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Easter egg hunts in London

Get hot on the trail of the best egg hunts in London happening this Easter weekend

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If you're on the hunt for Easter events in London this year, put your sleuthing skills to the test and join one of the many trails in search of coveted chocolate eggs. Perfect Easter activities for kids and sweet-toothed adults alike. 

Recommended: Crack open the full guide to Easter in London as we'll be updating this page with hunts nearer the time

Easter egg hunts in the capital

Museum of Brands, Packaging & Advertising

This vast collection of branded wrappers, toys, homewares and general stuff has moved to a new home in Notting Hill. As part of their housewarming they're offering half price entry for the Easter weekend (March 25-28) and will be running an Easter egg hunt, object handling sessions, vintage games and advert screenings.

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Ladbroke Grove

Battersea Park Children's Zoo

This cute family-run zoo in lovely Battersea Park will be running Easter egg hunts from March 25-28. Spot all the multi-coloured eggs in the animal enclosures and fill in a quiz sheet to win a prize. On Good Friday (March 25) little visitors can help the keepers to prepare egg-shaped feeds. Activities are mostly free with admission.

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Lauderdale House Egg Fun

As well as a traditional egg hunt in the gardens of Lauderdale House this event features The Great Egg Roll in neighbouring Waterlow Park. Prizes will be awarded for the best decorated egg and the best roll, and everyone will go home with a chocolate treat. Tickets are £7.50 and should be booked in advance on the Lauderdale House website.

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Looking for more Easter fun?

The best family theatre in London this Easter

Forget stuffing your face with chocolate eggs - there's an even better buzz in store at London's childrens' theatre shows. From tiny toddlers to grumpy teenagers, we're got something that'll leave kids of all ages on a sugar high.

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By: Time Out London Theatre


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Here's a sample of the clues you'll find:Then off to the placewhere you keep all your socksI'm sure that's a placewhere I left a nice box!Rummage around 'till you find it in thereI hope it's not smellyfor your sake, my dear!!