Bolton Library and Museum Services

Easter activities

Join us for egg-citing art themed activities during the Easter holidays

Central Library and Museum

Saturday 8 April: 1.30pm to 3pm visit the Making Landscape exhibition to see our newest piece of artwork ‘Bolton’ which was created by Julian Trevelyan in 1937. The collage is from the 1930s Mass Observation project. Come along and create your own collage.

Tuesday 11 April: 1pm fish feed in the aquarium, 1.30pm to 3pm make a pop up dinosaur Easter card.

Wednesday 12 April: 1.30pm to 3pm help us to design a ‘Big Arty Landscape’.

Thursday 13 April: 1pm fish feed in the aquarium, 1.30pm to 3pm create an Easter Bunny Pen Pot. 

Tuesday 18 April: 1pm Fish feed in the aquarium, 1.30pm to 3pm build your own nest and make your very own Easter chick.

Wednesday 19 April: 2pm Cinema at the Crescent holiday special - ‘Trolls’ in Lecture Theatre 1. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Thursday 20 April: 1pm fish feed in the aquarium, 1.30pm to 3pm have a go at producing an animal print collage!

Friday 21 April: 1.30pm to 3pm design your own T-shirt.

Saturday 22 April: 1pm to 4pm hear some wild tales as Mr Wolf is in town. Help him tell his story with dance, music and song! 1.30pm to 3pm design a Carnival mask.

Community Libraries’ Easter events

Nesting chicks

High Street Library, Monday 10 April, 2pm to 3pm

Listen to a spring story! Then make baby chicks and a nest.

Rabbit Gift Cups

High Street Library, Tuesday 11 April, drop in from 12.30pm to 5.30pm 

Create a rabbit gift cup to put Easter treats in!

Lamb shaped storybook

High Street Library, Thursday 13 April, drop in from 9am to 7pm

Decorate a lamb shaped booklet and write your very own story inside.

Easter craft and game

Westhoughton Library, Thursday 13 April, 2pm to 3pm

Make your own rabbit mask and play pin the tail on the rabbit.

Easter cards and colouring competition

High Street Library, Saturday 15 April, drop in from 9am to 5pm

Make an Easter egg collage card. Also there will be a competition to design and colour in an Easter egg.

The Crafty Kids Club – Happy Easter

Farnworth Library, Saturday 15 April, 2pm to 3pm

Hop on down to Farnworth Library and get cracking with our egg-cellent Easter themed crafts, activities and egg decorating competition. As always, come dressed in your favourite outfits.

Rabbit masks

High Street Library, Tuesday 18 April, drop in from 12.30pm to 5.30pm 

Come along and make a rabbit mask!

Pompom Chicks

High Street Library, Thursday 20 April, 2pm to 3pm

Create your very own pompom spring chick to take home.

Historic Halls Easter events

Hall i’ th’ Wood Museum, Saturday 15 April

Smithills Hall, Monday 17 April

From 12.30pm to 2pm, come along to our Easter Egg Trail and themed craft activity.

Both events are free but please book on Eventbrite:

Hall i’ th’ Wood Museum -

Smithills Hall -

or call 01204 332211.