Hop along to your local museum for a dose of Easter fun!
A fantastic selection of eggs-ibitions and events mean there’s something for everyone at National Museums Liverpool this Easter.
Spring into action and make animal crafts at the Walker Art Gallery (9, 10, 16, 17 April). While you’re at the gallery why not take a look prints featuring the local area in the early 20th century by James Hamilton Hay in the exhibition, Portrait of the engraver.
Down on the waterfront, Museum of Liverpool will host a Meccano extravaganza where children can explore the Museum’s Meccano collections and be inspired to craft their own model (7, 8, 14, 15 April). Plus it’s the last chance for visitors to see By Jove! It’s Ken Dodd which ends 21 April.
Hop across to Merseyside Maritime Museum and drop into a tour (18, 19, 20, 21 April) of the Brocklebank and get a sense of life on board the Maritime’s tug boat. Downstairs, in Border Force National Museum the Easter bunny has dropped some treats on his way into Liverpool which need hunting down, come along on 18-21 April from 1-4pm to track down the eggs.
Upstairs in the International Slavery Museum enjoy ‘Princess Day’ on 9 April from 1-4pm where children can watch Disney’s Princess and the Frog, have their face painted and take part in crafts.
At World Museum why not pay a visit to the aquarium which is open daily and see the colourful underwater life which includes fish from Australia to Anglesey. Then join the museum on 14 and 15 April from 11am-4pm to learn more about life on land as Cheshire Wildlife Trust tell you how to help the animals and plants in your gardens and parks.
From crafts to stylish frocks, visitors to Sudley House will have plenty to do. On 7 April from 1-4pm make a basket for your Easter eggs and an Easter card. Fashion lovers are catered for with the fashion exhibition, 20 Century Chic: 100 years of women’s fashion. The exhibition displays 12 evening outfits that chart the monumental change in women’s fashion during the twentieth century.
At Lady Lever Art Gallery children can make a magnificent Easter bonnet on 21 April. Plus be inspired by Turner’s landscape paintings on display in the gallery’s current exhibition Turner: travels, light and landscape.