Whether you’re religious or not, Easter is a time of year which will help you to usher in the beginning of spring. With a range of activities and beautiful parades, London is a great place to see in the Easter Holidays. Whether you’re with your family or on a business trip, there’s plenty to take advantage of during your stay in London, not least the possibility of a luxury stay at the Montcalm Brewery London City and all of the unique Easter period amenities which come along with it. with marches, festivals, special retail offers and many other events, London is undoubtedly one of the best cities to celebrate the Easter holidays in.
The Passion of Jesus in Trafalgar Square
Every year on Good Friday, a re enactment of the final years of Jesus Christ is performed in Trafalgar Square. Join thousands of others in this iconic location to watch Jesus’s final days, from his arrest to his resurrection, and the events that took place in between. Whether you are there for worship or you are there for the spectacle, you can expect to find rea life donkeys, accurate costumes and great acting as the epic finale to the life of Jesus Christ is brought to life in the centre of London. For those looking for a great way to enjoy their Good Friday in the city centre, this is one of the most engaging and exciting ways to spend your Easter Weekend.
Westminster Abbey church service
The church located next to the Palace of Westminster, Westminster Abbey is one of the oldest and well-known churches and places of worship in the UK capital. Alongside being the place of coronation for many of the British Monarchs, the church is also home to a range of services over the Easter week. These include several Palm Sunday sessions of evensong and communion, Maundy Thursday feet washing, a solemn liturgy on Good Friday and the Holy Saturday day of rest. This is a great way to celebrate Easter in the heart of the city and see one of the most famous abbeys in the country, if not the world.
St Pauls Cathedral Church service
St Pauls Cathedral is a Grade I listed cathedral of Anglican Church origins. Dating back to the year 604, the cathedral was named after Paul the Apostle whilst the church which now stands was built in the 17th century by Sir Christopher Wren after the Great Fire of London. Whilst the cathedral itself is a marvel to behold, the Easter Week services are some of the most atmospheric in the world. With a range of events to take advantage of, the Cathedral services include Evensong and even a riveting communion service.
Peter Rabbit easter egg hunt in Kew Gardens
Kew Gardens is one of the most beautiful botanical gardens in the city and is known for its wide spanning range of plant life. Kew Garden often holds events and the Easter Weekend is no differen.t the Peter Rabbit themed Easter Egg hunt is fun for all the family on a visit to Kew Gardens and what better place to usher in the beginning of Spring? With so much to do in this wonderful corner of Chiswick, you’ll be excited to get involved with this great themed Easter egg hunt, real fun for all the family.
London Wetland Centre Easter duck hunt
From 10 am till 5 pm, the London Wetlands Centre is open for business and gives visitors a chance to visit a real-life nature reserve on the River Thames. Located right next to Chiswick. This beautiful area of nature reserve is known for its abundance of animals including water birds and insect life. Here guests can learn about sustainability and nature itself and during the Easter weekend, you’ll be able to participate in the famous Wetlands Easter duck hunt. With a range of giant ducks hidden around the wetlands, you’ll be able to take the kids on an Easter hunt like no other whilst letting them engage with nature as the spring blooms to life. At £1 a pop, the trail even has a prize at the end of it for those who find the most missing giant ducks.
Bunny Hop and Seek at the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising
What with all the chocolate companies creating eggs for the Easter weekend feasting, it’s no surprise that the museum of Brands, Packaging and advertising have their own Easter Weekend fun for guests to take part in. If you’re looking for a fun family adventure during your visit, then visit the bunny themed trail and tick off the list of world famous rabbits, including Thumper, Peter Rabbit and Bugs Bunny. With so many of these iconic characters dotted around the museum, you’ll have your hands full during your stay at accommodation in London City.
Easter Eggs at Choccywoccydoodah
Originally located in Brighton. This gourmet chocolate shop is known for its magnificent chocolate sculptures and gloriously extravagant sweet treats. With a branch set up in London, the amazing choccywoccydoodah is now housing some of the finest Easter eggs you’ve ever seen. With the amazing range on offer, even if you don’t end up buying an extravagant Easter Egg, you’ll be blown away by the range of gifts on offer at this luxury chocolate shop.
Le Jeune Chocolatiers
Based in the heart of London’s West End in Covent Garden, Le Jeune Chocolatiers is a luxury chocolate shop which goes all out for the Easter holidays. Whether you’re looking for a stunning range of truffles or a classic Easter egg, this is the perfect place to try out.
Charbonnel et Walker
With their beautifully designed eggs, Charbonnel et Walker are one of the best London based chocolatiers, responsible for children’s story themed Easter eggs and collectible tins harking back to such classics as Alice in Wonderland. Whether you’re into your truffle filled eggs or in it for the collectibles, this chocolate shop is over a hundred years old, giving the chocolatiers more than a century of experience.