EASTER BANK HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS

Diaries at the ready for our pick of Easter bank holiday happenings. Luxe reveals the North East's cultural highlights as we head into spring...
EASTER BANK HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS

COOK UP A STORM >>

28 March

Getting together with the family and indulging in plenty of delicious treats is what Easter is all about. Learn how to cook up a storm for all your family and friends to enjoy at Bettys Easter Baking Workshop. You’ll prepare and make a fabulous feast of hot cross buns, simnel cakes and chocolate Swiss rolls. Sounds scrumptious! 

EASTER BANK HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS

bettyscookeryschool.co.uk


FAMILY FEST >>

1 – 2 April

Beamish Hall is getting transformed into a magical wonderland for a two-day, fun-filled Fools Day Festival. This one’s for all the family, you’ll get lost in a land of fairy tales and enjoy entertainment from jesters, jokers and jungle creatures. An oasis of adventure with games, prizes and plenty to keep the kids occupied while you tuck into some fabulous foodie treats. 

beamish-hall.co.uk


WOODLAND WALK >>

30 March – 2 April

It’s going to be a very special day at Middleton Lodge as they open up the kitchen garden for its first open garden weekend. Dine at The Coach House restaurant for exclusive access into the gorgeous Kitchen Garden designed by renowned landscape designer, Tom Stuart Smith. Walk off your lunchtime feast with a woodland walk and an egg hunt with a treasure map and plenty of clues along the way.

EASTER BANK HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS

middletonlodge.co.uk


GET CREATIVE >>

2 April

Head to the National Glass Centre for an exciting Easter workshop. You will learn how to create your very own Easter egg, bird or flower using sand to make a mould. Roll up your sleeves and work on making your ornament unique with splashes of colour and decoration. Sit back and watch the magic unfold as molten glass is poured into your mould fusing your design into the final gorgeous stage.

nationalglasscentre.com


A TREAT TRAIL >>

30 March – 2 April

Explore Northumberland’s stunning human landform sculpture, Northumberlandia in Cramlington with a trip full of treats. Meet in the centre of the sculpture to collect the first clue that will set you on an exciting trail around the site. Expect to see plenty of woodland and its inhabitants on your way.

EASTER BANK HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS

northumberlandia.com


BANK HOLIDAY AT BEAMISH >>

30 March – 2 April

It’s going to be a cracking weekend over at Beamish this Easter bank holiday. Take part in a host of fun-filled activities: an Easter egg trail, Easter bakes and makes – from cards to bonnets.

beamish.org.uk


ON TOP OF THE WORLD >>

March – April

Get active in the midst of the over-indulgent Easter celebrations with a walk up Roseberry Topping. Take in the gorgeous North Yorkshire landscape under the spring sunshine and lap up plenty of fresh air as you work your way to the top.

EASTER BANK HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS

nationaltrust.org.uk/roseberry-topping


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