5 things to do for Easter in Sheffield


The Easter holidays are just around the corner but don’t worry if you haven’t made any plans yet.

If you’re looking for fun activities to keep your children busy over Easter, we’ve put together some suggestions to get you started.

  • Belt out those show tunes in a morning of musicals

If your child loves musical theatre, they’ll love our three-hour holiday club, A Musical in a Morning. Starting at 9.30am at Beighton Lifestyle Centre in Sheffield on Monday, April 8, children aged between five and 13 will sing, dance and act out scenes from their favourite musicals. The session costs £16 and a sibling discount is available. Book online here.  

  • Hunt for eggs at Manor Lodge

Search for Easter eggs in a unique surrounding at Sheffield Manor Lodge – a Tudor manor where Mary Queen of Scots was held as a prisoner in the 1570s and 1580s. Between 11am and 4pm on Easter Sunday – April 21 – you will be able to hunt lost eggs and solve riddles in return for a chocolate egg. There will also be a bouncy castle, face painting, crafts and a chance to meet some animals. Advance booking is recommended by calling 0114 2762828 ext 647 or visiting www.sheffieldmanorlodge.org

  • Have a cracking time at Noodle’s Easter Fun Day

Young children aged between three and eight can have lots of performing arts fun at our three-hour Easter Fun Day on Tuesday, April 9. Starting at 9.30am at Beighton Lifestyle Centre, there will be singing, dancing, crafts and games, all with an Easter twist. Parents can leave their children with us for a peaceful morning. The holiday club is £16 per child and a sibling discount is available. Book your place now.

  • Go wild in the woods

Get out and enjoy the great outdoors at Easter Wild Play in Ecclesall Woods. From 1pm to 3pm on Tuesday, April 9, you can get muddy and try your hand at bushcraft and campfire cooking or express yourself with some outdoor art. The session is £5 per child and under-twos are free. Advance booking is required via www.wildsheffield.com

  • Meet newborn lambs at the farm

Whirlow Hall Farm is holding its Easter lambing event on Wednesday, April 10 and Thursday, April 11. Visitors will be able to find out more about lambing and maybe even see a lamb being born. There will also be pony rides, an Easter egg hunt, Punch and Judy shows, facepainting and a barbecue. The event takes place from 11am to 3pm. Family tickets are £16 and under-twos go free. Find out more at www.whirlowhallfarm.org

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