Here’s a round-up of Easter events in Llanelli and further afield in Carmarthenshire for the school holidays in 2017. There’s plenty to choose from – theatre shows, egg hunts, outdoor fun, and of course plenty of chocolate!
Hwyl at The Garden, National Botanic Garden of Wales
Wednesday, April 12, 10.30am-4.30pm
A fun-filled event organised by Carmarthenshire Tourism Association, with indoor and outdoor activities.
• Clocsio Fun with Tudur (S4C ‘Stwnsh’ presenter) *
• Roald Dahl Show – Imagine That! *
• Rugby Tots – Have a Try!
• Storytelling Walks *
• Fun with Tudur
• Stories & Songs
• Create your Own Pottery
• Musical Fun
• World Wildlife Explorer Activities
• Plus all the usual garden favourites, including the Great Glasshouse, Plas Pilipala (Butterfly House), Fairy Woods and the Adventure playground…
* As numbers are limited for these sessions, booking is advised. Click here to book. Sessions are included in entry price, and under fives go free.
Easter at the Gwili Railway
Friday, April 14 to Monday, April 17, 10.30am-5pm
Take a trip on the steam train and enjoy the Easter trail. Lots of fun for children aged 12 and under, including a railway activity pack, a visit to the Easter Bunny, and Easter egg, face painting (extra charge) and vintage games (extra charge). Your ticket allows you to ride the steam train all day.
Easter fun and games in the park, Parc Howard Museum, Llanelli
Friday, April 14, 10am-3.30pm
Children’s nature activities with Green Steps. Free, but booking is essential – email firstname.lastname@example.org
Easter Family Fun Day, Parc Howard, Llanelli
Monday, April 17, 1pm-4pm
Activities include a children’s quiz with an Easter egg for all (£1 entry), cake decorating (50p), and a free colouring competition. There will also be a range of craft stalls and refreshments.
Dusty’s Giant Easter Duck Hunt, WWT Penclacwydd
Saturday, April 8 – Sunday, April 23
Search around the wetlands for giant yellow ducks that have got lost in the grounds. If you find them you’re in with a chance of winning a yummy chocolate treat. The event is included in the entry price.
Other activities through the Easter holidays include: den building (all day), mini beast hunt and pond dipping (11am-noon), flamingo talk and watch (1pm-2pm), pond dipping (2.30pm), craft workshops (times vary).
Easter hunt, Dinefwr House, Llandeilo
Put on your detective hat and help to find the missing calf. Solve the mystery and be rewarded with a Cadbury egg!
Runs over Easter weekend.
Easter trail £3 per child, calf trail £1 per child.
BREAKFAST, CRAFTS AND GAMES:
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, Play Cwtsh Chwarae, Capel Hendre
Friday, April 14, Sunday, April 16 and Monday, April 17, from 9am.
Fun and games with the Easter bunny. £7 plus entry fee includes a dinky Cwtsh Breakfast and squash, an egg hunt in and around the play frames, crafts, and a visit and gift from the Easter Bunny. Call 01269 505033 to book.
Easter fun with Little Roos, Saron Hall, Ammanford
Sunday, April 9, 10.30am-11.30am
Fun and games including music, drama, parachute fun, craft, treats to take away, an egg hunt, sensory and messy play. Aimed at ages six months to six years, £5 per child.
Free family fun, St Elli Shopping Centre, Llanelli
Monday, April 10, noon-3pm: M-egg-asaurus town trail, starts outside Boots
Tuesday, April 11, noon-2pm: Loopy Lew’s magic show, pyramid area, St Elli Shopping Centre
Wednesday, April 12, 10.30am-4pm: Punch and Judy shows, pyramid area
Thursday, April 13, noon-1pm and 2pm-3pm: Story telling with Llanelli Library, in the pyramid area
Easter Bunny’s Eggs-ellent Adventure, Ffwrnes Theatre, Llanelli
Friday, April 14, 1.30pm
A family show particularly suitable for children aged two to seven, who can join in with the hunt for a hidden chocolate factory. Meet the Easter Bunny after for a chocolate treat. Child £10, adult £8.50.
Don’t Dribble on the Dragon, Ffwrnes Theatre, Llanelli
Thursday, April 19, 2.30pm
A musical about a toddler, his brother and a secret dragon based on a book by Steven Lee. Family ticket £34, adult £9.50, concession £8.50.
Llanelli Library Easter events
Saturday, April 8 – Saturday, April 22: Easter egg designing competition. Winners will receive a goody bag. Easter treasure hunt.
Monday, April 10: Easter themed crafts (all day).
Tuesday, April 11: 10.30am-11.30am Preschool story time with Easter bunny craft session. 12pm-4.30pm: Lego session
Wednesday, April 12: 11am-12pm and 2.15pm-3.15pm: Active story time with crafts
Thursday, April 13: 10.30am-11.30am: Preschool story time with crafts. 2pm-3pm: Language and play session with Flying Start
Tuesday, April 18: 10.30am-11.30am and 2.30pm-3.30pm: Springtime stories for preschoolers, with crafts
Wednesday, April 19: 11am-12pm and 2.15pm-3.15pm: Active story time with crafts
Thursday, April 20: 10.30am-11.30am: Preschool story time with crafts. 2pm-3pm: Language and play session with Communities First
Friday, April 21: Lego and games all day
Tuesday, April 11, 10am-12noon: Craft session
Wednesday, April 12, 1.30pm: Active Storytime
Thursday, April 13, 10am-12noon: Lego session
Saturday, April 15, 10am-12noon: Easter egg hunt
*Please note, details of events may change.