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Easter is fast-approaching, and you may be thinking about how best to spend the holidays in Birmingham and the West Midlands. Let’s take a look at some eggs-citing Easter events and activities in the region to give you some inspiration!

Have a cracking time with Easter treats at Cadbury World

What better place to celebrate Easter than at the legendary home of chocolate? Cadbury World is pulling out all the stops this Easter with a whole bunch of activities and events to celebrate the most chocolatey time of the year.

From chocolate-making demonstrations and rides, to egg hunts and a brand new live Easter stage show, there’s so much to do this season at Cadbury World. Enhance your visit by booking a Character Afternoon Tea Experience, where visitors can join Mr Cadbury’s Parrot, Freddo, Caramel Bunny and their friends for a selection of delicious treats. Don't forget to join the celebration of Cadbury World's 200th birthday – it's a party you won't want to miss!

Chick out the West Midlands canals on your very own boat with ABC Boat Hire

Cruising down the calm canal water, soaking up the views with the breeze in your hair and a drink in your hand - we could think of worse ways to celebrate the Easter holidays! ABC Boat Hire is offering a special Easter discount, meaning you can explore the picturesque canals of the West Midlands for less. You can choose to hire a boat for a day or even book one out for the whole of the holidays! With boats accommodating anywhere from 2-12 people, grab your nearest and dearest and set off on a trip you’ll all remember forever. 

Eggs-plore the region’s history at the Black Country Living Museum

Step back in time and experience a slice of West Midlands history at the Black Country Living Museum this Easter. Discover the region's proud industrial heritage and hear the stories of how it impacted the world through immersive exhibits, vintage transportation, and costumed characters. After exploring the museum, be sure to visit Dudley Canal and Caverns where you'll set off on a fascinating underground canal journey through ancient tunnels and caverns. Mind your head!


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It’s blooming brilliant at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Make the most of this Easter by visiting Birmingham Botanical Gardens, where you can immerse yourself in the stunning spring gardens boasting over 7,000 plants and an exciting range of glasshouses, themed gardens and lawns waiting to be explored. This Easter, you’ll find fun and educational trails for children, an Easter egg hunt, a craft drop-in, and even animal handling sessions! 

Wherefore Art Thou Easter Eggs? Head to Shakespeare’s Birthplace for live shows and Easter events

Experience a special series of events and activities this Easter with the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust’s new programme, The Women Who Made Shakespeare. Step into the captivating world of William Shakespeare and delve into the stories of the extraordinary women who influenced his life with daily performances of Shakespeare’s most famous scenes, as well as female artists delivering workshops from poetry writing and circus skills to screen printing and calligraphy. Visitors can also discover the treasures found at Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Anne Hathaway’s Cottage and Shakespeare’s New Place!

Get swinging this spring at Go Ape, Coventry

Swing through the treetops, navigate challenging obstacles, and zip-line your way to an adrenaline-fuelled Easter experience at Go Ape, Coventry. With courses designed for adventurers of all ages and skill levels, Go Ape promises an unforgettable outdoor experience surrounded by the natural beauty of the forest. You can choose between their classic high ropes courses, Forest Segways and Nets Adventure, all of which are guaranteed to put smiles on faces.

So, there really is something for everyone to enjoy this Easter in Birmingham and the West Midlands. Time to hop off and get booking!