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It’s that time of year again when fluffy bunnies, chicks and chocolate eggs have taken over the streets of London

Golden Shaun the Sheep somewhere in Canary Wharf - can you find him?
Here’s our round up of the top family events (and a few for the adults) around London this Easter.

Easter Events

The London Transport Museum will be hosting family events where children can play on a mini fleet of vehicles and become drivers, mechanics, cleaners, station announcers and even river captains for a day.

Easter events include animated London, where children can make tiny puppets and then create a short video and storytime, Lost in London where children help animals find their way across the capital.

Until April 17, children go free, adults £13.50-16 for an annual pass, London Transport Museum, Covent Garden Piazza ltmuseum.co.uk

Shaun The Sheep Festival

After his stand-alone cinema debut this year, Shaun The Sheep is celebrating with a flock of family events in Kew this spring.

Their will be an Easter egg hunt (April 5, 9.30am), some of Shaun’s non-animated cousins to meet, a bit of wellie wanging, face painting, sheepdog trials and delicious chocolate workshops.

He will also be hiding in Canary Wharf as part of Shaun in the City

Until April 12, £5-15, Kew Gardens, Kew, kew.org

London Wetland Centre duck
Duck Hunt

Some sneaky ducklings, above, have been playing hide and seek and now the London Wetland Centre need help getting them home. Mini explorers will get a prize for finding them all and can take part in duck painting workshops and other Easter-themed activities.

Until April 12, entry £6.90-£34.50 (duck hunt entry; £1), London Wetlands Centre, Barnes, wwt.org.uk.

Easter Bunny at Surrey Quays

The Easter Bunny will be hopping into Surrey Quays Shopping Centre with his giant Easter egg this bank holiday weekend, where people can meet him and take photos.

April 3-6, 11am-4pm, Surrey Quays Shopping Centre, Redriff Road, surreyquaysshoppingcentre.co.uk

Thursdays Backyard Comedy Club

Fresh faces and underrated stars will be joining together at this East End venue.

Hosted by David Whitney, the evening will include acts like Matt Green, Pete Teckman and Jo D’Arcy.

April 2, 8pm, £3-5, Backyard Comedy Club, Bethnal Green, backyardbar.co.uk

Astronomy Photographer Of The Year

Come and have a look at award winning photos of our night sky in this free exhibition, above, featuring pictures of nightscapes and solar systems.

Enter the competition yourself – With Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 is now open for entries.

Until July 19, 10am-7pm, free, Royal Observatory Greenwich Astronomy Centre, rmg.co.uk

The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art & Natural History
The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art & Natural History

If you’re fed up of all the cutesy-ness of Easter, then head to this wonderfully unusual museum, above, which also hosts a selection of seriously left-field events.

Among the eclectic collection brought together by museum founder Viktor Wynd is anything and everything that has caught his eye that includes Dodo bones and inmates doodles.

Wednesday-Sunday, 11am-10pm, £3, The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Mare Street, Hackney, thelasttuesdaysociety.org

Love’s Labour’s Won (aka Much Ado About Nothing)

One of Shakespeare’s most popular comic romances, inset, will be screened in Canary Wharf for one night only this April, bringing the Royal Shakespeare Company to our doorstep.

Beatrice and Benedict’s combative relationship is played out during a post-war house party in 1919.

April 2, 7pm, £10-12, East Wintergarden, Bank Street, canarywharf.com

Easter Holiday Activities

Swim in the iconic Olympic venue for as £3 during the Easter holidays, or enroll

the kids in short course swimming or diving lessons. For something a little more adventurous, try out the inflatable Aqua Splash and Extreme Aqua Splash obstacle courses.

March 30 to April 19, prices vary, London Aquatic Centre, Stratford, londonaquaticscentre.org

Party with the Easter bunny at the Copper Box
The Bunny Run

Don your best pair of bunny ears and get your legs moving in this Easter-themed run at the Olympic Park.

Choose from a 1k, 3k or 5k circuit around the park, which can be completed by running, walking or even hopping. There will be a visit from the Easter Bunny, post-race refreshments and a unique finishers medal for all participants. There will also be a Little Bunny Fun Run for children aged 8 and younger

April 4, 10am, £5 entry, Timber Lodge Café, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, queenelizabetholympicpark.co.uk or call 0300 124 0123.

Easter Dance Party

Party with the Easter Bunny at this free event, where the aptly-named DJ Egg-Cellent and host Natasha Khamjan will make sure you’re on your feet.

There will be dance classes for families and for teenagers in Get Ur Freak On dance sessions.

April 7, Copper Box, queenelizabetholympicpark.co.uk

Fonte: The Warf