the Old Gaol House.
Friday, April 14 - Monday, April 17, 9am - 5pm
Children will be hunting for words on the Easter trail in Snettisham to win an Easter egg. Each will be equipped with a sheet of paper with words to look for around the farm.
Three Little Pigs, Princess Theatre, Hunstanton
Sunday, April 16, 2.30pm
The all-time, children's classic fairytale is brought to life on stage and will leave you squealing with laughter. The ideal Easter entertainment for families and children aged three and above.
Rainforest Ranger, Hunstanton
Monday - Sunday, 10am - 5pm
A new tropical rainforest enclosure at Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary lets you get up close and personal with creepy crawlies from the jungle, including leaf-cutting ants, a royal python and bearded dragon.