Easter: Ten things to do in and around South Yorkshire

Mystery tour: Easter Egg Hunt at Clifton Park.

Mystery tour: Easter Egg Hunt at Clifton Park.

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EASTER fun, antiques and royal wedding - here’s our list of family events and things to do over the next few days in and around Sheffield and South Yorkshire.

The Antiques and Collectors Fair events feature stalls selling porcelain, glass, pottery, furniture, jewellery, books, militaria, cigarette cards, postcards, stamps, coins, bric-a-brac and much, much more. Free car parking is available. Admission – Adult - £3.50, Child (12 - 16) - £3 (children under 12 free admission), OAP - £3

n For further information telephone 01302 304 200 or email events@doncaster-racecourse.co.uk

2Easter Fun!- Lakeside Village Outlet Shopping Saturday April 23, 11am-4pm

Free entertainment at Lakeside Village- Easter Egg Hunt with the Easter Bunny, children’s craft workshop, Great Lorenzo’s magic shows, face painting, glitter tattoos, Easter balloon modelling and special appearances from Charlie Chick. Free petunia plant for visitors (while stocks last, one plant per family).

n For further information visit www.lakeside-village.co.uk or tel 01302 366 444 

3 Jekyll and Hyde April 18, 2011 to April 30, Lyceum Theatre 7:45pm- 9:30pm.

Marti Pellow, the hugely successful solo artist and former front man of Wet Wet Wet, makes a hotly-anticipated return to the UK stage in a major new tour of the hit Broadway musical Jekyll and Hyde. Prices from £22

4Family Fun Day, April 24, 2011 Platillos Leopold Square, Sheffield 12:00pm-7:00pm

This year Platillos are celebrating ‘los ninos’ at Easter with a fun day jam packed with activities, games and entertainment. n Phone: 0114 276 3141

5Royal Wedding Craft and Storytelling, April 27 Central Children’s and Young People’s Library, 11am-12pm

We will be celebrating the Royal Wedding of Prince William to Kate Middleton with a storytelling and craft session. Another session will be at 2pm on the same day. Suitable for 2 – 7 year olds (children under 8 years must be accompanied by an adult).Free.

n Phone: 0114 273 4734

6Sensoria Festival April 29 to May 8,

various locations

Sensoria is the UK’s festival of music and film. The festival takes place annually in Sheffield in April/May. Prices from £7

Info from the Showroom Cinema, Paternoster Row, Sheffield.

7Baby Boom April 9 to - May 2 Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife & Falconry Centre, Woodsetts Road, North Anston.Time: 10:00 - 17:30. Normal admission charges apply.

Discover the amazing world of animal reproduction.Please note: this event will not run on April 24,25 2011

n Tel: 01909 569416

8Rotherham Open Art Show 2011 April 26 - Jun 13 Art Gallery

An opportunity for local artists to have their work exhibited and win a prize.

9Clifton Park Easter Egg Hunt, April 24 Clifton Park 10am - 4pm. £1 per child

Come along to the Clifton Park waterplay kiosk for your map and clues, your clues will take you on a mystery tour of Clifton Park where you will solve riddles and puzzles.

n Phone: 01709 254581

10In the Night Garden Live April 14 to May 2 Meadowhall Shopping Centre. No performance on April 29.

Come and join in the fun of the world’s only In the Night Garden live show. Price £10.

n Phone: 0114 256 8800

n For further events information or more ideas about what to see and do in Sheffield and the region, call Sheffield Tourist Information Centre on 0114 221 1900 or visit www.welcometosheffield.co.uk/visit

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