School Holidays Calderdale

Easter Holidays

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Stockeld Park Easter Adventure

30th March -28th April 2019, 10am -6pm

**See below for Mumbler offer on pre-booked tickets**

Come and join us at Stockeld Park this Easter for some Eggstra Special Events!

Daily Giant Easter Hunt in the Enchanted Forest with free chocolate treat for all! Other activities running during the Easter Adventure include:

  • Hatching chicks – help the ‘Hatch-it Team’ with their fluffy new arrivals: 1st – 4th & 8th – 11th April
  • The Easter Circus – roll up, roll up for the Greatest Show! 13th – 22nd April
  • The Songbugs Easter Show – 30th & 31st March, 5th, 6th, 7th & 12th April
  • Lambs in the paddock – Daily
  • Easter arts and crafts – Daily

Don’t forget the wonderful Enchanted Forest, Adventure Playgrounds, Interactive Play, Roller Skating Rink, Electric Scooters through the forest, a huge Yew-Tree Maze and Woodland Laser Tag arena. Indoor jumping pillow, plus Peddle go-karts, large inflatable slide, outdoor jumping pillow, and our Buccaneer Boats on the lake, and MORE!

Mumbler Offer: For an extra 10% off online prices quote: MUMCALDERDALE

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Stockeld Park, off the A661 Wetherby Road, LS22 4AN. Tel: 01937 586333

A Mad Hatter of an Easter – Lotherton Hall

Fall down the rabbit hole and enjoy some Easter fun at Lotherton Hall. Get lost in the Wonderland Village, follow the white rabbit’s trail and try kooky crafts. Meet the Easter bunny on Tuesdays and enjoy a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party each Wednesday during April.

  • Sunday, March 30 – April 28, 2019. Aberford, LS25 3EB.

Board not Bored! Board Game Club 2019

Do you love playing board games? Come along to our Board Game Clun during the Easter Holidays. There will be lots of new, exciting and unusual games to try and it’s completely free!

Ages 8-14

  • Todmorden Library: Monday, April 15. 11am-noon
  • Mixenden Library: Tuesday, April 16 & 23. 2-4pm

No need to book, just turn up. Contact Gillian Rice on 01422 392638

Camping at Jerusalem Farm

Feel like some fresh air this Easter? Jerusalem Farm Camp Site opens on Good Friday, 2019 (April 19).

Prices are per night, £8 adult, £5 child aged 5-15 and children under 5 free. Dogs £1. Gazebo £3 extra.

Only 21 spaces available, no bookings taken.

  • Jerusalem Farm, Jerusalem Lane, HX2 6XJ.

Cannon Hall Farm’s Easter Egg Hunt

Meet the Easter Bunny and get stuck into an Easter Egg hunt with a difference. Every paying child gets a chocolate treat from the egg machine.

  • April 13-22, 2019. Cannon Hall Farm, Cawthorne, Barnsley. 01226 790427.

Easter at East Riddlesden Hall, Bingley

Become royalty for the day by making a nature crown in the activity room, follow an outdoor train to spot the birds hiding in the garden and write good luck wishes to hang on the apple trees.

Tastes and smells of the past will be brought to life in the house at 11.30am and 2pm every Monday and Thursday (not Easter Monday), with gingerbread making sessions (£1 per person).

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts will run between April 19-22, 2019. trail sheets cost £2 each.

  • East Riddlesden Hall, Bradford Road, Keighley. BD20 5EL.

Steampunk Easter at Eureka!

Experience steampunk and science at Eureka, every day from Saturday, April 6 to Sunday April 28, 2019.

Eureka! Steampunk Scientists will amaze visitors with their science demonstrations and visitors will experience a brand new Steampunk Science Show.

The Eureka! Tinkering Space will be open daily, with a range of maker activities and crafts to try.

Over the Easter weekend, hop along and meet the Easter Bunny with a difference, created by Same Difference Arts, from Friday, April 19 to Monday, April 22.

  • All activities are included in the price of admission or free to Eureka! Annual Pass holders.



Easter at Ponderosa Zoo

Visit Ponderosa for the Easter trail and try to spot all the clues around the zoo. You’ll be rewarded with your own chocolate egg at the end, meet the Easter Bunny and enjoy some fascinating keeper talks. 

Regular zoo and play barn admission prices apply with the option to add on the Easter trail activity for an extra £2. 

* Ponderosa Zoo & RTC, Off Smithies Lane, Heckmondwike, WF16 0PN. 01924 235 276. Easter Trail, daily from April 13-22, 2019. Meet the Easter Bunny: April 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 22.

Easter Bunnies, Eggs & Baskets @ Ogden Water, 2019

Head to Ogden Water and make a rustic Easter Bunny out of wood and an Easter basket to collect things in on our seasonal scavenger hunt in the woodlands (with Easter Egg prizes).

Suitable for children aged 3+. Children must be accompanied.

There will be two sessions, but booking is essential.

£4 per child (£3 PTL)

  • Ogden Water Nature Reserve, HX2 8YA. Wednesday, April 17. 10am & 1pm.

Easter Bunny Fun at Shibden Hall 2019

Join the Shibden Bunny in its search for eggs and friends hidden in Cunnery wood and grounds. The fun continues afterwards, with a cress rabbit craft!

This activity includes a woodland walk which is not suitable for prams and buggies.

Price included in the admission to the hall

  • April 18, 2019: 11am – 12pm, 1-2pm, 2-3pm
    April 25, 2019: 11am-12p, 1-2pm, 2-3pm

Phone 01422 352246 to book.

Easter Disco – Halifax Rugby Union Club

Calderdale Riding for the Disabled Easter Disco.

Disco, raffle prizes, cold buffet, games and more. Tickets £10 each.

  • Saturday, April 12. 7pm-midnight. Halifax Rugby Union Club, Keighley Road, HX2 8AR. For tickets, contact Gayle on 07585978597 or Ann-Marie 07989589769.

Easter Egg Hunt, The Edge Play Gym

Join an Easter Egg Hunt with the Easter Bunny.

£5 per child, includes an Easter Egg, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny and play gym entry.

To book, call 01484 400447.

  • Friday, April 19. 3-5pm. The Edge Play Gym, Church Lane, Brighouse.

Easter Eggspress on the Kirklees Light Railway

Hop aboard the Kirklees Light Railway to meet the Easter Bunny aboard a steam train!

Help the bunny find his crunchy carrots and earn a chocolate treat. There will be egg and spoon races (with prizes), a bouncy castle, giant lawn games, face painting, a children’s entertainer, Easter crafts, platform rides on Toby the Tram and rides on the Clayton Flyer mini railway.

* Friday, April 19-Monday, April 22, 2019. First train leaving Clayton West at 10am. Trains departing every 40 minutes.

To book, call 01484 865727.

Easter Eggztravaganza -Mount Zion Heritage Chapel

Easter Egg Hunt in the grounds of the chapel on April 13, 2019. Ticket includes an Easter-themed craft, snacks and an Easter Egg.

There will also be some special visitors: lambs, chicks, ducklings and rabbits.

£7 per child, 11am-1pm.

  • Easter Eggztravaganza, Mount Zion Heritage Chapel, Halifax. April 13. 07563 733148.

Easter Event at Ciccochino Plus Play Gym

Easter event with face painting (included in the price), an Easter egg hunt, party in the play gym, party food and a chance to meet Bing Bunny.

  • £8 per child. The egg hunt starts at 4.45pm. Sunday, April 14, 2019. Chicoccino, Church Street, West Vale.

Easter Family Fun at Beaumont Park

Fun for all the family with a dog show, fun fair, band playing on the bandstand, catering van and craft stalls.

The Visitor Centre will be open with bacon butties from 9am, crafts for the children, a tombola, raffle, Easter bunny hunt and a quiz with prizes.

  • April 21, noon-4pm. Beaumont Park Road, Huddersfield. HD4 7AY.

Easter Holiday Fun Fair – Greenhead Park

Fun Fair at Greenhead Park, Huddersfield. Thursday, April 18 – Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Daily from noon – 8pm.

  • Greenhead Park, Huddersfield, HD1 4DT.

Easter Tennis Camps

Easter sports camps at Rastrick Tennis Club:

Week 1 – Monday, April 15-Thursday, April 18, 2019.

Week 2 – Tuesday, April 23-Friday, April 26, 2019.

Full day, 9am-3.30pm. £18.

Half day, 9am-12.30pm. £10.

  • Rastrick Tennis Club, Carr Green Lane, Brighouse. 07876 718968.

Family Easter Egg Trail at The Piece Hall

Help Woolly the Sheep find his lost chocolate eggs at The Piece Hall.

£1 per trail. Trails available from the Welcome Centre. Each completed trail will receive a chocolate treat!

  • April 13-28, 2019, The Piece Hall, Halifax.

Fantastical Eggs Hunt, Temple Newsam

Find the fantastical eggs hidden around the house and farm!

The farm is open every day in April, including Mondays.

  • Temple Newsam, Leeds. LS15 0AD.

Fun on the Farm

Farm-themed holiday activities at Siddal Children’s Centre on Wednesday, April 17.

Includes animal hide and seek, digging in the vegetable patch, face painting and a tombola.

No need to book, just turn up!

  • Fun on the Farm, Siddal School Hall. Wednesday, April 17, 2019. 1.30-3pm.

Hardcastle Crags – Easter Events

Various Easter holiday events at Hardcastle Crags – some drop-in, some ticketed.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts: Follow the trail through the woodland, solve the clues and claim your delicious prize at the end. £2.50 each. Arrive early to avoid disappointment. April 19-22, 2019. 11am-3pm. There is also an accessible hunt suitable for pushchairs and wheelchairs setting off from Gibson Mill.

  • Easter events at Hardcastle Craggs. Phone 01422 844518/846236


Hebden Bridge Duck Race 2019

Annual Duck Race in Hebden Bridge on Easter Monday with children’s rides, charity stall and live music!

Organised by the Rotary Club of Hebden Bridge, around 10,000 ducks are launched into the river at the same time.

Tickets cost £1 each and are available on-line and from shops and pubs displaying the posters in Hebden Bridge.

There will also be a Business Duck race, starting before the main race at 3pm. Any organisation or individual can buy a green, red, or blue duck. £10 per duck.

  • April 22, 2019. 3.15-5pm.

Junior Bread Club – Easter Breads

Learn how to bake breads on one of our popular Easter Junior Bread Clubs.

Suitable for over 5 years of age

Under 8’s must be accompanied by an adult

  • Junior Bread Club: Easter Breads. LoveBread CIC, No7 Martin St, Brighouse. April 15, 2019. 10am-12.30pm. Cost: £13. Book Online at


Kids Easter Fayre

Fun Easter event with a tombola, face painting, Easter egg hunt, bouncy castle, Easter bonnet parade, craft stall, food, drinks and cake stalls. Fundraising for Quadrabuild.

  • Saturday, April 13. 11am-4pm. Siddal Ex-Servicemens & Social Club, Siddal Lane, HX3 9JS.

Learn to Ride – May 2019

A one day learn to ride cycling course, starting on balance bikes and mobbing onto pedal bikes through games and exercises.

Bikes and helmets available, but if you have your own, please bring it. Packed lunch required.

For information, call 01422 341527.

Ages: 5-9


Halifax Fire Station, 10am-3pm

May 28 & 29, 2019


Library Workshops – Ages 8+

Workshops at Calderdale libraries during the Easter 2019 school holidays. Booking essential, via Ticket Source.

3D Printing Club – Halifax Central Library and Archives – The Lab.

Learn the basics of 3D printing and create your own 3D object. Ages 8-12. £5 (£4 PTL).

  • April 18, 2.30-3.30pm

Minecraft Stop Motion – Halifax Central Library and Archives

Create unique Minecraft movies using stop motion animation. Ages 8-12. £5 (£4 PTL).

  • April 17, 10.30am-noon

Diary of a Wimpy Kid “The Meltdown” – Halifax Central Library and Archives

Listen to an extract from the book then make your very own Duck Tape whoopee cushion.

  • April 16, 2-3pm

Limelight Theatre School Easter Club

Does your little performer love to sing, dance and act?

Limelight Theatre School is running Easter Club workshops with a show at the end, on April 23 and 24, 2019.

Both days run 9am-4pm and are suitable for children from aged four.

Children need a packed lunch.

  • Limelight Theatre School Easter Club, Limelight Theatre School, Rastrick. 9am-4pm. £20 per day, booking essential. Call 07779 154126.

Matt’s Gym Club – Easter Holidays

Easter holiday club for kids aged 5-16.

Fun gymnastics-based warm ups and games, single apparatus and floor skills, trampolines, routine work and more.

Monday, April 15
Tuesday, April 16
Wednesday, April 17.


  • Matt’s Gym Club, Trinity Academy High School. £16.50 per child. email:

MBI Shay Stadium Community Football – 2019

School holiday football club at the MBI Shay Stadium.

Ages 5-11

£13 per day. Siblings £10


April 15-18 & April 23-26

To book, contact Lee Ashforth on 07834 421064

Mix It Up – 2019

Are your afternoons boring? Why not “mix it up” and do something different?

Sessions include arts, crafts, board games and more!

Ages 8+

Mixenden Library: Thursdays.  May 2, June 6 & July 4. 3.45-4.45pm

No need to book, just turn up. Contact Gillian Rice on 01422 392638

Peppa Pig @ Square Chapel

Special celebration of Peppa Pig with 10 brand new episodes and exclusive interactive entertainment where little ones can sing and play along with their favourite onscreen characters.

As well as the episodes, there will be a pre-film workshop with Move with Peppa Bradford and North West.

  • Peppa Pig: Festival of Fun + Move With Peppa Workshop, April 19, 20, 23 & 25, 2019. Square Chapel Arts Centre. For more information, view here.

Peter Rabbit @ Forgotten Forest

An adventure in the woods with the Peter Rabbit theme.

Children will read the Peter Rabbit story, make their own wooden rabbit and explore the woods, make dens, climb trees, make mud pies, enh chocolate and toast marshmallows around the campfire.

The first adult and child is £10. Each additional adult and/or additional child are £5 each. Babes in arms are free.

Other Forgotten Forest Easter adventures include:

  • Fairies & Elves Family Day on April 17
  • Traditional Tales on April 18
  • Easter Egg Hunt on April 21

Booking essential:

  • Peter Rabbit at Forgotten Forest. Saturday, April 20, 2019. 10-11.45am. Forgotten Forest, Bradford Road, Brighouse.

Plant a Container of Spring Plants – Manor Heath

Plant a pot, pouch or container of spring plants to take home at Jungle Experience, Manor Heath.

Age 3+. £10 (£9 PTL).  Payment is per pot.

  • Tuesday, April 16. 10-11am, 11.15-12.15pm, 2-3pm. Book a place:

Skating @ YMCA, Easter 2019

Holiday skating from Monday, April 15 – Friday, April 19  & Tuesday, April 23 – Friday, April 26. £3 with boot hire.

Session 1 – 10.30am – noon
Session 2 – 12.15 pm – 1.45pm

Skate School: Wednesday, April 24 & Friday, April 26. £5 per person. Must be booked in advance.

  • Halifax YMCA, 13-15 Crossley Street, Halifax. 01422 353626.

Soccer Schools 2019

FA Qualified and Academy-standard coaches.

Ages 4-7 and 8+

Special two day price £31 (£21.50 PTL). One day price £17.10 (15.40 PTL)


Todmorden Leisure Centre

Easter Holidays Week 1

  • Monday, April 16 & Tuesday, April 16 (age 4-7)
  • Wednesday, April 17 & Thursday, April 18 (age 8+)

Easter Holidays Week 2

  • Tuesday, April 23 & Wednesday, April 24 (age 4-7)
  • Thursday, April 25 & Friday, April 26 (age 8+)

Sparks! Easter Holiday Fun 2019

Egg hunts running at Bankfield Museum on each of the days listed.

Workshops cost £4 or £3 for Passport to Leisure.

  • April 16: Make an Easter Basket
  • April 17: Make an Easter Wreath
  • April 23: Create a push along toy
  • April 24: Create a climbing acrobat

To book, phone 01422 352334

Spring Lambs at The Piece Hall

Lovely Ryeland ewes and lambs will visit The Piece Hall Courtyard on Monday, April 22. Meet the lambs and ewes and learn how their wool is used to make cloth.

There will be a competition to name a lamb, do a sheepy trail and make your own woolly lamb to take away.

FREE/£2 drop-in

  • Monday, April 22, 2019. 10am-3pm. The Piece Hall, Halifax.

StoryTots: Various Libraries, 2019

The Singing Mermaid: An under water-themed StoryTots with mermaid stories and crafts.

Ages 2-4

£3 per child (£2 PTL)

  • Central Library & Archives: Tuesday, April 23. 10.30-11.30am
  • Sowerby Bridge Library: Tuesday, April 23. 2-3pm
  • Hebden Bridge Library: Wednesday, April 24. 10.30-11.30am.

James and the Giant Peach: Including a reading of the book and crafts.

Ages 5-8

£3 per child (£2 PTL)

  • Todmorden Library: Wednesday, April 24. 2-3pm
  • Halifax Central Library & Archives: Thursday, April 25. 2-3pm

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Phone Ben Lawrence on 01422 392620.


Utopia Gymnastics Easter Holiday Club

Gymnastics fun and games for members and non-members alike.

April 17-26, 2019.

£30 for one day. 8am-5pm.

  • Utopia Gymnastics, Units 1 & 2, Prince of Wales Mill, Brighouse. 01484 717428.

XS Activity Days – 2019

A wide range of exciting activities to help children stay healthy, try new leisure activities and play.

Ages 8-15

£22.50 per day (£17.25 PTL), £86.70 per 5 day week (£66.30 PTL), £77.50 per 4 day week (£59.20 PTL)

North Bridge Leisure Centre

  • Tuesday, May 28 – Friday, May 31

To book, ring North Bridge Leisure Centre on 01422 341527