Ten things to do in Havering this Easter
PUBLISHED: 12:00 07 April 2017
It may feel like Christmas has only just been and gone, but with Easter soon upon us, here are some holiday highlights families can enjoy.
Cadbury Egg Hunt
April 14-17, 11am-4pm, Rainham Hall, Broadway
Join the Rainham Hall team for an Easter egg hunt in the attraction’s grounds.
Once all the clues have been found, participants will be rewarded with a delicious Cadbury treat.
Tickets are £3 per person and available on the day. For more details, visit nationaltrust.org.uk/rainham-hall or call 01708 525579.
April 13, 11am-4pm, Havering Museum, High Street, Romford
Crafts, games and competitions will be on offer at this family drop-in day.
The cost is £2.50 for adults, with children (up to four per adult) having free entry.
Call Ellen Owen on 01708 766571 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Easter Egg Hunt
April 11, 10am-4pm, Romford Shopping Hall, Market Place, Romford
Residents are invited to come down to the shopping hall for an egg hunt which will be fun for the whole family.
£2 per child, including a free face paint.
All of April
The annual celebration of literature returns, asking Londoners to pick up the same book and explore it together.
This year’s novel is the Elizabethan crime thriller Prophecy by SJ Parris, which sees philosopher, scientist and spy Giordano Bruno attempt to piece together the mystery of a young maid of honour’s death.
Book groups, film screenings and other events will take place throughout April. Visit cityread.london.
Rainham Horticultural Society Spring Show
April 15, 2-5pm, Brenda Blakemore Hall, Davies Close, Rainham
Enjoy the society’s latest show, featuring a range of displays.
Refreshments will be on offer, and entry is free.
Eggs, Eggs, Eggs! Crafty Kids!
April 15, 10am, Foyer Stage, Queen’s Theatre, Billet Lane, Hornchurch
This edition of the theatre’s new fun-packed Saturday morning sessions will see youngsters and their parents create Easter-themed crafts.
£5 per child, no adult tickets required. Visit queens-theatre.co.uk or call 01708 443333.
April 12, 10am-midday, Fairkytes Arts Centre, Billet Lane, Hornchurch
Children aged five and over can make their own hats. Tickets £5.
Call 01708 456308.
April 11, 10-11am, myplace youth centre, Dagnam Park Drive, Harold Hill
Three-to-five-year-olds can enjoy decorating cupcakes with Easter-themed goodies.
£8, under-fives must be accompanied by an adult. Call 01708 376004.
Theft of the Golden Goose: The Detective Project
April 12, 10am-noon, Fairkytes Arts Centre
This session will see young enquiring minds consider forensic techniques while investigating the ‘theft of the Golden Goose’.
Ages seven and over, children will receive goody bags to take home.
£8.50, call 01708 456308.
April 10 and 11, 9.30-10.30am, Hornchurch Stadium, Bridge Avenue, Upminster
Sports for youngsters aged five and above. £3. Call 01708 433454.
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