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Brilliant things to do at Glasgow Fort this Easter

Easter Sunday arrives on 9th April this year so discover a host of Easter ideas at Glasgow Fort.

With day outs, activities and special offers for the kids during the holidays, bright and beautiful Easter homewares including wreaths and bunting, fun crafting and gifting ideas plus fresh new spring fashion and beauty, be inspired at Glasgow Fort.

1. Days and nights out over Easter

Two children wearing easter bonnets
Image provided by Hobbycraft

Embrace the new season with fun days out at Glasgow Fort. See an Easter family movie (The Super Mario Bros. Movie is out 7th April) at Vue (buy tickets for £4.99 online) or explore incredible places to eat with the kids from Five Guys, Nando’s to Monterey Jack’s and Stack & Still.

There are kids-eat-free lunch offers on throughout the school holidays plus student, Blue Light card and special seasonal discounts for breakfast, brunch and dinner across Glasgow Fort – make sure you visit our offers page for the latest deals and menu ideas.

It’s also the place to find special menus, cocktails and dining spots for evenings out with friends, too (cocktail masterclass at TGI Fridays or delicious sourdough pizzas with Negronis at Leopardo Pizza).

2. The best Easter eggs and gifts for 2023

A chocolate bunny
Dairy free bunny from M&S

Whether you’re searching for Harry Potter, Marvel superheroes or Paw Patrol eggs or need dairy-free, vegan, diabetic-friendly or luxury creations, Glasgow Fort’s stores including Boots and Poundland have you covered.

Marks & Spencer has a fun chocolate range for every budget including new designs such as Curly the Puppy, Chocosaurus Rex and Colin The Caterpillar egg hunt buckets plus bottles of Prosecco, Easter hampers and flower bouquets for grown-ups and Holland & Barrett is the place to find alternative eggs and boxes (see their vegan egg round up here).

Millie’s Cookies and Greggs will be serving up original ideas for Easter and for sugar-free alternative gifting, find teddies, dolls and building delights at Smyth’s Toys, Smiggle, Argos and Claire’s.

3. Easter crafting and egg hunts

A colin the caterpillar and percy pig easter egg hunt buckets
Image provided by M&S

Make your own at-home egg hunts, create Easter bonnets and baskets, paint your own eggs, design cards with the kids and generally be inspired by craft ideas from Hobbycraft, Poundland, Marks & Spencer, Smyths Toys and Waterstones (which has lots of creative books for every age).

4. Easter decorating

Easter tableware from Next and a colourful decorated cake.
Image provided by Next

Bring spring to your home with Easter wreaths for your front door, uplifting bunting, beautiful tablescaping, flowers and decorations (get inspired with #easterdecor on Instagram). Head to Asda Living, Argos, Marks & Spencer, Next and TK Maxx for fresh new takes on interior trends.

5. Spring wardrobes and beauty refreshes for Easter

A model wearing a green pastel suit and a silver handbag
Image provided by H&M

Give your spring wardrobe a 2023 refresh – unexpected metallics, zingy pastels (think limes and lilacs), low-rise jeans, oversize bucket bags and ballet-inspired shoe designs are going to be huge this year so lead the looks with Marks & Spencer, Next, TK MaxxForty Clothing, Superdry, Mango, H&M, Zara and River Island and accessories from Warren James, H Samuel, Beaverbrooks, Chisholm Hunter, Swarovski, S&S Argento and Pandora.

There are also really cute kids’ creations (who can resist a bunny-eared cardigan for babies) at Marks & Spencer, Next and Mamas and Papas.

Upgrade your beauty bag in this season’s colour-popping bright lip and nail shades or invest in 2023’s multitasking skin products at Boots, Superdrug, Rituals, The Body Shop and Lush. Spring has arrived!

Discover the best places to eat, drink and shop at Glasgow Fort here and follow us @glasgowfort



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