Pavilion Gardens to host family egg hunt on Easter Saturday

Buxton’s Pavilion Gardens will be hosting a free Easter egg hunt for families on Saturday, April 3.

By Ed Dingwall
Friday, 19th March 2021, 3:00 pm

Organiser Ruth Eyre, 34, said: “It’s been a hard year and people might be struggling, so this is a way to get them outside doing things together.

“I just want people to have fun, a happy Easter, and to know that there are people out there who care.”

Support worker Ruth has previously been involved in organising Christmas meals and hampers for poor and isolated residents, and has once again tapped into her network of contacts for help.

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April 3 could be a lucky day for young egg hunters.

She said: “People have been really good with donating eggs, and some of the supermarkets have helped too. The community in Buxton is very generous.”

Starting at 11am, anyone visiting the event will be able to take home one large egg and several small ones – if they can track them down.

The Government’s road map out of lockdown should mean that outdoor gatherings of either six people or two households will be allowed from March 29.

Ruth said: “The only thing I ask is that people stay in their family bubbles and observe all the current guidelines on social distancing.”

Anyone who still wants to donate eggs for the event can call Ruth on 07932 220915.

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