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A Magical Christmas at Drayton Manor theme park

We absolutely loved Drayton’s Magical Christmas last year, so were looking forward to attending again this year on the opening weekend. Now in its tenth year, the Magical Christmas event is the perfect family day out and is a…

Paddington 2 at Cineworld Superscreen

A family viewing of Paddington 2 in Superscreen

This weekend we enjoyed a family trip to our local Cineworld to watch Paddington 2 in Superscreen. We loved the first Paddington, so we were looking forward to seeing the return of everyone’s favourite bear on the film’s opening…

The best things in life are free: Our No Spend Weekend

Since we’ve just splashed out on our family holiday and we’re starting our home renovation in January, we’ve decided it’s time to tighten our purse strings in the run up to Christmas and start saving some money. We were…

Thomas Land, Drayton Manor

Family fun at Thomas Land, Drayton Manor

When it comes to fun days out for the family, our go-to destination is always Drayton Manor theme park. It’s not too far from us in Tamworth, and the Thomas Land attraction is such a magical place for younger…

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Free activities at parks across Birmingham from this Easter

If you’ve run out of options (and spent your budget!) for keeping your kids entertained this Easter, free fun may be closer than you think. Parks across Birmingham are playing host to thousands of fun, free activity sessions as…

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#MySundayPhoto – The Workhouse, Southwell

We spent this weekend at my parents’ house in Nottinghamshire. Yesterday with the weather being fairly decent, we decided to head outdoors. The hubby and I have National Trust membership, so we decided to visit The Workhouse in Southwell –…

Magical Christmas at Thomas Land

Magical Christmas at Drayton Manor

On Saturday we were invited along to review the Magical Christmas at Drayton Manor Park. Whilst the rest of the theme park is closed throughout the winter months, Thomas Land gets transformed into a magical Winter Wonderland for selected…

Hatton Country world outdoor play

Hatton Country World – A review of our family day out

Every summer my sister and her family visit us from Dubai, so we take advantage of the time we have together and I always try and take them to a local family attraction (in addition to our obligatory trip to…

Birmingham Symphony Hall 25th anniversary

Head to Symphony Hall Birmingham for a fun-packed family day

Short of things to do with your kids in Birmingham on this wet weekend? Then head to Symphony Hall Birmingham as it celebrates its 25th anniversary tomorrow with a free interactive fun-packed day for the whole family. Photo by Mike…