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5 Fun Things To Do This Easter in London

Discover 5 activities and events for a cracking Easter in London.

As spring approaches, now’s the time to start planning your Easter break. From immersive entertainment to outdoor events or just somewhere to enjoy afternoon tea, there’s a treasure trove of things to do in London for Easter.

So whether you’re spending the break with friends, family or solo, discover our top five things to do in London this Easter that will put a spring in your step!

1. Go on an Easter Egg Hunt

Easter egg hunts pop up all over London at this time of year and are a fantastic way to get outside as the weather improves.

Morden Hall Park takes Easter egg hunting to the next level with an auditory trail filled with music, immersive sounds and fun activities as you explore the stunning parkland and gardens.

A perfect budget-friendly activity for Easter, for £3 per trail you’ll receive an Easter trail sheet, bunny ears and a dairy or vegan and Free From chocolate egg.

The Morden Hall Park Easter egg hunt runs from Fri 29 March – Wed 3 April 2024.

Find more details about the Morden Hall Park Easter egg hunt here.

2. Try an Immersive Theatre and Dining Experience

Put a twist on your usual theatre-going experience with an immersive murder mystery dinner and show!

Set aboard a static 1920s-style dining carriage, The Murdér Express delivers a 2 hour theatrical murder mystery paired with a delicious 4 course meal and handcrafted cocktails inspired by the era.

As you dine, your carriage will become the scene of an encapsulating “whodunnit?” filled with hilarity and intrigue delivered by the quirky cast of characters that perform around you.

For your meal, choose from the Great British set menu designed by Niall Keating, which includes indulgent dishes such as mushroom and ricotta stuffed cabbage, braised beef cheek with charred leek and caramelised onion purée, and a chocolate cigar with crémeux and vanilla ice cream for dessert.

For those with dietary requirements, you can enjoy tempura courgette and pumpkin with cumin velouté, parmigiana di melanzane and white vanilla cake with salted caramel from the continental menu.

With shows tailored to both adults and families, an accessible venue and the chance to dress in your ‘20s finery, everyone will enjoy this unique theatre-going experience for Easter.

Find out more about The Murdér Express in Shoreditch here.

Book your dates here.

3. Listen to a Classical Performance on Good Friday

Taking place almost every year since 1876, Handel’s ‘Messiah’ performance at the Royal Albert Hall on Good Friday is a musical event not to be missed!

You’ll enjoy a stunning afternoon performance from The Royal Choral Society and Royal Philharmonic Orchestra along with several excellent soloists, all conducted by Royal Choral Society Music Director Richard Cooke.

Learn more about the event here and book your tickets here.

4. Head Out for Easter Lunch or Afternoon Tea

Ditch the stress of cooking a big Easter meal and opt for a lunch, dinner or afternoon tea out in London instead.

Elegant dining
For sophisticated but relaxed dining or afternoon tea, try The Game Bird restaurant at The Stafford, Mayfair. Located on St James’s Place between Buckingham Palace, Piccadilly Circus and Trafalgar Square, The Game Bird is convenient to visit after strolling around the famous sites of London. The Game Bird’s menu prides itself on using seasonal British produce and has a relaxed yet elegant atmosphere, making it a joyful spot for Easter eating.

Budget-friendly Sunday lunch
For a hearty Easter Sunday roast with cosy pub vibes, The Prince Arthur on Forest Road near London Fields is an obvious choice. Choose from their roast chicken with anchovy and basil butter, roasted pork collar and apple sauce or picanha of beef and horseradish cream. Vegetarians can enjoy a warming squash filo croustillant and gremolata. With each Sunday roast costing under £25, The Prince Arthur is an affordable option for filling your belly in London.

Afternoon tea
If you’re looking for a haven of afternoon tea options, try St Ermin’s Hotel in Westminster. Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and children’s afternoon teas are all available to cater to your dietary needs. Explore the St Ermin’s Hotel afternoon tea menus and make your booking for Easter here.

5. Run a Race in Regent’s Park

Burn off those chocolate eggs and take in the beautiful views of Regent’s Park in the 10k race, fun run or children’s race on April 1, 2024.

On the run, you’ll pass the serene boating lake, London Zoo, Money Fountain and Regent’s Park Broad Walk. If running isn’t your thing, why not relax on the grass with a flask of tea as you watch the runners do the sweating?

Get all the details and enter one of the Easter races in Regent’s Park here.

If you’re celebrating the springtime buzz and want to visit some new places in London this Easter, you’ll be spoilt for choice! There are a countless number of fun activities to make your day out or short break in London special, just don’t forget to book in advance. 

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