Easter activities

With the Easter break upon us, we take a look at what’s happening in and around Reigate over the holidays. We’ve found plenty to keep all ages entertained, from kid-friendly Easter egg hunts to festivals for the foodies. Our top pick has to be Total Bounceout in Priory Park, Reigate – a giant inflatable obstacle course over 360ft. The perfect opportunity for grown-ups and kids alike to recreate those classic Total Wipeout moments!

Here are our top picks:

Kid-Friendly Activities

Total Bounceout at Priory Park, Reigate

Friday, 19th April

A giant inflatable obstacle course over 360ft, suitable for children and adults over 1m in height.

Cost: £10 per person for an hour session, plus an optional £2 per person for a pair of Total Bounceout special grip socks.

Easter Egg Hunts

From 6th – 22nd April

cadbury easter

The National Trust has teamed up again this year with Cadbury and will be laying on Easter Egg Hunts across a number of local properties, including:

Polesden Lacey

Box Hill

Cost: Normal property admission price, plus £3 per trail

Leith Hill are also running ‘Creative Painting for Kids’ sessions

Wednesday, 10th and 17th April between 9:30-12:30

Cost: £25 per child and booking is essential.

Food and Drink

Denbies Wine Estate

Sunday, 7th April between 10am-4pm

The award-winning local vineyard is proving that chocolate isn’t just for the kids this Easter. The Chocolate Fair will showcase delicious treats from local and national chocolatiers. Visitors will also enjoy expert advice on chocolate and wine pairings and the opportunity to meet the chocolatiers.

Cost: Free entry

Denbies will also be hosting a Sparkling Vineyard Trail and Dining Experience and a Cheese and Wine Making Experience over the Easter Break. Visit their website for more details.

The Surrey Food Festival

27th and 28th April, 10am-7pm

surrey food festival

Whilst not over the Easter weekend, this looks well worth a visit! With chef and foodie demos, food and drink stalls showcasing local produce, a kids zone, and the opportunity to support local charities, it promises to be a ‘thoroughly extravagant foodie sensual assault’! The festival will be held at Old Deer Park, Richmond.

Cost: Adult tickets can be bought online for £10, Young Adult (12-18yrs) tickets are £5, Under 12’s are free.

Beer and Bubbles Festival

Saturday, 27th April 12-11pm

Old Reigatian Rugby Club will be hosting a ‘Beer and Bubbles Festival’. 100% of the profits from the event will help tackle Motor Neurone Disease, raising funds for the Motor Neurone Disease Association and local charity All About Alie. This will be a full-day event, showcasing around 20 beers along with a prosecco bar. There will also be a programme of live music and children’s activities until 6pm.

Cost: Tickets can be bought online for £10, or on the day for £12.

Music and Entertainment

Live music at The Garibaldi Community Pub, Redhill

Easter Sunday, 5-7pm

The community-run Garibaldi Pub are hosting a live music event with Kelly Bennett, featuring Will Robertson.

Luke Edney performing live at The Bulls Head, Reigate

Easter Saturday from 8.30pm

luke edney at the bulls head

The signer/songwriter from Surrey returns to The Bulls Head on Easter Saturday, bringing his loop pedal and unique country rock twang.

Further Afield

The Passion of Jesus at Trafalgar Square

Friday 19th April, 12-3:15pm

Supported by the Mayor of London, 100 Wintershall Players return to Trafalgar Square with a live re-enactment of Jesus’ last days on Good Friday. The award-winning live drama production features volunteers from across London as well as horses, donkeys and doves. Parental guidance advised.

Cost: Free

Easter at Southbank Centre, London

From 6th - 22nd April

The Southbank Centre hosts Tabby McTat, a heart-warming family theatre show based on the book written by Julia Donaldson.

So there you have it – plenty to keep you busy over the Easter break and many fantastic local community initiatives supporting worthy charities.

Happy Easter from all the team at Kemp Marketing!