Vintage photos of people celebrating Easter in the UK over the years – dating back to 1923

Easter weekend is finally upon us, hurrah!

Most of us will now be enjoying four days off, basking in what’s hopefully going to be some glorious weather

To mark the special weekend we took a trip down memory lane to see how people have been preparing for and celebrating this time of year over the years – and, it seems, it has always involved a of chocolate.

From factory workers busy making Cadbury Easter eggs seen below. 

Two women join chocolate Easter egg halves at the Cadbury’s chocolate factory in Bournville, in the West Midlands in 1932  (Getty Images)

To a little girl getting over-excited about the excess of Easter chocolate… some things never change!

A little girl covered in chocolate as she tackles an Easter egg in 1938 (Getty Images)

Click through the gallery above for more photos of how people have been celebrating Easter over the years. 

Happy Easter!


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