Spring will soon be in the air and Chippenham’s town centre is the perfect place to celebrate Easter with your friends and family. Emery Gate is supporting Chippenham Connected and Chippenham Town Council in providing a special day full of free activities and family fun on Saturday 31st March 10am-4pm.
As part of the event, we’ll be hosting none other than the Easter Bunny himself. Hop on down to Emery Gate to meet him between 10am-4pm and receive a free Easter Egg and take a photo! (While stocks last.)
In addition, an Easter Farm featuring lambs, miniature donkey, giant rabbit and chicks will take place in Borough Parade from 11am-3pm.
The Market Place will be brimming with Easter activities from 11am including characters, face painting, live music and dance, a picnic zone and traditional family games with Farmer Barley - be sure to wear your best Easter costumes as he will be on the look out for the best dressed!
Borough Parade will also be running a mini soft play area for children, craft station including rabbit mask making, flower pot decorating and balloon modeling 11-3pm.
Kathryn Crosweller of Chippenham Connected said: “We’re excited about our first major weekend event of the year. There will be lots to see and do in Chippenham on 31st March, and we look forward to seeing the town full of people enjoying what Chippenham has to offer.”
From 3:30pm the Mayor of Chippenham will join Farmer Barley to announce the winners of the Fancy Dress and Easter Bonnet Competitions and present prizes.
Councillor Sandie Webb, Leader of Chippenham Town Council said;"Chippenham Town Council are delighted to be working with Chippenham BID to put on this fun family event with lots of free activities to take part in."
And there’s more! Head along to Chippenham Town Council before 3pm to guess the number of eggs in the Easter display and be in with a chance of winning some yummy prizes!
There’s something for all the family in Chippenham this Easter. Come along and enjoy the free activities and entertainment, get involved, do some shopping and support your local town centre.