FAMILIES can enjoy some quality time together this bank holiday weekend by searching for Easter eggs in Eastcote.
By popular demand, The Friends of Bessingby and Cavendish Park have again organised a seasonal hunt for chocolate treasure in a beautiful parkland setting.
Anyone who takes part in the trail will be rewarded with an Easter egg.
Refreshments will also be available. No booking required - just turn up on the day and meet at the Cavendish Pavilion, in Field End Road, on Easter Monday.
what? Family Easter egg hunt where? Bessingby and Cavendish Park, Field End Road, Eastcote, HA4 9PG when? Monday, April 25, 11am-noon cost? Free
It is not all over
BACK in the 90s, comedians Lee Hurst and Sean Meo collaborated on a unique tour, performing individual sets then spending an hour reacting to audience questions and suggestions for topics, drawing on their collective wealth of material and unparalleled improvisation skills.
Fast-forward 20 years and Hurst, best known for TV sports quiz They Think It's All Over, and Meo, who regularly performs at The Comedy Store, are still two of sharpest comedians on the circuit.
For one night only, the duo are again joining forces in Ruislip for an unmissable evening of laughter.
what? Lee Hurst and Sean Meo comedy gig where? Comedy Bunker, Ruislip Golf Centre, Ickenham Road, West Ruislip, HA4 7DQ when? Wednesday, April 27, 8.45pm (doors 8.15pm) cost? £15 see: www.comedybunker.co.uk
Dawn chorus at service
FOR many, Easter means bunnies and chocolate eggs, but those for whom it has a deeper meaning can celebrate with a special service in Hayes. Enjoy the melodic sounds of the dawn chorus and the beauty of the sunrise during a 40-minute service to commemorate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. An indoor breakfast will also be served. All welcome.
Meet at Minet Lodge Visitor Centre at the Springfield Road entrance.
what? Easter sunrise service where? Minet Country Park, Springfield Road, Hayes, UB4 0LL when? Easter Sunday, April 24, 6-8am cost? Free contact: Kailean Khongsai on 020 8574 5935 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Family fun and a party night
RUISLIP children's charity ORCHYD (Organisation of Ruislip Churches Holidays for Youngsters with Disabilities) has its 40th anniversary this year and is inviting the community to join the celebrations.
The event will be in two parts: family fun time between 2pm and 6pm, then party time, strictly for adults only, between 7.30pm and midnight.
The charity provides unforgettable free 10-day holidays for boys and girls aged between eight and 12, and so far 800 children have been lucky enough to enjoy the holiday of a lifetime.
what? ORCHYD's birthday party where? Wealdstone Football Club, Grosvenor Vale, Ruislip, HA4 6JQ when? Saturday, April 23, 2-6pm and 7.30pm-midnight cost? £5 in the afternoon (children free), £5 per adult in the evening (combined adult ticket £8) email: Kris@Orchyd.org.uk
Truly, madly, Deeply Purple are ready to rock Tropic at Ruislip
THE amazing guitar kerranging, organ rocking and virtuoso live performances that made Deep Purple one of the most exciting rock bands on the planet will be faithfully reproduced for gig-goers in Ruislip on Friday.
The aptly named tribute band Deeply Purple are on a mission to tap into the energy and improvisation that made their heroes' shows unique.
Expect to hear all the Mark II and Mark III classics, plus the best of Made In Japan, Live In London and, in response to popular demand, Perfect Strangers.
what? Deeply Purple where? Tropic at Ruislip, Ruislip Social Club, Grosvenor Vale, Ruislip, HA4 6JQ when? Friday, April 22, 9.30pm (doors 8.30pm) cost? £12 (£10 in advance) see: Ticketline 020 8707 2256