Easter In London 2024: Best Things To Do

As we head into the last week of March, we’re officially saying goodbye to winter, hello to spring, and cheers to the long weekend! Falling on Sunday 31st, Easter is a religious weekend offering plenty of chocolate, fun family friendly events, and an epic four-day bank holiday. Whether you're after a weekend of chocolate indulgence or the best egg hunts around, read on for our top events taking place in the city…

1. Watch Paddington Film in Concert

paddington bear the movie

Watch the beloved Paddington film on a giant HD screen at the Royal Festival Hall in the Southbank Centre, while the London Concert Orchestra play Nick Urata’s score live. Perfect for all the family this Easter (from ages 7+), Paddington Film in Concert is an experience not to be missed.

30 March

Location: Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX

2. Easter at the Chocolate Cocktail Club

Satisfy your sweet tooth with a special menu of chocolate cocktails this Easter at the indulgent Chocolate Cocktail Club. With a Malteser Martini, Hot Cross Bun cocktail, and even an edible chocolate bunny filled with booze, indulge in a liquid sip of paradise for only £10 - we'll cheers to that!

22 - 30 March

Location: The Chocolate Cocktail Club, 72 St John St, London EC1M 4DT

3. Easter at Puttshack

Swing your way through Easter at Puttshack, with two limited edition drinks; The Easter Milkshake topped with Oreos, cream, candy floss, and an Easter egg, and the weird yet wonderful Golfstopper cocktail. Best of all, you can get your second game of mini golf half price every weekday before 5pm!

25 March - 14 April

Location: Trafalgar Square,  London WC2N 5DS

4. BucketRace’s Easter Scavenger Hunt

For a little friendly Easter competition, take part in this year’s scavenger hunt hosted by BucketRace. In teams you’ll be racing off around London to complete a series of challenges visiting tons of iconic landmarks along the way making this a fun, new way of seeing the city. Expect some silly, even crazy challenges, that are sure to get you all giggling and plenty of delicious, chocolate treats along the way.

30 March

Location: Golden Square, Brewer Street, Soho, London W1F 9HR

5. Zoonormous Egg Hunt

This Easter, London Zoo have created a fun family trail with hidden eggs of all sizes and colours around the enclosures of incredible egg-laying creatures, including reptiles, birds, fish - and even butterflies! Solve the special clues along the way to bring you towards the ultimate prize: The zoo's Golden Egg...

29 March - 14 April

Location: London Zoo, Outer Cir, London NW1 4RY

6. Enjoy a Hot Cross Bun at Ottolenghi

It's hot cross bun season, and where better to tuck into these delicious treats than at Ottolenghi? Scrumptious and soft, their traditional buns come packed with fruit, zest and spice - including black pepper and Rooibos tea - with a mouth-watering bouncy crumb.

Easter Weekend

Location: All Ottolenghi locations

If indulging in chocolate sounds like your idea of a good celebration then check out our Hot Chocolate guide for all the top spots and experiences in London to satisfy that sweet tooth even more.

Celebrate Easter however you choose whether through worship, activity, or chocolate eating… or take advantage of the brightening weather and blossoming flowers by checking out some of London’s prettiest hidden cherry blossom spots.

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