Days Out

In the night garden live

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A couple of weeks ago we went to watch In The Night Garden Live at the Trafford Centre.  We love In the Night Garden in our house and it has been something Lucas has watched for months before going to bed. He has the musical Ninky Nonk, Igglepiggle, Upsy Daisy and Makka Pakka toys so I was […] Read more…

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Possible Snozzcumber discovered in Historic Gardens

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Tatton Park‘s volunteers uncover an unusual large, striped vegetable in their historic walled kitchen garden This year marks 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl, the world’s number one storyteller. Cheshire’s Tatton Park* is part of the official Roald Dahl 100 celebrations with Roald Dahl’s Tremendous Adventures at Tatton Park – a year-long programme of fun activities […] Read more…

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Sir Quentin Blake Takes on Tatton Park Mansion

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Tatton Park’s 18th century mansion houses a number of precious and historical works of art from the 14th to 20th century, including paintings by Canaletto, Van Dyck, Chardin and Guercino (as part of the Egerton family’s diverse collection). This year, Tatton is delighted to add a temporary addition to this collection – a wonderful illustration […] Read more…

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Exploring Tatton Park With Roald Dahl

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I’ve previously written about Roald Dahl at Tatton Park and more recently about how to spot a witch there. Lucas and I took my Grandma for a day exploring Tatton Park* last month as we knew how much she would love the gardens. As we drove up to the car park we were greeted by herds of […] Read more…

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How To Spot A Witch With Roald Dahl

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As every Roald Dahl fan knows, real witches are all around us. They don’t wear black hats and fly around on broomsticks – they are much more difficult to spot…..unless you know the telltale signs. In celebration of its new How to Spot a Witch Manual installation – part of Roald Dahl’s Tremendous Adventures at […] Read more…

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Our Day At Geronimo Festival

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As a Geronimo ambassador we took Lucas to his first festival at the end of May. Geronimo Festival  is a family festival aimed at 2-13 year olds, although there is nothing to say younger and older children won’t enjoy it too. The queue to get in to Tatton Park was long and slow once we […] Read more…

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Knowsley Safari Park

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A couple of weeks ago we took Lucas to Knowsley Safari Park*. The park is an impressive 5 mile wild animal safari drive as well as a walk round park like you would expect of a zoo. It is currently home to over 750 fascinating animals. I really couldn’t have picked a worse day to […] Read more…

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Dick And Dom Announced For Geronimo

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Children’s TV comedy double act, Dick and Dom have just been announced as the latest act to play at Geronimo this month. Returning to Tatton Park on 29th and 30th May, Geronimo will be adding the duo to an already fun filled line up and array of activities for a jam-packed day of family fun. Dick and […] Read more…

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Roald Dahl At Tatton Park This Half Term

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Treat the kids to something gloriumptious this May Half Term with a host of tremendous activities taking place at Tatton Park. The fun includes a brand new scrumptious menu in the Stables Restaurant, Phizz-Wizzing trails in the parkland, mansion, gardens and farm and Cover to Cover, a fascinating exhibition of Roald Dahl book covers from […] Read more…

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