The Borrowers at Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre – Review

When we were invited by Karen to join her and the girls at a performance of The Borrowers at Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre with Storyhouse this afternoon, I jumped at the chance to see a childhood favourite re-imagined. “A brand-new version of Mary Norton’s irreverent children’s story of the little people who borrow in order to survive. Arietty, Pod and Homily Clock leave their home beneath the floorboards to explore the world beyond… A joy for all the family!” Parking for Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre is in the middle of Grosvenor Park in Chester city centre. We recommend parking at Little Roodee car park and walking down the river to Grosvenor Park – it cost us £5 for the whole day and there were plenty of spaces. The walk along the river took ten to fifteen minutes but was a really nice walk and…

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Aladdin Circus Pantomime at Blackpool Tower – Guest Review

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 … 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
The Gruffalo at The Lowry – Review

The Gruffalo at The Lowry – Review

It’s hard to believe that the magic of the Grufflao has now been part of our lives almost twenty years (it was published … View Post
The Bear at Waterside – Review

The Bear at Waterside – Review

When it comes to festive icons – Raymond Briggs has the market nailed – with The Snowman and Father Christmas being firm seasonal favourites.  One I’… View Post
The Snowman, Opera House Manchester – Review

The Snowman, Opera House Manchester – Review

As a child of the eighties, The Snowman is a long-established part of my childhood Christmases, sitting down to watch the film adaptation of … View Post