Tag Archive: fun

What’s on: The Good Life Experience

I love that there are increasingly more opportunities for families to enjoy life’s true pleasures, and The Good Life Experience is one of them. Described as ‘A weekend of fun & discovery with music, books, food and the great outdoors’,…
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What’s on this Easter: Blitzed Brits

The Easter holidays are almost upon us and that means two weeks of finding ways to entertain the kids. Living near to Manchester means we are fortunate enough to have several free museums nearby as well as some really great…
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Geronimo is Back for 2016!

One of the highlights of 2015 family festival calendar was the Geronimo festival. We sent the O’Brien family along to check it out and they had a fabulous time. Read their full review here. Geronimo will be at Harewood House…
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Formby Point

Which do you prefer, the forest or the beach? Well, it doesn’t actually matter when you visit Formby Point, as we discovered when we visited earlier in the year. As you leave your car in the car park and head into…
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Our 2015 adventures: part one

I know, I know. I’m writing the year off before we’re even in the last month of 2015, but bear with me. It’s been a fairly busy year for us, trip-wise. Most of our adventures have been in the UK…
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Winter Wonderland returns to Manchester

My favourite part of the Christmas build up in recent years has been our annual visit to Winter Wonderland in Manchester. I’ve written about it before, over on my family blog Grumpyishmum, and if you read that review you’ll know…
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What’s on in Lancashire this summer?

In just two days time my children will have finished school for the summer holidays and we will begin what will hopefully be an awesome six weeks together. While we have a lot of stuff planned, we still have quite…
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Festival Safety

We go to family friendly festivals as we’ve always got the kids with us, but even at those there’s always one person who’s had one too many shandies, has stripped down to the waist (thankfully no further) despite the rain and can be found snoozing…
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The Lost Carnival, Bury

The end of May was an intriguing time for the people of Bury. Shrouded in mystery, the rumour around town was that a carnival was on its way – and not just any carnival. The Lost Carnival was about to arrive…
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Competition: Win a Datevitation Booklet

A few weeks ago, I saw a shout out online from someone looking to grow their business and expand from America to the UK. They were looking for people to order through their website and see how long order were…
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