Easter Holiday Eggstravaganza!

Apr 7 2017

Easter holidays are now upon us, and I’m sure many of you are on the lookout for new places to visit and ideas to keep the whole family occupied. So here are a few suggestions to keep you ticking over this April for things to do and events in Swansea City Centre (some of which are completely FREE)

characters swansea city centre1. Meet your favourite TV & Movie Characters in Swansea City Centre

Come down to Swansea City Centre on Saturday 22nd April between 12pm and 3.30pm to meet your favourite TV & Movie Characters, courtesy of Swansea BID and The Big Heart of Swansea.

Join our Facebook Event for details of the location and times of appearances on the day.

Don’t forget to join in on our Easter holiday giveaway, where you could be in with a chance of winning £150 of vouchers.  Click here for full details or visit the news section of our app.

2. Ben & Holly at Toys R us

This Easter, Ben & Holly will be19.99-Large-top-banner making a very special appearance in the Toys R Us, Swansea. Come along and say hello to your Little Kingdom friends! There will be activity sheets on the day and amazing products available!

Appearances between 11am- 4pm on 22nd April.

Spend £19.99 or more on Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom Toys at all participating Toys R Us Stores and get a FREE Soft Toy! Offer available in-store and online from 31st March.

For more details on this event, visit the Toys R us website

3. The VRzone

And for the older kids… Want to experience virtual reality at its best? Atc3a808_bc27acf88c804efd8d9aa89233d22730-mv2.jpg_srz_1280_720_85_22_0.50_1.20_0 theVRzone you can experience the latest in high end VR gaming and experiences without the high cost.

VRzone boasts a driving simulator where you can feel the adrenaline rush of driving a ‘real car!’

Prices range from £14.50 – £18 PP depending on number of people/games playing.

Unfortunately minors under the age of 12 will be unable to use the Virtual Reality equipment.
10-11 High Street Arcade, High Street, Swansea, UK, SA5 5AD.
Tel: 01792 650500

Head over to: https://www.thevrzone.co.uk/ for more information and for full terms and conditions.

4. Ten Pin Bowling (Parc Tawe)

1360Easter offer: 2 games of bowling & a burger meal£8.70 per child and £11.20 per adult.

Available Monday-Friday until 5pm during school holidays!

Visit the wesbite https://www.tenpin.co.uk/holiday/ or call 0871 222 36 75 to book today!

Parc Tawe, The Strand, Swansea, SA1 2AX


5. Breakout Swansea

In teams of 2-6 you must find the7a3fe0_f970e5e31c0d48718b7b80002b286eec.png_srz_684_228_85_22_0.50_1.20_0 clues, solve the puzzles and work together in a real life experience and escape out of a locked room/rooms in 60 minutes!

Age restrictions: Over 10’s only due to the complexity of the puzzles. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Prices from £14 pp depending on group numbers.

Book your space online to avoid disappointment this Easter!
The Kingsway, Swansea SA1 5LE.

6. Free Easter fun at Oriel Science

fullsizerender-3A science themed Easter egg hunt, Easter crafts and a racing car simulator make great events for the Easter holidays!

Swansea BID are proud sponsors of Oriel Science, bringing this ‘egg-citing‘ day out to Swansea City Centre!

Open all over the Easter holidays – Admission – FREE!

Note:  Oriel Worshops will be closed Fri-Mon 14-17th April

Between Castle Square and The Kingsway, next to Zinco Lounge.

Explore science in a super fun way!

7. Swansea Grand Theatre

The Little Mix Experience:Little_Mix

If you’re a fan of one of X Factor’s finest exports you’re sure to L.O.V.E. The Little Mix Experience!

11th April 2017 @ 6.00pm.

Swansea Grand Theatre, Singleton Street, Swansea, SA1 3QJ
Tickets: £14.00

For more information visit:  http://www.swansea.gov.uk/TheLittleMixExperience


8. Laserzone

Get ready for a laser adventure at Laserzone Swansea!

laserzoneKidszone is every Sunday 10.30am – midday. Ages 8 – 16. £7.50 for 3 games. Book in advance as spaces are limited.
Opening Times for School Holidays: Monday – Friday, 11am – 9pm.
No pre-bookings available between 11am-4pm Mon-Fri – Just pop in and play, simple!

For more details visit http://www.laserzone.org/

9. Cinema & Co

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Tuesday April 18th, 8PM – 11pm. Rated 12A

Fancy munching on an extra cheesy pizza whilst unwinding with a cool film?!

In their little high street space lies their very own 50 seater Cinema, a love for all things film, a unique gallery space, and a bar (selling snacks, wine and award winning beers)

Email: info@cinemaco.co.uk OR have a look at their Facebook page for all other films and updates – Cinema & Co.

17 Castle Street, SA1 1JF Swansea, United Kingdom

10. Swansea Market Easter Egg Appeal

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Join them at the centre of the Market from 10am to 4pm for Easter fun and FREE activities!

For more information on this event plus many others, head over to http://www.swanseaindoormarket.co.uk/whats-on/



11. National Waterfront Museum

Scrappy Sock Puppets – Create a characterfulsock puppet from a sock in this crafty holiday activity absolutely FREE!

21–23 April 2017, 11.30am, 12.30am, 2pm & 3pm
Booking required: (029) 2057 3600

PLUS enjoy a fun movie screening each month exclusively for preschool children and their parents or carers.

Toddler Time Monthly Movies: The Jungle Book (U 1967)

19 April 2017, 10.30am Cost: FREE!

While you’re there, why not grab yourself a half price hot drink from the cafe!


12. LC2

LC Interactive Play Area
7110_lc_swansea_jpegWith unique sensory equipment to trigger special effects, children can explore the creatures of the deep without even getting wet. This four tier play tower will take youngsters through an aquatic maze of slides, bridges and ball pits.

Open 7 days a week 10am-6pm (Friday Late night opening until 8pm) Under 1’s play FREE!


13. Plantasia (Parc Tawe)

Come and explore the unique tropical haven plantasia_exteriorof wonderful plants and animals situated in the heart of the city. Walk around a Tropical Paradise, take time to learn about the plants and animals which call the beautiful Rainforests their home.

Animal Encounters
11 Apr 2017 – 13 Apr 2017 – 10.30am. 4 shows a day: 10.30am, 12.00pm, 2.00pm & 3.15pm

Animal Zone: Beast Creator
18 Apr 2017 – 20 Apr 2017 – 10.30am. 4 shows a day: 10.30am, 12.00pm, 2.00pm & 3.15pm.

When you’ve met all the animals, head over to the coffee shop and browse the gifts – books, toys, collectables and cuddly toys!

Visit the Plantasia Website for more details:  http://www.swansea.gov.uk/plantasia


14. Vue cinema presents ‘Mini mornings’

C57ZYjVWUAEcYd4Fancy seeing the best family films for only £2.49 per ticket?

Mini Morning sessions give both adults and kids the chance to experience big screen entertainment for a very small price – and with every purchase of a Mini Mornings ticket, you’ll get one free child admission to the LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort!

(terms and conditions apply, see website for full details and remember to select Swansea).

Showing over the Easter Holidays:  MOANA – 8th April – 23rd April – 10am

15. Odeon

Come on down to the Odeon, Swansea, and watch odeon-placeryour favourite characters on the big screen!

Trolls – Saturday 8th April – Thursday 13th April – 10:30am. Saturday 15th April – Sunday 16th April – 10:15am

Monster trucks – Saturday 8th April – Thursday 13th April – 10am. Saturday 15th April – Sunday 16th April – 10:30am.

Moana – – Saturday 8th April – Thursday 13th April – 10:15am. Saturday 15th April – Sunday 16th April – 10:00am.

Enjoy great value and keep the little ones happy!

ALSO Get a kids popcorn + kids drink + treat for just £4.15 with the special Kids Mix!
OR keep the whole family happy with the great value Family Feast – 
Get 1 x regular popcorn + 2 x regular drinks + 2 x Kids Mix for just £10.99!


16. Places to Shop & Eatdownload-app-today

Swansea City Centre has so many great shops and places to eat. Why not do some discovering and trying a few places you’ve never been to before? And don’t forget there are dozens of discounts you can benefit from when using your Swansea Loyalty Card! 

Don’t have a card? No problem! Download our app from Apple App Store or Google Play – click on the links below: