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Easter in Bradford & District

Explore Bradford & the district this Easter, we’ve plenty of events to keep you and your family entertained over the Easter holidays.

A perfect family treat for Easter at the Alhambra Theatre, Justin’s Party is a brand new show which is packed full of fantastic songs, dances and hilarious games guaranteed to make it THE party of the year!  There will be lots of exciting surprises along the way and you’ll get to meet Justin’s adorable new puppy Engelbert!

Sit back and relax and enjoy a scrumptious afternoon tea on-board the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway. Experience a leisurely steam hauled journey, with stunning Bronte Country scenery slipping past your picture window.

Hop on over to one of these Easter egg hunts………

A great way to celebrate Easter and the arrival of spring… join the Easter Egg Hunt at Nell Bank, Ilkley on Good Friday for lots of Egg-tastic fun!

NT East Riddlesden Hall offer you the ultimate day out.  Join the Easter weekend for the return of the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt around the garden.

Northcliffe Woods Easter event – Families can meet the Easter Bunny and enjoy a picnic lunch and compete in egg and spoon races at Northcliffe Woods, Shipley, from 12:30pm until 3pm on Saturday.

Burley Village Easter egg hunt – Follow the clues, complete the challenges and meet some Easter bunnies along the way to collect the prizes!

Children can enjoy lots of Easter themed fun at Harold Park, Low Moor, join the Easter egg hunt and a Easter themed bonnet making competition on Easter Monday.

Visitors to the Shipley Glen Tramway can take part in a ‘Hunt the Bunny’ competition by spotting rabbits cunningly concealed amongst the trees beside the track. + Join the treasure hunt from the bottom station to Bracken Hall Countryside Centre.

Visit Bradford Museums for an exciting showcase of exhibitions and activities.  Our Hotpick for a fantastic family day out, Cliffe Castle presents Professor Keith Davies and his Punch and Judy Puppet Show.

It’s a bunny thing Disney’s Zootropolis (PG) the perfect movie for Easter weekend. So dress up as your favourite animal, and head over to Cartwright Hall.  Walt Disney Animation Studios’ ‘Zootropolis’, is a comedy-adventure directed by Tangled’s Byron Howard and Wreck-It Ralph’s Rich Moore.  Following the film, why not picnic in Lister Park outside and then join the Animal Crackers, free family workshop.

Come along to ‘Creative Streets‘ a fantastic programme of FREE family entertainment and springtime activities staged at the top of Bradford city centre. Join the Puppet Parade by Cecil Green Arts, Punjabi Roots Academy & Moses Ekebuisi vibrant, colourful and musical art parade celebrating everything Bradford.  Go on a treasure hunt around Bradford ‘In For A Penny Treasure Hunt’ by Adept.  Meet a crazy banker and some strange and quirky characters on your quest to solve all the clues and get your hands on your own, specially minted, Yorkshire Penny. #CreativeStreetsBd

Easter is an ideal time to take a walk with family and friends.  Embrace the outdoors breathe in all that fresh spring air and explore the Bradford district.  We are renowned for rolling hills and rugged moorland.

Make the most of the longer warmer days with some outdoor fun this Easter.  Head into the woods for more fun and adventure with ‘Get Out More’ Saltaire, Bingley & Ilkley forest schools.  Enjoy a range of woodland activities such as den building, tree climbing, wild games, natural craft and campfire cooking.

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