A range of fun family activities will take place across Hampshire in museums, galleries and art centers over Easter


FAMILIES are ready for an ‘egg-quoting’ Easter holiday as a series of events take place at museums, galleries and arts centers run by the Hampshire Cultural Trust.

The events will take place from Saturday April 9 to Sunday April 24.

The Milestones Museum in Basingstoke will host play days: games at the museum as well as an Easter trail. There will be traditional fairground features like duck shuffling and hooking, arcade games, as well as bowling, quoits, dominoes and more.

A penguin parade will take place at the Aldershot Military Museum on Wednesday 13th April and Wednesday 30th April at 10.30am and 1pm.

Visitors can learn about the penguins of the Falkland Islands on a penguin trail and create their own hanging egg or penguin decoration.

There will also be Easter crafts, a trail and Lego workshops at the Allen Gallery in Alton.

The Willis Museum and Sainsbury Gallery in Basingstoke will host a free Lego exhibition, as well as craft sessions.

The Andover Museum and Iron Age Museum will be holding an Easter basket making session on Wednesday April 13 at 11:00 a.m. and an Easter hat making session on Friday April 15 at 11:00 a.m. plus an Easter trail , Easter and Victorian bookmarks and cards. activity boxes.

He will also be hosting spring DIY sessions on planting and bird feeders.

An Easter trail will be held at the Curtis Museum in Alton from Tuesday April 12th to Sunday April 24th.

Winchester’s Arc will continue to present its Extraordinary Everyday: The Art & Design of Eric Ravilious exhibitions, as well as holding sensory play sessions for the Easter holidays.

Visitors can take part in butterfly wing making classes, paper airplanes and podcasts.

A disguised Little Red Riding Hood story hour will also take place on April 18.

The Ashcroft Arts Center in Fareham will host the Discover Arts Award in a Day on Thursday 14 April.

The Forest Arts Center in New Milton offers sessions on t-shirt printing, painting and shrink plastic jewelry.

Rockbourne Roman Villa in Fordingbridge hosts a spring bee trail as well as mosaic making.

The Red House Museum in Christchurch is hosting an exhibition called The Enveloping Canopy, capturing the life, death and endurance of trees in the New Forest.

Visitors will also be able to make Easter egg trees and help decorate the eggs.

Find out more at hampshireculture.org.uk


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