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Dinosaur World Live review

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Dinosaur World Live review

Yesterday we were invited* to Blackpool to watch Dinosaur World Live at The Grand Theatre.    The Grand Theatre is a stunning venue, I absolutely love the older buildings in Blackpool such as The Grand and the Blackpool Tower Ballroom.          Dinosaur World Live is an interactive show aimed at all the […] Read more…

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Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod

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Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod Giveaway

Last year although I couldn’t make the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod I ran a giveaway for it. This year, I am really happy to not only be attending* the evening that Van Morrison will be playing but I also have a family ticket to giveaway for any day of the festival Tuesday-Saturday!  The festival runs […] Read more…

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Accessible walks in Yorkshire #RediscoverReservoirs

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Yorkshire Water is the second largest land owner in Yorkshire with a huge amount of breath-taking scenery, ancient woodland, reservoirs and moorland. Yorkshire itself is a beautiful place to walk around and take it all in, however, there are individuals that find accessing these parts of the county to be tough. Since opening to the […] Read more…

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Down by the riverside festival discount

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Down by the riverside festival discount

For the last couple of years we have taken Lucas to Geronimo Festival and absolutely loved it so when we were invited* to Down By The Riverside Festival in Dolphinholme, I immediately said yes.        Down By The Riverside takes place on the 2nd June with camping and glamping available the night before […] Read more…

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The best toys to get children outside

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The best toys to get children outside sand with a child kneeling and two buckets

Playing outdoors is important to the physical, mental and psychological development of children. Paediatricians recommend up to an hour’s worth of outdoor playtime daily for children, but even half an hour could do wonders. Playing outdoors helps children learn and adapt to their surroundings, and in the process, improve their motor skills, coordination, spatial awareness, […] Read more…

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Geronimo festival 2018

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I can barely contain my excitement as my Geronimo tickets were emailed to me yesterday. For the third year running I am so happy to be an ambassador for Geronimo festival. The first year we attended Lucas was only one and we had a lovely day out, last year, Geronimo upped its game and took it […] Read more…

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Samlesbury Hall, Preston

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Samlesbury Hall, Preston

  Last weekend Lucas and I went for a mooch around Samlesbury Hall near Preston. It is somewhere I used to drive past on a regular basis but I don’t think I have ever visited before. I made a list of free places to visit in Lancashire last year and as part of my things […] Read more…

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The Snowman tour review

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Last Sunday we were invited* to Blackpool to watch The Snowman. Based on the Raymond Biggs book, The Snowman Tour brings to life this enchanting film via a big screen accompanied by a live, professional orchestra playing the original score. A young local soloist also sang the iconic “Walking in the air” written by Howard Blake. […] Read more…

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