Top local listings for April events in Surrey that are perfect for babies, toddlers, big kids and families!

Discover what’s on near you, including children’s activities, workshops, shows, open days and fun things to do. You can add to our list of April events in Surrey by visiting our Add Event page.

APRIL EVENTS IN SURREY

15 Minutes of Fun at Chertsey Museum
Sat 1st April 2017, 1.30pm – 3.30pm
The Cedars, 33 Windsor Street, Chertsey, Surrey KT16 8AT
Free family craft activities. Join the museum for their monthly family drop-in craft activity. This month they’re making ‘fire breathing’ dragons!
www.chertseymuseum.org.uk
Cost: FREE and you don’t need to book just come along and join in!

Guildford Goes Wild!
Sat 1st April 2017, 10.00amm – 3.00pm
St Mary’s Church, High Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 3RR
Celebrate all things wild in Guildford town centre. Join us for a range of totally FREE wild activities: Meet garden wildlife; Wild facepainting; Plant sunflowers; Make bird feeders; Hunt for minibeasts. PLUS… Wildlife gardening talks for adults on hedgehogs, butterflies, bats & ponds for an additional fee.
www.surreywildlifetrust.org/events
Cost: Free

Spring at Bay Pond
Sat 1st April 2017, 11.00am – 4.00pm
Little Place Farm, High Street, Godstone, Surrey, RH9 8LT
The Spring Open Day at Bay Pond has something for everyone. Have a go at pond-dipping, hunt for minibeasts in the woodland, visit our bird hides, join a woodland play session, even walk through the swamp – come and join in with all the fun! Craft activities are also on offer. You are welcome to bring a picnic lunch to eat in our lovely meadow. Pedestrian access only, except for disabled (limited parking on site). Parking available on Godstone Green which is a two minute walk away from the nature reserve. Booking in advance is not required for this event – just turn up on the day!
www.surreywildlifetrust.org/events
Cost: Entry is FREE but some activities will require a small charge and donations are welcome.

Easter at RHS Wisley
Sat 1st – Mon 17th April 2017, 10am–6pm (Mon–Fri) and 9am–6pm (weekends and Bank Holidays)
RHS Garden Wisley, Woking, Surrey, GU23 6QB
Wisley is the perfect place for a day out this Easter. The garden is bursting into bloom and there’s a fun family activity every day: make a daffodil hat, sow seeds to take home, or watch fabulous bird of prey demonstrations. And don’t miss the return of the delicious Lindt Gold Bunny hunt!
www.rhs.org.uk/gardens/wisley
Cost: Activities are FREE, normal garden admission required.

Easter Holiday Fun at Ham House
Sat 1st  – Thurs 13th Apr 2017, 10.00am-5.00pm
Ham Street, Richmond, Surrey, TW10 7RS
Come and play during the Easter break. There’ll be art activities, storytelling, spring trail and a range of 50 things activities.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ham-house-and-garden
Cost: £1.00 per trail but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

Easter Eggstravaganza at Surrey Heath Museum
Sat 1st – Thurs 13th Apr 2017, 11.00am – 5.00pm
Knoll Road, Camberley, Gu15 3HH
See if you can find all the eggs hidden around the Museum, have a go at our Easter quiz, and then paint your own egg. Drop-in, all day, everyday that we are open (open Wednesday to Saturday, closed Friday 14 & Saturday 15 April)
www.surreyheath.gov.uk
Cost: FREE

Mole’s Springtime Stroll at Hatchlands Park
Sat 1st – Thurs 13th Apr 2017
East Clandon, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 7RT
Follow Mole’s Map around our park at Hatchlands and discover spots where you can recreate the adventures of The Wind in the Willows.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/hatchlands-park
Cost: This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

Spring Holiday Trail at Claremont Gardens
Sat 1st – Thurs 13th Apr 2017, 10.00am-4.00pm
Portsmouth Road, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9JG
Claremont’s tragic princess loved her garden. Come and discover it for yourself.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/claremont-landscape-garden
Cost: This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

Easter Fun at Godstone Farm
Sat 1st – Mon 17th April 2017, 10.00am-6.00pm
Tilburstow Hill Rd, Godstone RH9 8LX
Spring has well and truly sprung and we are looking forward to a jam packed Easter!!
godstonefarm.co.uk
Cost: Adult £8.90 Child £8.90 Under 2 £3.40

Easter Holiday Family Fun– Brooklands Museum
Mon 3rd – Thurs 6th April 2017, 10.00am-5.00pm
Brooklands Road, Weybridge, Surrey ,KT13 0QN
Come and explore our special Easter Trail, as you look for clues to answer the Easter Egg questions dotted around the museum!
www.brooklandsmuseum.com
Cost: Adult £11, Child £6

Spring Holiday Craft Activities at Claremont Gardens
Mon 3rd – Fri 7th April 2017, 11.00am-12.30pm
Portsmouth Road, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9JG
The Georgians were keen on handcrafts. Come and try something new!
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/claremont-landscape-garden
Cost: £1.40 per craft, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

Create & Grow Easter Holidays at Squires Garden Centres
Mon 3rd – Thurs 13th April 2017,  10.00am-3.30pm
Badshot Lea – Cobham  – Hersham – Long Ditton – Milford – Reigate – Shepperton – Stanmore – Twickenham – West Horsley – Windsor – Woking
Come along and take part in various easter activities including planting an easter container and our bunny hunt.
www.squiresgardencentres.co.uk
Cost: £5.50 per planter, £2 per hunt

Tot’s Tales Easter Special, Caterham
Tues 4th April 2017, 9.15am-10.15am
Caterham CC, Naafi site, Weston Drive
An Easter themed event for babies and toddlers aged 0-3 years.
Sessions last one hour and begin with an Easter sensory story. We will then have time for sensory play and themed messy play and craft activities with artwork to take home as a keepsake. The session will then finish with a Spring sing along.
www.facebook.com/events
Cost: The price for one child ticket is £8. We offer a reduced price for siblings of £6 per ticket. Spaces are very limited and book up quickly so purchase your ticket early to avoid disappointment!

Wild Explorers Forest School at Tilburstow Hill
Tues 4th April 2017, 10.00am-3.30pm
Car Park at Tilburstow Hill, Rabies Heath Road, Redhill, Surrey, RH1 4NB
This fun day will involve games, exploring, crafts, den building, toasting marshmallows, fire lighting and more! Suitable for ages 7 – 11. Please bring a packed lunch.
www.surreywildlifetrust.org/events
Cost: £20.00

Easter Holiday Activity at Chertsey Museum
Tues 4th April 2017, 1.30pm – 3.30pm
The Cedars, 33 Windsor Street, Chertsey, Surrey KT16 8AT
Join the museum for their easter holiday craft activity, this time they’re making chicken boxes and eggs!
www.chertseymuseum.org.uk
Cost: £2.50 per child

Wild Easter Camp at Painshill
Tues 4th – Thurs 6th & Tues 11th – Thurs 13th April 2017, 9.00am-4.30pm
Portsmouth Road, Cobham, Surrey, KT11 1JE
Have a wild time this Easter with campfires, wild art, bushcraft and den building (for children aged 8 to 13 years).
www.painshill.co.uk
Cost: £40.00 per day

Wild Explorers Forest School at Chinthurst Hill
Weds 5th April 2017, 10.00am-3.30pm
Chinthurst Hill, Wonersh Common Road, Wonersh, Surrey, GU5 OPR
This fun day will involve games, exploring, crafts, den building, toasting marshmallows, fire lighting and more! Suitable for ages 7 – 11. Please bring a packed lunch.
www.surreywildlifetrust.org/events
Cost: £20.00

Monstersaurus at G Live, Guildford
Wed 5th & Thurs 6th Apr 2017, (Wed 2pm & 4.30pm, Thursday 11am & 2pm)
London Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 2AA
This brand new show from the creators of Aliens Love Underpants is monsterously good! This energetic show full of thrills, spills, magic and mayhem will delight the whole family with original music and plenty of audience participation!
glive.co.uk/Online
Cost: £16.50, Family £56.00 (Minimum 1 adult)

Quacky Races at Morden Hall Park
Thurs 6th April 2017, 101.00am-3.00pm
Morden Hall Road, Morden, SM4 5JD
Borrow one of our rubber ducks and race it down the river to see if yours will be the fastest in this Morden Hall Park classic.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/morden-hall-park
Cost: £1.50 per duck

Easter Holiday Activity at Chertsey Museum
Thurs 6th Apr 2017, 1.30pm – 3.30pm
The Cedars, 33 Windsor Street, Chertsey, Surrey KT16 8AT
Join the museum for their easter holiday craft activity, this time they’re making egg cups!
www.chertseymuseum.org.uk
Cost:£2.50 per child

Wild Tots at Newlands Corner
Fri 7th Apr 2017, 10.00am – 12.00pm
Newlands Corner Visitor Centre, Newlands Corner, Shere Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 8SE
Join us for Forest School inspired adventures, stories and discoveries in the woods!
www.surreywildlifetrust.org
Cost: £10 per child.

Wild Families at Newlands Corner
Sat 8th Apr 2017, 10.00am – 12.30pm
Newlands Corner Visitor Centre, Newlands Corner, Shere Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 8SE
A fun session for the whole family! Games, crafts and activities for all to participate in and get engaged with nature. Activity pack to take home included.
www.surreywildlifetrust.org
Cost: £5 per person. Babes in arms FREE

Easter Baskets at Morden Hall Park
Mon 10th – Thurs 13th April 2017, 10.00am-12.00pm
Morden Hall Road, Morden, SM4 5JD
Make a green Easter basket in the Garden Centre to help you collect your chocolate over the Easter holiday.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/morden-hall-park
Cost: £2.00 per basket

Easter Holiday Family Fun– Brooklands Museum
Mon 10th – Thurs 13th April 2017, 10.00am-5.00pm
Brooklands Road, Weybridge, Surrey ,KT13 0QN
Come and explore our special Easter Trail, as you look for clues to answer the Easter Egg questions dotted around the museum!
www.brooklandsmuseum.com
Cost: Adult £11, Child £6

Pirate Week at Birdworld
Mon 10th to Fri 13th April 2017, 10.00am-6.00pm
Holt Pound, Farnham GU10 4LD
Ahoy me hearty, calling all pirates and explorers! Come and join Birdworld for some swashbuckling fun and games. Why not come along in Fancy Dress.
birdworld.co.uk
Cost: Normal admission prices apply

Easter Holiday Activity at Chertsey Museum
Tues 11th April 2017, 1.30pm – 3.30pm
The Cedars, 33 Windsor Street, Chertsey, Surrey KT16 8AT
Join the museum for their easter holiday craft activity, this time they’re making spring cards!
www.chertseymuseum.org.uk
Cost:£2.50 per child

Easter Holiday Activity at Chertsey Museum
Thurs 13th April 2017, 1.30pm – 3.30pm
The Cedars, 33 Windsor Street, Chertsey, Surrey KT16 8AT
Join the museum for their easter holiday craft activity, this time they’re making paper mache flower bowls!
www.chertseymuseum.org.uk
Cost:£2.50 per child

Naomi’s Wild and Scary at G Live, Guildford
Thurs 13th April 2017, 2.00pm
London Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 2AA
Join Naomi as she recalls some of her most exciting wildlife experiences from the far flung corners of the world and even introduces the audience to some of the most fierce and frightening animals she met along the way!
glive.co.uk/Online
Cost: Adult £22.00 Child £19.00

Cadbury Easter Egg Trail at Ham House
Fri 14th – Mon 17th April 2017, 10.00am-4.00pm
Ham Street, Richmond, Surrey, TW10 7RS
Enjoy our special trail around the gardens to win a Cadbury Easter bunny, plus art activities and storytelling.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ham-house-and-garden/whats-on
Cost: £3.00 per hunt but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

Cadbury Egg Hunt at Claremont Gardens
Fri 14th – Mon 17th April 2017, 10.30am-4.00pm
Portsmouth Road, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9JG
Join in with our children’s Egg Hunt, solve the clues and claim your delicious Cadbury chocolate treat.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/claremont-landscape-garden
Cost: £3.00 per hunt, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

Cadbury Egg Hunt at Morden Hall Park
Fri 14th – Mon 17th April 2017, 10.00am-5.00pm
Morden Hall Road, Morden, SM4 5JD
Bunny has hidden his giant Easter eggs in different habitats in the park. Learn about these animal homes and receive a tasty Cadbury chocolate bunny for your efforts.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/morden-hall-park
Cost: £3.00 per hunt, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

Cadbury Egg Hunt at Box Hill
Fri 14th – Mon 17th April 2017, 10.30am-4.00pm
Tadworth, Surrey,  KT20 7LB
The Easter bunny has been hiding his precious chocolates at our places again. Follow the clues to find his hidden stash.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/box-hill
Cost: £3.00 per hunt, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

Cadbury Egg Hunt at Runnymede
Fri 14th – Mon 17th April 2017, 10.30am-4.00pm
Windsor Road, Surrey, SL4 2JL
Come and frolic in the Runnymede meadows as you follow our traditional Cadbury Egg Hunt.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/runnymede
Cost: £3.00 per hunt, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

Cadbury Egg Hunt at Winkworth Arboretum
Fri 14th – Mon 17th April 2017, 10.30am-4.00pm
Hascombe Road, Godalming, Surrey, GU8 4AD
Fun and chocolate for all ages – explore the Arboretum and join in with the children’s Cadbury Egg Hunt.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/winkworth-arboretum
Cost:£3.00 per hunt, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

Cadbury Egg Hunt at Hatchlands Park
Fri 14th – Mon 17th April 2017, 11.00am-4.00pm
East Clandon, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 7RT
Head out into our garden and park to follow the trails, solve the clues and claim Cadbury’s chocolate prizes for your efforts.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/hatchlands-park
Cost:£3.00 per hunt, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

Cadbury Egg Hunt at Hindhead Commons
Fri 14th – Mon 17th April 2017, 10.00am-2.00pm
London Road, Hindhead, Surrey, GU26 6AB
Hunt for clues and win a Cadbury Easter chocolate treat.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/hindhead-commons-and-the-devils-punch-bowl
Cost:£3.00 per hunt, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

Jack and the Beans Talk at G Live, Guildford
Sat 15th April 2017, 11.30am and 2.30pm
London Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 2AA
A fresh and funny retelling of the traditional story and an ideal gentle introduction to theatre. Was it a dream or did I hear a talking bean?
glive.co.uk/Online
Cost: £10.50

Cadbury Egg Hunt at Swan Barn Farm
Sat 15th April 2017, 10.30am – 3pm
Black Down Estate, Collards Lane, Haslemere, Surrey, GY27 2HU
The National Trust and Cadburys have teamed up to offer a nature trail filled with puzzles and clues to keep the kids guessing. Come along and explore our beautiful woodlands and meadows while solving the riddles to earn a Cadburys chocolate Easter egg. The trail is aimed at primary and junior school kids, from 5 to 11 years old.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/swan-barn-farm
Cost:£3.00 per hunt, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Shalford
Sat 15th – Mon 17th April 2017, 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Shalford, Nr Guildford, Surrey, GU4 8BS
Find the bunnies with hidden information, then break the code to claim your Cadbury’s Easter egg. Decorate an egg to take home.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/shalford-mill
Cost:£3.00 per child

Have a Go Archery at Hatchlands Park
Sun 16th – Fri 17th April 2017, 11.00am-4.00pm (further dates in May, June and August)
East Clandon, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 7RT
Think you’re the next Robin Hood? Exciting, safe archery classes for ages six and above with H&H Archery.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/hatchlands-park
Cost:£2.00 for 6 arrows, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

East Activities at Rural Life Centre
Sun 16th April & 17th April 2017, all day
Reeds Road, Tilford, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 2DL
On Easter Sunday and Monday visitors can join in with the Easter Chick Hunt, with prizes for the winners who find the chicks hidden among the museum’s displays. On the Monday afternoon there is an Easter Bonnet Parade. Come with a hat you have made, or a design to make when you arrive. The museum supplies all materials.
rural-life.org.uk
Cost: £10 adults, £7 child, £30 family

Easter Egg Hunt at Birdworld
Wed 21th April 2017, 10.00am-6.00pm
Holt Pound, Farnham GU10 4LD
Crack the clues to claim your egg plus the opportunity to win some other great prizes. Join in with some seasonal arty fun.
birdworld.co.uk
Cost: Normal admission prices apply

Museum Monkeys at Chertsey Museum
Fri 21st April 2017, 9.30am – 11.00am
The Cedars, 33 Windsor Street, Chertsey, Surrey KT16 8AT
Join Charlie the Chimp for singing, stories and crafts Under 5s (must be booked in advance)
www.chertseymuseum.org.uk
Cost: £5.00 per child, additional sibling £2.50 (1-5 year olds), 50p discount for Friends of Chertsey Museum, Siblings under 1 are FREE

Painting for Under 5s at the Lightbox
Fri 21st Apr 2017, 11.00am – 11.45am
Chobham Road, Woking, Surrey GU21 4AA
Bring your little ones and paint a book cover. Dress for mess. All materials included.
www.thelightbox.org.uk
Cost: £3 per child. Accompanying adult goes free

Painting for Under 5s at the Lightbox
Fri 21st Apr 2017, 2.00-3.00pm
Chobham Road, Woking, Surrey GU21 4AA
Come to a special storytelling for under 5’s session dressed as your favourite book character and the story-teller will tell you how to claim a prize from the café.
www.thelightbox.org.uk
Cost: £3 per child. Accompanying adult goes free

Wild Tots at Newlands Corner
Fri 21st Apr 2017, 10.00am – 12.00pm
Newlands Corner Visitor Centre, Newlands Corner, Shere Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 8SE
Join us for Forest School inspired adventures, stories and discoveries in the woods!
www.surreywildlifetrust.org
Cost: £10 per child.

St George’s Craft Day at Surrey Heath Museum
Sat 22nd Apr 2017, 10.30am-12.00pm
Knoll Road, Camberley, Gu15 3HH
Come and create all you need to re-enact the famous story of England’s patron saint. Suggested age 4-12 years.
www.surreyheath.gov.uk
Cost: £2.50 per child

Mr Bloom’s Nursery Live at G Live, Guildford
Tues 25th Apr 2017, 1.00pm
London Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 2AA
Bring your tiddlers along and join Mr Bloom and the Veggies on their first ever live tour.
glive.co.uk/Online
Cost: £17.50

Wild Tots at Newlands Corner
28th Apr Apr 2017, 10.00am – 12.00pm
Newlands Corner Visitor Centre, Newlands Corner, Shere Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 8SE
Join us for Forest School inspired adventures, stories and discoveries in the woods!
www.surreywildlifetrust.org
Cost: £10 per child.

Early Years – Pond Dipping at Haslemere Educational Museum
28th Apr 2017, 10.30am – 11.30pm
78 High Street, Haslemere, Surrey GU27 2LA
Come an discover the amazing unseen creatures under the water in the Museum’s pond. For children under 5.
www.haslemeremuseum.co.uk
Cost: Children £2, Adults £1. No need to book

Toddler Saturdays at Surrey Heath Museum
Sat 29th Apr 2017, 10.30am – 12pm
Knoll Road, Camberley, Gu15 3HH
Free drop-in fun and craft sessions for the under 5s. No need to book.
www.surreyheath.gov.uk
Cost: 50p suggested donation