Easter Events In Kent – Shows & Experiences

This Easter in Kent, buckle up for a whirlwind of egg-citing shows and experiences. Dust off your dancing shoes for bunny discos, hop on board wacky train rides with clumsy scientists and join Red Riding Hood on a classic adventure plus lots more great events. From dazzling theatre shows to electrifying discos, Kent is bursting with family fun this Easter.

This is one four Easter round-ups  – see also our Easter Events in Kent 2024 – Egg Hunts & Trials blog, the  Easter Events In Kent 2024 – Activities & Adventures feature and Easter Events in Kent – Easter Markets round-up. For more Easter events see our what’s on seasonal Easter category here and have an egg-citing Spring. Keep checking in – we’ll be adding more events as they come in.

There’s plenty more to discover in Kent this Easter – see our what’s on section and our things to do menu for hundreds of events, ideas and inspiration.
By Julia Roy

Last updated 2nd April 2024

Easter Events In Kent – Shows & Experiences

DAZZLING CIRCUS
See fearless acrobats and daredevil stuntmen at Circus Zyair at Hop Farm, Tonbridge in Kent for Easter. Enjoy a dazzling combination of high energy, jaw-dropping displays, and an electric atmosphere. Until 8th April 2024, 1st April to 7th April at 3pm and 7pm and on the 8th April at 2pm. Price: £25.99 – booking fees apply.
For tickets book here.

TEENS IN THE TWENTIES
Chicago: Teen Edition returns to Trinity Theatre in Tunbridge Wells due to popular demand.The Trinity Youth Theatre present this tale of two ‘murderous’ women who vie for the spotlight and the headlines but work together to find the American Dream – fame, fortune and acquittal. Price: £15, concession – student/60 years +/disabled: £13. Booking fees apply. From the  5th to 7th of April 2024 – on the 5th and 6th of April: 7.30pm, the 6th of April: 2pm and on the 7th of April: 6.30pm.

HOP ON BOARD
Wacky science fun at Spa Valley Railway, Tunbridge Wells this Easter.
All on board the Science Express! with Zap and Boing, the clumsy scientists, try out some wacky experiments on this adventure packed full of slapstick comedy, chemical reactions and madness – where everyone will make some slime to take home! On the 3rd, 4th, 10th and 11th April 2024 at 9.45am, 12.30pm or 3.10pm. Prce: Adult: £15, Senior: £14, Child – 2 to 15 years: £8, Family – 2 adults + 2 children: £38. Booking fees may apply. For tickets book here.

BUBBLE LAUGHS
Kids events in Tunbridge Wells in Kent this Easter include The Amazing Bubble Man at Trinity Theatre. Louis Pearl combines comedy and artistry with a sprinkle of audience participation and enough spellbinding bubble tricks to keep everyone mesmerized. Bubbles of all shapes and sizes, including bubble volcanoes, tornados, trampolines, and people inside bubbles, the Amazing Bubble Man conjures up lots of laughs. Price: £15.50, Under 16 years: £13.50, Booking fees apply. On the 12 of April 2024, 2pm – 1 hour and 30 minutes – no interval.
For tickets book here.

FUNDRAISING FUN
On the 12th of April 2024, The Red Squirrel Variety Show At The Angel Centre offers an evening of marvellous music, hilarious comedy, and lots more in this charity fundraiser. Price: £12.50, child – 3 to 16 years: £5, child – under 3 years: Free, Over 65 years: £5. Booking fees apply. Time: 7.30pm-9.30pm.
For tickets book here.

ANIMAL ATTRACTIONS
Enjoy Easter family fun at the farm and some lamb cuddles at Curly’s Farm on the Isle of Sheppey to meet the animals on this working farm set in 10 acres of Kent countryside that prides itself on being fully inclusive. Curly is the figurehead of the charity and a full-time wheelchair user, his farm has been designed around the needs of those with additional needs. Price: With gift aid:  Adult – 16 years +: £6.60, child – 3 to 16 years: £3.30, child – under 3 years: Free. From the 2nd to 9th and the 11th to 13th of April 2024, bookable slots between 10am-3.30pm.
For tickets book here.
Plenty of fun to be had at the Spring Into Life adventure at Kent Life Heritage Farm Park, Maidstone in Kent with a range of activities including meeting farmyard friends, enjoying a big top show, taking a fun farm ride, and seeing owls flying. There’s also a chance to bottle-feed lambs, groom a pony, feed alpacas and lots, lots more. From the 29th of March to the 14th of April 2024. Price: Kent Life Members: Free, Adult: £11.36, Child – 2 to 15 years: £11.36, Family – 2 adults + 2 children: £45, Child – under 2 years: Free, Carer: Free. Booking essential – no walk-ins.
For tickets book here.

IT’S SHOWTIME
Enjoy the classic tale of the girls with golden locks, a jar of honey and a family of bears with Goldilocks is also at the Malthouse Theatre, Canterbury, with the Let’s All Dance Ballet Company. On the 2nd of April 2024 at 1pm and 3pm. £16.25
Child/Concession: £13.25. Booking fees may apply.
Book tickets here.
More than 75 youngsters aged 8 years and over and their adult leaders from Maidstone Scouting present the Maidstone Gang Show at Hazlitt Theatre, Maidstone. This variety performance is packed full of modern songs and dance routines with comedy sketches featured throughout. Great family fun for Easter. On the 9th to 13th April 2024, 7.30pm and on the 13th April, 2.30pm.
Book tickets here.
Easter events in Kent include this new theatrical adaptation of the Emmy® award-winning TV show Bluey’s Big Play at The Marlowe, Canterbury, from the 4th to 7th of April 2024, join Bluey and Bingo who pull out all of the games and cleverness at their disposal to get Dad off that bean bag. With puppets, this is Bluey as you’ve never seen before. On the 4th, 6th and 7th April at 10am, 1pm and 4pm, 5th April at 10am and 1pm. Price: £16-£32, booking fees may apply.
Book tickets directly from Marlowe Theatre here.

WILD WORKSHOPS
Select your fresh ingredients from Belmont’s kitchen garden to cook as a family on an open fire at the Wild Classroom Family Cooking Workshop at Belmont,  Faversham. Cook and enjoy 3-4 different dishes mostly using very local and seasonal produce. April the 9th, 10am- to 1.30pm. Family – 2 adults and 2 children aged 4 – 15 years: £70, additional participant: £15.
Book tickets from Belmont here.
Little ones can decorate a birdhouse or herb planter at two children’s workshops at the National Trust property Knole, Sevenoaks in Kent this Easter. They can take both home, and for the herb planter, they will also have some seeds to grow their herbs. Booking is essential for both events. On the 4th of April 2024 is the Birdhouse workshop and on the 11th of April the Herb Planter one. Both are at 10.30am. With admission – see our listing for entry price here – workshops are £5 each. Age Guidance: 7 years +.
For more details and to book directly click here.

BRICK BUILDING
At The Big Brick Build at Dover Castle get building with brick artists and help make a LEGO® brick sculpture. Following in the footsteps of Henry II the aim is to build this English Heritage castle’s mighty Great Tower with brick art. 6th to 14th April 2024, 10am-4pm. Free with admission, for entry prices Read More
To book a ticket click here.



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