Celebrate Easter at Coal Drops Yard and discover a selection of thoughtful, delicious and inspiring activities suited to everyone, from curious kids to the discerning chocolate lover. Activities are a mix of FREE and ticketed events to encourage endless ways to keep the kids engaged, and treat yourself to a little Easter fun at the same time.
The Let’s Play Space is located in Unit 5 of the Viaduct, above Vermuteria and opposite COS Store.
Easter treats at Le Chocolat Alain Ducasse ‘Adopt’ a chocolate bunny from the Alain Ducasse 2019 Easter Collection. The highlight of the 2019 collection is THE EASTER BUNNY with a cascade of small almond praline eggs inside.
STORE STORE ‘Art Selfie Dioramas’
6th – 22 April, all day
STORE STORE are creating diorama selfie booths which reflect the history of Coal Drops Yard. Find the booths around the yard and strike your best pose.
Daily Easter Art & Craft Activities at the Let’s Play Space 6th – 22nd April, 12 – 17:00
Classic Easter themed fun, with a contemporary, arty twist perfect for all ages. Special guest appearance by Crafty Fox on 11th – 19th April helping you make weird, wonderful Easter takeaways.
The Amazing Art Cart
10th April, 12:00 – 17:00
The Amazing Art Cart will be making a stop at Coal Drops Yard run by a team of illustrators, painters and designers. Head to this mobile art station for fun, creative workshops for all ages.
The Collage Club at the Let’s Play Space
8th, 10th, 15th April, 12:00 – 16:00
Swap pencils for scissors and a wealth of beautiful papers to flex your creative muscles.
Moon Lane Books Festival at the Let’s Play Space
12th – 14th April, 10:00 – 17:00
The amazing Moon Lane Books will be around for a 3-day extravaganza! Join them for creative writing workshops and a bad mannered tea party.
Ceramics Workshop with Matilda Moreton at the Let’s Play Space
18th April, 18:00 -20:30
Brilliant ceramicist, Matilda Moreton, will expertly take you through the essentials of making with clay.
Make Your Own Easter Tote Bag at the Let’s Play Space
19th April, 16:00 – 19:00
Grab a drink and join Chrissa Amuah of AMWA Design as she shows you have to make Ghanaian inspired tote bags with Adinkra symbols.
‘Colour Stream’ Installation by Dan Pearson
Coal Drops Yard is set for a colourful spring make-over. During Easter weekend, renowned Landscape Architect, Dan Pearson will be transforming the yard with a sea of beautiful flowers. Come watch this installation take shape and grow!
Easter Egg Painting with Kuniko Maeda at the Let’s Play Space
22nd April, 12:00 – 17:00
Japanese artist and designer, Kuniko Maeda, will be showing visitors how to bring contemporary art to the classic Easter activity.
For the full King’s Cross Easter Festival programme please click here.