12 Apr 2019

Top 10 things to do in Birmingham this Easter!

By Hannah Whiting

Schools out…for the Easter Holidays! The second city is THE place to be this Easter, bursting at the seams with fun things to do for the whole family and we want to highlight some of our very favourites! Let us know what you are up to this Easter holiday!

We’ve put together a list of the top 10 things to do in Birmingham this Easter, with something for everyone on every budget…

1. Kids eat free at Bodega throughout half term

Bring your niños down to Bodega and let them enjoy the taste of South America, without the cost of a plane ticket! Throughout the Easter break, kids can enjoy a free meal deal when an adult spends £10.  They’ve even got something for the pickiest of eaters…Check out their kids menu here

When: 15 – 26 April

Where: Bodega, 12 Bennett’s Hill, Birmingham


2. Too Cute or Not? Object Handling at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Take a close look at some of the objects from the museums handling collection, presented in the style of Rachel Maclean ’s weird and wonderful world!  Visitors will interrogate historical artifacts and vote with their emotions to decide if the objects really are Too Cute – or not!

When: 15 – 18 April, 11am – 3pm

Where: Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

How much: FREE (donations welcome)


3. Superheroes Assemble at Resorts World

Little superheroes, assemble! Resorts World has got an epic line-up of marvel-lous fun coming up during the Easter holidays. All free activity; will be popular with hero megafans; first assembled, first served. There will be crafts, competitions and even something for the adults! Click here to see all activities and get involved!

When: 15 – 26 April

Where: Resorts World, Birmingham,

How much: FREE


4. Balsall Heath City Farm workshops

There is lots of fun to be had on the farm this Easter! Previously funded LoveBrum project Balsall Heath City Farm, are holding heaps of fun activities for families with children who have additional needs. Feed and handle the animals, play in the sand, make a hanging basket, play farm games and so much more! Booking is advised as places are limited, please click here for more info.

When: 15 – 26 April, 11am – 12pm

Where: Balsall Heath, 10 Malvern Street, Birmingham, B12 8NN 

How much: £2 per child (under 3s are FREE!)


5. Make a splash at Moseley Road Baths

Join Moseley Road Baths this Easter for a fun packed two weeks! They’ve added extra Family Splash Party’s, Family Swimming sessions and ‘Kids Swim for a £1’ sessions. They’re also putting on Beginner and Improver course to help your children improve their swimming.

When: Between 15 – 28 April

Where: Moseley Road Baths, 497 Moseley Rd, Birmingham B12 9BX

How much: Kids Swim for £1!


6. Ice Age, the Lost Kingdom – The Botanical Gardens

An all new animatronic outdoor Ice Age experience opening at Birmingham Botanical Gardens! This is the first outdoor Ice Age experience of its kind in the UK and a truly entertaining and educational experience for families. Visitors will explore gardens and parklands and uncover epic life-sized beasts along their walkthrough journey with scenery and props recreating the Ice Age period!

When: 6 – 28 April

Where: Botanical Gardens


7. Cadbury Easter Egg hunts are back for 2019

Bunny’s been up to mischief again, hiding clues throughout National Trust across the UK, leading Easter egg hunters to delicious choccy treats! With a few clues to crack along the way, it’s time to join the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt and enjoy the fun. You’ll find egg hunts at Brum’s iconic Back to Back houses, Clent Hills and Moseley Old Hall. To find out more click here.


8. Easter Dino Egg Hunt at Thinktank Museum

The dinosaurs are back and they have left their eggs hidden around the Thinktank museum. Help track them down and mark them off on your trail sheet to win a prize! Be quick though as the dinosaur eggs are only around for two weeks!

When: 13 – 28 April, 10am – 5pm

Where: Thinktank Museum, Millennium Point


9.Hippodrome Easter Holiday Workshops

The Hippodrome Easter Holiday Workshops programme has something for the whole family. Why not try yoga or street dance, learn how to apply stage make-up or play with giant LEGO!

When: 15 – 19 April

Where: Birmingham Hippodrome

How much: FREE


10. Enjoy a mini-break in the second City, at Staying Cool

Now here’s something just for the grown ups… Experience one of the best apartment hotel locations in Birmingham City Centre, a real Brummie welcome and enjoy a very stylish (and highly photogenic) serviced apartment when you stay at Staying Cool at the Rotunda.

Don’t forget you will receive a 20% discount on online room booking rates (subject to availability) …now where’s that overnight bag!?



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