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What’s On For Kids: Easter Holidays in Buckinghamshire

29 March - 14 April

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Find out what’s on for kids, the best Easter holiday activities, Easter trails and places to explore for fun family day out in Buckinghamshire. From Milton Keynes to Aylesbury and High Wycombe to Beaconsfield.

I love the Easter school holidays with the arrival of spring and the chance to get back outdoors for some family fun or bluebell walk.  Here’s the bumper Red Kite Days guide to all the best family friendly Easter holiday activities to keep the kids busy and there’s one for Berkshire and Oxfordshire too. Or stay at home and try out these Easter crafts and recipes and if you’re working then check out the Easter holiday clubs in Bucks.

SPOTLIGHT – SPRING ON THE FARM AT HOGSHAW FARM & WILDLIFE PARK

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Hogshaw Farm will be welcoming in Spring over the school Easter holidays with bottle feeding lambs, poultry egg hatching, new rabbits & spring planting fun.  The Easter Bunny will also be making an appearance for Easter weekend 29th March to 1st April

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Guided Walks with the Roald Dahl Museum & Story Centre (Great Missenden)

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Take a guided stroll around Great Missenden with the Roald Dahl Museum to see the sights that inspired the stories of Danny The Champion of the World and the Fantastic Mr Fox;  take a peek at Danny’s woods and learn about Fantastic Mr Fox’s tunnels.


  • Easter trail at at Lillingstone PYO (near Buckingham) 23rd March – 7th April select dates
  • Easter Adventures trail at Waddesdon Manor (Waddesdon) 27th March – 14th April  closed 2nd, 8th, 9th April

Spring Trail and Easter Bunny at Hogshaw Farm 29th March – 1st April

Follow the special Spring trail for the chance to find a sweet treat and meet the Easter Bunny!


Easter trail at Stonor Park Tumblestone Hollow (Stonor, near Henley) 29th March – 14th April

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Tumblestone Hollow’s popular Easter Trail returns to the magical woodland play area at Stonor Park near Henley-on-Thames this Easter, alongside a new nature walk to help young adventurers make plenty of ‘hoppy’ memories during the school holiday.


Easter Egg Trail at Dicover Bucks Museum (Aylesbury) 29th March – 14th April

The Discover Bucks Museum Easter Egg Trail runs every day over the holidays and don’t miss their special FREE Family Easter Eggstravaganza on Saturday 30 March and daily craft activities.


  • Springtime Scavenger Hunt at Odds Farm (Wooburn Green) 29th March – 14th April
  • Easter egg hunt at Cliveden (Taplow, South Bucks) 29th March – 14th April
  • Spring Bingo trail at Stowe (nr Buckingham) 29th March – 14th April
  • Easter trail at Thrift Farm (Milton Keynes) 29th March – 14th April
  • Bunny Trail at Bletchley Park (Milton Keynes) 29th March – 1st April
  • Easter egg hunt at Milton Keynes Museum (Milton Keynes) 29th March – 1st April
  • Gruffalo Party Trail at Wendover Woods (Aston Clinton, nr Aylesbury)
  • Dinosaur Easter Trail at Black Park (Wexham) 8th – 12th April

Family Theatre, Live Music and Puppets

Wizard of Oz at Kenton Theatre (Henley) 27th – 30th March

Follow the yellow brick road in this delightful stage adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s beloved tale, featuring the iconic musical score from the MGM film.

  • Alice in Wonderland at the Elgiva (Chesham) 30th March

The Tiger Who Came to Tea at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre (Aylesbury) 30th – 31st March

Direct from the West End, the Olivier Award nominated smash hit show is the perfect way to start the Easter holidays in Aylesbury.  Packed with oodles of magic, sing-a-long songs and clumsy chaos, don’t miss this stunning stage adaptation of the classic tale of teatime mayhem… expect to be surprised!

Morgan & West Massive Magic Show at Kenton Theatre (Henley) 2nd April

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Roll up, roll up! Morgan & West are back with a Massive Magic Show For Kids (and their childish grown-ups)! Expect gawps, gasps and guffaws in this relentlessly funny and fantastical magic filled extravaganza, guaranteed to delight those aged five and 105, and indeed everyone in between!


Mark Thompson’s Spectacular Science at Kenton Theatre (Henley) 3rd April

You think science is boring, think again; this is science like you have never seen it before. Designed for children and adults alike, Mark Thompson’s Spectacular Science explores the strange and magical properties of matter with exploding elephant’s toothpaste, vortex-generating dustbins and even howling jelly babies! Awarded ‘Best Kid’s Show at Edinburgh Fringe’ by The Derek Awards, this interactive show promises to entertain and educate in the most spectacular way!

Dreamcoat Starts at Kenton Theatre (Henley) 4th April

Experience the UK’s biggest and best night of musical smash-hits! A concert like no other, with everyone’s favourite West End and Broadway classics, including Les Misérables, We Will Rock You, Wicked, Phantom of the Opera and the toe-tapping Jersey Boys.


Cartoon Circus Live at Kenton Theatre (Henley) 5th April

All the fun of the circus comes to The Kenton this Easter holidays when the laughter-packed stage show Cartoon Circus Live combines the comedy of pantomime with the thrill of the circus.


Sing-a-Long Matilda film at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre (Aylesbury) 6th April

Calling all revolting children and their parents – come and be a little a bit naughty at Sing-a-Long-a Matilda the Musical.  Your host will help you have “a holiday in your head” as they teach you some dance moves, show you how to use your free props bags and have you booing the villains and championing the heroes.

Museum of Marvellous Things at Kenton Theatre (Henley) 6th April

With giant puppets, magical effects, interactive storytelling, LIVE original music and a chance to make your own special puppet, this is a fun-filled family show.


Goldilocks at Kenton Theatre (Henley) 8th April

Join Goldilocks, the girl with the lovely locks and her jar of magical honey, as she befriends a family of bears and teaches everyone the value of sharing. But watch out for Selfish Sid who, on hearing that the honey is magical, hatches a nasty plan to steal it from Goldilocks.


  • Sooty & Sweep Show at Wycombe Swan (High Wycombe) 12th April
  • Captain Calamity Easter Spegtacular at the Elgiva (Chesham) 12th April

Teach Rex LIVE at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre (Aylesbury) 12th April

After receiving over 2000 5 star reviews for their sell out events, the multi-award winning Teach Rex team are are bringing this unique, interactive show back to the families of Aylesbury during their Easter Tour. Teach Rex uses life-like dinosaurs to perform their 1 hour show, teaching children about the anatomy and life of one the most mesmerizing creatures that have ever roamed our planet. The show is teamed with effects, music and gives children and their families the chance to get up close and personal with these fantastic, realistic beasts.


Harry Styles Tribute at Kenton Theatre (Henley) 12th April

With stunning vocals and captivating stage presence, The Harry Styles Tribute show brings to life the award-winning music that has seen its Golden singer shoot to stardom.

Outdoor Easter Adventure

Meet the spring babies at Hogshaw Farm & Wildlife Park (Hogshaw) 29th March – 14th April

Would you likek to bottle feed a lamb?  Lots of opportunities at Hogshaw Farm over the Easter holidays.  There will also be poultry egg hatching, new rabbits & spring planting as well as all the usual fun on the farm both outdoors and in.


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Easter Family Fun at Chiltern Open Air Museum (Chalfont St Giles) 29th March – 9th April

There’s always lots of family fun to be had at Chiltern Open Air Museum.  Check out our Chiltern Open Air Museum review. Extra activities on for Easter bank holiday weekend where you can immerse yourself in the new willow sculptures and have fun participating in an Easter trail. Bring out your creative side with some family crafts and make unforgettable memories.  Don’t forget Terrific Tuesdays  with special themed family activities on every Tuesday and included in admission.


  • Lambing and Easter event at Lillingstone PYO (near Buckingham) 1st-2nd and 7th-10th April 23rd March – 7th April
  • Spring on the Farm event at Odds Farm (Wooburn Green) 29th March – 14th April
  • Easter Wonderland at Mead Open Farm (near Leighton Buzzard) 29th March – 12th April
  • Day Out With Thomas at Bucks Railway Centre (Quainton) 29th – 31st March

Indoor Events

A Danny & Fox Easter at The Roald Dahl Museum (Great Missenden) 29th March – 21th April (closed Monday 8th April)

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The Roald Dahl Museum will be be celebrating the great outdoors this Easter with storytelling, crafts and walks inspired by Danny the Champion of the World and Fantastic Mr Fox.


Easter Holiday Activities at Discover Bucks Museum (Aylesbury) 29th March – 14th April

Join Discover Bucks Museum for their Egg-cellent Easter Craft Activities, take part in their new exhibition; This Fractured Land inspired art classes, celebrate Eid with paper craft, step back in time to Victorian Bucks plus make your own paper pet for National Pet Day!

Enjoy their Easter Egg Trail on every day over the holidays and don’t miss their special FREE Family Easter Eggstravaganza on Saturday 30 March!


  • PIXAR short films chill out room at Stowe (nr Buckingham) 29th March – 14th April
  • Easter activities at Milton Keynes Museum (Milton Keynes) 29th March – 12th April
  • Open for All Day at Thomley (Worminghall) 29th March
  • Easter activities at Discover Bucks Museum (Aylesbury) 29th March – 14th April
  • Ceramic egg painting for children at Stowe (nr Buckingham) 31st March, 7th, 14th 21st, 28th April
  • Animal Experience (meerkats, snakes etc) meet at Woburn Sands (Milton Keynes) 31st, 3rd, 5th, 8th, 10th, 12th April
  • Easter holiday special  Jacqu’in the Box (Gerrards Cross) 3rd April
  • STEM family Easter holiday activities at National Museum of Computing (Milton Keynes) select dates 3rd – 16th April



 

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