The best things to do in London for Easter weekend; whether you’re looking for an Easter egg hunt, a skate in the park or a night out clubbing.
Easter egg hunts
Search for Easter eggs in the parkland of the magnificent English Heritage Kenwood House.
More info: english-heritage.org.uk
Morden Hall Park
Take part in the Cadbury’s Easter trail this Easter at Morden Hall Park and enjoy the beauty spot whether you find chocolate or not.
More info: nationaltrust.org.uk
Battersea Park Zoo
Check out the animals as you hunt for Easter eggs hidden all over the park.
More info: batterseaparkzoo.co.uk
Easter weekend events in London
Easter Skate Eggstravaganza in Hyde Park
Skater of all levels can take part in a series of skate events in Hyde Park. Free lessons for beginners and speed-skating for the pros.
More info: lfns.co.uk
Easter on the London Eye
The London Eye will be holding a series of Easter-themed events, including a special themed Easter Delight Flight during which you’ll learn the secret sweet history of London’s famous landmarks and scoff some chocs.
More info: londoneye.com
Easter at Kew Gardens
Kew Gardens is stunning in the spring, and if flowers and trees aren’t enough merriment for you, there will be chocolate sculptures, an Easter egg hunt and the chance to find out how chocolate is produced.
More info: kew.org
Festival of Britain
As a celebration of its 60th year anniversary, the Festival of Britain will be revived with differently themed weekends along the busy Southbank promenade. For its opening weekend this Easter (April 22) there will be Moroccan acrobatics in Chouf Ouchouf, Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring with live 3D visuals, plus Indian and South Asian performance at Alchemy.
Get more info: http://ticketing.southbankcentre.co.uk
Easter weekend nightlife in London
Disco Bloodbath’s Fourth Birthday Easter Ball
Celebrating four years of East London clubs nights, Disco Bloodbath is putting on an Easter extravaganza . DJs include Richard Sen (Padded Cell), Severino (Horse Meat Disco), Frank Tope (Rooty) and Rune Lindbaek (Norway).
XOYO, 32-37 Cowper St, London, EC2A 4AP
More info: facebook.com
Shake It! presents Intec Digital
Kick off your Easter weekend
at London’s newest club, Pulse. Techno titan Carl Cox brings his
undisputable talents and label Intec Digital to the capital so we can
all Shake It!
Pulse, 1 Invicta Plaza, London, SE1 9UF
We Fear Silence presents Swamp 81
A night of dubstep, drum n bass, garage and bass.
Cable, 33a Bermondsey St Tunnel, London, SE1 3JW
Queen of Hoxton Bank Holiday Special
Three floors of DJs. Arrive
early for the vintage fair packed full food, vintage garments, record
stalls, cocktails and BBQ! Then grab some headphones on the rooftop for
some Silent Disco action featuring a selection of guests from the
evening’s line up.
1 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3JX
Party on the largest paddle steamer in the British Isles for The Mad Hatter’s Boat Party and May Day Royal Wedding Scandal! Expect costumed white rabbits, mad hatters, dormice, flamingos, Duchesses, and harlots. Live music and cabaret.
Dixie Queen, Tower Pier, London, EC3N 4DT
Church services for Easter
Eater isn’t just about chocolate and getting wasted folks! If you want a religious fix along with the sugar one, there will be grand-scale Easter services at Westminster Abbey, St. Paul’s Cathedral, or St Martin-in-the-Fields Church in Trafalgar Square.