Plenty of Activities on Offer in Ipswich This Easter

Activities include flower workshops

During the Easter school holiday period (3 – 14 April) there are fantastic activities for children to enjoy at Ipswich Fit sports facilities and Christchurch Mansion.

Whitton and Gainsborough Sports Centres will be hosting family rollerskating, bouncy play, indoor basketball and football sessions.

Crown Pools and Fore Street Swimming Pools all have activities taking place daily with Junior Snorkelling, Intensive Diving, and Junior Jet Skiing available.

School holiday camps also return at Whitton and Gainsborough Sports Centres this Easter, as well as inclusive camps for all abilities and Dance Camp in partnership with Ipswich School of Dance. These day-camps offer fun with a healthy lunch included.

Christchurch Mansion is offering a Flower Power recycling station with artist Nicola Burrell transforming recycled 2D cardboard into 3D flower sculptures.

Children taking part in the workshop will also be given a flower bulb to plant at home to watch this grow. Free workshops* will take place on 4, 5, 11 and 12 April and can be booked in advance online at:

The popular Where’s Woolly trail will also be back at the Mansion during the Easter holidays. Join Woolly and help him find all the plants and flowers hidden in the Mansion. The trail costs £5, with a gift at the end for completing the trail (suitable for ages 3+).

The Landscape Rebels exhibition at Christchurch Mansion remains open until Sunday 16 April. This exhibition showcases many fantastic pieces with climate change in mind, as well as costumes, natural history, global stories, and a large-scale immersive projection of Turner’s famous Walton Bridges painting.

Christchurch Mansion is open Tuesday-Sunday and entry is free. Find out more about Landscape Rebels events at:

Online booking for Ipswich Fit activities is now open, with the full programme available online at:

*The Flower Power workshops are being offered for free thanks to funding from The Great Escape scheme, delivered by Museum Development England in partnership with Art Fund. The Great Escape lead supporter is Arts Council England’s National Lottery Project Grants, with additional support from Art Fund.

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