There will be fun activities for the whole family to enjoy, from Easter Crafts & Artist Textiles drop-in activities to making a stained glass window Easter Egg and colour-in an egg-cellent Easter headband! There will also be an Easter Bonnet Parade, taking place, leaving from the Institute daily at 11am and 4pm. Bring your own Easter Bonnet and take part in New Lanark’s daily Easter Parade with the Easter Bunny who’ll give a prize to the best bonnet he sees. There will also be an annual Scottish Wildlife Trust Easter Duck Race on Monday 2nd April at 3pm. Help raise money for the Falls of Clyde by buying a duck and racing it down the Mill Lade in New Lanark only minutes from the Falls of Clyde wildlife reserve. The race begins at 3pm and ducks are sold for £2 per duck, from 1pm onwards, in the village.
There will also be daily activities from 10am – 5pm when you visit the 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. There will be ‘Story of New Lanark Tour’ at 2pm daily, when you can 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.
Be inspired by the ARTIST TEXTILES Picasso to Warhol exhibition, currently being hosted at New Lanark, to design and draw your own amazing printed clothes. Also explore the fabric sensory box and dress up in some stylish prints! 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).
To find out more visit www.newlanark.org
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