Easter Weekend at New Lanark

The Easter Bunny will be bouncing around site and there will be fun activities for the whole family to enjoy at New Lanark over the Easter weekend!

Easter Weekend at New Lanark

About Easter Weekend at New Lanark

Visit New Lanark this Easter Weekend from Friday 30th March to Monday 2nd April!

*** Daily activities (10am – 5pm) ***

1. New Lanark Visitor Attraction
Discover the amazing history of New Lanark in our award-winning Visitor Attraction! Play with historic toys in the School, snap a selfie on the Roof Garden, Dress up in Robert Owen’s House and lots more. Tickets available at the Institute Reception Desk.

2. Easter Crafts & Artist Textiles drop-in activities
Have fun making a stained glass window Easter Egg and colour-in an egg-cellent Easter headband! Be inspired by ARTIST TEXTILES to design and draw your own amazing printed clothes. Also explore the fabric sensory box and dress up in some stylish prints! Taking place in the River Room. £4 per child (Adults & Under 2s free). Tickets available at the Institute Reception Desk. Participants in the Easter activities can receive £3 off tickets to the ARTIST TEXTILES exhibition – see details below.

3. ARTIST TEXTILES Picasso to Warhol
Inspire your budding designers by visiting this stunning exhibition with prints of work by famous artists such as Picasso, Warhol and Dali! Pick up one of our family-friendly Exhibition Trails and earn an ‘Artist in training’ badge. (Show your Easter Craft Activity ticket at the Exhibition Gallery Reception Desk to receive £3 off exhibition tickets)

*** Timed activities ***

1. Easter Bonnet Parade – 11am and 4pm
Bring your own Easter Bonnet and take part in our daily Easter Parade with the Easter Bunny who’ll give a prize to the best bonnet he sees! Leaving from the Institute daily at 11am and 4pm.

2. ‘Story of New Lanark Tour’ – 2pm
Find out about the key historical milestones on the village’s timeline that helped shape it into the UNESCO World Heritage Site it is today! Leaving from the Institute daily at 2pm. Included in a Visitor Attraction ticket. Tours last approx 45 minutes.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Easter Weekend at New Lanark are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Other Events at New Lanark World Heritage Site

Making the Great Tapestry of Scotland

Making the Great Tapestry of Scotland

18th May 2018 - 1st July 2018
See the behind-the-scenes creation of The Great Tapestry of Scotland as it returns to New Lanark from 18th May to 1st July 2018!
Robert Owen Commemoration Lecture

Robert Owen Commemoration Lecture

25th May 2018
Book your place for the annual Robert Owen Commemoration Lecture on Friday 25th May at New Lanark World Heritage Site!
Family Badger Watch

Family Badger Watch

26th May 2018
Join the Scottish Wildlife Trust Rangers for an evening guided walk following the clues to a secret sett, learning about badgers as we go!
Luxury Badger Safari

Luxury Badger Safari

2nd June 2018
Be escorted by the Falls of Clyde Ranger in their 4x4 on this Luxury Badger Watch to within 5 minutes of the sett!
‘Stitch in Time’ Storytelling Workshop

‘Stitch in Time’ Storytelling Workshop

3rd June 2018
Join the Tapestry Storyteller at New Lanark as they bring key moments and characters from Scotland’s history to life!
Badger Watch

Badger Watch

9th June 2018
View badgers, bats and other nocturnal creatures on a Badger Watch organised by the Falls of Clyde Rangers!
‘Stitch in Time’ Storytelling Workshop

‘Stitch in Time’ Storytelling Workshop

10th June 2018
Join the Tapestry Storyteller at New Lanark as they bring key moments and characters from Scotland’s history to life!
Family Badger Watch

Family Badger Watch

16th June 2018
Join the Scottish Wildlife Trust Rangers for an evening guided walk following the clues to a secret sett, learning about badgers as we go!
Junior Rangers - Dens and Campfires

Junior Rangers - Dens and Campfires

17th June 2018
Join the rangers at the Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve and Visitor Centre for a special survival skills event!
Luxury Badger Safari

Luxury Badger Safari

23rd June 2018
Be escorted by the Falls of Clyde Ranger in their 4x4 on this Luxury Badger Watch to within 5 minutes of the sett!
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Come down to the Falls of Clyde every Saturday and Sunday afternoon this Summer for your chance to see some dippers!
Badger Watch

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View badgers, bats and other nocturnal creatures on a Badger Watch organised by the Falls of Clyde Rangers!
People’s Postcode Lottery Dipper Watch

People’s Postcode Lottery Dipper Watch

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Come down to the Falls of Clyde every Saturday and Sunday afternoon this Summer for your chance to see some dippers!
People’s Postcode Lottery Dipper Watch

People’s Postcode Lottery Dipper Watch

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Come down to the Falls of Clyde every Saturday and Sunday afternoon this Summer for your chance to see some dippers!
Family Badger Watch

Family Badger Watch

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Join the Scottish Wildlife Trust Rangers for an evening guided walk following the clues to a secret sett, learning about badgers as we go!
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People’s Postcode Lottery Dipper Watch

People’s Postcode Lottery Dipper Watch

8th July 2018
Come down to the Falls of Clyde every Saturday and Sunday afternoon this Summer for your chance to see some dippers!
People’s Postcode Lottery Dipper Watch

People’s Postcode Lottery Dipper Watch

14th July 2018
Come down to the Falls of Clyde every Saturday and Sunday afternoon this Summer for your chance to see some dippers!
Luxury Badger Safari

Luxury Badger Safari

14th July 2018
Be escorted by the Falls of Clyde Ranger in their 4x4 on this Luxury Badger Watch to within 5 minutes of the sett!
People’s Postcode Lottery Dipper Watch

People’s Postcode Lottery Dipper Watch

15th July 2018
Come down to the Falls of Clyde every Saturday and Sunday afternoon this Summer for your chance to see some dippers!
GAME PLAN Board Games Rediscovered

GAME PLAN Board Games Rediscovered

20th July 2018 - 4th November 2018
The GAME PLAN Board Games Rediscovered exhibition at New Lanark will celebrate the joy, excitement and occasional frustration of playing board games!
People’s Postcode Lottery Dipper Watch

People’s Postcode Lottery Dipper Watch

21st July 2018
Come down to the Falls of Clyde every Saturday and Sunday afternoon this Summer for your chance to see some dippers!
Badger Watch

Badger Watch

21st July 2018
View badgers, bats and other nocturnal creatures on a Badger Watch organised by the Falls of Clyde Rangers!
People’s Postcode Lottery Dipper Watch

People’s Postcode Lottery Dipper Watch

22nd July 2018
Come down to the Falls of Clyde every Saturday and Sunday afternoon this Summer for your chance to see some dippers!
People’s Postcode Lottery Dipper Watch

People’s Postcode Lottery Dipper Watch

28th July 2018
Come down to the Falls of Clyde every Saturday and Sunday afternoon this Summer for your chance to see some dippers!
Family Badger Watch

Family Badger Watch

28th July 2018
Join the Scottish Wildlife Trust Rangers for an evening guided walk following the clues to a secret sett, learning about badgers as we go!
People’s Postcode Lottery Dipper Watch

People’s Postcode Lottery Dipper Watch

29th July 2018
Come down to the Falls of Clyde every Saturday and Sunday afternoon this Summer for your chance to see some dippers!
People’s Postcode Lottery Dipper Watch

People’s Postcode Lottery Dipper Watch

4th August 2018
Come down to the Falls of Clyde every Saturday and Sunday afternoon this Summer for your chance to see some dippers!
Luxury Badger Safari

Luxury Badger Safari

4th August 2018
Be escorted by the Falls of Clyde Ranger in their 4x4 on this Luxury Badger Watch to within 5 minutes of the sett!
People’s Postcode Lottery Dipper Watch

People’s Postcode Lottery Dipper Watch

5th August 2018
Come down to the Falls of Clyde every Saturday and Sunday afternoon this Summer for your chance to see some dippers!
People’s Postcode Lottery Dipper Watch

People’s Postcode Lottery Dipper Watch

11th August 2018
Come down to the Falls of Clyde every Saturday and Sunday afternoon this Summer for your chance to see some dippers!
Badger Watch

Badger Watch

11th August 2018
View badgers, bats and other nocturnal creatures on a Badger Watch organised by the Falls of Clyde Rangers!
People’s Postcode Lottery Dipper Watch

People’s Postcode Lottery Dipper Watch

12th August 2018
Come down to the Falls of Clyde every Saturday and Sunday afternoon this Summer for your chance to see some dippers!
Family Badger Watch

Family Badger Watch

18th August 2018
Join the Scottish Wildlife Trust Rangers for an evening guided walk following the clues to a secret sett, learning about badgers as we go!
Junior Rangers - Bumblebee Safari

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Luxury Badger Safari

Luxury Badger Safari

25th August 2018
Be escorted by the Falls of Clyde Ranger in their 4x4 on this Luxury Badger Watch to within 5 minutes of the sett!
Badger Watch

Badger Watch

1st September 2018
View badgers, bats and other nocturnal creatures on a Badger Watch organised by the Falls of Clyde Rangers!

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