What's On: Time to get hunting for Easter eggs, children

Jacqueline McGonigle of shares her pick of what's on acrossNorthern Ireland this Easter weekend

There are plenty of Easter egg hunts to choose from this weekend


Calling all kids – WWT Castle Espie have lost their GIANT yellow ducks and Dusty Duck needs you and your family to help him find them this Easter. You'll need to use all your special detective skills to track down these cheeky birds and be in with a chance of winning a yummy chocolate treat. Daily until April 26.


Bus Conductor Charlie Smiles is waiting to click your ticket as you go on a ‘sing-along-a-journey' at Navan Fort this Easter, April 15-18. Make sure you're full of song as The Wheels on the Bus Go Round but, as with all adventures, something gets in the way. What could it be? Only one way to find out – hop on board and join in all the fun! Booking in advance essential on


Roll up Roll up – or down, as the case may be for Share Easter Activities and Cruise Trip on April 15 and 16. Activities include a cruise aboard the Bunny Boat, face painting, balloon modelling, bouncy castle, Easter games and crafts. £8 per person; family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) £24.


Join in the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at the Argory this Easter. Cracking good fun for everyone with kids, April 15-18. Throughout the Easter holidays the little ones can go wild in our adventure play park. Have a go on the jungle climbing frame, low ropes and balancing logs, rope swings, bridges and zip line.


Events at Carrowmena this Easter include glamping, Easter egg canoe hunt & easter egg glamping trail along with 20 per cent off their 1/2 day and full day activities. Daily until April 23.


Rosepark annual Easter egg hunt takes place on April 16, 12-4pm. All donations are going to COS-Circle of Support for autism parents. Once at the end, the Easter bunny will be there to present each child with their egg. More activities on day.


Join W5 for a fun family event this Easter. Let your imagination run wild and create your own weird and wonderful eggheaded alien. When you are happy with your design, bring your little alien friend to the Spacerace track, place him in one of our flying saucers and send him spinning through the solar system. Daily from April 8-23.

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