Easter Holiday events in Edinburgh

View all the upcoming Easter Holiday events taking place throughout Edinburgh below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

Easter Experience

Easter Experience

20th March 2021 - 18th April 2021
National Event

After the success of their Santa & Elf Experience, M&K Imaginarium are back and getting ready for Easter with their fun-filled home visits!
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Simpson’s Poetry Competition

Simpson’s Poetry Competition

1st April 2021 - 30th April 2021

This month Surgeons’ Hall Museums new education mascot Simpson the Bear is looking for witty poems and revolting rhymes. For ages 12 and under.
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Conifox Egg Hunt

Conifox Egg Hunt

2nd April 2021 - 18th April 2021

Conifox Adventure Park are egg-cited to confirm their annual Easter egg hunt is set to take place between 2nd -18th April.
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Hopeful Monsters

Hopeful Monsters

Selected dates between 5th April 2021 - 14th April 2021
Online Event

Hopeful Monsters is an innovative and playful visual journey combining visual theatre, an original soundtrack and puppetry.
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Wibble-Wobble Clown Puppet Workshop

Wibble-Wobble Clown Puppet Workshop

6th April 2021 - 17th April 2021
Online Event

Make your own Wibble-Wobble Clown Puppet on this workshop run by Temporary Commons as part of the Puppet Animation Festival!
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Stinky McFish and the World’s Worse Wish

Stinky McFish and the World’s Worse Wish

Selected dates between 7th April 2021 - 13th April 2021
Online Event

An original and beautifully crafted comedy show with songs, puppetry and play, Stinky McFish And The World's Worst Wish is about friendship, home and the environment!
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The Selfish Giant

The Selfish Giant

Selected dates between 7th April 2021 - 17th April 2021
Online Event

The Selfish Giant explores an unusual friendship about how even the grumpiest giant's heart can melt when Spring finally comes!
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Up and Down

Up and Down

Selected dates between 7th April 2021 - 17th April 2021
Online Event

Puppet Animation Festival and Ipdip Theatre bring you #UpAndDown, an online theatre show where young children connect to distanced Grandparents!
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The Incredible Tale of Robot Boy

The Incredible Tale of Robot Boy

Selected dates between 10th April 2021 - 17th April 2021
Online Event

In an extraordinary high-tech laboratory, a team of the world's top scientists are attempting the impossible... to create a robot with a real brain! They succeed and Robot Boy is born!
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Easter Holiday Club

Easter Holiday Club

12th April 2021 - 16th April 2021
Online Event

Check out TCV Scotland's online Easter Holiday Club! From birds to butterflies, dance to drawing and outdoor nature adventures it's suitable from age 5+.
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Introduce to Website Design Age 8+ - Easter Camp

Introduce to Website Design Age 8+ - Easter Camp

12th April 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Build your own website to share your thoughts, videos, music and images and much, much more in this online course for ages 8+ run by ComputerXplorers SEScotland!
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Love Drama Easter Spring Sensation 2021

Love Drama Easter Spring Sensation 2021

12th April 2021 - 16th April 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Are you looking for something to do during the Easter holiday? Come and join us for a week of fun filled drama classes, open to all 7-12 year olds.
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Pentlands Activity Camps - Easter

Pentlands Activity Camps - Easter

12th April 2021 - 16th April 2021

Pentlands Activity Camps (PAC) offers school holiday fun, adventure and activity for school aged children (5+/nearing the end of Primary 1) and young teenagers.
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Create & Design Your Very Own Skate Park - Easter Camp

Create & Design Your Very Own Skate Park - Easter Camp

13th April 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Learn how to create and design your very own Skate Park using Computer Aided Design (CAD Drawing) on this course run by ComputerXplorers SEScotland! It's suitable for ages 8+!
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Simpson’s Tri-Surgeons Cup Science Quest

Simpson’s Tri-Surgeons Cup Science Quest

13th April 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Join Surgeons Hall Museums learning officer Carl Ronan for this fun interactive workshop with live experiments, puzzles and a special quest!
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Minecraft Build Challenge - Easter Camp for Kids

Minecraft Build Challenge - Easter Camp for Kids

14th April 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Why don't you join us for some themed build challenges, Minecraft Quizzes, Prizes and lots more in this fun filled session run by ComputerXplorers SEScotland!
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Animated Shorts 2

Animated Shorts 2

15th April 2021 - 17th April 2021
Online Event

Eccentric, adventurous and full of creativity, Puppet Animation Scotland presents a FREE online programme of miniature tales, suitable for all children from age 7+ and their families.
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World of Stop Motion Animation - Easter Camp for Kids

World of Stop Motion Animation - Easter Camp for Kids

15th April 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Join ComputerXplorers SEScotland this Easter where we will produce our very own stop motion animation!
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Coding with the Microbit - Easter Camp for Kids

Coding with the Microbit - Easter Camp for Kids

16th April 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Unleash your creative potential this Easter as you learn how to create emoticon displays and text messages, expand your knowledge to make games and communicate with light and music!
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Andy and the Odd Socks - POSTPONED

Andy and the Odd Socks - POSTPONED

1st May 2021

The 'greatest kid's band ever' singing about aliens, dinosaurs rapping robots and groovy hoovers comes to Church Hill Theatre on 1st May.
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Events in East Renfrewshire

Events in Fife

The Wizard of Oz: Easter Panto

The Wizard of Oz: Easter Panto

15th April 2022

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to the Alhambra Theatre for a fantastic all-new Easter pantomime version of The Wizard of Oz!

Find out about The Wizard of Oz: Easter Panto on What's On Fife

Events in Glasgow

MAKE! Kids Outdoor Arty Workshops for Kids

MAKE! Kids Outdoor Arty Workshops for Kids

Selected dates between 4th April 2021 - 25th April 2021

Every Sunday, MAKE at Dumbreck Stables host outdoor art workshops for your mini creatives aged 5 - 11!

Find out about MAKE! Kids Outdoor Arty Workshops for Kids on What's On Glasgow
Loch Lomond Faerie Trail

Loch Lomond Faerie Trail

5th April 2021 - 30th September 2021

Loch Lomond Faerie Trail is back with a new trail mystery! Book Now for tickets right through the summer and join us in our biggest adventure yet!

Find out about Loch Lomond Faerie Trail on What's On Glasgow
Glasgow Zine Fest 2021: Art and Music Combined

Glasgow Zine Fest 2021: Art and Music Combined

15th April 2021

Join Glasgow Zine Fest for their 'Art and Music Combined' workshop featuring a range of activities from a quick fire drawing round to mark making with multiple items!

Find out about Glasgow Zine Fest 2021: Art and Music Combined on What's On Glasgow
City Sightseeing Glasgow

City Sightseeing Glasgow

26th April 2021 - 19th December 2021

With 21 stops where you can hop on and off to visit some of the city's leading attractions, City Sightseeing Glasgow is the perfect way to explore Glasgow!

Find out about City Sightseeing Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
Pussycat Dolls - POSTPONED

Pussycat Dolls - POSTPONED

2nd June 2021

Pussycat Dolls, the Era defying, chart-topping, button-pushing, mega-group are back! Catch them live at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on June 2nd!

Find out about Pussycat Dolls - POSTPONED on What's On Glasgow
Exile of The African Warrior

Exile of The African Warrior

18th June 2021

Exile of The African Warrior takes you on a spectacular visual and musical journey depicting the life (Urban legend) of Odùduwà a Yoruba Diety!

Find out about Exile of The African Warrior on What's On Glasgow
The Dog Lover Show

The Dog Lover Show

2nd April 2022 - 3rd April 2022

The Dog Lover Show - Visit Scotland's largest dog show when it returns to the SEC Glasgow in April 2022 for another fun-packed day out for all the family!

Find out about The Dog Lover Show on What's On Glasgow

Events in Lanarkshire

Beat The Street Hamilton & Blantyre

Beat The Street Hamilton & Blantyre

17th March 2021 - 28th April 2021

Beat the Street is a fun, free initiative that will see Hamilton & Blantyre transformed into a giant game during March and April!

Find out about Beat The Street Hamilton & Blantyre on What's On Lanarkshire
Castlebank Carrot Quest

Castlebank Carrot Quest

2nd April 2021 - 18th April 2021

The 'Castlebank Carrot Quest' Trail features 10 carrots (engraved on spoons!) which the Easter Bunny has lost in the park... can you find all 10?

Find out about Castlebank Carrot Quest on What's On Lanarkshire
Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

3rd April 2021 - 18th April 2021

Join Alice as she journeys down the rabbit hole and into the heart of Wonderland, meeting all kinds of curious creatures along the way when Motherwell's Easter Extravaganza goes online!

Find out about Alice in Wonderland on What's On Lanarkshire
Uddingston Easter Multi Sports Camps

Uddingston Easter Multi Sports Camps

Selected dates between 5th April 2021 - 16th April 2021

Develop your sports skills and make new friends at the annual Uddingston Easter Multi Sports Camps!

Find out about Uddingston Easter Multi Sports Camps on What's On Lanarkshire
Rapunzel - POSTPONED

Rapunzel - POSTPONED

13th April 2021

With specially recorded music, beautifully made rod puppets, and Steve Smart's masterly puppetry skills, this is a show that will be enjoyed by adults and children alike!

Find out about Rapunzel - POSTPONED on What's On Lanarkshire
Oscar and the Quest for the Underground Princess - POSTPONED

Oscar and the Quest for the Underground Princess - POSTPONED

14th April 2021

Mousetale Puppets present Oscar and The Quest for The Underground Princess at The Town House Hamilton on Wednesday 14th April!

Find out about Oscar and the Quest for the Underground Princess - POSTPONED on What's On Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Inspired

Inspired

26th March 2021 - 30th April 2021

Inspired is Renfrewshire's Annual Young People's Art Exhibition showcasing the very best creative talent from Renfrewshire schools and Early Learning and Childcare Centres!

Find out about Inspired on What's On Renfrewshire
Online Easter Extravaganza

Online Easter Extravaganza

4th April 2021 - 14th April 2021

Renfrewshire Leisure have an exciting range of fun online activities for the whole family to enjoy this Easter!

Find out about Online Easter Extravaganza on What's On Renfrewshire
Street Stuff Spring Holiday Fun

Street Stuff Spring Holiday Fun

5th April 2021 - 17th April 2021

Young people can access free, fun activities across Renfrewshire throughout the school holidays as Street Stuff hosts its popular Spring Break programme!

Find out about Street Stuff Spring Holiday Fun on What's On Renfrewshire

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Kinbuck Village Spring Treasure Hunt

Kinbuck Village Spring Treasure Hunt

2nd April 2021 - 30th April 2021

To celebrate Easter in style – but still following all government guidelines – Kinbuck Community Group has organised a special Spring Treasure Hunt around the village!

Find out about Kinbuck Village Spring Treasure Hunt on What's On Stirling

Events in Other Areas

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