mobile menu button
Home > Features and Stories > Easter in Felixstowe

Easter in Felixstowe

25 March 2019

Share this article:share on twitter share on facebook

Come and enjoy a fantastic Easter in Felixstowe, with our fun days out and special events. Egg hunts, chocolates and traditional music.


Easter in FelixstoweEaster Hunts

Eggs and giant rabbits. Fun for all the family, with our Easter hunts.

Join the giant Landguard Bunny for The Great Felixstowe Museum Easter Egg Hunt on Wednesday 17 April. Search the Museum for the coloured eggs, then exchange them for a yummy reward! Two sessions at 1230-1400 and 1430-1600. Children £4.00, adults £2.00. Pre-booking essential.

Hunt out the clues around the historic Landguard Fort, with a Easter Trail running from Saturday 6 to Monday 22 April (1000-1600). Normal admission charges for the Fort apply, plus £1.50 for a trail sheet.

Filby Tennis Academy have a Easter Egg Hunt at Brackenbury Sports Centre on Saturday 6 April (1400). Hunt for mini chocolate eggs, sweets and treats, plus a scavenger hunt and egg and spoon races. £4.00 per person. Book by Wednesday 3 April on 07889 972214.


Easter in FelixstoweTastes of Easter

Foodie treats - chocolates, Easter lunches, plus hot cross buns too!

Book up a family feast on Easter Sunday at one of our hotels or restaurants. Pre-booking essential.

Best Western Brook Hotel - 01394 278441. www.brookhotelfelixstowe.com
Café Bencotto - 01394 276745. www.cafebencotto.co.uk
Ferry Boat Inn, Felixstowe Ferry - 01394 284203. www.ferryboatinn.org.uk
The Alex - 01394 282958. www.alexcafebar.co.uk
The Fludyers Hotel - 01394 691929. www.thefludyers.co.uk
The Orwell Hotel - 01394 285511. www.theorwellhotel.co.uk

Buy local - visit our family-run butchers and bakers to pick up your Easter food and drink.
- Seasonal lamb is great for the big family dinner. Order your racks and joints at The Deben Butcher on Hamilton Road, S. J. Summers at High Road West, Orwells Butchers in Walton High Street or Michael's Butchers Limited at High Road East.
- There is nothing like the smell of freshly baked hot cross buns. Pick them up at The Bread Basket in Walton High Street, or The Bakery in Hamilton Road.
- Chocoholics should head to Sweet Treats on Hamilton Road... our Willy Wonka emporium of chocolate and other confectionery delights.


Easter in FelixstoweEaster Events

Special events and activities for the Easter holidays.

The Spa Pavilion have Easter fun for the family. Join the Atomic Fairy, village idiot Wally and Dame Dolly for Beauty and the Beast, starring Kerry Katona and Basil Brush on Tuesday 9 April (1430); or dive under the sea for The Little Mermaid on Thursday 11 April (1430), a bubbly panto with pop songs, magic and puppets. Pre-booking essential for all events.

Keep them amused with Premier Education at Felixstowe Academy (Maidstone Campus). Holiday courses run Monday 8 to Friday 12 April; Monday 15 to Thursday 18 April (0900-1530). Musical theatre, football, multi-sports and gymnastics. Suitable for ages 5-13 years. £17.95. Pre-booking essential.

All the fun of the Easter Fun Fair on the seafront (Felixstowe Beachside Events Area) from Wednesday 17 to Monday 22 April (opens 1800 on Wednesday, then other days from 1100). Brave the exciting rides and try your luck on the stalls and sideshows. Individual prices for rides, etc.

The Fludyers Hotel have a Easter Disco on Sunday 21 April (from 2000). All the hits from the 60's, 70's and 80's. Admission free.

Easter in FelixstoweGo beachcombing at Felixstowe with Beach Bonkers on Saturday 6 April (1030-1200) and Saturday 13 April (1400-1530). Meet at the Visit Felixstowe Tourist Information Centre beach hut (opposite the Town Hall). See what treasures you can discover. £4.00 per person.

Join in the fun with the Best Western Brook Hotel Family Event on Monday 22 April (1100-1500). Enjoy a delicious carvery lunch, plus Easter Egg Hunt and magic show with the Easter Bunny. Adults £9.95, children £6.95. Pre-booking essential.

Manning's Amusements are holding an Easter Craft Fair on Sunday 21 and Monday 22 April (1100-1700). Wide range of stalls selling hand-made arts and crafts. Including sewn and crochet items, gifts for special occasions, pet portraits and painted glass. Admission free.

Amazing living history with The 95th Rifles at Landguard Fort on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 April (1000-1600). A weekend of soldiering, musketry and drill. Normal admission charges for the Fort apply.

Felixstowe Ferry Sailing Club is the venue for the second 'Art at the Ferry' on Saturday 20 April (1000-1600). An exhibition of local artists' work available to view and buy, including paintings, photos, ceramics and jewellery. Admission free.

The Town Centre will be celebrating Everything Easter with a free event at The Triangle on Saturday 20 April (1100-1500) - promoting Litter-Free Felixstowe and local shops. Live music, stalls, craft activities, Easter bunny and children's entertainer.

Game, set, match... There are Felixstowe Tennis Camps for children aged 4-16 years at Brackenbury Sports Centre on Tuesday 9, Thursday 11, Friday 12, Tuesday 16 and Thursday 18 April (0900-1600). Tennis coaching and games. £25.00 per child, per day. Pre-booking essential.

Easter in FelixstoweMake a splash with the Swimming Lessons for Children - Crash Courses at Colneis Community Pool, running Monday 8 to Friday 12 April and Monday 15 to Thursday 18 April (lessons at 0830, 0900 and 0930). 4 days: £34.80. 5 days: £43.50. Pre-booking essential.

Join the Ranger at the Landguard Nature Reserve for Bird Watching for Beginners on Sunday 7 April and Sunday 14 April (1000-1130), and learn more about our feathered friends. For ages 7-11 years. £3.00. Pre-booking essential.

Felixstowe offers plenty of Easter great days by the sea...
Pop down to the seafront to play the fun games at Felixstowe Pier, Forum Amusements and Manning's Amusements; challenge your friends to a round of Adventure Golf; or all aboard for a ride on the Railroad Express at Ocean Boulevard.


Easter in FelixstoweSounds of Easter

Enjoy the seasonal sounds and music of Easter.

Join Churches Together Felixstowe for the Good Friday Open Air Service at the Triangle Canopy on Friday 19 April (1045-1200). A church service with songs, sermon and a short dramatic reading. On Easter Sunday (21 April) there is also a Easter Day Sunrise Service on the Pier Plaza at 0600 to celebrate the resurrection at dawn.

For information on Easter services at Felixstowe's churches, please visit the Churches Together Felixstowe website at https://churchestogetherfelixstowe.org