Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

What's On

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

What's On

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What's on in Northumberland

Easter Saturday, April 10

Easter Extravaganza Family Disco from 7pm-11pm at Blyth Sports Centre. Featuring an Easter bonnet competition, pasted egg contest and a raffle. Call Pat Wilkes on (01670) 353741.

Easter Sunday, April 11

Easter egg hunt and egg and spoon races at Bolam Lake country park, near Belsay, 10.30am. Children u2.

Easter eggs extravaganza at Plessey Woods country park near Bedlington, 10.30am. Includes boolin' and jarpin, hunt the egg, three-legged egg and spoon races and prize for best decorated egg. u1.50 per child.

`Eggstraordinary' Easter fun at Wallington Old Hall, Cambo, from 11am-3.30pm. Follow clues through the woods to get a chocolate reward, and decorate eggs to get prizes. Entry u1.50 plus normal admission.

Easter trail through the grounds of Aydon Castle, near Corbridge. Every child receives a small prize. Entry for adults is u3.50, concessions u2.60. Also runs on Monday April 12. For details call (0191) 261-1585.

Easter trail through Warkworth Castle grounds, Warkworth. Every child receives a small prize. Adults u3.50; concessions u2.60; children u1.80. Also Runs on Monday April 12. Call (0191) 261-1585.

Cragside, Rothbury, is hosting an Easter trail from 11am-3pm. Entry is u1.50 plus normal admission. For details contact the National Trust on 0870 458 4000. The Wonder of Water, also at Cragside. A walk for all the family exploring Lord Armstrong's innovative use of water, from 1.30pm-3.30pm. Booking essential: (01669) 620333, ext. 7.

Etal Castle, near Berwick, Northumberland, Sunday and Monday, Easter trail through the castle grounds. Every child receives a small prize. Adults u3.50; concessions u2.60; children u1.80. Call (0191) 261-1585.

Classic Rothbury and Coquetdale. A walk through the Coquet Valley looking at local history and landscape with ranger Russell Tait. Starts 10am, lasts six hours, a long walk of between six and 12 miles. Adults u7, concessions and children (16+) u5 and families u20. Booking only on (01434) 605555.

Easter Monday, April 12

Traditional Easter games and free distribution of oranges at Carlisle Park children's play area in Morpeth, 11am. Includes boolin' and jarpin of eggs and other children's games and races, organised by Morpeth Town Council and Round Table. Free.

What's on in County Durham

Thursday, April 8

Cut, stick and paint Easter eggs at the Lamplight Arts Centre in Stanley, and Consett Civic Hall. From 10.30am-12 noon. Entry is u2 for ages four to 11.

Easter egg hunt at Blackhill and Consett Park, from 1.30pm. Free for the whole family.

Good Friday, April 9

Easter Fun at Crook Hall and Gardens, Sidegate, Durham City. The Easter Bunny, face painting and Easter egg hunts throughout the Easter weekend. A must for all chocolate lovers whatever their ages. …

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