An egg-cellent range of free spring and Easter family activities


The council has plenty of free family fun on offer for the school Easter holidays and beyond.

  • Free family activities across the borough 

  • Revamped playgrounds host special celebrations.

From 7 April  to the end of May, a range of free council funded activities for children will be on offer at parks, playgrounds, Ideas Stores, libraries and other venues across the borough.

From art clubs and bonnet making, to Easter egg hunts and outdoor events at some of the borough’s refurbished parks and playgrounds, the council has plenty of family fun on offer for the school Easter holidays and beyond.

Mayor of Tower Hamlets John Biggs said: “Our popular  free spring and Easter events promise to keep families active and entertained during the school Easter holidays.”

Councillor Amina Ali Cabinet Member for Culture, Arts and Brexit added: “Our jam packed school holiday events programme promises a variety of indoor and outdoor fun activities for residents of all ages to enjoy.”

A number of Easter arts and crafts and egg hunts will be taking place in the borough’s parks:

  • Tues 9 April 12 noon - 3pm  - Mile End Children’s Play Park, Locksley Street, E14
  • Thurs 11 April 12 noon - 5pm  - Whitehorse Adventure Playground, Whitehorse Road, E1
  • Fri 12 April 12 noon - 3pm  - King Edward Memorial Park, Glamis Road, E1
  • Tues 16 April 12 noon - 3pm - Mile End Children’s Play park, Locksley Street, E14
  • Weds 17 April 12 noon - 3pm -Mile End Children’s Play park, Locksley Street, E14 

Residents are also invited to a number of free events  at Stepney Green Park; Ropemakers Fields, Limehouse; and St John’s Park on the Isle of Dogs.

The free, fun events will feature games, inflatables, and much more, Celebrations will take place on:

  • Wednesday 10 April 12 noon - 4pm at Stepney Green Playground, Stepney Way, E1
  • Monday 15 April 12 noon - 4pm, Ropemakers’ Fields Playground, Narrow Street E14
  • Wednesday 29 May 12 noon - 4pm at St. John’s Playground, Manchester Road, E14. 

Other holiday activities include the following:

Date /Time



Sun 7 April 2.15pm – 3.30pm

Decorate for spring art club

It is spring, time for fresh and colourful ideas. Create spring themed decorations for our Idea Store: flowers, blossom on the trees, bunnies hopping, it’s all in there!

Idea Store Bow

Tues 9 April 2.30pm – 3.30pm 

Make a rosette sunflower paper craft -

A fan of spring? So are we! This time around we will show you how to make a wonderful 3D rosette sunflower paper craft!

Idea Store Bow

Weds 10 April (11am – 3pm)


Urban Wheelers Jam  -

Victoria Park,

A fun-filled day where you can try out your skating and BMX skills at our fantastic wheel park. Coaching sessions will take place during the day for ages 7-16 only.

No need to book in advance. Book a coaching session on arrival - first come first served. Email for more information.

The Wheel Park – Area D5.

Thurs 11 April 2.30pm – 3.30pm 

Make your own Easter bunny hats - Get creative in our arts and crafts session and make your very own hats to take home – now that’s Egg-citing!


Idea Store Bow

Sun 14 April 2.15pm – 3.30pm

Easter basket art club

Collecting Easter eggs has to be the most egg-citing part of Easter morning. Seeing what that big old bunny left is great fun – but what to collect them in? Come along and create your own Easter egg basket!

Idea Store Bow

Tues 16 April 2.30pm – 3.30pm 

Easter pop up card making

We love Easter! It’s such a fun holiday for making all kinds of chick and bunny themed crafts. And since those two animals are beyond adorable so are the crafts! Ready to make your own Easter pop up card? We certainly are!

Idea Store Bow


Wednesday 17 April (12 noon – 3pm)


Easter Eggstravaganza!

Take part in our Easter egg hunt, have a photo with our Easter Bunny or make an Easter bonnet in our arts and craft corner. Join our community park rangers for Easter fun for the whole family! No need to book. Email for more information.

Victoria Park  meet at the Hub building – Area D5


Thurs 18 April 2.30pm – 3.30pm 

The Easter egg scavenger hunt 

Join us on the hunt, and come with your thinking caps on, as you will have to solve clues!

Idea Store Bow

Sun 21 April 2.15pm – 3.30pm

Make an Easter bunny bookmark -

Idea Store Bow



Posted on Thursday 4th April 2019