Tag Archive: manchester

Cirque du Soleil: Ovo

Robot and I went on a mum and son night out in Manchester on Friday as the circus came to town. Cirque du Soleil is our favourite circus to watch so we were super excited to have been invited along!…
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What’s on: Art on the Run

I love to hear about fun family events in our local area, so I was really pleased to hear that Art on the Run is coming to Prestwich, Manchester in 2017. Art on the Run is set to be a ridiculous…
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What’s On: Fashion on the ration

This weekend the Imperial War Museum North is hosting a marvellous weekend of fashion tips and tutorials with a difference. Fashion on the Ration is a collection of the wonderful ways men and women stayed stylish and on trend with…
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What’s On: Digital Kids Show

Modern day family life often means kids being online or gaming from a young age, and Digital Kids Show is here to help children and their caregivers learn together about the benefits and dangers of being online. A fun day…
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Review: Dining with kids at Pizza Express

Sunday was my husband’s birthday and so the boys decided to make Daddy’s day really special. The boys are 5 and 8 though so of course this meant that they chose something they wanted to do and Daddy just tagged…
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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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Winter Wonderland Manchester

Christmas doesn’t really start for us until we’ve been to Winter Wonderland at Event City in Manchester. Now in its third year, it has quickly become part of our Christmas traditions and it gets better and better each year. This…
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Admiral Young Driver Experience

I won some BIG auntie points this weekend when I took my 12 year old nephew Kieran for a driving lesson. Admiral Young Driver lessons are suitable for children aged 11 and over, and kids learn to drive in regular…
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What’s on this Christmas?

Pantomime? Grotto? Christmas markets? Whatever your Christmas traditions, there’s something for everyone in the North West this year. Here’s my pick of what’s on… Meeting Santa Two of my favourite grottos each year are at Chill Factore and Intu Trafford…
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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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