What’s On This Easter…
Published by: Curtis Williams 27/03/2018 at 2:07 pm
With the Easter break creeping up on us (eek!), we have a lot in store for you… With lots of exciting events, places and attractions which are open to visitors over the Easter Holidays which include:
Below, we have compiled a list of events that take place during the Easter Holidays, Friday 30th March – Sunday 15th April. With lots going on, there is something for everyone – from family events to events for grown ups, just take a look…
FAMILY & KID FRIENDLY
Weymouth’s Jurassic Egg Hunt | Friday 30th March – Sunday 15th April
Young explorers can follow a trail of clues around Weymouth town to find ‘Jurassic Dino Eggs’ and solve a riddle to discover where a very rare ‘T-Rex Egg’ has been hidden. Entrants need to complete and return their trail form by Monday 16th April to be in with a chance of winning a bag full of Easter goodies!
Roarsome Dino Day | Saturday 31st March
T-rex Junior will be visiting Weymouth to have a ROARSOME day out. With plenty of Dino activities on offer from the passport quest, mask colouring & parade, egg & spoon race, Wessex FM games and more… You’ve just got to be careful not to get eaten!
Sealife Octonauts Shark Mission | Friday 30th March – Sunday 15th April
Go on a journey of discovery with extra bite! You can become an honorary Octonaut by completing a series of Shark Missions at SEA LIFE Weymouth!
Radipole Gardens Easter Egg Hunt | Saturday 31st March
Come on down to Radipole Gardens for a bit of old fashioned family fun. Lots to do plenty of prizes to be won.
Bella Ceramics Activities | 2nd, 3rd & 11th April
A range of exciting and creative activities for the kids, including Slime Workshop, Monster Mash Up and Flower Pot Painting Workshop.
Weymouth Library Easter Activities | Tuesday 3rd April – Saturday 14th April
Weymouth Library bring you a range of exciting Easter activities over the holiday period, and of course… they are all FREE!
Family Fun Day at Aura | Saturday 7th April
With Hustle, Sterioironics, The Leggomen, ‘Til There was Uke all confirmed to keep us grownups rocking. Poppinz will be providing entertainment for the children and there will be lots of activities to keep the little ones busy.
3D Art Project – Where’s Wally? at Weymouth Library | Thursday 12th April
Create an exciting 3D sculpture based around the Where’s Wally character. Booking is essential so people will need to phone 01305 762410 to secure a place.
Nuture, Nature and Wildlife | Saturday 14th April
|An event for all ages and all interests in nature and wildlife and how we can help them and they us.
Quayside Music Festival | Saturday 31st March – Sunday 1st April
Time to get your dancing shoes on! A weekend of the best live music in town by the harbour on Rendezvous’ outdoor stage, accompanied outdoor & indoor bars and a tasty hog roast. From noon till night, all weekend!
Cider Tasting at Chalbury Food & Wine | Friday 30th March – Monday 2nd April
Come to Chalbury Food and Wines in Preston to experience tasting 12 different ciders in our drinks shop over Easter weekend.
Crash the Party at Wyke Smugglers | Friday 6th April & Friday 13th April
Crash the Party is for everyone that loves Rock ‘n’ Roll, Rockabilly, Swing, Jive, Rockin Blues it’s a chance to meet like minded people and dance the night away in Wyke Regis Weymouth for Free.
Weymouth Gin & Prosecco Festival | Saturday 7th April
|The Gin & Prosecco Festival is a boutique type event of artisan gin and prosecco tasting in a garden party atmosphere. Gin & Prosecco lovers can come together at one bespoke affair to enjoy both tastes
WEYMOUTH PAVILION EVENTS
Soul Cellar Disco Night | Saturday 31st March
Stevie G and Dave ‘DJ’ Jackson will be spinning all your favourite soul sounds from the last 50 years. You will recognise much of the music being played – Classic Disco, Motown, Funk, Philly & Northern Soul – Get ready to Dance, Dance, Dance – it’s going to be a great night!
Seven Drunken Nights – the Story of the Dubliners | Sunday 1st April
Bringing to life the music of Ireland’s favorite sons ‘The Dubliners’, the show tells the story of a career spanning 50 years and evoking the spirit of Ronnie Drew, Luke Kelly, Barney McKenna, Jim McCann, Ciaran Bourke and John Sheahan.
Coldplace – the World’s Leading Coldplay Tribute | Sunday 15th April
The new show will feature songs from Coldplay’s No.1 “A Head Full of Dreams” album as well as classics such as “Yellow”, “The Scientist”, “Paradise” & “Clocks”.
Street Food & Craft Fair at Weymouth Pavilion Forecourt | Friday 30th March – Tuesday 2nd April
Join us for a variety of street foods and craft stalls. The market will run from Friday 30th March through to Monday 2nd April, 2018, from 10.00am to 6.00pm daily.
Bike Night | Thursday 5th April & Thursday 12th April
Bike night is back for this year! Bikers come together to show of their fancy motors. Every Thursday throughout the summer from April 5th!
Eggs Games at the Front Skate Park | Saturday 7th April
A range of fun, Easter games and activities at the front skate park. Competitions, prizes and giveaways with skate, scooter, BMX and inline jam!
Osprey Sprint Triathlon | Monday 8th April
The Osprey Sprint “Spring Race” is set to put good use to those winter months of training before the first open water swim events. This is a perfect event for newcomers to the sport of triathlon and a fantastic start to the season for the more experienced athlete.