Adventures

It seems only right to collect all our adventures in one place – this is where you’ll find posts about our travels be it trips to the theatre, days out, weekends away or holidays abroad!
 

 
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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 saw that the amazing Pins and Needles Productions would be performing their adaption of the story on stage at Waterside this Christmas, I just knew we had to pop along. We had seen the Pins and Needles Productions performance of The Bear at Waterside last Christmas so we had high hopes for our Thursday evening jaunt to the theatre and I’ll tell you now, we weren’t disappointed!  In fact, at the end of the show Dave said to me “That was just brilliant, I think I could happily come and watch it without the kids!”  There are plenty of times I’ve taken the children on adventures and the majority of the pleasure for us as parents comes from watching them enjoy themselves, but when it comes to…

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Why Villa Holidays are Great for Young Families

Why Villa Holidays are Great for Young Families

*This post is in collaboration with Villa Finder* I’ve written so many times about why, as a family of five, we tend to … 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
Five Family Friendly Festivals to Consider in 2019

Five Family Friendly Festivals to Consider in 2019

Summer 2018 has been super festival heavy for us and in fact lots of our friends.  If you fancy trying out a festival with 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