Mar 30, 2018

Eggstremely nice Sunday egg hunting


Edited: Mar 30, 2018

We had some super nice feedback and pics from our recent family Easter Egg hunt in the woods... Thanks to all who bought tasty treats to share and not forgetting Gijs from Dekoffiekar keeping us parents going! There were games, nature trails and of course copious amounts of chocolate...

Here's a few of the comments and photos from our members.

Pretty much sums up the morning! (Re a chocolate covered Axel)! Vicci Lee Fantastic morning at the ESP Haarlem Easter egg hunt. Thanks to everyone who organised! 


I love this group and this is always one of my most favourite events. Special thanks to all the organisers. I met some new people, I photobombed, I chatted to folk I don’t normally see, my old skool rice crispie cakes went down a treat and we all had a fab time. Great way to spend a Sunday. Thank you.



If it looks like your bag - join our ESP group. The next big event is the Summer family day on July 8th but we've loads of other little events in the pipeline beforehand, (pub quizzes, drinks evenings and cycling through tulip fields to name but a few). If you want to help or have any ideas, let us know here or via Facebook - we'd love you to be involved. See you soon.


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