Hopping By Oxfordshire This Easter?

Mar 27 2018

We’ve got some eggs’tra special things to keep the kids entertained throughout the Easter holidays. To all those little bunnies who love Easter, there are some great Easter trails and activities throughout at Oxfordshire. But it’s not about the bunnies. Nick Cope is playing at Cogges Manor Farm and John Hegley is on at the North Wall in Summertown.


1. Stonor Park Easter Trail: 24 March – 15 April

Fun for the whole family, follow the Stonor Easter Egg Trail through the Gardens and Wonder Woods play park and win Easter treats for each child. The house opens to the public 1st April.

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2. The Big Batsford Bunny Hunt at Batsford Arboretum – 30th March to 15th April 

There’s plenty going on at Batsford Arboretum this Easter and half term. Join The Big Batsford Bunny Hunt; grab your camera, phone or tablet and join a fun ‘explore & capture’ photography workshop; or try your hand at lino printing!

The Bunny Hunt costs £2.50 per child plus the entrance fee.


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3. Something for all ages at Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum this Easter!

Families can drop in for one of the Open Afternoons, parents can send the kids off on an Easter hunt at one of their regular Kids Clubs, and history buffs can join one of their fascinating talks this April. Plus new exhibitions for all ages!


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4. Big Easter Bunny Hunt at Waterperry Gardens – 24th March to 15th April 

Join the Big Easter Bunny Hunt around the ornamental gardens at Waterperry Gardens, near Wheatley. Find them all and win a special Easter prize!

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5. Nick Cope and plenty more at Cogges Manor Farm – Friday 30th March – 13th April 

Nick Cope is playing at Cogges Manor Farm on Good Friday at 11 am and 2 pm. Expect the classics songs such as ‘The baby’s done a poo’ and ‘Round of applause for the dinosaurs’ – always good fun for the kids and most of the parents too!

That’s not all at Cogges this Easter. Their Easter programme includes an Easter trail, storytime with fresh hot cross buns served in the Manor House kitchen, Meet the Animals session and plenty more.

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6. All Hail the Snail at the North Wall – 14th April 

Not a bunny in sight at the North Wall! Join John Hegley for poems, songs, stories and animal drawings on the 14th April from 2pm – 3pm. Suitable for those over 7 and costs £8 each.

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7. George’s Marvellous Medicine – 10th – 14th April at the Oxford Playhouse 

This hugely imaginative and entertaining adaptation of Roald Dahl’s comes to the Oxford Playhouse this Easter. This treasured tale is bursting with growing grannies, feathery farm animals and frothbuggling fun. Limited tickets available so book now!

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This is just a taster of the many events happening during the Easter holidays in Oxfordshire. For more ideas on what to do with the kids this Easter, visit our what’s on page and follow up on social media. Don’t forget to share your visit to Oxfordshire on social media using #ExperienceOx.