Easter 2022

Act Your Own Pace Egg Play

Read on to discover the history, characters, and costumes of these memorable dramatic plays, along with everything you need to perform your own


  • How the English Celebrated Easter

    Over the centuries, Easter has become associated with many different traditions. From baked goods to ball games and bunnies, discover some of the ways that the English have celebrated Easter throughout history.

  • Why do we eat eggs at Easter

    Discover the medieval tradition of decorating eggs by dying them in bright colours, why an egg roll doesn’t actually involve any bread, and follow our instructions to make your own colourful pace eggs.


    Join presenter Charles Rowe as we bring the history of our sites to life with news, views and expert interviews across over 100 episodes.

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