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Easter 2022

April 17, 2022 11:42 AM

Easter

Easter is regarded as the most important holy day by Christians. The Easter season in the UK traditionally includes the 40 days of lent and Holy week culminating in Easter Sunday.

There are many traditions surrounding Easter but perhaps one of the largest today is the giving of Easter eggs. Chocolate eggs, often wrapped in silver or gold foil, are given to children on Easter Sunday. Early Easter gifts were originally birds' eggs, painted in bright colours and patterns. Some still celebrate Easter with egg painting as a children's activity. Eggs are considered to be symbolic of new life created during the spring and may have originated from the original pagan traditions surrounding the holiday. (Easter 2022, 2023 and 2024 - PublicHolidays.co.uk)

Check out the range of family events and activities available during Easter in the Peak District here - Easter in the Peak District 2022: What's on for families (peakdistrictkids.co.uk)