With so much going on in and around London, Buy Time PAs are looking forward to an action-packed Easter Weekend. Here are some of our favourite events.
Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Catherine St London, WC2B 5JF
Transport: Covent Garden Tube
Price: £25-£90. Runs for 2hrs 30mins
Have your Buy Time assistant book tickets to the hottest play in town. A chocolate garden, an army of squirrels and the curiously peculiar Oompa-Loompas must be believed to be seen in Sam Mendes’s stage version of Roald Dahl’s adored children’s book. This performance is choc-full of fantastical treats to dazzle your senses!
Studio Tour Drive, Leavesden, Hertfordshire, WD25 7LR
Set adjacent to the working film studios where all eight Harry Potter films were made, the Studio Tour offers visitors the unique opportunity to explore two soundstages and a backlot filled with original sets, animatronic creatures and breathtaking special effects.
Price: Adult Ticket £35 per person, Child Ticket only £ 27 per person. Tour packages available.
37 Duke of York Square, London SW3 4LY
The Square’s celebrated chocolate market is back just in time for Easter and makes the perfect excuse to indulge in some sweet treats! Did you know that it’s overseen by the statue of Sir Hans Sloane, the original inventor of chocolate?
Whether you’re a chocoholic or after something special to share with family and friends, there will be treats galore for everyone to enjoy on Easter Saturday, 26th March. Find all of your favourite brands and discover independent artisans with a delicious selection.
Transport: Sloane Square Tube
Date: Saturday 26th March
V&A Museum of Childhood, Cambridge Heath Rd, London E2 9PA
Inspired by the wonderful ‘Small Films’ TV classics of Bagpuss, the Clangers, Ivor the Engine and Nogin the Nog, this inspired exhibition allows your kids (and you) to create your own memorable and magical characters and stories. Bodge, mend, recycle, re-tell and animate this Easter.
As well as workshops for all ages, you can see back-to-back screenings of Peter Firmin and Oliver Postgate’s animated classics. Let your Buy Time PA help you find a nearby spot for lunch or dinner.
Opening hours: Daily 10am-5.45pm (last admission 5.30pm)
Transport: Tube: Bethnal Green
The Easter Bunny has hidden dozens of eggs in Battersea Park. You are invited to join the Easy Peasy Skate and help hunt for Easter eggs throughout the park grounds. On your skates you will roll around the park perimeter looking for these different coloured eggs. Once collected head back to the start and hand them in to get a tasty prize!
Children must be accompanied by an adult (and vice versa). If you fancy staying at home, your Buy Time PA can arrange childcare to skate the day away with the kids.
Where: Battersea Park, SW8. Meet at the Peace Pagoda.
When: Easter Sat, 10am.
Admission: Free, but bring your own skates and protective gear
Kew Gardens, Richmond, TW9
The friendly giant bunnies from the Giant Rabbit Centre are hopping over to Kew Gardens. Follow the Lindt Bunny Flavour Trail and find out how we use our senses to enjoy chocolate as you follow the trail towards a chocolatey reward.
When: Easter Sun, 10am-2pm. Farmyard Animals 5-20 Apr.
Admission: Adults £12.25, children £10.25. Egg hunt free.
2255 Silverstone Technology Park, Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone, NN12 8GX
Take a day to hone your driving skills at Europe’s leading simulator and driver training facility – where family and friends can make use of state-of-the-art facilities and bespoke training technology. Enjoy total exclusivity of the venue (Subject to availability) and compete with Simulation, Cardiowall, TechnoGym, Neurotracker and more.
Price: From £3,500 +VAT – (Half-day and additional options are also available)
Contact you buy time assistant who will be able to assist with further information and can help plan a bespoke activity filled weekend for the Easter break.