ALICE in Wonderland characters will be roaming round the streets to celebrate Easter.

Children will be able to have their pictures taken with their Lewis Carroll favourites during the Knutsford Bunny Hop.

This annual Easter themed trail event takes place on Easter Saturday, Saturday, March 30 from 10am to 4pm.

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Families are invited to search for 10 cardboard bunnies hidden outside local shops and hospitality businesses and find the letter pinned to each bunny.

The letters can then be used to spell a hidden phrase and completed entry forms are submitted in a designated post box to enter a special prize draw.

Children can enter an Easter bonnet competition oppositie Knutsford Olde Sweet Shoppe on King Street, hosted by owner Julia Chard and judged by the mayor of Knutsford, Cllr Peter Coan at 11am.

Everyone who takes part will receive a small gift and three prizes will be awarded for the best bonnets.

Free face painting will be held at Knutsford Olde Sweet Shoppe on King Street from 11.30am to 1.30pm.

Owner Julia Chard said: “At busy times, families waiting will need to queue outside at the front of the shop.

“I’m looking forward to our 11th Bunnyhop in town and can’t wait to see this year’s amazing bonnet creations.”

Extra entertainment includes a colouring competition in Knutsford Market Hall on Silk Mill Street and freebies from local businesses.

Chocolate workshops will be hosted at Mini and Moi on Princess Street, hosted by Oli the Choc.

Hot cross buns will be served throughout the event at St John’s Church.

And hop into St Johns Church for hot cross buns throughout the event.

Alice in Wonderland characters will be in town from 1pm to 3pm supported by the team from Noodle Performing Arts.

Alex Molloy, Knutsford Town Council events manager said: “It’s great to see so many local businesses getting involved with the event.

“Special thanks to this year’s silver sponsor Linden Stores.

“Without the generosity of our great sponsors this event would not be possible.”