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Celebrate Easter! Enjoy traditional family-friendly activities

By 11 March 2019January 26th, 2021No Comments
Spring lamb

Celebrate Easter with a visit to the Weald & Downland Living Museum near Chichester, where you will find a wide range of traditional activities that the whole family will enjoy.

Easter holiday activities

Spring lambs

From 8–22 April 2019, children can get involved in ‘make and take’ craft activities and play traditional games.

There are woodland walks, play areas and over 50 historic rural buildings to explore, together with traditional farm animals to meet including Shire heavy horses, Saddleback pigs, working Sussex oxen, and teddy bear-faced Southdown sheep and their lambs.

Easter weekend

Saddleback pig

From Good Friday, 19 April to Easter Monday, 22 April visitors to the Museum can experience traditional Easter activities and celebrations, which begin with the traditional Good Friday bake in the Museum’s new Bakehouse and Winkhurst Tudor kitchen.

Activities vary each day and include egg painting, bonnet making and an Easter bonnet parade in the Market Square on Monday, 22 April.

Information for visitors

Standard admission charges apply and the Museum will be open from 10.30am–5.30pm. Some Easter activities request a donation and these are clearly marked on the activities flyer available from the shop on the day of visit.

Painted eggs for Easter

The Museum’s waterside café will be open from 9am-4pm and there are also many delightful picnic spots.

Visitors with disabilities are advised to read the Museum’s accessibility pages in advance of their visit.

Dogs on short leads are welcome and there is ample free parking.