Easter Events this April and May

March 31, 2022

We've put together a list of 50+ of the best April Activities for kids and grown-ups in and around Leigh-on-Sea. Please note that activities can be very popular around this time so book early to avoid disappointment.

Have a great April everyone!

Belchamps Scout Activity Centre - The Big Egg Hunt - 2nd to 17th April

The Giant Easter Egg Hunt at Hyde Hall - 2 to 18th April, 10am to 5pm

Leigh Community Centre - Easter Dancing ages 3-8 - 5th April

Leigh Community Centre - Easter Animal Handling ages 3+ - 7th April

Leigh Community Centre - Easter Circus Skills ages 3-10 - 8th April

The Art Ministry - Church Road, Hadleigh - Arts and Crafts Sessions - Every week day in April

Southend Family Centre - Events every day in April

Monty’s Play Hub

West Leigh Baptist Church

Havens Community Hub

Cammas Hall Farm - Easter Trail - From 1st April

Colchester Zoo

Wild Forest

Southend Pier and Railway -Easter on the Pier - 15th & 16th April

Southend Pier and Railway - Family Fancy Dress Pier Walk - 13th April

Wat Tyler Country Park - Easter Trail - 4th to 17th April

Chelmsford Museum - Make your own Easter Chicks, Easter Crown, Easter Flowers & Tree Baubles - 4th to 15th April

Marsh Farm - Great Easter Eggstravaganza - 2nd to 18th April

Mountfitchet Castle

Hopefield Animal Sanctuary

Markshall Estate - Easter Egg Trail - 2nd to 24th April

Audley End

The Cliffs Pavilion and Palace Theatre - Peppa Pig (CP) - Singing in the Rain CP - 16 & 17 April (PP) - and 6 April (SINR)

Hylands Estate

Layer Marney Tower - Bottle Feeding the Lambs - 4 & 5 April

Hedingham Castle - Easter Trail - 11 to 13 April

Old Macdonald’s Farm - Easter Festival - 2 to 18 April

East Anglian Railway Museum - A Day Out with Thomas The Tank Engine - 15 to 18 April

Kent & East Sussex Railway

Barleylands Farm Park - Easter Fun - 2 to 18 April

Sarah’s Chocolate Kitchen

Essex Writer’s House

The Royal Hotel, Southend - Afternoon Tea - 9th and 30th April

Jazz Centre UK

Prittlewell Priory - 02 Apr, 11:00 – 17 Apr, 17:00

Focal Point Gallery Creative Open Day - Sat 12 Feb 2022, 11am to 3pm

Royal Hotel, Southend - Tales from the Shadows - 28th April

Royal Hotel, Southend - Bottomless Brunch - 2nd April

Royal Terrace - Sun 17th Apr 4:30

Priory Park Bandstand: Music in the Park - Performances over April and May

Priory Park: Inflatable family fun day - 5th April, 11:30 - 4:30

Central Museum: Prittlewell Princely Burial

Hamlet Court Road: Easter Fayre - Sun 10th Apr

Hanningfield Reservoir Nature Discovery Park - Pixies & Fairies - 6th April

Belfairs Park - Leigh on sea - Easter Family Special - 9 April

Belfairs Forest School Drop-off day - 8 April

Metal - Chalkwell Hall - Sheldon's Storytime Roadshow - 8 April

Prittlewell Priory - Southend - Teddy Bear Hunt - 2-18 April

Rayleigh Windmill

Southend on sea Open Top Bus - starts 2nd April

Hever Castle, Edenbridge, Kent - Easter Family Fun - 2-18 April

Leeds Castle, Kent - Easter Nest Trail - 2-18 April

Do It Like A Mother - April classes and Events - Apr-22

Create 98 - April classes and Events

The Swing Machine at The Boatyard - 6th May

Rock Climbing at IndiRock Southend

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The Cliffs Pavilion

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The Royal Hotel, one of Southend-on-Sea's most famous historical buildings.

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Do It Like a Mother

A hub for the community based in Leigh-on-sea, Do It Like a Mother is a movement, created and curated to bring you the most empowered and connected experience of pregnancy, birth and parenting.



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