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Things to do with children in Birmingham this Easter

With Easter upon us, you may be looking for ideas on how to keep the children entertained over half term. As exciting as it is to surround ourselves with mountains of chocolate eggs, there are plenty of reasons to get out and about in Birmingham this Easter and you’re in for a real treat.


Easter egg hunt at the Museum Of The Jewellery Quarter

Enjoy a family day out at around the Jewellery Quarter Museum and experience its story and history first hand on a guided tour. Explore the perfectly preserved workshop while the kids get to enjoy an Easter egg hunt throughout half term in the museum.

The Easter egg hunt is free with a general admission ticket and available 30 Mar – 14 Apr 2018, 10.30am – 5.00pm from Tuesday – Saturday.

General admission applies from £3


The National SEA LIFE Centre, Brindley Place

Learn about playful penguins and all your other favourite sea creatures during a visit to the SEA LIFE Centre. You can listen and learn throughout your journey with detailed and fun regular talks – did you know that stingrays are related to sharks? You do now! This year, discover two new exhibits whose stars are equally fascinating and deadly: Piranha Tunnel and Jelly Invaders.

General admission from just £13 when booking online.

If you’re travelling by train, visit the Days Out website to download a 2 for 1 voucher.


ThinkTalk, Birmingham Science Museum

Not only is the ThinkTank an award winning museum, it guarantees a fun packed day out for the children –  including the Science Garden, Planetarium and an exciting programme of events and activities. What’s more, Easter means two things: special shows in the Planetarium on Good Friday and Easter Monday, and Dinosaur egg hunts. Yes, Easter Dinosaur has hidden dino eggs around the museum and it’s up to you to find them!

General admission from £9.75.

If you’re travelling by train, visit the Days Out website to download a 2 for 1 voucher.


Shop ‘til they drop

What better way to tire them out than shopping in the second largest city in the UK? Birmingham offers one of the best shopping experiences for everyone. We’ve called it a shopping paradise before, and we’re not afraid to do it again!

No admission fee.


Cadbury World

Just a couple of miles away in Bournville, Cadbury World follows the famous Cadbury’s chocolate through a colourful, fun and interactive experience with plenty of delicious treats to taste along the way! You can treat the kids to a visit around the world’s biggest Cadbury shop. This year, celebrate Easter with an unforgettable egg hunt, bonnet competitions and special stage shows with Freddo and Caramel Bunny – cameras at the ready!

Easter Eggstravaganza Bank Holiday Family Fun from 30 Mar – 2 Apr 2018

General admission from £12.50.

If you’re travelling by train, visit the Days Out website to receive up to 30% off admission this Easter.

 

Wicked The Musical

Birmingham Hippodrome will play host to the magical and award-winning musical Wicked. The untold story of the Wicked Witch of the West comes to life in a spectacular production that will sweep children and adults off their feet this spring. Rich lyrics, lavish costumes and a heart-wrenching yet witty tale pave the way for a spellbinding family day out. Reserve your tickets now as you’ll have from April 4 to April 29, 2018 to catch the West End hit in Birmingham.

And to keep the magic going, Park Regis Birmingham is serving its popular afternoon tea with a twist: Defying Gravitea is here for limited time only! Sip on West Witches cocktails whilst savoring sandwiches, scones and pastries before or after the show.  

Tickets from £28.

Defying Gravitea at Park Regis £30.

Don’t forget to finish your day off with a delicious meal in our 1565 restaurant, and remember that the kids get to eat free. The food is egg-cellent, but don’t just take our word for it!

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