Easter Family Fun!

The Easter Holidays are fast approaching!🐣

…and that means two weeks of entertaining your little ones and BIG ones! Luckily, Z-arts has a selection of events and Easter activities to keep your family busy, no matter how old they are.

Here’s a roundHOP’ 🐰 of family fun activities to enjoy throughout the holidays!

Storytelling, puppets, playing, a plucky little hen and a pesky old book worm called Billi! 📚🐔

Not to mention a brand-new family-friendly escape room! Yes, you heard us, we’re opening Z-escape, The Library of Enchantment on April 1st! (No fooling around here, we promise we’re not joking!)🔐

More egg-citing details below! 👇


First up, join us in the theatre!

The Dancing Elephant

By RiRi’s Dance Academy

Sat 1 April, 2 pm

Experience a stunning blend of both real and virtual environments, as we join Mahi who’s transported into a video game, by magical Moon, Chand. Mahi lands at the Elephant Festival of Jaipur and meets her companion & guide, The Dancing Elephant.

Together they must unlock levels of Chand’s mystical video game for Mahi to return home. Will they achieve this, or will Mahi be locked in the game forever?

Age 6 – 13 | Find out more


The Adventures of The Little Red Hen

By Stuff and Nonsense

Fri 7 & Sat 8 April, 11am & 2pm

Making bread is hard work, but it would be a lot easier if the lazy farmyard animals got off their reclining sofas and lent a hand! Join our plucky little hen as she finds her own way to get stuff done.

An energetic adaptation of this much-loved story, featuring a breathtaking combination of brilliant puppetry, live music and unforgettable comedy.

Age 3 – 10 | Find out more


Fairy Tales Easter Trail 🔍🥚

Half-Term Fairy Tales tickets are ON SALE NOW!

Joining us this Easter in Fairy Tale Town?

Well, hop to it, because we’ve got an egg-stra special Easter Egg Trail for all the family to enjoy! 🍄✨

Grab a sheet and get crackin’ as you hunt around Fairy Tales for the hidden eggs. You can ask our friendly host for help, as you’ll need to unjumble the letters to spell out an easter word.

PLUS there’s more!

Complete our Easter Egg Trail and be in with the chance to WIN a rather EGG-cellent Easter hamper!

Click here to book / more details!

Easter Storytelling

Join our Z-arts storytellers for some really EGG-citing Easter tales. Grab your fancy dress and head down to our Children’s Library to join in our interactive story sessions. 🐣

Click here to book!


Z-escape The Library of Enchantment

A family-friendly escape room.🔐

Ever wanted to step inside a story?

The Library of Enchantment is a fun-filled thrilling family-friendly escape room, full of seafaring adventures, time travelling tricks and a pesky old bookworm who’s always up to meddlesome mischief!

Join us for an enchanting experience that requires your puzzling skills, logic, persistence and, most of all, teamwork.

Open from April 1st 2023!

  • Fun immersive experience
  • 60-minute time limit
  • Clues, riddles and puzzles
  • Fantastic group activity
  • Work as a team
  • Groups of up to 8


Watch out brand-new trailer below… 

Z-escape is located in Z-arts, why not grab a coffee and cake in our relaxing café after you’ve escaped?

We can’t wait to see you over the Easter Hols!


If you need to get in touch call / email Box Office on 0161 226 1912 / boxoffice@z-arts.org

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