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Easter in Staffordshire 2023: Family friendly events and things to do!

Easter in Staffordshire 2023: Family friendly events and things to do!

Easter is a wonderful time of the year. The sun makes an appearance, the temperature is milder and the days are getting longer. There are some great events taking place over Easter in Staffordshire that are suitable for all of the family. If there weather is hit and miss there is also plenty to do in Staffordshire if it is raining. There are also some great free (or cheap) family friendly days out around Staffordshire that won’t break the budget. Read on for a few Easter events in Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire to help you to keep the kids entertained over the holidays.

This Easter in Staffordshire page will be updated regularly with suggestions of things to do in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent for Easter 2023 but please do check with individual venues before you visit!

Easter events in Staffordshire

Easter 2023 weekend starts on Good Friday 7th April 2023 to Easter Monday 10th April 2023 Staffordshire school holidays run from Monday 3rd April to Friday 14th April 2023

Whats on in and around Staffordshire over Easter?

There are so many things to around Staffordshire during the school holidays. Visit the theatre, cinema, or try your hand at pottery painting. For Easter themed events including Easter egg hunts in Staffordshire and fun family trails read on.

Easter in Staffordshire, visiting the World of Wedgwood

Trentham Estate: Lambing Live

April 1, 2023 – April 16, 2023

Visit Trentham over Easter to see their rare breed sheep in the gardens under Trentham’s farmer to share the joy of lambing season.

10am – 4pm

Visit website for more details

Meet the Easter animals at Brampton Museum, Newcastle, Staffs

April 6th 2023

1pm – 2pm

Meet the rabbits, lambs, chicks and a host of cute animals at Brampton Museum for Easter. Join the animals for man hour long meet and greet to learn about how they live, what special skills they have- and you may be able to hold some too.

Visit the website for tickets

Trentham Monkey Forest

Visit Trentham Monkey Forest over Easter for a Monkey Forest Easter Egg Quiz Trail 2023

There will be a very ‘egg-citing’ Easter Egg Trail for your little monkeys to enjoy during the Easter half-term! Ask for the Easter activity sheet at the kiosk & enjoy searching for our hidden eggs during you visit and be in with a chance of winning a cuddly Barbary macaque mascot!

Visit website for more details

Tips for visiting Trentham Monkey Forest

Biddulph Grange Garden Easter Egg Hunt

April 1st 2023 – April 16th 2023

Get ready to spring into action with this Easter Egg Hunt at Biddulph Grange Garden, Staffordshire. Follow the family friendly activity trail through the garden and don’t forget to collect your chocolate reward at the Easter tent.

Normal admission prices apply.

Check website for more details

Easter Egg Hunt at Shugborough Estate, Staffordshire

April 1st 2023 – April 16th 2023

There is so much for you to do this Easter at Shugborough Estate. You can try your hand at the zip-wire in the play area, and spot the animals playing out in the field.

During Easter, you can make your way along the trail and find nature-inspired activities for the whole family. Don’t forget to grab your chocolate egg at the end of the trail!

Admission prices apply. The Staffordshire Easter trail is £3 per child and includes a trail map, pencil, bunny ears and a chocolate egg.

Please see website for more details

Easter Steam Train Mad Hatters Tea Party – Churnet Valley Railway

April 7th 2023 – April 10th 2023 

Churnet Valley Railway are bringing you their Easter Steam Train Afternoon Tea Mad Hatters Tea Party over Easter. Climb aboard on a train and travel through the stunning Staffordshire countryside with its picturesque views and join in the fun and games and become a part of the show as you are fully immersed in the stories of Wonderland, told by beloved characters including the Mad Hatter and March Hare.

Prices apply

For more information and to book

National Forest Adventure Farm – Easter Eggstravaganza 2023

April 1st 2023 – April 14th 2023

Visit the National Forest Adventure Farm over the Easter holidays for lots of Easter fun!

Enjoy Easter fun over on the Farm! You can follow the woodland trail to meet the Easter Bunny, and take part in some of the farm’s brand new activities including super sand art, Easter shortbread decorating and egg-citing magic shows for all the family!

*admission prices apply

Visit the website for more information and to book

National Forest Adventure farm - Easter events in Staffordshire

Tamworth Castle Dragon Egg Hunt

April 1st 2023 – April 16th 2023

Visit Tamworth Castle over Easter for a special Easter egg hunt. Ruby the Castle Dragon has disguised her eggs so that the dragon hunter doesn’t find them! Head to the Castle this Easter for this lovely egg hunt.

Come along and join in this fun hunt but don’t forget to record the egg locations on the quiz sheet – as you will hand in the sheet to receive a small prize!

*Normal admission fees apply

Visit website for more information

Easter Events Apedale Valley Light Railway

April 8th 2023 – April 10th 2023

Easter Egg Hunt. Steam trains 11:30-4pm. Can you spot the Easter Eggs down the railway? There are prizes for children who find them all!

Visit the website for information

Happyface: Easter Fun Day Family Rave – Keele University

Sunday 2nd April 2023

A Family Friendly Indoor Festival with 3 Hours Of Music, Dance, Fun & Games At This Egg-Stra Special Event. The Club Djs Will Be Playing The Very Best Old Skool Rave, Club Classics And Modern Anthems. There will be a once floor of giant balloons, bubbles and confetti with a parachute dance finale. 1pm-4pm. No age restrictions.

Buy tickets here

Easter in Staffordshire

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Easter Egg Hunts Staffordshire

  • Eco Easter Egg Hunt at The Wolseley Centre, Staffordshire Wildlife Trust

Sunday 2nd April 2023, 13.30-16:30

  • Severn Trent Easter Trail at Tittesworth Reservoir

1 April 2023–16 April 2023 10-4pm

  • Apedale Valley Light Railway Easter egg trail

April 8th 2023 – April 10th 2023

  • Kibblestone Scout Campsite, Stone

April 2nd 2023, April 4th 2023 at 10:00am 

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