National Roman Legion Museum, Caerleon
Roman craft for Easter in the Museum
Join the Roman soldier in the Barrack Room this Easter weekend as he tells you about life in the Roman army, then get crafty by making a traditional Roman decoration for a tree, an ‘oscilla’ and decorate it with a sheep.
14th –17th April, 11am - 4pm Friday, Saturday, Monday, 2-4pm Sunday, Free event
Prize Easter Trail
No need to feel ‘sheepish’ when you hunt down the escaped flock around the Museum and then claim your prize…
8th–23rd April, 10am - 5pm, Free entry, £1 to take part in the trail
Cadw Roman Fortress Baths and Amphitheatre, Caerleon
Create and customise your own Roman Gladiator using stickers!
This craft activity gives children the opportunity to learn about different gladiators before creating their own unique fighter. Prizes will be given for the best three creations, to be judged by our Roman expert.
8-9th April, 10am-4pm, Free entry, £2 per child to take part in the activity.
Easter Duck Trail
Join our Easter Duck trails around the Roman Baths and ‘hook a duck’ along the way, to win your own duck balloon and Easter egg treat to take home.
15-16th April, 11am-4pm, Free entry, £2 to take part in the trail
Hop on over to Tredegar House this Easter to treat the whole family to a wide range of spring activities.
Spring Bunny Trail
Get foraging in the greenery and keep an eye out for the colourful bunnies to find out about how the friendly garden team look after everything that lives in the parkland.
Bunny has taken over Tredegar House
Bunny and his buddies have taken over the Tredegar House gardens and we need your help to count them all up. We’ll be so grateful if you find all the naughty bunnies we’ll give you a delicious Cadbury treat to say thank you! Families will also have the chance to tackle egg and spoon races, whisker painting and bunny hop races.
14th - 17th April, 11am-4pm, £2 per hunt, plus normal admission
Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre
A selection of family films will be shown over the holidays and the special panto for Easter is The Wizard of Oz.
Easter Panto: Friday 21 April, 3pm & 7pm, Saturday 22 April, 1pm & 5pm
Fourteen Locks Canal Centre
Mini Beasts Trail
Which mini beast is inside the canal centre? Follow the trail to discover them all.
8th - 23rd April, 10.30am-3.30pm. Free entry, £2.50 per child for the trail
Magor Marsh Nature Reserve
Spring Fun Day - Curious Creepy Crawlies
A day of family fun discovering what happens to our wildlife in the spring. Have a go at pond dipping, bird watching, and make some springtime crafts.
Saturday 8th April, 1pm-4pm £2 children, adults free
An afternoon of family fun at Magor Marsh– pond dipping, trails, crafts and wildlife exploration. Just drop in.
Monday 10th April, 1pm - 3pm
Beginning Wildlife Photography
Are you interested in learning how to photograph wildlife? This informative one day course with local wildlife expert, Chris Hatch, will introduce you to the basics.
Saturday 22nd April - 10am - 2pm. £25 member, £35 non-members
RSPB Newport Wetlands Reserve
Binocular and Telescope Demo Weekend
Come along and take a closer look at the wildlife wonders on the reserve. You will have the opportunity to try out a range of binoculars and telescopes, with expert advice from staff and volunteers. There is no obligation to buy, but sales from all proceeds contribute to ongoing conservation projects.
29th-30th April, 10am - 4pm, and one weekend every month
Newport Museum and Art Gallery
Explore Newport’s history and discover the collections at Newport’s Museum and Art Gallery over the holidays. There’s plenty to do and see. Try out the family quiz and follow the hidden ‘fairy doors’ trail. Visit before 22nd April to see the current art exhibition of favourites chosen by local people from the Museum’s collections.
Newport Indoor Market
Drop in and enjoy one of the special markets and events taking place upstairs in the Market
Easter Theme Craft & Food Market – Saturday 8th April
Comic Fair and Record Fair - Saturday 15thApril
Tea Dance Thursday 18th and Friday 19th May