Easter Craft Events

Get crafty this Easter with these fabulously festive events. And don't forget to check back here next week when we'll be offering a round up of the best Easter egg hunt trails around the country.

Southbank Chocolate Festival, London
Start Easter early on the banks of the Thames at this chocolate festival. Expect stalls selling every type of chocolate product imaginable, plus workshops showing you how to make chocolate truffles from raw cocoa.
26 to 28 March, 11am to 8pm. Tel: 020 7960 4200.

Winchester City Mill, Hampshire
Get into the Easter spirit with a spot of hot cross bun making. Families can follow a recipe using the City Mill's very own flour with help from expert bakers
2 April, 11am to 4pm. Tel: 01962 870 057.

High Peak Estate, Derbyshire
If you'd rather indulge in chocolate, have a go at making your own Easter egg. High Peak Estate's Cocoadance workshop in where you'll find the Peak Districts top chocolatiers guiding you in the art of chocolate making.
2 April, 2pm to 4pm, £10. Tel: 01433 670 368.

Wallington, Northumberland
The Easter Eggstravaganza at Wallington is set to celebrate the season with a children's trail (with Cadbury goodies), craft activities, games and races. There will also be Krafty Kidz sessions over the weekend showing the little ones how to make Easter gifts.
2 to 5 April, 11am to 4pm, £2 (for trail). Tel: 01670 773 967.

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Clayton Truscott

Clayton Truscott

Clayton is a comfortable traveller, having grown up in a small city that was far away from everything. He spent lots of time in the car as a child, driving up and down the coast of South Africa on surfing trips with his family. After studying abroad in the United States and spending a year working in London, he moved to Cape Town, where he completed a Master's Degree in Creative Writing. He now works as a freelance writer for various travel, surfing and action sports publications.