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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 […] Read more…

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Teletubbies Live review

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Teletubbies Live review

  Last Friday, we were very lucky to be invited* to watch Teletubbies Live at the Palace Theatre in Manchester. If you’ve never been to the Palace Theatre, you really should if you get the chance, it is a stunning building and a nice intimate size. It is easily accessible from Deansgate train station.   […] Read more…

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Legoland Manchester review

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Legoland Manchester review

  Way too long ago now, I really should have written this sooner, we went to the Trafford Centre for the day. We combined visits to Sea Life and Legoland that are both situated in Barton Square. The Trafford Centre is easy to locate from the motorway, with free parking but also has very good […] Read more…

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Blackpool festive flower and food show

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Blackpool festive flower and food show

  Flower arranging at its best is a cross-pollination between floristry and contemporary art – forget dusty town halls and an overuse of chrysanthemums – floral design is seeing a new surge of creativity and popularity. At the forefront of this march to take flower art well and truly into the 21st century is The […] Read more…

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Halloween at Tatton Park

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  On Saturday, Lucas and I went to Tatton Park with 2 of my friends and their children. Lucas and I have been to Tatton a couple of times before as we were ambassadors for the Roald Dahl events last year. This time, we were invited* to explore the Halloween activities that are on until […] Read more…

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