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Preston Easter Egg rolling returns to Avenham Park for 2018

Posted on - 27th February, 2018 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - City Centre, Kid's stuff, Preston City Centre, Preston Council, Preston News, Things to Do in and around Preston, What's On in Preston

Wide view of the Easter Egg rolling in Avenham Park

Wide view of the Easter Egg rolling in Avenham Park

One of Preston’s longest-standing traditions returns during Easter weekend.

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Dating back to Victorian times the egg rolling sees children, and adults, send their Easter Eggs flying down the slopes of the Avenham Park hill.

Running on Easter Monday (Monday 2 April) to egg rolls take place on the hour each hour at the park.

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The full programme for the event is yet to be announced but a variety of entertainment takes place.

Avenham Park egg rolling has been going on for centuries
Avenham Park egg rolling has been going on for centuries

Easter Bonnets will also be decorated and the annual Easter Bonnet competition runs, with children competing to win the accolade of ‘Best Bonnet in Show’.

Bonnet making workshops run at 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm and 2.30pm.

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Egg rolling is free to attend and take part in.

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