Easter events across Caerphilly
9:00am Saturday 23rd March 2013 in Campaign news
FROM traditional bonnet parades to Easter tours, a fun egg-stravaganza awaits children and their parents over the coming week.
Here, we list events set to brighten up the holiday break of thousands of youths at libraries, sports centres and historic venues around Caerphilly borough this Easter.
March 30: Blackwood Showfields Easter Fun Day Teddy bear picnic with rides, fireman Sam and Norman Price in aid of Wales Air Ambulance. 12.30pm
March 31: Caerphilly Castle Come over to Caerphilly Castle this Easter Sunday and join our historical character the third Marquess of Bute on a guided walk around the castle.
A small charge of £2 per adult and £1 concessions will be charged for the tour.
11am-4pm Adults £4.75, family - £14.25, two adults and all children under 16, senior citizens, students and children under 16 - £3.60
March 23: Parc Cwm Darran Have a go at making a kipsie flower basket. Activity takes about 20 minutes. 11am Charge of £2 per basket. Booking required for this event. 01443 875 557
March 25 Abercarn Library Stories and activities, suitable for children aged five-11 - 2.30pm 01495 244 393
Nelson Library Stories, rhymes and craft for all ages. The story will be Pirates Love Underpants - 2.30pm
March 26: Cwmcarn Forest Drive Join us for this delightful spring workshop and make a flower Easter basket and give to your special person this Easter!
An ideal gift for anyone avoiding chocolate Suitable for ages six plus. 11am
Risca Library Easter stories and activities, suitable for children aged five-11. 3pm Risca Library on 01633 612 462
Ystrad Mynach Library Easter Activities Stories, rhymes and craft for all ages - 2.30pm 01443 812 988
March 27: Risca Library Make an Easter bonnet and come along to our parade. Suitable for children of all ages - 3.30pm. 01633 612 462
Deri Library Come along and join our Easter Eggstravaganza with Sirhowy crafts for children aged three years and over 10.30am. 01443 875 549
Rhymney Library Easter Crafts Easter crafts, suitable for children aged five-11. 5pm. 01685 840 606
Cwmcarn Forest Drive Easter Pottery Workshop Join Jo for this popular Easter pottery workshop, and create you own easter bunny or basket. Book early to avoid disappointment! 11am. 01495 272 001
March 28: Cwmcarn Forest Drive Easter Rag Flower Workshop Join Jane for this brand new children’s Easter workshop and create a unique Easter flower using recycled materials. A unique gift for someone special this Easter! Ages six plus. 1pm. 01495 272 001
White Rose Information Resource Centre Easter crafts, suitable for children aged three to eight - 2.30pm. 01443 875 550
Newbridge Library Easter stories and activities, suitable for children aged five- 11. 3.45pm 01495 243 574
Tir-y-Berth Top Park Easter Half Term Activities. 2.00pm Lucy Hill on 07722 891 053 or email email@example.com
March 29: Llancaiach Fawr Manor A range of family and children Easter and spring crafts, Easter bonnets, flowers, and woolly lambs. 10am. 01443 412 248
Winding House Easter Bank Holiday family events - discover where our Easter traditions come from, enjoy some arts and crafts and make some April fool’s mischief. 10am
March 30: Cwmcarn Forest Drive Join Rainbow Salts for this new children’s workshop, and create an Easter bunny! You will be filling glass bottles with coloured salts and decorating with bunny ears and noses! Complete your bunny with its own personalised themed tag! Ages six plus. 10am. 01495 272 001
Bedwas, Trethomas & Machen Community Hall A fundraiser for the community hall bric-a-brac Easter tombola. Penalty shoot out, refreshments Easter bonnet parade at 12.30pm - prizes for the best three. 11am Alice Murphy on 02920 850 742
March 31: Cwmcarn Forest Drive Easter Egg Hunt Suitable for ages three plus. Some steps may be involved. 10am. 01495 272 001
April 1: Llancaiach Fawr Manor Easter Monday Eggstravaganza Spring and Easter crafts - bonnets, woolly lambs, flowers. 10am. 01443 412248
Winding House Easter Bank Holiday family events - discover where our Easter traditions come from, enjoy some arts and crafts and make some April Fool’s mischief 10am Emma Wilson on 01443 822 666
April 2: Oakdale Library Easter story time and crafts, suitable for children aged five-11. 2.30pm 01495 223 545
April 3: Deri Library Easter Crafts Crafts suitable for children aged five-11. 10am. 01443 875 549
April 4: Blackwood Library Easter story time and crafts, suitable for children aged five-11. 2.30pm