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Bring the kids to CONKERS this Easter to enjoy great days out

CONKERS, the award-winning visitor attraction at the heart of The National Forest, has a great choice of family activities on offer this Easter from 28 March to 19 April. Visitors will have plenty of fun activities from which to choose including pirate, wizard and clown shows, pony rides, arts & crafts, and animal encounters.

All of the activities are included within the general admission ticket (apart from one activity, the Easter Egg Challenge that costs an extra pound). Visitors can book advance tickets online at www.visitconkers.com

Easter Holiday activities include:

• Monday 30 March – Wizards Whirlwind Show - come and see some magic tricks in the Amphitheatre at 12pm, 1:30pm and 3pm

• Tuesday 31 March – Dippy the Clown - why not come and see Dippy the Clown show at 11:30am, 1:30pm and 3:30pm in the Amphitheatre

• Wednesday 1 April – Clip Clop Pony rides - come and ride along from 12pm to 4pm at the Discovery Centre

• Thursday 2 April - Flip the Clown - why not come and see Flip’s Clown show at 11:30am, 1:30pm and 3:30pm in the Amphitheatre

• Bank Holiday Friday 3 April - Trevor Hills Animal Encounter - Trevor Hill will return to CONKERS with his animal show so come and see what different animals he has with him! From 12pm to 4pm

• Saturday 4 & Sunday 5 April – Pirate Pat - direct from his tour of Cyprus, Pirate Pat will entertain with his Sea Shanties and magical tricks from 11am to 4pm

• Bank Holiday Monday 6 April – Dippy the Clown - why not come and see Dippy the Clown show at 11:30am, 1:30pm and 3:30pm in the Amphitheatre

• Tuesday 7 April – Wizards Whirlwind Show - come and see some magic tricks in the Amphitheatre from 12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm

• Wednesday 8 April – Clip Clop Pony rides - come and ride along from 12pm to 4pm at the Discovery Centre

• Thursday 9 April - Flip the Clown - why not come and see Flip’s Clown show at 11:30am, 1:30pm and 3:30pm in the Amphitheatre

• Friday 10 April - Trevor Hills Animal Encounter - Trevor Hill will return to CONKERS with his animal show so come and see what different animals he has with him! From 12pm to 4pm

• Saturday 11 & Sunday 12 April – Pirate Pat - direct from his tour of Cyprus, Pirate Pat will entertain with his Sea Shanties and magical tricks from 11am to 4pm

• Monday 13 April - Dippy the Clown - why not come and see Dippy the Clown show at 11:30am, 1:30pm and 3:30pm in the Amphitheatre

• Tuesday 14 April - Pirate Pat - direct from his tour of Cyprus, Pirate Pat will entertain with his Sea Shanties and magical tricks from 11am to 4pm

• Wednesday 15 April - Wizards Whirlwind Show - come and see some magic tricks in the Amphitheatre from 12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm Ranger activities – every day at 10:30am, 12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm

• Monday - Sensory Art

• Tuesday - Bushcraft

• Wednesday - Outdoor Adventure

• Thursday - Construction Derby NEW FOR 2015

• Friday - Sensory Art

• Saturday - Outdoor Adventure

• Sunday- Bushcraft Craft activities – every day from 11am to 4pm

• Saturday 28 March - Sunday 5 April - Fluffy Easter Chick Crafts

• Monday 6 April - Sunday 12 April - Bouncy Easter Bunny Crafts

• Monday 13 April - Sunday 19 April - Surprise Easter Egg

• Easter Egg Challenge 11am to 4pm (Discovery) - extra £1 charge applies

Storytime at 1pm

Chris Sturdy, Regional Operations Manager at CONKERS said: “There’s plenty of family favourite activities taking place at CONKERS all over the Easter Holidays in our covered Amphitheatre and in the Discovery Centre, so come along with your kids and try them for yourself!”

Last updated September 2015