Easter in Derby

10 - 23 April 2017

Make Derby your base to enjoy incredible events taking place this Easter;

Easter at Bluebells - 5 - 23 Apr

Easter at Bluebells - 5 - 23 Apr

Easter, Family Fun, School Holidays

Arthurs egg-cellent Easter Adventure!

The Moon and Me - 8 Apr

The Moon and Me - 8 Apr

Easter, Family Fun, School Holidays

What happens when you throw marshmallows in space? Is the moon really made of cheese?

Easter Eggstravaganza - 8 - 23 Apr

Easter Eggstravaganza - 8 - 23 Apr

Easter, Family Fun, School Holidays

Meet the Easter Bunny at the National Forest Adventure Farm. Board the Easter Eggspress tractor ride to Bunny Woods. Follow the woodland animal trail collecting stamps as you go. You’ll meet some entertaining characters on your way to find the Easter Bunny who is waiting to give you some of his chocolate.

Sid’s Show - 10 Apr

Sid’s Show - 10 Apr

Easter, Family Fun, School Holidays

It’s raining outside but there are plenty of fun things to do inside with Sid and his dog Fuzzy.

KidsQUAD: Easter Photography Club - 10 -11 Apr

Join our artist to experiment with digital drawing and digital photography techniques to make your own artwork based on the theme 'HABITAT'.

Fleecy Easter Crafts - 10 - 21 Apr

Fleecy Easter Crafts - 10 - 21 Apr

Easter, School Holidays

Drop in for some self-led sheep themed crafts throughout the Easter Holidays and help us celebrate all things fleecy.

Easter Holiday Fun - 10 - 21 Apr

Easter Holiday Fun - 10 - 21 Apr

Easter, Family Fun, School Holidays

Join us in Squirt's Stable and the Riding School every day of the week.

Cat in the Hat Outdoor Trail - 10 - 21 Apr

Cat in the Hat Outdoor Trail - 10 - 21 Apr

Easter, Family Fun, School Holidays

Come and join in our 'Cat in the Hat' outdoor trail celebrating 60 years since Dr Seuss' creation was published.

Cat in the Hat Easter Crafts - 10 - 21 Apr

Cat in the Hat Easter Crafts - 10 - 21 Apr

Easter, Family Fun, School Holidays

We are celebrating 60 years since 'Cat in the Hat' by Dr Seuss was published.

Georgian Jollies - 11 & 18 Apr

Georgian Jollies - 11 & 18 Apr

Easter, Family Fun, School Holidays

Create a colourful Easter basket to store your chocolate treats in!

Easter Fun Club - 12 Apr

Easter Fun Club - 12 Apr

Easter, Family Fun

Get kids crafting in Déda’s Easter holiday fun club: an action packed day of discovery for children aged 5-11 years.

Derby Youth Theatre Triple Bill - 12 - 13 Apr

Three imaginative stories are brought to life by the year 4-6 and year 7-9 Youth Theatre groups this spring.

Minecraft Habitat with Blockbuilders Workshop - 12 Apr

QUAD and FORMAT welcome back BlockBuilders for this exciting workshop for young people to reimagine their local habitat in Minecraft. If you could change where you live brick-by-brick, what would you build?

The Art Hub - 12 & 19 Apr

We’re getting hands on with paint today! Squish, splat and play with paint in this celebration of this colourful and diverse medium.

Beyond The Velvet Rope - 12 & 19 Apr

Beyond The Velvet Rope - 12 & 19 Apr

Easter, Family Fun, School Holidays

Our friendly staff at Pickford’s House are available to offer you tours of the house throughout the week.

Make a Felted Easter Egg Decoration - 12 & 19 Apr

Make a Felted Easter Egg Decoration - 12 & 19 Apr

Easter, Family Fun, School Holidays

Learn the art of wet felt making using fleece to make an egg decoration. Suitable for children aged 5 and over.

Have a Go At Flat Felt Making - 12 & 19 Apr

Have a Go At Flat Felt Making - 12 & 19 Apr

Easter, Family Fun, School Holidays

Learn the art of wet felt making using fleece to make a flat patterned piece of felt to take away with you. Suitable for children aged 5 and over.

Mr Bloom's Nursery - 13 Apr

Mr Bloom's Nursery - 13 Apr

Family Fun, School Holidays, Theatre

Bring your 'tiddlers' along and join Mr Bloom and the Veggies on their first ever live tour.

Exploring The Past And Future With Minecraft - 13 Apr

BlockBuilders create inter-generational conversations through a mixed media artistic approach.

Pickfords Plot: Sunflowers - 13 & 20 Apr

Pickfords Plot: Sunflowers - 13 & 20 Apr

Easter, Family Fun, School Holidays

Decorate a plant pot and sow a sunflower seed this Easter at Pickford’s House.

FORMAT17 Easter holiday workshops - 13 - 21 Apr

FORMAT17 Easter holiday workshops - 13 - 21 Apr

Easter, Festivals, School Holidays

Join two professional photographers during the Easter holidays to take part in FREE workshops designed by QUAD Future, by young people for young people.

Cadbury Egg Hunt - 14 - 16 Apr

Cadbury Egg Hunt - 14 - 16 Apr

Easter, Family Fun, School Holidays

Join the Cadbury egg hunt this Easter at Calke Abbey.

Fleecy Easter Trail - 14 - 17 Apr

Fleecy Easter Trail - 14 - 17 Apr

Easter, Family Fun, School Holidays

Join us for our annual Cadbury's Easter Egg Hunt and search for knitted Easter Eggs in the garden as we celebrate all things fleecy.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt - 14 - 17 Apr

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt - 14 - 17 Apr

Easter, Family Fun, School Holidays

Get outdoors this Easter and enjoy our hunts around the house, garden and along Lady Spencer's wood. There will be a chocolate reward for all. Also enjoy nature Easter themed crafts. Children must be accompanied by adults.

Family Fridays - 14 & 21 Apr

Family Fridays - 14 & 21 Apr

Easter, Family Fun, School Holidays

Be inspired by our scrumptious collection and decorate your very own chocolate tile to take home!

Photographic Coding - 15 Apr

Photographic Coding - 15 Apr

Festivals, School Holidays

Photographic Coding explores the world of photographic code and processing, run by electronic artist and developer Ashley James Brown.

Goldilocks & the Three Bears - 18 Apr

Goldilocks & the Three Bears - 18 Apr

Family Fun, School Holidays, Theatre

With sell-out performances and hugely successful CBeebies adaptations, including Ugly Duckling and last year's Tortoise & the Hare, Northern Ballet's Short Ballets for Small People are not to be missed.

Handling History - 18 Apr

Handling History - 18 Apr

Easter, Family Fun, School Holidays

Handling History is our regular object handling morning where you can get up close to some historic objects from our collection.

DigisQUAD: Easter Creative Photoshop - 19 - 20 Apr

Digital activities for 12-16 year olds.

Morgan & West's Magic Show for Kids & Childish Grown-Ups - 22 Apr

Morgan & West present magic and mayhem for ages 5 to 105!

St George's Day - 23 Apr

St George's Day - 23 Apr

Don't Miss, Family Fun

City Centre, Derby

Join us as we celebrate Merrie Olde England, with Morris dancing, a craft fair, a parade, and lots of English eccentricity.

Derby North District Scouts St George's Day Parade - 23 Apr

Join the Derby North District Scouts in St George's Day Parade.

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