Easter Fun Days Out in Retford

by | 7 April 2019 | Community Event, Community Focus

Bassetlaw Museum
Grove Street, Retford DN22 6LD
01777 713749
www.bassetlawmuseum.org.uk

The Great Green Wood
Monday 8th April, 10.00am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 3.00pm
Transform the Ed Room into a forest fit for outlaws and heroes. Paint trees, colour animals and birds. Be prepared to get messy!
Free

Playmobil Day
Tuesday 9th April, 10.30am – 4.00pm
Let your imagination run free and perhaps create your own Robin Hood story with the Medieval Playmobil and castle.
Free

Robin Hood Day
Wednesday 10th April, 10.30am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 3.00pm
Kit yourself out like an outlaw hero by making your own hat and arrow. How many outlaws can you find hiding in the museum?
Free

King Arthur
Thursday 11th April, 10.30am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 3.00pm
Complete the quest to become a Knight of the Round table. Hear stories told by King Arthur himself! Make Excalibur and a crown.
Free

Boudicca
Friday 12th April, 10.30am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 3.00pm
Ancient British Queen who defied the might of Rome! Create an Iron Age shield or mirror to take home.
Free

Anglo-Saxon Legend
Saturday 13th April, 10.00am – 4.00pm
Meet warriors and ladies from Wulfingas AD 450-550 Society and see them recreate the tales of the hero Beowulf.
Free

Debutots Superhero Training
Monday 15th April
Crafts, games and stories to help you become a Superhero
Free but booking is essential

St George
Tuesday 16th April, 10.30am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 3.00pm
‘Stain glass’ St George and collage a dragon.
Free

Lego Day
Wednesday 17th April, 10.30am – 4.00pm
Make new friends as you build what you like on this play and share day.
Free

Easter Egg Hunt
Thursday 18th April, 10.30am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 3.00pm
Discover what the Easter Bunny has left in the museum garden and claim your prize for FREE. Make an Easter Decoration with Mandy, the Idle Potter to take home for only £3.00


Clumber Park
Worksop S80 3AZ
01909 544908
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/clumber-park/whats-on

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt
Friday 19th to Monday 22nd April, 10.00am – 4.00pm
It’s that time of the year again when we team up with Cadbury to offer you the ultimate day out. Discover the signs of spring at Clumber Park this Easter and win a chocolate prize when you’ve finished!
£3.00 per child


Clarborough Church
Church Lane DN22 9NQ

Easter Fun Afternoon and Easter Egg Hunt
Sunday 21st April, 2.00pm to 4.00pm
A fun filled afternoon of quizzing and hunting for Easter Eggs, playing games and craft activities. There will be lots of fun things to do, including decorating biscuits, making Easter bonnets out of newspapers, skittles, splat the rat and of course the main event — searching for hidden quiz questions around the church, answering as many as possible to win an Easter egg to take home. Of course, there will also be fun activities based on the Christian story, teaching children in a fun way about Jesus and Easter. At the end of the afternoon there’ll be a picnic tea for everyone to share.
Free


Mr Straw’s House
5-7 Blyth Grove, Worksop S81 0JG
01909 482380
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/mr-straws-house

Tasty Treats Trail
Tuesday 9th to Saturday 13th April and Tuesday 16th to Saturday 20th April, 10.00am – 4.00pm
Florence Straw loved to bake. In the collection you’ll find her animal shaped biscuit cutters — see if you can find the clues based around these animals and win yourself a tasty prize! Booking is essential.
£2.00 and admission to the house


Retford Library
Churchgate DN22 6PE 01777 708724
retford.library@inspireculture.org.uk

Easter Craft Fun for Children
Wednesday 17th April, 10.30am – 12.00pm
A free drop in session — make a bunny headband.


Retford Hub
11 Churchgate, Retford DN22 6PA
01777 860414

Parent and child crafting
Saturday 6th April, 10.00am – 1.00pm
Booking is essential as spaces are limited.
£5.00 per child

Children’s Art Workshop with Amina
Monday 15th April, 10.30am – 2.30pm
£10.00

Children’s Art Workshop with Amina
Tuesday 16th April, full day
£25.00


Rufford Abbey Country Park
Ollerton NG22 9DF
01623 821338
www.parkwoodoutdoors.co.uk/centre/rufford-abbey/events

Magical Spring Trail
Saturday 30th March to Sunday 28th April, 10.30am – 4.00pm
Follow the map though our formal gardens to seek out our fun scenes of spring. Easter Bunnies, Spring flowers in bloom, chicks, spring lambs and lots of colour. Not forgetting your chocolate treat at the end.
£2.00 per trail


Sherwood Forest Country Park
Edwinstowe NG21 9HN
01623 823202
www.visitsherwood.co.uk

Sherwood Forest Easter Trail
Saturday 6th April to Sunday 28th April, 10.00am – 3.00pm
Come out of hibernation and stretch your legs while following the family-friendly Easter trail around Sherwood Forest. Wiggle your tail and flick your ears, the Easter Bunny is looking for new recruits. If you can complete all the challenges around the Major Oak Trail you can claim your reward at the end.
£2.00 per trail (£1.60 RSPB members)


Thoresby Park
Thoresby NG22 93P
www.whatsonatthoresby.co.uk

Woodland Bird Egg Trail
6th to 22nd April
Help Thoresbunny find out which eggs are laid by which of his feathered woodland friends and keep an eye out for the naughty emu that has taken up residence in the veteran woodland!
£1.00 per trail