Leekes Melksham is holding an Easter celebration on Good Friday to get the bank holiday weekend off to a cracking start.

The family-owned home department store on Beanacre Road is hosting a range of activities for adults and children on Good Friday, including an Easter trail, face-painting, children’s entertainer, pet area and guest appearances from Peppa Pig at intervals throughout the day from 12pm.

During the Easter Bank Holiday weekend the store will also offer exclusive discounts on garden furniture as part of the Leading Brands sale with the main event kicking off at 10am and an array of entertainment on offer until 5pm.

Store manager Matt Gelder said: “Our events are always fun for all the family so we hope to see lots of customers both old and new enjoying some of the activities we have planned.

“We pride ourselves on offering everything for the home, all under one roof. So whether you are out for a nice afternoon with the family or on a hunt for some new home furniture at egg-cellent prices, Leekes is sure to please everyone.”

The Easter event at Leekes Melksham starts at 10am on Friday April 18 with special appearances from Peppa Pig at intervals between12pm until 4pm.

For more information about Leekes, please visit www.leekes.co.uk