Things to do Easter Weekend Brighton

Easter Weekend Brighton 2015: Things to do

Published On March 10, 2015 | By Giulia Zendron | Things to do features

You may just want to munch on chocolate all weekend but put down those Easter eggs for just a bit and head outside as there’s lots to do! With everything from Easter egg hunts for the kids to a drive-in cinema there’s something for everyone in our guide to Easter Weekend Brighton 2015.

Three Dimensions – Group ShowEaster Weekend Brighton 2015 – Ink_d Gallery

With a selection of ceramics, sculpture, 3D collage and assemblages, the exhibition features work from well known artists Matt Smith, Dan Baldwin, Paul Scott, Gilles Buxton, Maria Rivans, Petro, Andy Doig, Graham Carter, Benjamin Murphy, Alex Binnie, Enzo Marra, Sarah Shaw, Req and Hutch.

Fri 13th March – Mon 27th April
Admission free

Easter Weekend Things to doEaster Eggsplorer Trail – Borde Hill Garden

Become an explorer in the beautiful gardens at Borde Hill! Hunt the hidden creatures and clues in the Garden, have fun solving riddles. A varied and educational trail for all ages. Giant garden games and activities for visitors young and old!

Sat 28th March – Sun 12th April
10 am6 pm – £5

Breakfast with the Easter BunnyEaster Weekend Brighton 2015 – Brighton Garden Centre

The Easter Bunny will be hopping into Brighton Garden Centre’s restaurant soon! Our bouncy friend will be hosting a very special breakfast, with an Easter biscuit for you to decorate any way you like, a Lindt chocolate treat, and your very own cuddly toy.

Mon 30th March – Thur 2nd April
8.30 am – £9.99 per child (adult tickets available)

Egg-citing Free Family Easter Egg Hunt! Easter Weekend Brighton 2015– Boundary Rd and Station Rd. Portslade. Brighton

‘An Egg-cellent Boundary Road Adventure’, 10 letters to find and Prizes to Win. Come on down for a cracking day out whilst supporting local Independent businesses!

Mon 30th March – Mon 6th April

‘The Golden Oyster Scavenger Hunt’Easter Weekend Brighton 2015 – between Brighton Pier and Hove Lawns

Sussex County Cricket Club has launched a treasure hunt that will involve 10 golden oysters hidden on the beaches between Brighton Pier and Hove Lawns. Each oyster contains an invitation to see an upcoming NatWest T20 Blast fixture at the County Ground or free Junior Sharkz membership.

Mon 30th March – Fri 10th April

Easter Weekend Brighton 2015Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival – Easter Weekender – Various Venues

Brighton’s food festival team have announced the delicious line-up of events for the first half of 2015 including six days of food and drink around Easter. Easter weekend highlights include the Big Sussex Market on New Road and the Rockinghorse Children’s
 Easter Egg Hunt.

Wed 1st – Mon 6th April
Various prices

Easter Weekend Brighton 2015Dawn Chorus – Marcus Coates – Fabrica

This immersive, multi-screen film installation features nineteen singers who uncannily recreate birdsong forming a chorus that accurately simulates the sound and timings of a natural dawn chorus. With each singer depicted in an everyday location Dawn Chorus is as much a portrait of British society as it is of the natural world.

Thur 2nd April – Mon 25th May
Admission free

Easter Weekend Brighton 2015Curiosity Hub Workshop: Build Big – Catapults! –Hanover Community Centre

How far can you fling a marshmallow?! Learn about the physics of forces, motion and energy and create your own catapults out of craft materials in this fun workshop. Try out various designs and experiment with lever length and energy storage to find the best marshmallow ‘flinger’!

Fri 3rd April
10.45 am-1.45 pm – £30 adv

Easter Weekend Brighton 2015Freddie C’s Drive-in Movies – Brighton Racecourse

Freddie C’s Drive-In Movies brings you classics from the last 60 years to the big screen, sat in the comfort of your own car enjoying the unique experience of the drive-in. Food and drink available – popcorn and soft drinks will be served to your car!

Fri 3rd – Mon 6th April

Easter Weekend Brighton 2015Show And Tell present: Standby For Tape Back-Up – The Old Market

Ross Sutherland attempts a daring experiment in synchronicity. Using nothing but found-footage from one of his granddad’s old videotapes, Ross attempts to draw out his entire life story. The true story of one man’s journey into synchronicity and madness.

Sat 4th April
8 pm – £12

Easter Egg TrailEaster Weekend Brighton 2015  Devil’s Dyke

Bring Cadbury magic to your family by joining in at one of the Easter Egg Trails! Follow the clues, answer the questions and complete the challenges to find your way to a prize just for you!

Sat 4th – Mon 6th April
11 am-3 pm – £3

Easter Weekend Brighton 2015Herbie Flowers’ Jazz Breakfast – Brighton Dome

Rise and shine for the best way to spend your Sunday morning. Mix these ever popular sessions of irresistible jazz with a cuppa on arrival and throw in the option to purchase some delicious treats, and you have the recipe for a perfect weekend chillout.

Sun 5th April
11 am – £7.50

Easter Weekend Brighton 2015Preston Park Easter Egg Hunt – Preston Park

The Friends of Preston Park will be handing out questions about the park to all accompanied children up to the age of 13. The answers will be found on special information boards around the park. Complete the answers about its history and wildlife to win a choccy Easter-egg!

Sun 5th April
11 am-2.30 pm – £1

Easter Weekend Brighton 2015Passion Of Christ – Lawns of St Peter’s Church

A moving portrayal, faithful to the original scripture, of the days leading up to Jesus’ arrest, death and resurrection. Performed to the public free over the Easter weekend, the cast and crew are volunteers from the local community. Written and Directed by James Burke-Dunsmore.

Sun 5th April
12 pm – Free

bank_holiday_marketBrighton Bank Holiday Market Brighton Racecourse

Over 150 traders, entertainers, amusements, funfair rides and street food stalls will be taking over Brighton Racecourse for a fun filled family day out. Try out new tastes from around the world in the street food village, discover the best market traders the UK has to offer and enjoy thrills and spills at the funfair!

Mon 6th April
9am – 4pm |  50p for adults/Under 14’s go free

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*Header image by Joanne Goldby. Image has been cropped to fit (and Easter egg has been added!). Used under a Creative Commons License.

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