Easter Guide for Children and Families

Looking for something to do with the kids this Easter? Then check out our guide packed full of Kid’s Easter Activities in and around Brighton, featuring everything from skating to egg hunts.


Branching Out“It’s never the weather; it’s the clothes that we wear.”

There’s no two ways about it, tree trekking is an unforgettable outdoor experience allowing you to connect with nature, friends and family from a great height!

With picturesque views, offering a sense of exhilaration and achievement, whether you’re a beginner wanting to tackle the low ropes or a fearless thrill seeker ready to take charge of the high ropes ‘Branching Out’ has something for all wannabe monkeys’ aged 6 and above and for adults too.

Easter Opening times – Friday 25th March until Sunday 10th April – open every day from 9am – 4pm

6 yrs and up (minimum height 1.2 metres) – Low Ropes and Climbing Wall
8 yrs and up (minimum height 1.3 metres) – High Ropes, Speed Zip and Giant Swing
Less than 12 years old require accompanying paying adult at a ratio of 1:2 for younger than 8 and 1:4 for between 8 and 12



into the woods
When hip-hop, dance and fairy tales collide something magical happens and at last ZooNation is bringing their award winning magic to the Brighton Dome, on Friday 25 and Sat 26 March, with a performance that is not to be missed. Into the Hoods: Remixed – is a ‘reloved’ version of the urban hip-hop fairy tale that stormed the West End in 2008.

Ensuring that this show stays accessible and can be enjoyed by as many as possible on Sat 26 March Brighton Dome will be providing a free ‘touch tour’ for visually impaired patrons at 1.30pm.



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skate baseSetting the benchmark high for how skate parks should be, community interest project ‘The Base’ provides a safe environment for young people to enjoy urban sports.

Offering a wide range of activities for all age groups, word on the street is that tickets to their now legendary ‘Nerf Nights’ sell like hot cakes and are in high demand. If you have an enthusiastic skater, boarder, biker, blader or rider in your midst or are partial to a skate yourself get booked in early to avoid disappointment.

Nerf nights: First Friday & Third Friday 7pm – 9pm Every Month! £10 Entry Fee + they provide bullets! Mixed age range.

PLUS from March 28th to April 1st; Half Term Scooter maintenance course £10, 11am – 1pm. Learn to build fix and repair kids scooters.



hove museum
Never failing to put something fantastic on for families over Easter, Hove Museum will be running FREE and most importantly fun activities for all the family including Easter trails, and creative activities. Not only this, until Tues 17 May, they’ve still got their stupendous Star Wars toy display, loaned from private collections, it includes a Land of the Jawas set and a selection of costumes for aspiring young Jedi’s to try on. May the force be with you to go and check it out!



Easter Egg Hunt
Finally, Easter would not be Easter without an annual egg hunt! Here’s our ‘crème’ (egg) of the crop to find that choc! Check out some of the eggsciting egg hunts below and find out eggsactly what’s going on!

Head on down to Hangleton Manor on Good Friday (25th March) to the Children’s Easter Egg Hunt from 11am – 1pm. Entrance to the hunt is just £3 per child. So come and Join for fun and games along with refreshments and a BBQ! Hangleton Manor, Fri 25 March

The Easter Egg hunt with Friends of Preston Park on Sunday 27 March, 11am – 2.30pm. Just £1 for childen 12 and under. track down the answers to questions about interesting features of Preston Park to win yourself an Easter Egg! Preston Park, Sun 27 March

Breakfast or Tea with the Easter Bunny at Wyevale garden centres 14 – 28 March. Come and enjoy thier special Easter event, a treat for kids of all ages (and grown ups too!). Enjoy a delicious freshly prepared breakfast or tea. Meet the Easter Bunny and choose your very own cuddly toy. Decorate your own Easter cookie and Munch on mini chocolate eggs and not forgetting the Easter Bunny egg hunt with Alice! Wyevale Garden Centres, Mon 14 March – Mon 28 March

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