Generations come together to mark Easter

THREE Exmouth institutions which span the generations are teaming to invite grandparents and their grandchildren to a free Easter Extravaganza and quiz trail.

THREE Exmouth institutions which span the generations are teaming to invite grandparents and their grandchildren to a free Easter Extravaganza and quiz trail.

The children’s centre, run by Children’s Society, the National Trust’s A La Ronde and Exmouth Age Concern will run free activities for kids up to five years old at A la Ronde on Wednesday April 13 from 11am to 4pm.

On the day there will be free access to the grounds and activities to include an Easter Egg Quiz Trail available all day for both under fives and over fives, including a free chocolate egg.

The ‘Egg Scramble’ at 2pm, free lawn games, free access to the house for Grandparent when accompanied by a toddler and information on local children’s services will also is available.


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On the day there will also be an Age Concern Exmouth & District Information Stall – and if you bring a packed lunch you can join a picnic at 1pm.

Elizabeth Burren of the children’s centre said: “There are increasing numbers of grandparents looking after their grandchildren on a regular basis. This trend has been recognized by both the Children’s Centre and A La Ronde, who felt they wanted to show how much they value and support this role by offering an event specifically for them.”

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One Exmouth grandmother who will be taking advantage of the event said: “It will be lovely to meet other grandparents who give up their time to help their children with childcare, and to have something organized just for us. I’m really looking forward to visiting the House and my grandchildren will love doing the Quiz especially as everyone that completes it gets a chocolate egg as a prize!”

Older brothers’ and sisters’ are welcome to come and join in the fun. To find out more about this session and other activities over the Easter Holidays at the Children’s Centre’s call 01395 226789.

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