Experience Easter Fun This April at Lincoln’s Green Spaces

Easter Crafts

Get creative and celebrate Easter with our craft workshop where you can make an Easter tree to decorate your home! There is a charge of £3.70 per child for this event and booking is essential. An adult must accompany all children. 

This event is taking place at:

Hartsholme Country Park Tuesday 4th April 1.00pm to 2.30pm – meet at 1pm inside the Visitor Centre

Lincoln Arboretum Wednesday 5th April 10.00am to 11.30am – meet at 10am the Bandstand

Boultham Park Wednesday 5th April 1.00pm to 2.30pm – meet at 1.00pm at the Café

Easter Egg-Citement – Hartsholme Country Park

Friday 7th April to Sunday 9th April, between 12pm and 3pm

Join us for Easter fun at Hartsholme Country Park. Explore the park and find the hidden treasures left by the Easter bunny, which will lead you to a delicious Easter treat! There is a charge of £3.70 per child for this event. An adult must accompany all children.

Get your Easter Egg hunt sheet anytime between 12.00pm and 3.00pm from the Visitor Centre.

Whittling for Wellbeing – Boultham Park

Wednesday 12th April 10.00am to 11.30am

Whittling, or wood carving, is fun and creative. It’s a great way to introduce anyone to safe knife skills. And with the right know-how and supervision, there’s no need for it to be risky.

There is a charge of £3.70 per person for this event and booking is essential. An adult must accompany all children. This activity is aimed at children aged 8 to 13 years.

Meet at 10.00am at the Bandstand.

Natural Dye workshop – Hartsholme Country Park

Wednesday 12th April 1.00pm – 2.30pm

How awesome are plants? They’re satisfying to grow, super delicious to eat, and great to make natural dyes out of, so why not give it a try! Supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring whatever you have at home if you would like to use it. There is a charge of £3.70 per child for this event and booking is essential. An adult must accompany all children. 

Meet at 1.00pm outside the Visitor Centre.

Mosaic Making – Lincoln Arboretum

Thursday 13th April 10.00am to 11.30am

Join Park Rangers to take part in making your very own mosaic tile to take home. There is a charge of £3.70 per child for this event and booking is essential. 

Meet at 10.00am at the Bandstand.

Bottle Rockets – Hartsholme Country Park

Thursday 13th April 1.00pm to 2.30pm

Join the Park Rangers and discover the joys of flight by making your very own bottle rocket. This activity has lot’s going on, a satisfying ‘whoosh’, a high-speed departure, and a good soaking if you are standing close! There is a charge of £3.70 per child for this event and booking is essential. An adult must accompany all children. This activity is aimed at children aged 4 to 13 years. This is a Children’s University validated activity.

Meet 1pm at the Visitor Centre.

Toddler Time – Hartsholme Country Park

Friday 21st April 10.00am to 11.00am

Join Park Rangers and dress to get messy for seasonal activities for the under 5’s!! £3.70 per child for this event. An adult must accompany all children. This activity is aimed at children aged 1 to 5 years

Meet at 10.00am outside the Visitor Centre.

Repair café – Hartsholme Country Park

Sunday 23rd April 10.00am to 12.00pm

Join the Repair café to get your broken stuff fixed! They will try to repair your electricals, clothing, textiles, toys, jewellery, and small furniture. So, if you’ve got any of these items gathering dust and want to give them a new lease of life now’s the time.

Come along to the visitor’s centre anytime between 10.00am and 12.00pm with your belongings!

For further information or to be matched up with a fixer (give details of your repair in the email) email lincolnrepaircafe@gmail.com

Discover the Herons of Hartsholme Country Park – Hartsholme Country Park

Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th April 11.00am to 4.00pm

Join the Lincolnshire Local Group of the RSPB, by taking part in the annual Heron Watch to discover and learn more about these giants of the bird world. This event is free of charge. Suitable for all age groups. 

Follow signs to watch point at side of Hartsholme Lake.

Discover the History of Hartsholme County Park – Hartsholme Country Park

Sunday 30th April 11.00am to 1.00pm

Join Park Rangers for a guided walk to discover the History of Hartsholme Country Park. This walk will take you back through time to when Hartsholme was a thriving estate to the present-day country park. The walk is 3 miles long and will last around 2 hours, taking a route along woodland paths, which in places are undulating and at times wet and muddy. There is no charge this event and booking is essential. An adult must accompany all children. 

Meet at 11.00am outside the Visitors Centre. For further details of any of the events listed, call the Park Rangers at Hartsholme Country park on 01522 873735, email hartsholmecp@lincoln.gov.uk or find us on Facebook.