10 Things To Do This Easter
10 Things To Do This Easter

Stuck for ideas on what to do over the Easter holidays?

Are you looking for the perfect family treat this Easter? We’ve teamed up with some of our friends across the UK to give you ideas for all of the family.

Here are Encore Radio’s 10 Things To Do This Easter.

1. Harbour Park, A Seaside Day Out In Sussex

Harbour Park
Harbour Park

A children’s beach adventure awaits! Complete with family rides, family arcades and soft play. Hang out on the Jelly Swinger, take a spin on Whirlpool Waltzer or ride Ocean Coaster. Located next to an award winning sandy beach, promenade and estuary Harbour Park boast a great family seaside day out.

Rides open seasonally, see website for details. FREE entry to park.
Rides = £18 for a 1 person 1 day unlimited wristband online (FREE accompanying stamp for band holders under 1.2m tall).

2. Aladdin, Prince Edward Theatre in London

Aladdin at Prince Edward Theatre. Photo: Deen-van-Meer/Disney
Aladdin at Prince Edward Theatre. Photo: Deen van Meer/Disney

Disney’s Aladdin features all the songs from the Academy Award-winning classic film including A Whole New World, Friend Like Me and Arabian Nights, this ‘shining, shimmering spectacle’ (Huffington Post) is everything you could wish for and more.

Click here to find out more or to book tickets.

3. The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience in Manchester  

The Crystal Maze Experience Manchester
The Crystal Maze Experience Manchester

A fun and interactive series of mental and physical challenges. The more challenges your team completes successfully, the more Crystals you win and the more time you can catch tokens in the iconic Crystal Dome.

Suitable for players aged 13+ (must be 1.2 metres or above).

Click here to find out more or to book tickets. 

4. The Lion King, Lyceum Theatre in London

The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre London. Photo: Catherine Ashmore
The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre London. Photo: Catherine Ashmore

Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains and to the evocative rhythms of Africa, Disney’s multi award-winning musical The Lion King will redefine your expectations of theatre. Disney’s beloved film has been transformed into a spectacular theatrical experience that explodes with glorious colours, stunning effects and enchanting music.

Click here to find out more or to book tickets. 

5. Matilda, Cambridge Theatre in London

Royal Shakespeare Company's Matilda The Musical, photography by Manuel Harlan
Royal Shakespeare Company’s Matilda The Musical, photography by Manuel Harlan

Witness the magic of Roald Dahl’s story live on stage. Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl.

Click here to find out more or to book tickets. 

6. My First Ballet: Sleeping Beauty, Peacock Theatre in London

My First Ballet - Sleeping Beauty
My First Ballet – Sleeping Beauty

The perfect introduction to the beauty of ballet! My First Ballet – Sleeping Beauty is a fantastic family day out, with a narrator to help the young audience follow the story, and a shortened version of Tchaikovsky’s gorgeous music.

Click here to find out more or to book tickets. 

7. The Play That Goes Wrong, Duchess Theatre in London

The Play That Goes Wrong by Henry Lewis, Henry Shields, and Jonathan Sayer, West End 2018 Season Photo: Helen Murray
The Play That Goes Wrong by Henry Lewis, Henry Shields, and Jonathan Sayer,
West End 2018 Season
Photo: Helen Murray

Guaranteed to leave you aching with laughter! The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society are putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but everything that can go wrong… does! The accident-prone thespians battle against all odds to make it through to their final curtain call, with hilarious consequences.

Recommended age 8+ years

Click here to find out more or to book tickets. 

8. School Of Rock, Gillian Lynne Theatre in London

Craig Gallivan (Dewey Finn) and the Kids of School of Rock Photo: Manuel Harlan
Craig Gallivan (Dewey Finn) and the Kids of School of Rock Photo: Manuel Harlan

This irresistible musical follows a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn extra cash by posing as a supply teacher at a prestigious prep school.  He turns a class of straight–A pupils into a rock band.  Can he get them to the Battle of the Bands without their parents and the headmistress finding out?

Click here to find out more or to book tickets. 

9. Where is Peter Rabbit? Theatre Royal Haymarket in London

Where is Peter Rabbit? Photo: Steve Barber
Where is Peter Rabbit? Photo: Steve Barber

Hop onto your seats and immerse yourself in the magical world of Beatrix Potter! Watch with delight as your favourite stories and most beloved characters are brought to life in this theatrical spectacular, with beautifully handcrafted puppets, enchanting original songs and a sprinkle of magic.

Click here to find out more or to book tickets. 

10. Wicked, Apollo Victoria Theatre in London

Sophie Evans as Glinda in Wicked The Musical
Sophie Evans as Glinda in Wicked The Musical. Photo: Matt Crocket

Discover the untold story of the Witches of Oz.  Wicked tells the incredible story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two young women who first meet as sorcery students: the blonde and very popular Glinda and a misunderstood green girl named Elphaba.

Click here to find out more or to book tickets. 

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