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Easter Saturday – big family fun day

Wat Tyler big Easter fun day


Meet our friendly Easter bunny at the Wat Tyler Centre where you can collect a map showing all the day’s activities...

Wat Tyler education team

Cottage crafts hourly £2.50, plus storytelling in Blunts Cottage

Easter egg trail

£2.50 per child (book in advance to secure place)

Fab Lab Essex

In the Wat Tyler Meadow and in the Wat Tyler Centre Diamond Suite. Exhibition of Raspberry Pi and 3D technology all day – free

Fondant Fleur Cakes

Popup up shop in the Heritage Barn selling Easter cakes and gifts. Decorate Easter cupcakes to go in your own mini bag to take home – £2 per person

Living Word Community Church

In the Wat Tyler Centre Nobel Room. Hear about the story of Easter with crafts & pictures


Learn to make bat boxes and take part in a wildlife trail.

Arts Labyrinth

See how Easter was celebrated in the past in Holly Cottage, make some crafted decorations for Easter or have your face painted (for a small charge).

Basildon heritage

A display of old photographs “Echo’s of Wat Tyler Park’s Past”

Porch Honey

In the Wat Tyler Dutch Barn – Infused honey and beeswax candles for sale, watch the beekeeper at work and ask him questions (weather permitting)

Essex Field Club

In the Diamond Suite. Badge making, natural history related crafts, natural history jigsaws, fossil handling and displays

Norsey Wood Crafts

Making crafts throughout the day.


Not just Easter Saturday

Our education team are running lots of other events for kids in half term from kite making to pond dipping to brick making.