This happen on Skansen in April

By on March 12, 2018
Maria Johansson/Skansen

After a long and persistent winter cold it is nice to look forward to April month, offering Easter celebration, spring farming and valborg bonfire.

Easter is celebrated on Skansen with Easter traditions, Easter market, egg painting and Easter pyssel. The theme of the different days of Easter is shown in Väla school – Maundy Thursday, Oktorpsgården – Good Friday, Skånegården – Easter Eve and in Järnhandlarbostaden, which shows Easter Day.
Eggpicking and egg rolling take place at Skånegården 31 March-1 April.
Skansen’s musicians perform songs in Älvrosgården March 31 to April 2 at 12-14.
All children can get a face painting inside the Forest house 29 March to 2 April.

Easter Market
Easter market is starting at Bollnestorget 29 March to 2 April. Here you will find Easter food, marzipan, crafts, decorations and flowers for sale.

Witches on the way
On Thursday March 29, all children dressed up for Easter witches, or Easter old men, have free entrance to Skansen to be able to do their broom and practice at the start of the flight to Blåkulla.

Music at Easter
In Seglora church, Easter music takes place on April 1 at 2 pm and at the Mission House April 2 at 2 pm.

Throughout Easter you can …
Easter pyssla in the Forest house.
Listen to legends in Back Mats cabin.
Grilling sausage at Orsakullen
Listen to the pig talking at the lower pig garden, Oktorpsgården (10:45 AM)
Join the “Kackelklubben” – Talk about hens at Skånegårdens innergård (13:00)

Welcome Spring
It is spring cleaning in houses and farms, farming in allotments, do woodwork and you can try the arrow crossing. In paddocks and auspices new animal pups pop out and then the contact garden opens at Lill-Skansen. Quarter’s orchestra Klarskinn offers spring-sensitive songs.
21 – 22 April, 28 – 29 April, 1 May, 5 – 6 May, 10 May, 12 – 13 May

When spring feelings flow, Valborg celebrates with traditions dating back to 1894, and both in the afternoon and evening.
At 15-16.10 Sing the student’s happy day! Bring your student cap and experience the spexet with Blåscorpset Kårsdraget and Baletten Kårsetten.

Spring singing with Stockholm Student Singers.
At 20.15 -22.00 Beautiful May welcome! Entertainment with two folk and world music orchestras. Spring call at 20.45 and afterwards the ignition of the fire and spring singer with Stockholm Student Singers.

Circus Skansen
Performances in Bragehallen every Sunday until April 22 at 13:00 and at 15:00. Ticket Children 30: – Adult 50: –

Open circus school
Open circus school in Bragehallen every Saturday until April 21 at 11.00 – 16.00. The circus school is free and is included in the entrance fee.

Helena Olofsson, Culture & Music | Stockholm