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Easter Events in Sunderland City Centre

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Easter Events in Sunderland City Centre

Get ready for 2 weeks of EGGcellent activities and adventures!

We know that when the kids are off school, it can be a chore to find plenty of things to keep everyone occupied, so, we have pulled together this guide for you, jam-packed with city-centre activities and events which are fun for the whole family!

Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens

Baby Dino Egg Hunt

30 March - 13 April

For just £2.50 per child, look for the 8 baby dinosaurs hidden around the Museum galleries and Winter Gardens.

Find them all and claim a themed prize!

Creature Collections

2 & 9 April

Explore brilliant birds and other taxidermy creatures from the Museum collections and find out how they are cared for by the Museum team.

This activity supports the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition learning programme.

Discovery Zoo

5 & 12 April

To celebrate the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, see amazing live creatures in these handling sessions with Discovery Zoo. Meet a Carolina corn snake, Giant African millipede, Harlequin gecko and Costa Rican zebra tarantula and find out about their behaviour and habitats.

£3 per child must be booked either online or in the Museum.

Little Inventors: Help the Sea Creatures

8 April

Can you build a home for a mussel? Design a cool restaurant for blue whales? Or help scientists learn more about deep sea creatures? Join us for a hands-on creative family workshop.

Together with artist Lottie Smith, we will invent ways to help the sea animals featured in Wildlife Photography of the Year and learn to use recycled materials to bring your ideas to life.

This invention challenge is brought to you by Little Inventors and commissioned by Culture House. It is funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund and by Sunderland Council.

The recommended age for this activity is 7 - 11 years old. Please note - this activity runs on a first come first served basis and there may be a short wait for spaces to become available.

Drawing in the Wild with Dan

Work with artist Dan Waterston to draw animals and landscapes from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition using a range of materials.

Tickets are free and are available via the Museum website and shop. Please pre-book your child's tickets; there is no need to book spaces for accompanying adults.

Find the details of all Museum and Winter Gardens events here


The Bridges Sunderland

Easter Egg Hunt

25 March - 5 April

Collect a map from the Bridges Customer Service desk and go hunting around the retailers! Once you complete the trail, go back to the Customer Service desk to collect your prize...

Spring Crafts Workshops

30 March & 2 April

Saturday 30 March: Easter bonnet and hat decoration, card making and more!

Tuesday 2 April: Plant seeds to take home and watch them grow. Decorate a plant pot and plant marigolds and sunflowers, ready for them to bloom. Make a birdseed feeder to hang out in the garden using recycled materials.

Lush Bath Bomb Workshop

5 April

For just £5, shoppers can stop to make their very own Toby's Magic Cow bath bomb and take it home for the most relaxing soak that evening. The bath bomb making will also take place in Central Square.

Find the details of all Bridges events here

Sunderland Aquatic Centre

Atlantis Adventure

30 March -1.00pm to 2.00pm - 2.00pm to 3.00pm - 3.00pm to 4.00pm

*Please note session times include fitting of buoyancy aid, so to avoid delay, please arrive on the poolside 15 minutes before session start times.

£7pp- Suitable for children and adults aged 6 years and above (6&7 year olds must be accompanied within the water at all times with an adult), you must be able to swim 25 metres (with a buoyancy aid) and be comfortable in deep water (2m).

(all users will be issued with a buoyancy aid so they can enjoy the full experience).

For further details and to book a slot call the Sunderland Aquatic Centre on 0191 514 4300.

Click here to full the view Easter programme and find out more!

Sunderland Parks Tennis Sessions

Give tennis a go with the whole family for free! From 2 - 13 of April taking place at Barley Mow Park, Barnes Park, Hetton Park, Roker Park, Ryhope Park, Thompson Park and Usworth Park.

No need to book, just turn up! Click here for more information.

Other times on Sunday 19 May

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