Easter weekend in Chiswick – things to do with children

What to do in Chiswick over the Easter weekend

The Easter weekend is a little over a week away. Children will be off school and there are plenty of things to do in Chiswick to keep them (and the parents!) occupied.

Image above: Explorer Map of Chiswick House 

Chiswick House Easter Quests

From Friday to Sunday at Chiswick House you can take part in Easter Quests. The park will be open for Easter hunts from 10.30am to 2.45pm for quests that take 30 minutes each.

Quests are available for purchase on the day from the entrance to the Kitchen Garden, costing £2. For the £2 ticket price, children will receive a booklet to help them complete their Quest (with some bonus Easter activities), and a chocolate reward.

Chiswick House say:

“Join us for a cracking adventure Quest this Easter weekend. Answer the questions hidden around the gardens and find the hidden eggs, and you’ll be rewarded with a tasty chocolate treat.”

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Osterley Easter egg hunt

Experience the fun of the fair as you explore the gardens at Osterley, with ten Summer Fair themed activities. From hoopla to welly wanging there’s something for everyone to enjoy. The cost of the trail includes an Easter trail sheet, bunny ears and dairy or vegan and Free From chocolate egg. Tickets are £3 plus admission. National Trust members and under fives go free.

Available from Wednesday 27 March – Sunday 14 April 2024, 10am – 5pm.

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Easter Steam Up – London Museum of Water and Steam

This year at the London Museum of Water & Steam they arepowering up their engines for a big weekend. Discover the fascinating world of water and steam at their Steam Ups.

They say: “Share in the history and energy of the Kew Bridge Waterworks and marvel at the amazing working pumping engines that helped make London the city it is today.”

Dates available – Saturday and Sunday March 30-31 and Monday 1 April.

Tickets are available here.

Image above: Migration

Easter Family Cinema – Watermans arts sentre

For the last time in their iconic riverside base, the Watermans are hosting their Easter family cinema. The film they have chosen this year is Migration, about a family of ducks who decide to leave their home in New England, in a quest to migrate to Jamaica. Things do not go to plan as they end up in New York City!

The film is available to watch from Wednesday 27 March until Wednesday 3 April.

You can book tickets here.

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Easter Family Cinema – Chiswick Cinema

Chiswick Cinema has Robot Dreams (PG) on offer for children from Tuesday 26 March – Thursday 4 April and Kung Fu Panda 4 (PG) from Friday 29 March – Sunday 7 April.

You can book tickets here.

Image above: St Michael’s Church, Elmwood Rd

Easter egg hunt –  St Michael’s

On Easter Sunday St Michael’s will be hosting the Easter Sunday Holy Communion to celebrate Christ’s resurrection. There will be an Easter Egg Hunt in the Church gardens and an Easter Bonnet competition with a book tokens as prizes.

 Rocks Lane sports centre to host international padel tennis tournament

Top international padel tennis players are preparing to make their way to Chiswick from all over the world to compete in an international padel tournament. The tournament, set to begin on Wednesday 27 March and end on Easter Sunday, will take place on the Rocks Lane Padel courts, on the common beside Turnham Green Terrace.

Tickets and invites are available via this link.

Spectator tickets include a burger from the BBQ. Free entry for Rocks Lane Padel Members and Rocks Lane Padel Academy Juniors.

ArtsEd Easter holiday courses

ArtsEd is offering ‘West End’ weeks for 13-15 and 16+ age groups, from Tuesday 2 – Friday 5 April – ‘Offering a taste of life in musical theatre from professionals who are performing in the West End right now!’

Participants will be encouraged to develop their skills and challenge themselves in a supportive and encouraging environment.

‘They don’t need to be a superstar performer already, they just need to have the energy and enthusiasm to give it their all and get stuck in’.

Find out more here: ArtsEd Easter holiday courses

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