Easter Events in King’s Lynn

Easter Bunny

Looking for ideas on what to do over Easter? We’ve picked out some great events to keep the kids -and adults – busy this Easter.


Easter Family Trail – WWT Welney
Fri, Apr 08 – Mon, Apr 25
Family trail and arts and crafts to celebrate Welney’s spring inhabitants and the importance of wetlands just like Welney. Learn about the wealth of wildlife which uses the wetlands at this time of year. Normal opening hours. Normal admission applies. www.wwt.org.uk


Easter Chick

Easter Fortnight – Church Farm

Sat, Apr 09 – Sat, Apr 23
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Lambing season is in full swing over the Easter Fortnight. See all the breeds of sheep and goats having babies. Get up close to the new born lambs and give them a cuddle. Lamb petting sessions will be held everyday. There will also be hourly tractor rides.

All the other animals are having babies at this time too, so look out for baby rabbits, piglets, goat kids, calves & ducklings. Admission – Adults £7.00, Children £6.00, Concessions £6.00, Family prices £24.00, Children aged 2 or under are free. Indoor Tree house play area, Tea Room & Gift shop. Dogs not accepted (except guide dogs). www.churchfarmstowbardolph.co.uk

Free Family Easter Activities – Zero Waste!

Thursday 14 April at Gaywood Library
10.00am – 3.00pm

• Make recycled Easter Baskets
• Decorate reusable cloth shopping bags
Pop in to take part in free activities to give children and parents easy ideas how to reduce, reuse and recycle waste at home. Waste reduction officers will also be on hand to answer any questions about waste disposal, reduction and recycling.
Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult..

Tips to throw less away at Easter!
• Choose Easter eggs with less packaging that can be easily recycled
• Use reusable shopping bags
• A third of the food we buy is thrown away – try left over recipes ideas at www.norfolk.gov.uk/secondchance

Draped Cross

Easter Choral – Houghton Hall, Houghton

Fri, Apr 15
6:30 PM

The Yorke Trust present ‘An Easter Choral Feast’ – A programme of sacred Renaissance masterpieces Old and New – Adrian Batten c.1591-1637, William Byrd 1540-1623, Edward Elgar 1857-1934, Hubert Parry 1848-1918, Charles Villiers Stanford 1852-1924, Tomas Luis de Victoria c.1548-1611. The Creakes Student Chorus – Course Director and Guest Conductor Alexander Crowe. Tickets £20 – from Yorke Trust 01328 823501 or www.yorketrust.org

Family Activity Day – Lynn Museum, Bus Station, King’s Lynn

Tue, Apr 19
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Easter Crafts. Cost £1 including museum admission. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No need to book

Easter Activities – Trues Yard Museum, King’s Lynn

Thu, Apr 21
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Easter Crafts and chocolate Egg Trail. This exciting event mixes Easter craft activities with the fun of an egg hunt. £1.50 per

Storytime – King’s Lynn Library – Eggstatic Tales!

Thu, Apr 21
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Easter Egg Hunt – WWT Welney

Fri, Apr 22 – Mon, Apr 25
Easter egg hunt, arts and crafts and Easter trail out on the reserve. www.wwt.org.uk

Jungle Book & Easter Weekend Fun – Butterfly and Wildlife Park. Long Sutton

Fri, Apr 22 – Mon, Apr 25
Join in all the fun of the Jungle Book. Performances and workshops by Shooting Stars Theatre Company. Take part in the Easter Egg Hunt, Easter activities and crafts. www.butterflyandwildlifepark.co.uk

Easter Fun Day in the Walks

Sat, Apr 23 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Come along and celebrate St Georges Day. Dragon trail, dragon mask making, mini-fencing, archery, circus skills in the arena, have a go at skateboarding and BMX.

The King’s Lynn Free Runners will be putting in an appearance at the event – showcasing their gravity-defying parkour skills. The event will also feature the first ever public performance by Street Wize, a local street-dancing club. Entry free of charge but payment is required for some activities. For more information, contact Sarah Moore, Park Manager on 01553 616366.

Easter Activities – Vancouver Quarter

Sat, Apr 23
10:00 AM

A host of activities in town including musicians, face painter, storyteller, Characters handing out Easter eggs, red cross hot cross buns and more.

Children’s Easter Activities – True’s Yard Museum, King’s Lynn

Sat, Apr 23
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Back to the North End Past. Learn how to steer the fishing boat, try your hand at Victorian washing and enjoy a craft session too. £1.50 per child. For further information or to book please call 01553 770479

Easter Trail – Oxburgh Hall Garden & Estate, Oxborough

Sat, Apr 23 – Mon, Apr 25
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Solve the Easter trail and receive a chocolate prize. www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Easter Trail – Peckover House and Garden, Wisbech

Sat, Apr 23 – Mon, Apr 25
12:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Special children’s trail for Easter, with chocolate prize. Face painting and activities in the Reed Barn Tea Room www.nationaltrust.org.uk

The Great Abbeyfield Easter Egg Hunt

Sat, Apr 23 Abbeyfield House, 44 Wootton Rd, King’s Lynn
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Children take your parents along to the Abbeyfield Easter Egg Hunt in their beautiful gardens. Free entry and FREE EGGS. Open to all. It will be EGGS-ELLENT. Refreshments. Contact Jo Lovie on 01553 772075

Ghost Hunt – The Old Gaol House, Saturday Market Place, King’s Lynn

Sat, Apr 23
8:00 PM – 1:00 AM
Ghost Hunt – The Old Gaol House, Saturday Market Place, King’s Lynn
Mystic Worlds with Norman Fahy will be holding an investigation event at the Old Gaol House, King’s Lynn. Go along and join them as they hold vigils in the old cells and charge room! Tickets are £25, over 18s only please – available via www.mystic-worlds.co.uk


Napoleonic Re-enactment – Houghton Hall, Houghton

Sun, Apr 24 – Mon, Apr 25
Re-Enactment Group in the park – a display of life in the camp of a Napoleonic army. From the duties of a gunner in Napoleon’s Grande Army to the gallant struggles of the female followers (1800-1815). The action will take place in the park during the times the Hall and Gardens are open. www.houghtonhall.com

Open Garden Day – Stow Hall, Stow Bardolph

Sun, Apr 24 – Mon, Apr 25
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

A chance to visit the glorious gardens of Stow Hall at Easter. www.churchfarmstowbardolph.co.uk

Heritage Room Open Day – Bircham Newton

Sun, Apr 24 – Mon, Apr 25
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
The Heritage Room has been equipped with RAF memorabilia, such as photographs, maps and drawings from Bircham Newton’s Royal Air Force past. www.rafbnmp.org.uk

Morris Dancers

Morris Dancing – Norfolk Lavender, Heacham

Mon, Apr 25
12:30 AM

The King’s Morris – visit www.thekingsmorris.co.uk for more information