If you are looking for something to do in the Whitehaven and Copeland area over Easter weekend then look no further. 

At The Whitehaven News we have compiled together a list of the Top 10 things to do in your area. 

We're sure that you'll find something for you and your family and friends to enjoy. 

Number 10- This weekend Whitehaven RL face off against their local rivals Workington Town in a derby game. This is not one for sports fans to miss, so why not head down to the LEL Arena on Sunday night at 7pm and join in the fun. 

Number 9- This Sunday at the Rosehill Theatre opera lovers can enjoy a screening of The Royal Opera: La Traviata. It promises to be a great night of music and performing arts.

Number 8- Good Friday and Easter Sunday are perfect days to go out with your friends for a fun filled night. There are a number of pubs and clubs in Whitehaven to be enjoyed including The Royal Standard and Joe Bananas. 

Number 7- Easter is also a perfect time to spend with your family and loved ones. Shops in and around Whitehaven will be selling everything you need to make it a perfect weekend. Why not enjoy a lovely roast dinner or even a barbecue if the weather is suitable. 

Number 6- At The Beacon Museum there will be an Easter Bonnet and Hat Making Workshop which will definitely be a real treat for the kids. 

Number 5- The other great museum in Whitehaven is The Rum Story, where you can learn about the town's fascinating history involving the rum trade. 

Number 4- With it being a Bank Holiday why not treat yourself and go for a bite to eat. Zest and The Sunny Hill both offer a great menu for you to enjoy. 

Number 3- This week The Gaiety Cinema will be celebrating it's 100th Anniversary and to celebrate it will be showing Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway. A movie we're sure your kids will adore. 

Number 2- If the weather is nice this weekend would be ideal to spend roaming around some of the wonderful parts of our town. Castle Park and the harbourside are both picturesque and relaxing places for a stroll. 

Number 1- If you are looking to treat someone this Easter why not go for a shop around. There are a number of indpendent stores like The Rum Story Shop and Richardson's where we're sure you'll find something you like.