Ealing Broadway has confirmed its opening hours for the Easter weekend and announced a range of events and offers to keep the kids entertained during the school holidays.

From a return of the dinosaurs in Town Square to watching new family-friendly blockbusters at the Ealing Project – there are plenty of ways to make the most of the long weekend and beyond.

From Friday 29th March – Monday 1st April the centre’s shopping hours will be:
· Friday 29th March: 10:00am – 6:00pm
· Saturday 30th March: 9:00am – 7:00pm
· Sunday 31st March: Closed*
· Monday 1st April: 10:00am – 6:00pm

Opening hours at individual retailers may vary and visitors are advised to check with retailers and leisure outlets directly before setting off to avoid disappointment.

Andrew Rollings, centre director at Ealing Broadway, said: “We know many people will be looking for ways to spend quality time with loved ones during the Easter break, and with a number of discounted menus for children, exciting cinema releases and our range of stores, there are endless possibilities at the centre.”

The activities and offers at Ealing Broadway throughout the Easter holidays, include:

Meeting some roarsome dinosaurs

In partnership with Make it Ealing, the centre is hosting performances from family-favourite dinosaurs, Rex the T-Rex and Richie the Raptor in the Town Square on Saturday 13th April from 1pm-5.30pm.

Expect selfies, expert dinosaur knowledge from Mary Anning (with her faithful dog Tray), a new baby dragon and wizard tamer – it will be an unmissable day out for all ages.

Catch one of the new family-friendly blockbusters

Perfect for a rainy day, Ealing Project is showing the latest blockbusters this Easter break, with family tickets starting at just £19.20.

Top family picks include the highly anticipated Combat Wombat: Double Trouble, Migration, Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire and Kung Fu Panda 4.

Bargain menus for kids

Ealing Broadway has a wide selection of family-friendly restaurants, so whether the kids want to tuck into vegan doughnuts at Benji’s Buns or be whisked away to Japan at Kineya Mugimaru, there’s something for all taste buds.

Castano Lounge is currently offering veggie sticks with a Cawston juice and a children’s main meal for £6; Turtle Bay has half-size kids’ roasts for £9.50 and Comptoir Libanais offers chicken wraps, lamb kofta, drinks and desserts for £5.95.

At-home Easter hunt

Flying Tiger and Miniso have an array of crafting materials and ideas to keep the kids occupied at home. From ready-made Easter egg hunt signs and clues to DIY trails, there’s something for all ages to get stuck into.

Seasonal sweet treats

Mark’s & Spencer’s has expanded its Easter selection this year introducing Colin the Caterpillar and Percy Pig bum bags, grown-up Eggspresso Martini eggs and puppy and kitten-shaped delights.

If you need some dairy or nut free Easter egg alternatives Holland & Barrett has a range of eggs from Plant Kitchen alongside gummies and pick ‘n’ mix packets.

For more information on what’s on at Ealing Broadway, visit: https://www.ealingbroadwayshopping.co.uk/whatson

*Restaurants and leisure will remain open on Easter Sunday, please check with retailers directly for their opening times.