RCT Easter 2019 – Whats On For Families Guide

Easter cakes

I hope you find this ‘What’s On’ in RCT, Easter 2019 guide helpful. Please give it a share. If I have missed your event please add it to the comment section below.

Easter Egg-stravaganza – Welsh Mining Experience at Rhondda Heritage Park
Date(s) – Friday 19 – Saturday 20 April 2019
Time -10:00 – 16:00
Price –  £2.50 per child.

Come and have some Eggcellent Easter fun at the Welsh Mining Experience on 19th and 20th April!  We have a cracking egg hunt and Easter themed arts and crafts.

Contact 01443 682036 or Book Online

Easter hats

Make your own Easter basket  –  Ynysangharad War Memorial Park
Date(s) – Tuesday 16 April 2019
Time – 11am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm.

Get ready for the arrival of the Easter Bunny with a willow weaving session in which you can create a basket to collect eggs. Join Friends of Ynysangharad War Memorial Park to create a simple basket using the ancient skill of willow weaving.

Event is free but places are limited so please book in advance by emailing [email protected] or telephone 01443 492475

Historical Easter Hunt – Ynysangharad War Memorial Park
Date(s) – Thursday 18 April 2019
Time – 11am- 2pm

Meet at the Lido Ponty Visitor Centre

It’s an Easter Treasure hunt with a difference! Pick up your map and join us on an historical egg hunt. Collect the clues to claim your prize and enjoy an adventure in the park.

The event is free but places are limited so please book in advance by emailing  [email protected] or telephone 01443 492475.

Meet Peter Rabbit – The Royal Mint Experience in Llantrisant.
Date(s) – 17th April 2019
Time – 10:30, 12:00, 13:30, 15:00 and 16:00

Peter Rabbit will be visiting The Royal Mint on 17 April 2019 and you can meet him as a free extra with all guided factory tours booked on this date.

The meet and greet will take place in a separate area and you can choose to meet Peter Rabbit either before or after your tour (please allow up to 90 minutes per tour).

Book Tour Tickets Click Here

Peter Rabbit Easter Events at The Royal Mint Experience in Llantrisant.

Available 18, 20, 22, 24 and 26 April 2019*

Come to The Royal Mint Experience and take part in an adventure as you listen to ‘The Tale of Peter Rabbit’. During the storytelling, children will be invited to take part in games and activities inspired by the book’s characters, all of which are outlined below. Each workshop, including the storytelling and activities, will last approximately 45 minutes.

Activity 1: Raid Mr. McGregor’s Garden
Activity 2: Escape the Sieve
Activity 3: Escape the Tool Shed
Activity 4: Find the Gate to the Wood to Escape

The workshops are available as part of your guided factory tour. Please allow up to 90 minutes per tour and you can choose to book the workshop either before or after your tour. The workshops will take place in a separate area and will be held at 11:30, 12:30, 14:00, 15:00 and 16:00.

Book Workshop Tickets Click Here

The National Lido of Wales Opens this Easter!

Get set for 2019 season at the National Lido of Wales, Lido Ponty, with a PRICE FREEZE for adults and activity sessions and FREE SWIM for all children under the age of 16.
Lido Ponty, the National Lido of Wales, opens Saturday, 13 April! Book online from Monday, 8 April.
For more information please visit – https://www.rctcbc.gov.uk/EN/Resident/SportsandLeisure/Lido/Home.aspx

Victorian Easter Postcards –  Cyfarthfa Park, Merthyr Tydfil
Date(s) – April 16 & 17
Time – 11am – 4pm
Price – Most child friendly workshops are free, unless a cost a specified, but standard entrance fees apply for over 16’s for all workshops.

For Victorians it was traditional to send a loved one an Easter postcard. They had many weird and wonderful designs.

Come along and create your own Victorian Easter postcard. Drop-in workshop so no need to book, waiting times can vary. Runs from 11:00am-1:00pm & 2:00pm-4:00pm.

For information on entrance fees and opening times please visit:
Website: www.Cyfarthfa.com
Phone: 01685 727371 E-mail: [email protected]

Family Easter Craft – Cwmparc Community Centre
Location – CCA NEW Family Hub 
Date(s) – Tuesday 16th and 23rd April 2019
Time(s) – 10 – 12
Price – £3 per child

Egg Hunt, Easter Craft and there will be Easter Games!

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/cwmparccommunityassociation/

Location – COLISEUM, Aberdare
Date – Wednesday 24 April
Time – 1:30pm & 4:00pm (Running time 55 mins)
Price(s) – Tickets – £12.00, Concessions – £10.00, Family Of Four – £40.00
Suitable for children 3+

This zany and hilarious tale based on the best-selling children’s book is wonderfully brought to life on stage for the very first time.

With stunning effects, madcap action, original music (and lots of aliens of course!) this fantastically fresh and funny production will delight the whole family.

You’ll laugh your PANTS off!

Book – https://rct-theatres.co.uk/event/aliens-love-underpants

Easter Event – Brecon Mountain Railway
Date –  Sunday 21st April and Monday 22nd April
Time(s) – 10.30am, 12.15pm, 2.00pm & 3.45pm.

Join Easter Bunny for an Egg Hunt and Steam Train ride at !

Travel by Steam Hauled Train from Pant Station to Torpantau before visiting Easter Bunny at Pontsticill Station. Help Easter Bunny find all the hidden eggs to receive a little gift – there’s a special prize for the finder of the ‘Golden Egg’

Book online or Telephone: 01685 722988.

Easter holiday activities for all the family – The Summit Centre
Location – The Summit Centre, the old drift mine, CF46 6RD Treharris
Date(s) – Throughout Easter, different times, details below:

Throughout the Easter Holidays The Summit Centre have lots of adventure activities and events happening for all ages.

* Adventure Taster sessions from £10pp

* Aerial Adventure High ropes Only £8pp

* FREE Lego evening – Full of games and challenges

* FREE outdoor adventure playground for the little ones

* Easter Trail running throughout the holidays only £1 per child.

* Easter Cracked- A night of Adventure activities and Christian message for only £5pp.

* Cafe open throughout the holidays (except Easter Sunday)

Follow the link to book your activities now!




Easter Egg Hunt & Song Time – Role Play Lane 
Location – ‘Role Play Lane’ Newtown Industrial Estate, Llantwit Fardre, CF38 2EE Pontypridd
Date- April 19th
Time – 9.30 – 11.30
Price – £8.50 Per Child

Come and join us for our first ever Easter Egg Hunt!
Advance Booking Only
(Price includes Egg Hunt, Song time and Play session)
For more information – https://www.facebook.com/RolePlayLane/

Easter Craft & Play – Role Play Lane 
Location – ‘Role Play Lane’ Newtown Industrial Estate, Llantwit Fardre, CF38 2EE Pontypridd
Date – April 24th
Time – 9.30
Price – £8.50 per Child

Come and join us for Easter Craft and play session- several craft items for your little one to make ! 🎨🥕🐣🐰
These sessions are for 2 hours and they must be booked in advance.
For more information – https://www.facebook.com/RolePlayLane/


I do hope this guide is helpful. I am new to RCT so I am still finding places of interest.

If I have missed your Easter event, please leave a comment below or contact me at  www.facebook.com/welshmummyblogs 



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