Tag Archive: manchester

Race for Life: A family event

Earlier this month I ran the Cancer Research UK Race for Life for the third time. The previous two times I have participated I walked round the course, because I had no inclination to run whatsoever. This time though I…
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North West Theatre, August – September 2019

Here’s my autumn round up of family theatre in the North West over the next couple of months. Hope it’s useful! A theatre round up for October – December 2019 will be coming soon, so if you enjoy family theatre,…
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Monster Jam is back in town

On Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th May, Manchester is in for a special treat as Monster Jam returns to Manchester Arena after nine years! Ever since the boys watched monster machine cartoons as toddlers, they’ve loved these gigantic machines. They…
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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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