to our strict standards and ensure that animals have a better standard of life and are raised to higher welfare standards.
What day in April is Easter?
In 2021, Easter Sunday is on 4 April.
What dates are Easter holidays 2021?
This year the Easter holidays begin on Saturday 3 April. Schools break up on Friday 3 April and go back on Monday 19 April 2020.
What determines when Easter is each year?
Unlike other festivals like Christmas and Halloween, the date of Easter Sunday moves every year and can fall anywhere between 22 March and 25 April. The exact date for Easter Sunday is based on a system of calculations. Precisely, Easter is the first Sunday after the first Full Moon occurring on or after the vernal equinox. The vernal equinox is normally on 20 or 21 of March when the sun crosses over the celestial equator going north, the start of spring.
What is Easter and why do we celebrate it?
Traditionally, Easter is the day when many Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. But further back than this, the spring celebration was a pagan festival.
Why bunnies? Bunnies are a carryover from the pagan festival of Eostre, a great northern goddess whose symbol was a rabbit or hare. And the idea of giving eggs and exchanging eggs is a custom celebrated in many cultures over the centuries.