Easter is a time for reflection, but it's also a time for family. Birmingham has plenty on offer for families this Easter, with events ranging over the duration of the long weekend, which runs from Good Friday on 30 March to Easter Monday, on 2 April 2018.
Good Friday – Friday, 30 March
Good Friday Fun Day at RSPB Birmingham Sandwell Valley RSPB Reserve, Tanhouse Avenue, Birmingham, B43 5AG Website: Read more here
11am to 3pm
It’s the start of pond dipping season! Come and enjoy family activities, including crafts, bug hunting and Easter competitions
Children’s ticket from £3.98 and adults tickets from £7.37
Family Day at the British Oak 1364 Pershore Road, Birmingham, B30 2XS Website: Read more here
12pm to 5pm
A free event that includes a Mini Zoo and a visit from the Animal Man!
Come and meet a number of mini beasts, spiders, snakes, lizards and mammals
Bouncy castle and face painting
Bunny Bonanza hosted by The Animal House E57 Social Club, 699 Alcester Road South, Birmingham, B14 5EY Website: Read on here
5pm to 10pm
Come and join this Easter charity fundraiser
Easter Bonnet competition, with prizes for the best!
Teddy Tombola and childrens games
Sweets, candy floss, cakes, wooden keepsakes and jewellery on sale
Tickets £7.50 for adults, £5 for children and £20 for a family ticket (two adults and two children)
Easter Family Disco, Kings Norton Kings Norton Ex Service Mens Club, 1853A Pershore Road, Birmingham, B30 3DJ Website: Read more here
7:30pm to 11pm
Easter family disco with DJ
Face painting, glitter tattoos and lots more!
Tickets £2.50 per adult and £2 per child
Easter Egg Hunt at Martineau Gardens 27 Priory Road, Birmingham, B5 7UG Website: Read more here
Starts at 10am
A free morning of Easter craft, egg hunting and storytelling in the woods
Bring a picnic if you'd like to stay after
Open to all ages but is particularly suitable to toddlers and primary school aged children
Easter Saturday – Saturday, 31 March
Children’s Funday, Cross Keys, Erdington 15 High Street, Eddington, Birmingham, B23 6RG Website: Read more here
1pm to 3pm
Lots of activities for the kids, including a bouncy castle, face painting, Easter egg hunt, bunny hunt and DJ
Guess the name of the bunny, decorate an egg or biscuits and colouring and crafts
Come along and enjoy a BBQ
Easter Sunday – Sunday, 1 April
Easter Hunt at Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens Chester Road, Castle Bromwich, B36 9BT Website: Read more here
11am to 4pm
Follow the Easter Bunny's trail of eggs around the garden!
Find the clues, solve the puzzle and win a chocolatey prize
Entry fees are £4.50 for adults, £1 for children, Family Activities Annual Pass Holders are FREE
David Lloyd Kids Easter Party, Great Barr David Lloyd, Shady Lane, Great Barr, B44 9ER Website Read more here
2pm to 4pm
Easter themed games and activities
Make a beautiful Easter hat at home and enter it into the competition and in a hat parade!
Prizes for the best hat in each age group.
Each child receives an Easter goody bag.
Book at reception and the cost is £6 per child
Easter Sunday Carvery and Easter Egg Hunt at Highbury Hall 4 Yew Tree Road, Birmingham, B13 8QG Website: Read on here
12pm to 5pm
Enjoy a three course meal followed by freshly brewed tea, coffee and chocolate
Fixed lunch menu is priced at £19.95 and £9.95 for children aged 12 years and under
Sittings offered (subject to availability) are 12.30pm and 3.00pm
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