CHILDREN have been enjoying an Easter egg hunt around the city centre.
The egg-citing competition, which started on March 31, was held by Chichester Business Improvement District.
There were 47 shops around the city taking part in the Easter egg hunt, each playing host to a numbered egg for visitors to note down on their competition entry forms.
The egg hunt, which runs until tomorrow (April 14) will see one lucky person or family scoop all the prizes which have been kindly donated by city centre businesses
Treats have been supplied from businesses including The Novium, The Body Shop, Wallis, Whirligig, Solutions Inc, Real Burger Kitchen, Hotter, Pandora, Jigsaw, Chichester Tailor, Crew Clothing Hennings, Phone Boss and Bearded Bob’s.
Wallis’ manager Mandy Medhurst, who helped with the idea of the trail said:
“What a fantastic time we have all had with the Easter Egg Trail. It has been great fun welcoming all the families and new faces into our shop. We can’t wait to get involved again.”
‘Eggs on Legs’ pictured above were also running around and causing chaos on Saturday, March 31.
Whitby’s Managers Mark and Dianne said: “It was so nice to see so many families enjoying the Easter Egg Trail activity. It brought lots of new faces to our business and the atmosphere was lovely. We are so glad we took part and got involved.”
Jeanette Hockley, members service manager at Chichester BID said: “The idea of the Easter Egg Trail was to give our city visitors a reason to stay longer.
“We have seen a number of families staying for as long as 4 hours to complete the trail. We have also had great reports from businesses saying that there was a number of families spending while they were here.
“We know that families want something to do – one family counted that they did 15,000 steps! We also want people to explore the whole city and visit the shops which are not on our main streets.
“We want people to support local, it is about letting the public know where these businesses are.”