Plenty for all the family to do this Bank Holiday

PUBLISHED: 12:04 19 March 2008 | UPDATED: 14:30 25 August 2010

EGG hunts and family fairs are to be found in plenty this holiday weekend.

EGG hunts and family fairs are to be found in plenty this holiday weekend.

A colourful range of performing arts and Easter crafts are taking place in the Cutty Sark Gardens from noon to 4pm this Saturday.

Children will be able to get their face painted, hunt for eggs and explore a London Fire Brigade engine.

There will also be juggling performances, belly dancing, balloon making and an exhibition by the Blackheath Arts Society.

Greenwich Heritage Centre, in the Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, will host an Easter themed crafts workshop in place of their regular children's club on Saturday from 10.30am to 12pm.

An egg hunt will be held at The Royal Artillery Museum's Firepower exhibition in Woolwich between Good Friday and Easter Monday.

An Easter egg hunt and fair is due to be held at a hospice.

Greenwich and Bexley Cottage Hospice is to host its annual Easter event in Eltham Park South, Glenesk Road, Eltham, between 1.30pm and 4.30pm on Easter Monday.

Other entertainment will be a barbeque, rides, crafts and children's activities.

Money raised by the event goes to the hospice which provides free specialist palliative care services for people in Greenwich and Bexley.

For more information or to contact the hospice call Jim Bennett on 020 8312 2244 or visit:

Demelza House Children's Hospice are to hold a tombola of Easter gifts today in Passey Place, Eltham, between 10am and 3pm.

Eltham Palace in Court Yard will hold family activities on Easter Sunday and Monday from 11am to 5pm.

Kids can take part in an Easter trail around the grounds on Easter Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday between 11am and 5pm to receive a prize at the end.

Entry costs £8.20 for adults, £6.60 for concessions, £4.10 for children and a family ticket costs £20.50.

Friends of the East Greenwich Pleasaunce are due to throw an Easter Sunday party from 11am to 1pm in Chevening Road including live music, cake stalls, egg hunts and a planting of spring bulbs.

The elderly will also get the chance to join in the festivities, with an Easter bonnet parade.

Age Concern's Pop in Parlour, in Coralline Walk, Thamesmead, is due to hold the Easter 'cap'-walk from 1.30pm this afternoon.


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