Furry start to Easter at The Workshops Rail Museum

23 March 2011

Bunny EggventuresChildren will be able to meet The Workshops Bunny and a host of furry animal babies at the annual Bunny Eggventures event, 9 – 10 April.

The highlight of the event is the Bush Galah Easter Show which will encourage audience participation through the performance of a collection of Australian country songs.

Easter themed activities continue with hourly appearances by The Workshops Bunny from 10:00am to 3:00pm and will include special treats for children.

Children can get creative with art and craft run at the Eggsploration Station and get their face painted for free.

A baby animal farm will also delight children and adults alike and provide an opportunity for visitors to pet and feed goats, calves, lambs, piglets, ducks and chicks.

Director of The Workshops Rail Museum, Mr Andrew Moritz said the event was an affordable and action packed day out for families.

Bunny Eggventures has a range of free activities including face painting, craft activities, land-train rides and the baby animal farm, all included in the low entry price making it a great value Easter entertainment option,” Mr Moritz said.

An additional charged activity is the Wooden Toy Workshop where children use small hammers and nails to create their own wooden toy train or other piece of rollingstock for $9.90. Adult supervision is required and enclosed footwear is essential.

Bunny Eggventures is staged one week before the encore season of Day out with Thomas 2011, running 16 April – 2 May following the interruption of the summer season due to the Queensland floods.

The Workshops Rail Museum is part of the Queensland Museum and is winner of Australian and Queensland Tourism Awards for Heritage and Cultural Tourism.

For further information and ticket prices, phone (07) 3432 5100 or visit www.theworkshops.qm.qld.gov.au.