Easter egg treasure hunt

An invitation on behalf of The Woodhall Spa Lions Club:

Join us for an afternoon of family fun from 2 to 4 pm on Saturday April 20th in the grounds of the beautiful Petwood Hotel, for our popular Easter Egg Treasure Hunt. There will be characters in the woods for children to find, an answer sheet to complete and an Easter egg prize at the end. Suitable for the whole family!

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Easter at Tattershall Castle

Photo courtesy Lincolnshire LiveThe Cadbury Egg Hunt returns to Tattershall Castle from Friday 14 April to Monday 17 April.

“Explore the Castle, spot the clues and claim your chocolate prize with our family-friendly Egg hunt, in partnership with Cadbury. The Cadbury Bunny has bounced into Tattershall Castle and borrowed Lord Cromwell’s biggest treasure chest for his stash of precious chocolate. Our floppy-eared friend has left clues around the castle for you to unlock the chest and claim your own choccy treat. To get your hands on the edible treasure you’ll need to scour the great tower, hop across the moat bridges and hunt through the ruins to collect your answers” Continue reading

Three things to do at Easter

Not long now! Here are our top suggestions for time out at Easter in Woodhall Spa:

Kinema In The Woods: Live streaming of The Railway Children Stage Show
Monday 28 Mar 2016, 5pm to 7.15pm

The Olivier award-winning stage show of E. Nesbit’s THE RAILWAY CHILDREN steams into cinemas this Easter Monday. York Theatre Royal’s production of Mike Kenny and Damian Cruden’s imaginative stage adaptation, was filmed at the National Railway Museum in Yorkshire and is directed for the screen by International Emmy award-winning Ross MacGibbon. Kinema In The Woods Lincolnshire LN10 6QD Book your ticket now Contact details

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Easter at the National Centre for Craft and Design

Picture courtesy TripadvisorFor some time now I have been meaning to write in praise of the National Centre for Craft and Design in Sleaford, aka NCCD, formerly known as The Hub. I will get round to it in due course, but as I was researching things to do at Easter, I came across their current special exhibition, which runs until April 5th. Here’s their billing:

Sound Matters considers the connections between craft practice and sound art. Seven contemporary works have been selected to illustrate ways in which these two distinct practices collide. Exploring the physicality of sound, the works are characterised by both their sonic properties and materiality”

NCCD_birdsThis week the NCCD is also offering an Easter programme with kids in mind. This afternoon there are family-friendly craft activities with Artist in Residence, Ruth Singer, and there are other workshops during the week. Continue reading

A bagful of Easter goodies

Easter is here and there are lots of hidden eggs to be found and other seasonal stuff to do without going too far from Woodhall Spa. Here are a few ideas:



Sunday April 5th, 2pm – 4pm, £5.00 per child. The Petwood Hotel’s Easter egg trail includes a chocolate egg, a personalised letter from the Easter Bunny and the chance to name and win a chocolate animal. All children must be accompanied by an adult. The Easter Bonnet Competition is at 3pm. Advanced purchases only by Sunday 29th March. Call our reservation team on 01526 352411 and select option 1 for more information or to make a booking.

Bolingbroke castle: Dragon’s egg trail, March 30th 12 – 4pm. Cost: 50p. Call to check latest times or cancellations: 01529 461499 Continue reading