Easter and Good Friday 2017
Who's excited for Easter this year? Well, yeah everyone duh! Just think all that chocolate.... But that's not the only thing we look forward too.
This year Easter is on Sunday the 16th of April, Good Friday is on the 14th and Easter Monday is on the 17th!
Check out these fun facts!
- Every child in the UK receives an average of 8.8 chocolate eggs every year – double their recommended calorie intake for a whole week.
- The largest ever egg hunt was in Florida, where 9,753 children searched for 501,000 eggs.
- In 2007, an Easter egg covered in diamonds sold for almost £9 million.
- When people gorge on a chocolate bunny, 76 per cent bite off the ears first, 5 per cent go for the feet and 4 per cent opt for the tail.
- With all those chocolate eggs for family, relatives, loved ones and friends, it should be no surprise that households spend an average of £75 on treats each year.
- The White House hosts an Easter Egg Roll on the front lawn each year. This tradition was started by President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1878.
- Sales at Easter time make up 10 per cent of UK chocolate spending for the whole year.
- The UK’s first chocolate egg was produced in 1873 by Fry’s of Bristol.
- The world’s most popular egg-shaped chocolate is Cadbury’s Creme Egg. Workers at Cadbury in Birmingham produce 1.5 million of these every day.
- The name Easter owes its origin to Eostre or Eastre, an Anglo-Saxon goddess of light and the dawn who was honoured at pagan festivals celebrating the arrival of spring.
Easter bunny required?
Are you in need of a Bunny to deliver your eggs? Well then look no further! We at Hollywood Fancy Dress have got the perfect outfit for you!
This gorgeous outfit includes a soft, fluffy white all in one, zip-up costume with attached hood and ears along with a nose piece to complete the look!
Why not dress your little one up as a cute lamb whilst your at it?
This cute and cuddly Lamb outfit is perfect for your little one! It includes a cream coloured plush jumpsuit and hood to finish off the adorable look.
Have a fantastic Easter and make sure you don't go to crazy on the chocolate eggs! For those of you looking to learn more about the occasion visit here:-