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Easter Activities in Milton Keynes

With the Easter Holidays upon us, Milton Keynes is the perfect destination to spend time with family or get together with friends for some fun and exciting activities. Crack Easter codes, join the Easter Egg hunts, win loads of prizes and eat lots of chocolate.

You can come for an afternoon, visit for a whole day or stay overnight to make the most out of what this vibrant city has to offer.

Below are just some of the many activities happening all across Milton Keynes this Easter but check back as more will be added:

Gullivers Land EasterGulliver's Land Milton Keynes

Take the family to Gulliver’s Land this Easter for a chance to enjoy a range of fantastic activities. Look out for special appearances from the Easter Bunny alongside magical shows throughout the day from the Gully Gang. There will be lots of celebrations taking place including the Easter Bonnet Parade and the Big Bunny Bounce.

Dinosaur and Farm Park will be open across the Easter Holidays, so don’t forget to drop by and meet the brand arrivals this spring. Get up close to baby chicks, lambs, rabbits and many more farmyard favourites.  You can choose to upgrade online or on the day of your visit.

Looking for Easter short breaks? The Adventurers Village includes themed accommodation in different styles, from Dino Dens to Wild West Lodges. Stay and Play options include entry to all Gulliver’s Theme Parks and Splash Zone.

Visit the Gully Mouse facebook page for Easter updates and to enter fabulous competitions.

For more information visit: https://www.gulliversfun.co.uk/events/easter-family-fun

Easter at intu Milton Keynes - FREE ACTIVITIES

This Easter, join your favourite Nick Jr. All-Stars as they take over our Kids’ Club for the holidays. Perfect your ninja moves with the Half Shell Heroes, build your own Blaze and the Monster Machines or make all your wishes come true with a photo on Shimmer and Shine’s flying carpet. And don’t forget limited tickets will be available on the day to meet PAW Patrol pups Marshall or Chase on Monday 3 April.

Bring the Nick Jr. All-Star characters to life with our augmented reality game! Download the intu app and get ready to hunt the centre in search of your favourite characters. Find them all for your chance to win a Nick Jr. goody bag! Available on ios and Android. T&Cs apply.

For more infomation viist: http://intu.co.uk/miltonkeynes

Xscape MKEaster at Xscape MK

This Easter, Xscape Milton Keynes is inviting families to step into their ‘Wonderland’ themed craft garden and get creative, as they offer FREE art and crafts fun from Friday 14th – Monday 17th April, 12noon - 4pm. You can decorate your own t-shirt to takeaway plus they’ll be colouring sheets and egg decorating to keep the children occupied. The activities are FREE but are allocated on a first come, first served basis. Each activity takes around 10 minutes per child.

Plus, keep your eyes peeled as the Easter Bunny has promised to make an appearance and he might be giving away a few sweet treats along the way.  You could also win a £250 Xscape giftcard by entering the in-centre competition whilst you visit. www.xscape.co.uk

Bounce to an Early Bird Discount

At Bounce Trampoline Park - If you book two weeks in advance of the Easter holidays, you'll get 20% off your admissions - book one week in advance and get 10% of your admissions. To redeem this offer use code EARLYBIRD20OFF and EARLYBIRD10OFF.

Bounce Easter event - 14th to16th April. Five different timeslots; 9am, 10am, 11am, 1pm and 2pm. Children will get a 1 hour bounce followed by 45 minutes to an hour in a room filled with food, treats and games. Price - £14.99 including the hours bounce (event can be added to an existing booking for £4.99 per dchild.

Age range – 3-12 years old.. Activities on the day include a petting zoo!!! Two bunny rabbits will be there, and they will be offering up to 100 photos with the rabbits each day (£3.50 each). Other activities include Wonka bingo, Wonka colouring, golden ticket hunt, glimmer tattoos, candy necklace making, egg painting. Raffles – one big easter egg raffle and one big bunny rabbit raffle. Food – chocolate fountain and candy floss machine. To book go online http://www.bouncegb.com/ or call 01908 630783.

Easter at 360 Play

360 Play MK will be holding their Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday 16th April – 11am – 2pm. Egg pictures will be hidden all around the centre and when all have been found, head to reception and collect a chocolate egg as a reward!

They will also be making Easter bonnets in Messy Play and Easter Biscuits in their cookery sessions in the week leading up to Easter Sunday.

Parks Trust Events

NATURE EXPLORERS
Come and explore the parks and the natural world with the education rangers. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
5 APRIL at Howe Park Wood, 10.30am to 3pm - £3 per child - book in advance
For more information visit www.theparkstrust.com

NATURE EXPLORERS
Come and explore the parks and the natural world with the education rangers. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
12 APRIL at Linford Lakes Nature Reserve, 10am to 3.30pm - £3 per child - book in advance
For more information visit www.theparkstrust.com

Easter at Aerial Extreme

EASTER OFFER - take up their Easter Offer with 25% off tickets booked online. Just enter EGG25AE at the checkout. www.aerialextreme.co.uk

PLUS SPLATTACULAR RETURNS...
Back by popular demand, our EGGSTREMELY popular Easter egg event! Simply, you'll need to take an egg, a raw egg around the course with you. You'll be faced with 5 potentially messy options. Choose one of these (blind folded) that will dictate how you carry an egg around the course. If you and your egg survive intact, then you get a chocolate prize. Options range from pretty difficult (in your pocket) to out right impossible (under your chin) No we aren't yolking! Think you've got what it takes? Limited places available, so why not book today #EggstremeEvent. This event will be running from 14th-17th April.

Willen Lake - Easter Offers

20% off any Discover session booked during the Easter holidays* There are lots of exciting activities to enjoy – fun for all the family!
•    Paddlesports including kayaking, stand up paddleboarding and canoeing
•    Windsurfing and sailing
•    Segways
•    Powerboating
•    Wakeboarding at WakeMK
All participants in Discover sessions over the Easter holidays will also automatically be entered into a prize draw to win a free Discover session of their choice. *Terms and conditions: The 20% off promotion applies only to Discover sessions held between the 1st and 17th April 2017. Please call on the number below to book – not applicable to online bookings and spaces subject to availability. Separate T&Cs apply for the competition – please ask our office for details.

For more information & bookings call 01908 246 599 email willenlake@theparkstrust.com or visit www.willenlake.org.uk

Easter Bytes: National Museum of Computing - 6-9 & 13-17 April 2017

Educational fun for all the family, providing Bytes sized tasters of coding, robotics, augmented reality, virtual reality and much much more!

During our festival, there will be:

  • Meet Pepper & Nao robots. See how they interact with you and discover the future of robotics
  • Sound Bytes – Have the chance to make music and discover the possibilities with Arduinos from painted keyboards to musical carpet
  • Tablet Academy Workshops - Come join them as they run workshops on the BBC Micro:bit and Minecraft.
  • Come discover moon rock and a new way of viewing objects with a 3d microscope that can look inside the object.
  • Book onto our Arduino workshop and learn what you can do with a Arduino.
  • Enjoy our Augmented Reality museum trail using GAMAR to bring the museum to life
  • Meet our Lenovo STEM Explainers and gets hands on with a range of technology and coding activities
  • Discover tactical learning with your iPad with OSMO’s new interactive learning experience
  • See OhBot, the moving, talking robot head and have a go at programming one
  • Discover Augmented Reality and watch pictures come to life
  • Meet your favourite Star Wars characters on Easter Saturday.

Don't forget to benefit from our MK family ticket offer allowing a family of 2 adults and up to 3 children (16 years or younger) entry to the museum for only £10 (normal price £20). Just bring proof of residence within a MK postcode. For latest news and event days www.tnmoc.org/bytes

What's On at MK Theatre

Mon 3 Apr – Thu 6 Apr - Theatrical Half Term Holiday Club
Take part in a wide variety of fun and interesting drama games and activities, learning dance routines to popular musical theatre numbers and arts and crafts mixed up in between. 10-3pm daily. £80 per person (Ages 6-12)
http://www.atgtickets.com/shows/theatrical-half-term-holiday-club-2017/milton-keynes-theatre/#overview_tab
 
Mon 3 Apr - Frankly Sinatra
http://www.atgtickets.com/shows/frankly-sinatra/milton-keynes-theatre/
 
Tue 4 – Sun 9 Apr - Michael Flatley presents Lord of the Dance; Dangerous Games
http://www.atgtickets.com/shows/lord-of-the-dance-dangerous-games/milton-keynes-theatre/
 
Mon 10 Apr 11am & 2pm - Mr Bloom's Nursery Live
http://www.atgtickets.com/shows/mr-blooms-nursery-live/milton-keynes-theatre/
 
Tue 11 Apr - Caro Emerald
http://www.atgtickets.com/shows/caro-emerald/milton-keynes-theatre/
 
Wed 12 Apr - The ELO Experience
http://www.atgtickets.com/shows/the-elo-experience/milton-keynes-theatre/
 
Thu 13 Apr - The Illegal Eagles
http://www.atgtickets.com/shows/the-illegal-eagles-2017/milton-keynes-theatre/
 
Fri 14 Apr - Danny Baker: Cradle to the Stage
http://www.atgtickets.com/shows/danny-baker-cradle-to-the-stage/milton-keynes-theatre/
 
Sat 15 Apr - That’ll Be The Day
http://www.atgtickets.com/shows/thatll-be-the-day-2017/milton-keynes-theatre/
 
Sun 16 Apr - Yamato Drummers
http://www.atgtickets.com/shows/yamato-drummers-2/milton-keynes-theatre/

International Football - Monday 10 April

Stadium MK will host England Women’s final home game before this summer’s Euros - don't miss international football on your doorstep! The Lionesses will take on Austria at Stadium MK on Monday 10th April – kick-off 7.45pm.

Arsenal defender Scott said: “We’re really looking forward to this game, especially as it’s the last chance to play in front of our supporters before the Euros. We had such a good crowd for our match against USA and they really got behind us, so we hope we have the same against Austria.

Chairman Pete Winkelman said: "We are honoured and proud to be hosting our second England Women's fixture at Stadium MK. I’m sure it will be another fantastic occasion and we are all looking forward to welcoming The Lionesses back once again, especially in Milton Keynes' 50th anniversary year."

Tickets for the game are on sale now, priced £7.50 for adults and £3.50 for children. A family ticket (two adults and two children) is available at £15 while group booking and charter standard discounts apply. Booking fees apply. To book tickets click here, call 0333 200 5343 or visit the Box Office at Stadium MK.

MK Dons FC  - Easter Fixtures

Get your football fix over the Easter holidays with:
MK Dons v Gillingham on Saturday 1st April, 3pm kick off.
MK Dons vs Scunthorpe on Good Friday 14 April, 3pm kick off
Tickets: Adults from £22, Over 65s £17, Under 18s £7, under 12 FREE (with Young Dons memebrship)
Check out www.mkdons.com or 0333 200 5343 to book.

Holiday Inn Family Easter Disco

On Good Friday 14th April join the fun at Holiday Inn Central MK with their Family Disco, 6-11pm. £10 per adult and £7.50 per child includes buffet, disco and games plus a special visit from a mascot. £3 special drinks promotion (selected drinks only). Booking essential call 01908 698555.

Crack Easter Codes at Bletchley Park

Come along and experience a Vintage Easter at Bletchley Park from 14 – 17 April 2017, from 9:30 to 17:00. Visit Bletchley Park and explore the grounds in search of Easter treats in an Easter Egg Hunt. Have a crack at codebreaking inspired activities in a vintage marquee! Outdoor games will also be available for the whole family to enjoy. Easter events free with admission.
To find out more and book, visit: https://www.bletchleypark.org.uk/whats-on/vintage-easter-bank-holiday-at-bletchley-park

Easter in The Hub

Looking for somewhere to go out for lunch, dinner or drinks over the Easter period - then look no further than The Hub. Over 12 restaurants, bars and eateries centrally located around its main piazza allow you to pick the type of cuisine you want to try and then relax and enjoy your well-earned break. www.thehub-miltonkeynes.com

Milton Keynes Museum - Egg Hunt

Visit Milton Keynes Museum this Easter where a simply egg-cellent time is guaranteed, as the history hub invites youngsters to take part in the annual search for hidden eggs. And when the eggs are found, the museum will shell out yummy chocolate rewards. The museum's Easter Egg Hunt ensures everyone wins something, and participants get to enjoy a tour of the museum as they search. It's traditional family fun suitable for little chicks and everyone else!

The Easter weekend will also be choc-full of non-edible goodies, with plenty of hands-on interaction – learn about the history of human communication in The Connected Earth gallery, sample life as a Victorian in the farmhouse or see the waterwheel in action. You'll be able to make inspection of the history of transport in Milton Keynes, or have a giggle at the family privy, where the whole family could spend a penny at once! And younger folks might like to make their own brass rubbing to take home. Have an egg-stra special Easter time – come and spend it at Milton Keynes Museum.

For more information visit www.mkmuseum.org.uk.

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