Easter Holiday Fun at The Atkinson, Southport
This Easter holiday come and Discover Ancient Egypt, uncover stories of the sea, meet the Easter Bunny and take a trip to the merry old Land of Oz! Taking place from Saturday 1 – Monday 17 April, there is something to keep everyone entertained with free activities and fun events for all ages.
Families and children aged 2 – 7 are invited to discover the truth behind the tale of the Easter Bunny and meet him afterwards to receive a special Easter present! Easter Bunny’s Eggs-ellent Adventure is taking place on Monday 10 April at 11.30am & 2.30pm.
Tickets £9 / £7.50 child / £28 family
Starring Coronation Street’s Steve Arnold, families and children aged 2+ can join Dorothy as she befriends a brainless Scarecrow, a loveable Tin Man and a cowardly Lion on their quest to thwart the evil powers of the Wicked Witch of the West! The Wizard of Oz on Tuesday 11 April, 2pm & 6pm. Tickets £12.50 / £10.50 under 16s / £28 family (3) / £40 family (4)
Over the two week holiday, families are encouraged to get involved with our latest exhibition, the Sefton Open and its fun, free activities. The Sefton Open is an annual, large and vibrant exhibition that showcases talent from across Sefton. Many of the artwork is for sale and with the new Own Art Scheme – is affordable! Speak to a member of our team.
Pick up one of our Arty Aprons during your visit and explore the galleries with tools, every day from 11am – 3pm (subject to availability). Families can get creative in an activity inspired by the Sefton Open at Make It! on Monday 3 & 10 April at 1pm – 3pm. All Ages.
The popular monthly Construction Club is also returning on Saturday 1 April from 10.30am – 12.30pm where young inventors, creators and builders are invited to join us and build with Lego. Ages 5+
Why not take a trip in our glass elevator to the second floor and explore local history and the ancient Egyptians in our Museum? Open every day with free admission.
Between Land and Sea: 10,000 Years of Sefton’s Coast explores the history of the Sefton coast from prehistoric times to the present day showcasing the development of Sefton’s towns from Bootle to Southport. With lots of interactive displays – its fun for all the family!
We invite you to Discover Ancient Egypt and see the stunning Mrs Goodison’s collection un-seen for over 40 years until 2014. Here visitors are taken on a journey through what life was like in ancient Egypt at the time of the Pharaohs.
Come and handle some of our museum objects in the family Hands On! sessions Tuesday 4 & 11 April from 11am – 3pm. Suitable for all Ages
To book your tickets please visit theatkinson.co.uk or call the Box Office team on 01704 533 333. Please be advised that there is a £1 per ticket booking fee for telephone and online sales and a 2% fee for credit cards at the Box Office.