(Picture: AFP/Getty Images)Easter weekend is officially here, which means time off work and plenty of chocolate eggs.
What it also means, however, is that there’s likely to be shop closures over the Bank Holiday, so that staff in stores can enjoy the celebrations themselves.
Ikea is always a big hit in the Spring, as people seek to brighten up their homes and gardens (and take full advantage of the cheap meatballs and ice creams).
If you’re planning on visiting the Swedish furniture shop, find out the opening times first.
Ikea Easter opening hours
Opening times for Ikea will vary from store to store.
To find out about your local branch, you can visit the chain’s store locator where there should be an alert for specific times listed.
Most will be closed on Easter Sunday (21 April), with some exceptions in Scotland. Some may also have reduced opening hours on Good Friday and Easter Monday (19 and 22 April)
Even if your local store is shut on the day itself, however, there’s plenty of fun to be had around the time, with some running egg hunts and others having Easter arts and crafts focuses in the creche areas.
To participate in the egg hunts, simply pick up an entry form at the front desk as you go in, but make sure to check that the one nearest you is participating.
Visit our Opening Times page for more information on other store and shop opening hours.
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