CHILDREN and parents are being invited to St Peter's Church in Redditch to enjoy a variety of services and meditations this Easter.

A family service will be held at the church on Good Friday (April 18) at 10.30am, a time of meditation held between noon and 3pm around the cross in the church and a further Good Friday meditation at 7.30pm.

Hot cross buns will be given out to shoppers at Morrisons on Warwick Highway during Easter Saturday morning and in the evening a candle-lit vigil will be held in the choir stalls at St Peter's.

On Easter Sunday, a service will take place at 10.30am, an Easter communion held at 6.30pm and also an evening meditation.

The church will be open between 10am and 4pm the following Monday and Tuesday and visitors are invited to explore the historic church and the church yard where tea will be served and children can take part in an Easter treasure trail.

For further details contact the church office on 01527 516351.