Local Easter activities
Stuck for things to do this Easter, have a look at our guide to some of the things happening locally.
EASTER STORY TOUR & FAMILY DAY
Fairfield, Upper Castle Combe, Nr Chippenham, Saturday 16th April, 11.00am - 2.00pm
As well as the Story Tour there will be an Easter egg trail, a picnic area, bouncy castle, face painting, petting zoo plus loads more.
Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers Museum, Calne Road, Lyneham, Nr Chippenham, 10.00am - 4.30pm
Show off your artistic skills with an Easter-themed art projects, which you can get stuck into in their galleries. Make your own cards, bonnets, baskets and more amongst their array of historic vehicles and artefacts.
EASTER EGG HUNT
Lacock Abbey Village and Fox Talbot Museum, Lacock, 10.00am - 5.00pm
Easter egg hunts at Lacock Abbey. Treat your little ones to a world of adventures at Lacock Abbey on the Easter adventures in nature trails.
EASTER EGG HUNT
Chick shaped Easter Eggs are hiding in the windows of businesses and shops in Corsham’s town centre.
Find where those little eggs are hiding and you could win a big Easter treat!
Pick up an entry form from the town hall, the tourist information centre and other venues in town or download a copy at www.Corsham.gov.uk
EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA AT BOWOOD HOUSE & GARDENS
Bowood House & Gardens, Bowood, Calne, 11.00am - 6.00pm
Join in the fun this Easter with the Big Egg Hunt in the Arboretum, there will be a fun Easter Bunny Hide and Seek in the Adventure Playground and interactive Easter activities within the house. Complimentary to season ticket holders, included with your day ticket, normal house and gardens admissions apply.
CREATE YOUR OWN BUNTING AT CHIPPENHAM MUSEUM
Chippenham Museum, 10 Market Place, Chippenham.
Create your own simple bunting at Chippenham Museum and find out more about adding your own triangle to Chippenham's Jubilee Bunting project. These sessions are free for all ages on Tuesday 19 April, simply drop in between 10.30am and 3.30pm.
Join in the gallery to create your decoration to take home. Be inspired by the colours, patterns and textures of the textile art in the museum's exhibition, The Covid Chronicle.
There are also Quiet Time sessions 9am – 10am on both dates for children that would find the busy nature of drop-in sessions uncomfortable. Places are limited to four children, with booking essential.