North West

Being based in Manchester, lots of our days out and experiences are in the North West so it makes sense to group them all together!

Hopefully you’ll be able to find some inspiration here – and we’d love to hear about your favourite places in the North West too!

Playing in the sea in January

If you’re looking for something specific, pop it in the search bar on the right hand side or give me a shout on twitter and I’ll see if I can find it for you!

Of course if you’d like collaborate with us on a review do get in touch and we can talk this over.

Aladdin Circus Pantomime at Blackpool Tower – Guest Review

Regular readers will be familiar with the Butlers – they often feature in my blog posts, videos or on my social media as Mich and I take the kids on regular days out during the school holidays.  When I realised we weren’t going to be able to attend the Aladdin Circus Pantomime at Blackpool Tower last weekend, I offered Mich the opportunity to take the tickets and do the review for me so . . .  On Sunday we were really pleased to be asked by Colette to go to the Aladdin Circus Pantomime at Blackpool Tower, in place of the Burgess Family.  Being in Blackpool it also meant that we could take Neil’s mum as she lives locally and hadn’t been to a pantomime for years.  Panto is one of our favourite Christmas traditions and the kids were a bit disappointed that we hadn’t managed to book one this…

View Post
Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas at Waterside – Review

Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas at Waterside – Review

Raymond Brigg’s Father Christmas is an absolute festive classic and one I have fond memories of from my own childhood so when I … View Post
Beauty and the Beast at St Helen’s Theatre Royal

Beauty and the Beast at St Helen’s Theatre Royal

On Sunday tea time I took Chloe and Amy along with Chloe’s best friend Willow and her mum over to St Helen’s … View Post
Disney on Ice presents Dream Big – Review

Disney on Ice presents Dream Big – Review

Last Friday night, I took Ben, Chloe and Amy along with Uncle Will and Cass to see Disney on Ice presents Dream Big at … View Post
A weekend in Manchester with Roomzzz

A weekend in Manchester with Roomzzz

If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you probably know that we live in Manchester – in fact less than 5 miles from the … View Post
A day out with TraffordCity

A day out with TraffordCity

TraffordCity, Manchester is  a “city within a city” – a shopping and entertainment destination built up around the Trafford Centre (which incidentally is currently celebrating … View Post
Just So Festival 2018 – Our Highlights

Just So Festival 2018 – Our Highlights

Last weekend saw our third trip to Just So Festival – which I guess makes us regulars (though there are certainly people who have been … View Post