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Shaun the Sheep at Kew Gardens - Easter 2015

Shaun the Sheep at Kew - Easter 2015 festival promotional image

Shaun and his Flock come to Kew this Easter!

This Easter, Aardman’s much-loved, world famous sheep is starring in his first movie and is bringing a host of friends to Kew to celebrate. 

Book by Sunday 15 March to save 20% on tickets to Kew. Enter "EASTER2015" at checkout.

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What to expect

Timmy's Springtime Trail

Timmy, the lamb of the flock, has been bouncing in amongst the spring flowers. Follow the trail, collecting stamps along the way, to discover what is waiting for you at the end.

Shaun’s Madcap Meadow

A meadow of British wildflowers is home to an assortment of family activities including:

  • Wellie wanging - throwing baby wellies at scarecrows to knock off their heads
  • Sheep Hopper Maze - race your friends as you bounce your way around a maze of hay bales
  • Bitzer’s Sheepdog Trials - help herd, bounce and roll Shirley back into her pen. Harder than you might think!
  • Vegetable Orchestra - join in with our roving musicians, playing veggie shakers, maracas and more

From Bean to Bar workshop

Make and take home your own Shaun the Sheep embosed chocolate bar - just be careful Shirely doesn't pinch it from you on the way out! Learn about the importance of the cacao tree nad teh chocolate making process. Workshops last for 30 minutes and suitable for all ages. Sessions must be booked in advance. Additional charge applies.More details to follow.

The Easter bunny giving out chocolate at Kew Gardens' Easter festival.

Easter egg hunt

With thanks to Divine Chocolate, we're holding our popular annual Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday 5 April. Meet on the lawns in front of Kew Palace to get your instructions, then get eggs-ploring!

Spring lambs at Wakehurst


Real sheep will be visiting Kew for the duration of the festival, on holiday from Kew’s garden in Sussex, Wakehurst.


Child having her face painted

Face painting

Additional charge applies


Magnolia sprengeri var diva in flower in the gardens this spring

Elsewhere in the Gardens

If you’re coming to Kew this Easter, it is not just Shaun that will keep you entertained. This time of year sees Kew Gardens in full spring bloom.

See the amazing colour of over five million bulbs; swathes of snowdrops, crocuses, and daffodils melt away the winter blues.

Book by Sunday 15 March to save 20% on tickets to Kew. Enter "EASTER2015" at checkout.



Kew’s 2015 Easter festival would not be made possible without the help of our partners, Aardman and Divine Chocolate

Treetop Walkway seen from above
Treetop walkway

During your visit to Kew this Easter, visit the treetop walkway to get a great view of springtime at Kew.

English honey from Kew's online shop
Kew's online shop

Visit Kew's online shop for some Easter goodies, including this clear English honey.