Easter Events 2024

Have a look at the great events happening around Liskeard this Easter
and plan a great family day out

Easter Book Hunt

Saturday 30th March 9.30am – 10.30am. Liskeard Library

As part of Easter activities across Liskeard, a number of specially selected books will be hidden around the library. They will contain a ticket that can be exchanged for a chocolate prize.

Easter Bonnet Competition

Saturday 30th March in Fore Street (Library if wet)

Organised by Liskeard Traders Association, registration starts 10.30am, judging starts 11.30am

There are classes for under 5s, 6-10 years old and 12+ (there’s no age limit!). Entry fee £1 per hat on a head.

There will also be games, music, refreshments and fun! FREE entry!

Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday 30th April, 12 noon-2.30pm, starts Fore Street (in Community Treasure Chest if wet)

Join in the Easter Trail for more Easter family fun. Help Treasure the Teddy find her rainbow eggs. Starts in Fore Street, 12 noon – 2.30pm. Visit selected shops around town and see how many you can find, the trail ends at the Community Treasure Chest in Barras Place where you will get an Easter surprise for your help. Entry £1 per child

Blaze Easter Party

Saturday 30th March, 12-2pm (Easter Saturday) St Martin’s Church

You can sign up with this link

We will be celebrating Easter. Hearing the story of Jesus’ death and resurrection, playing games, singing and dancing, and engaging in Blaze zones! It’s gonna be so much fun…!!

FREE Treasured Things – Easter at the Museum

Tuesday 2nd – Saturday 13th April Liskeard and District Museum 

Smugglers’ story trail and seasonal crafts
FREE, no need to book
Donations welcome
All age

There are also special Creative Writing Workshops,  a Talk and a Storytime as part of Treasured Things.

CANCELLED Easter Activities at the Public Hall


Tuesday 2nd April, 10am – 12pm, Liskeard Public Hall

Easter Activities Event (for ages 5-8 years).

Parachute Games, Team Games including those that focus on balance and co-ordination and are also fun!

£5 per session. To book either pop into the Town Council office or please call Zoe on 01579 345407 to book a space.

FREE Creative Writing Workshop – Cornish Baddies

Wednesday 3rd April, 10.30am-12pm, at Liskeard and District Museum

A ‘Cornish Baddies’ creative writing workshop for 11-16 year olds led by Max, an experienced facilitator and qualified teacher.

FREE (donations welcome) but spaces are limited so booking essential via Liskeard TIC:
[email protected]
01579 348148

Wonka at the Liskerrett Centre

Friday 5th April, 2.30pm and 7.30pm, at The Liskerrett Centre

A perfect family film for half term. The film tells the wondrous story of how the world’s greatest inventor, magician and chocolate‐maker became the beloved Willy Wonka we know today.

Some films are very popular so please book ahead by phoning the Liskerrett Centre 01579 340347 or emailing [email protected]

FREE Storytime with Nina  

Monday 8th April at 11am at Liskeard and District Museum

As part of ‘Treasured Things’ this Easter, join Nina for a Storytime.

For children of all ages.

FREE, no need to book

Teddy Bears Picnic

Wednesday 3rd April, there are sessions at 10am, noon and 2pm. Community Treasure Chest.

Treasure the teddy invites you to her teddy bears picnic, there will be fruit, fizz, sweet treats and games for all to enjoy.

£2 per child, booking essential – call 01579 344597 to reserve your place, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Scouts Easter Funday

Saturday 13th April at 11.30am – 5pm at Castle Park

There will be lots of events throughout the day including

11.30am – Start
12pm – Dog Show
1pm – Fun Run
2pm – Kixx Cornwall Football
5pm – End
There will also be an egg hunt, games, music, refreshments and fun! FREE entry!

Easter Inflatable Funday

Saturday 13th April 11am – 5pm. Castle Park

  • The kids will have unlimited access to 15 large bouncy castles all included in entry fee during their session
  • Designated under 5s Soft play zone
  • Suitable for ages 1-11


  • Under 1s – Free
  • 1-11 years olds – £7 per child

Aim High Holiday club

Ages 5 – 7 – Tuesday 2nd and Thursday 4th April from 10am – 2pm, Lighthouse Community Centre

Ages 8 – 11 – Wednesday 3rd and Friday 5th April from 10am – 2pm, Lighthouse Community Centre

The Lighthouse Community Centre is holding a Holiday Club on various days over the Easter Holidays.

Activities and Lunch provided.  Limited spaces available. £12, with discounts for free school meals.

To book please visit the Playwaze website 

Time 2 Move Holiday Programme

2nd -12th April, Various Locations

The Time2Move Holiday Programme offers fun physical activities, games and wider activities plus a meal for all children.

Activities will be taking place across Cornwall during the Easter holiday 2024. All children aged 5 to 16 are welcome to attend and it is completely funded for children that are eligible for benefits-related Free School Meals. Click here to find nearby sessions

Easter Creative Writing

7-11 year olds – Wednesday 3rd and 10th April, 10am – 12pm, Liskeard Library 

11- 14 year olds -Wednesday 3rd and 10th April 1pm – 3pm

Writer in residence Peter McAllister is holding a children’s creative writing workshop so you can explore the magic of language and writing.

Bookings on the Real Ideas website

Junior 360° Filmmaking

Thursday 4th and and 11th April, 10am-12pm at Liskeard Library

Hands-on film making with 360° cameras for 8-12 year olds. A chance for your child to join others to explore and create with cutting-edge 360 technology.

To book please visit the Real Pathways website.

Introduction to VR – Liskeard Library 

Friday 5th April, 10am – 11pm and 11am – 12pm

Join Liskeard Library to explore the world of VR, swim with sharks, climb a mountain, dance robots. Come and explore with us.  £6 per person, book online

* Not recommended if you suffer from motion sickness or any health conditions linked to flashing lights/images.

*Session is suitable for ages 10+

Junior Lego Robotics

9th April, 10am – 12pm and at 1pm – 3pm at Liskeard Library

Step into a world of LEGO magic in Liskeard Library’s Lego Robotics taster workshop!

With help from a facilitator, your child will be challenged to build and program an interactive, robotic creation of their choice! Using a range of motors, sensors and (most importantly) creativity, your kids will have the chance to raise their skills to the next level.

£15 per 2 hour session. To book please visit the Real Pathways website.

Easter Holiday Fun

Thursday 4th, Saturday 6th, Sunday 7th and Thursday 11th April, 10am – 3pm, Alpaca Trekking Cornwall

Join Alpaca Trekking Cornwall for some Easter Holiday Fun!

£5 per person. Open Farm.

Pentillie Castle Open Day

Monday 11th April, 11am – 4pm. Pentillie Castle

Wander through our 55 acres of historic woodland gardens and soak in those stunning riverside views you might recognise from BBC One‘s Beyond Paradise!

Garden entry is £7.50pp and kids under 12 and your furry friends go free!

Please visit Pentillie Castle website for details and booking.

Easter Egg Hunt and Open Day

Monday 8th April, 12.30am – 3pm, Great Trethew Trekking

There will be pony rides, grooming, games and arts and crafts. Build a Bear for an additional charge.

£10 per child. Parents need to supervise their children at all times.

Easter Fun Day

Saturday 30th March, 10am – 4pm. Trago Mills, Liskeard

There will be lots of fun to be had at Trago with live bands, circus training, face painting, an Easter egg hunt, inflatables, a nurf gun area and much more.

Eater Egg Hunt 

Wednesday 27th March – Tuesday 2nd April, 10am – 4pm, Looe Land Train

Help the Easter Bunny save Easter, by finding 6 lost Eggs. Fluffy Bunny Ears, Activity Pack and Easter Egg with every child ticket. Hop on and off the Land Train all day (and enjoy chocolate treats for all passengers) while you find the Eggs.

Just £5 per person.

Easter Pony Club Party

Great Trethew’s Easter Pony Club Party, is on Monday 1st April from 10am – 4pm.

Lots of horsey fun, games and of course a Easter Egg Hunt.

£50 per child.

Please call 07714 099127 for further details.

Rockpool Ramble at Hannafore Beach

Sunday 7th April, 11am-12.30pm.meet below the Coastguard station at Hannafore Beach

Come and join local experts as we explore the rocky shore, finding lots of the amazing critters that live on it! Learn about starfish, crabs, fish, anemones and lots more at this educational event that is guaranteed to satisfy the whole family.

This is a FREE event but donations to Looe Marine Conservation Group are welcome.

Please check the Looe Marine Conservation Group website and their Facebook page closer to the time of the event for the most up to date information.

Easter Beach Clean at Seaton

Saturday 30th March, meet 2 pm at Seaton Beach Café car park

Want to play your part in cleaning up the oceans? Well there’s no better place to start than at your local beach clean! The kit is provided, all we ask is that you come along in suitable clothing and footwear. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult. For any more information, please contact [email protected]

Easter Egg Hunt on the Beach

Sunday 31st March registration 10.30am, digging commences at 1pm, East Looe Beach

Looe Lions will be holding an Easter Egg hunt on Easter Sunday – ages 0-6 and 7-11.

Entry £1, plastic spades only.

Easter Egg Hunt at Lanhydrock

Friday 29th March – 14th April 2024, 10.30am – 4pm, Lanhydrock Estate

Make your way around the garden, complete the trail and collect a chocolate egg* at the end. You can choose from either a chocolate egg* or a vegan and Free From chocolate.

The trail will cost £3 per child to be paid at the event, on the day (in addition to the normal admission fee).

Easter Trail at Pencarrow

Sunday 31st March – Monday 1st April at Pencarrow

Follow the clues hidden in the gardens, solve the puzzle and collect your prize from the shop!

Under 16’s free, normal adult garden entry fees apply. No need to pre-book. For more information please visit the Pencarrow website 

Pondlife at Cotehele Quay

Saturday 6th April, 10am – 1pm. Cotehele Quay.

Hunt for the creatures which live in (and on!) the pond. Watch the water closely, or have a go at pond dipping, and identify any insects, fish, or amphibians you may find.

Subject to cancellation in event of poor weather. Please check social media feeds and the Cotehele website nearer each event.

Easter at Eden – Springfest!

Friday 29th March – Sunday 14th April, 9.30am – 5pm, The Eden Project

Get excited for Springfest at the Eden Project this Easter. Celebrate the joys of spring with plenty of family-friendly games, crafts and activities for all ages.

Visitors to Eden are strongly encouraged to pre-book a time slot in advance of each visit, including Passholders, and those who can visit for free. Timeslots can be booked on The Eden Projects Website.

Easter Egg Hunt at Cotehele

Friday 29th March – Sunday 14th April, 10am to 5pm, Cotehele National Trust

Make your way along the trail and find nature-inspired activities for the whole family, come along and explore the beautiful spring gardens at Cotehele.

The price of the trail is £3 per child and includes a trail map, pencil and a chocolate egg at the end. Normal admission charges apply.

Easter Trail at Antony House

29 March and daily between 31 March – 4 April and 9 – 11 April from 12noon to 5pm, with last entry at 4pm, Antony Estate

Come along and explore the beautiful garden of Antony.

Prices are normal admission plus £3 per trail which includes an Easter trail sheet, bunny ears and dairy or vegan and Free From* chocolate egg.

*Suitable for people with milk, egg, gluten, peanut and tree nut allergies.