The Easter school holidays are almost here! If you're planning your days out and activities for the Easter break, here are some ideas to inspire you!
Wallace and Gromit fun at home
Take a look at our activity packs for things to do at home. Try your hand at some W&G-inspired recipes or learn how to draw a Gromit with the help of Nick Park. There are are colouring in sheets and a rocket activity to try too. You can also visit the Shaun the Sheep website for more arts and crafts.
Gromit Model Making at BFI and Radio Times Festival, 9th April
Join an expert Aardman model maker and learn how to craft your own Gromit to take home with you. Suitable for children aged 5 and upwards, you can book your tickets on the website here.
Thrill-O-Matic Ride at Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Open Now
Did you know that there's a Wallace and Gromit ride at the world-famous Blackpool Pleasure Beach? The Thrill-O-Matic ride is a fun, family ride for all ages that takes you on a trip through some favourite moments from the Wallace and Gromit films. Find out more info on the website here.
Animation Fun at At-Bristol, open now
Bristol's science museum has a permanent exhibition where you can learn about animation, create your own movies and see real sets and puppets from the world of Aardman. Make your own storyboard and then try your hand at making a short film at the animation stations! Visit the website here to find out more.
Gromit Model Making at Bookfest, Shrewsbury, 29th April
A bit later in the month you can can head to the Bookfest in Shrewsbury for some Gromit model making with senior Aardman model maker Jim Parkyn. Workshops take place throughout the day and are suitable for all ages from 8 years up. Book your tickets here.
Shaun the Sheep Fun, Various Locations
There's Shaun the Sheep fun on offer in Cornwall at the Land's End exhibition where you can enjoy some Easter activities and take a wander around sets and stop-motion stations; you can even star in your Shaun the Sheep scene! Further afield. the Skane Djurpark is home to the world's first Shaun the Sheep Land, a unique attraction located in southern Sweden. If you're visiting a Forest Holiday resort over the holidays, you can take part in a special nature trail - follow the map to ten trail points, completing fun Shaun the Sheep activities along the way. There's also an interactive Shaun the Sheep Easter Egg hunt taking place at the British Motor Museum over the Easter bank holiday weekend. Find out full details about these Shaun events on the Shaun the Sheep Website.