Things to do this Easter | Escape The Everyday

Make the most of Easter at home, we’ve plenty of social distancing activities to keep you entertained.

Step into spring

Spring is in the air and its Easter time! Get excited for woodland hikes, a stroll in the park, adventures canal side. Spring offers warm days and crisp mornings to head outside. If you are a nature lover, spring is the perfect time to walk with the sight of the blooming of wildflowers. Discover something new this spring with fun activities & things to do for your spring list.

The gardens are open at NT East Riddlesden Hall for local visitors to enjoy. See colour return to the wild garden as nature begins to wake up after its winters rest. First come the snowdrops, then sunny daffodils, purple crocuses and bluebells. Book your timed entry to visit East Riddlesden Hall.

Guidance for social distancing* – Maintain a healthy lifestyle by eating well, drinking enough water, and exercising regularly. Go out for a walk, but stay two metres apart from others.

Discover Ilkley’s egg-citing Easter Egg Hunt Trail! – Brought to you by Ilkley BID. Find all the eggs-tra special funky eggs hidden around Ilkley and scan the QR code posters with the Loyal free app. WIN: An M&S Easter Family Hamper worth £50, with the LoyalFree app! Download the LoyalFree app for free and enter in just one click before Easter Sunday!

Go on an Easter adventure at home!  Be inspired by explorer Herbert Morley.  With guidance from Bradford Museums and a bit of imagination, write an account of your explorer’s adventure or create and write a postcard home just like Herbert Morley did.

Easter Adventure

Join Doe Park for some outdoor activities for the whole family during the Easter half term break. Choose from a 90-minute family session in either Archery or Canoe Rafting and Sit on top Kayaking. (To comply with Covid 19 guidance these activities are for up to 5 people from the same household bubble.)

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Something Yummy

Fun & creative online vegan baking class, 3rd April – Join Sonia Sandhu for a relaxed and interactive Saturday morning baking workshop, to make a delicious sticky toffee pudding with miso caramel sauce. Ticket for live class £20.00 via eventbrite.

Spring Crafts

This Easter take part in some fantastic online activities with Bradford Museums.  Be inspired by David Hockney’s image of daffodils, which he titled: Do Remember They Can’t Cancel the Spring. Every season is inspiring in its own way. Spring brings such a dramatic change with all its leaves, grass and flowers. It’s the perfect time to experiment and try something new.

Eggsplore Easter with Bradford Cathedral, online there are lots of Easter-themed crafts and interesting Easter worksheets to keep children entertained.

Cobbles and clay pottery painting are perfect for stay-at-home fun. Stocked with all things Easter this March / April ready for the holidays. Hop over to to order your Easter holiday activity painting packs.

Bring some colourful crafty fun to your Easter celebrations with the National Trust’s how to video guides. Learn how to make Easter decorations and fun gifts from natural and recycled materials.

Easter Gifts & Treats

Discover a whole host of adorable gifts & must-have ideas for this Easter. Visit the virtual Bradford Street Market online.

Win Win Win This Easter

Try your luck at the EGG-CITING Easter competitions at the Broadway Bradford Facebook page! Offering you not one but FOUR chances of winning a £50 Broadway Gift Card to spend in up to 80 of our stores from 12 April.

There are plenty of ways to fill your time over the Easter break, read on to find the most productive things to do while social distancing.

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Remember when you are out and about to follow public health guidance. Please wash your hands regularly, wear a face covering when required, and maintain a safe distance from others.

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