In the UK, special church services, music, candlelight, flowers and ringing of church bells are all used to mark the occasion.
The giving and receiving of Easter eggs – usually chocolate – is also a popular aspect of the holiday.
This will be the second Easter the UK has spent under lockdown restrictions.
Ahead of the weekend, the next stage of lockdown easing is due to take place on March 29, with outdoor gatherings of up to six people allowed in England.
Stay home will change to stay local, with Britons able to leave their homes for non-essential reasons – meaning going out to socialise is back on the cards.