What’s On Isle of Wight Easter 2012

If you’re wondering what to do this Easter then look no further as we bring you our top five things to do on the Island. Whether you’re looking for something peaceful or something more adventurous there’s something for the whole family to enjoy.

Easter Fun with the Isle of Wight Steam Railway

For a great family day out why not head to the award winning Isle of Wight Steam Railway? Hop on one of the steam trains and relax as the spring-time countryside passes by, or grab a bite to eat from one of the refreshment rooms. Keep the kids busy with the Easter Treasure Hunt, Easter colouring and crafts and an Easter Bonnet Parade each day at 1.45pm.

Originally published on Wight Bay.

Date: 6-9 April 2012

Venue: Havenstreet Station

Cost: Adults £9.50, Children (5-15) £5, Infant Free, Family (2 Adults and 2 Children) £24

For more information visit the Isle of Wight Steam Railway website.

Easter Eggstravaganza at Robin Hill Adventure Park and Gardens

As well as the usual rides, displays, rides and more at Robin Hill this Easter Sunday and Monday they have a treat for the chocoholics among you. They’ll be holding chocolate tasting challenges, competitions and Easter egg hunts each day the, with the first hunt, the ‘Easter Egg Dash’ starting at midday. The second hunt lets you roam the park looking for hidden eggs and, if you find them all, you’ll have a chance to win the grand prize!

Date: 8-9 April 2012

Venue: Robin Hill Adventure Park and Gardens

Cost: Free as part of usual park entry.

For more information, visit the Robin Hill Adventure Park and Gardens website.

Yarmouth Easter Duck Race

It may be something of a tradition in Yarmouth but if you fancy a break from all the chocolate head down to the River Yar where the Yarmouth Carnival Committee will be holding their annual duck race. Buy yourself a ticket and cheer your duck on as 1,000 little plastic yellow ducks race to the River Yar Bridge. If your duck is one of the first four to the bridge then you’ll win a prize! Refreshments will be available from Yarmouth Sailing Club.

Date: 6 April 2012

Venue: River Yar, adjacent to Yarmouth Sailing Club and River Yar Bridge

Cost: Free to watch

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Image Musical Theatre are proud to present a new production of the classic Wizard of Oz. Join Dorothy, Toto, Tin Man, Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion as they follow the Yellow Brick Road. Watch them as they travel to the Emerald City and Oz and brave the wicked witch and in this classic. To find out whether Dorothy and Toto get home head down to the theatre this Easter.

Date: 9 April 2012

Venue: Medina Theatre, Newport

Cost: £8

For more information, visit the Medina Theatrewebsite.

Chasing Light – Isle of Wight Scenes by Deborah Richards 

Deborah Richards, runner up in the 2010 Open Quay Arts’ competition, is exhibiting a collection of monoprints, sketches and paintings created in the last year. Her work is based on coastal sketches from around the island in locations such as St Catherine’s Lighthouse, Luccombe, Rocken End and Cowes. Her work provides a unique and inspiring artist’s impression of our wonderful coast.

Date: March 3 – April 21 2012

Venue: Learning Curve Gallery, Quay Arts, Newport

Cost: Free

For more information on this and other events visit the Quay Art’s website.

 

Originally published on Wight Bay.

Posted on March 12, 2012 in Events, Previews and Reviews

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