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Outdoor Theatre at Burnby Hall Gardens – Sense and Sensibility

Outdoor Theatre at Burnby Hall Gardens – Sense and Sensibility

I love outdoor theatre and I love Jane Austen, so was excited to hear that Chapterhouse Theatre Company were bringing Sense and Sensibility to Burnby Hall Gardens in Pocklington. It was a warm evening as we pitched our chairs around the stage. There were chairs […]

The Secret Garden at York Theatre Royal this Summer

The Secret Garden at York Theatre Royal this Summer

The Secret Garden is the big Summer production at the York Theatre Royal this year, and one of my all-time favourite children’s books. It’s 1910 and spoilt, lonely Mary Lennox lives a life of luxury in India with her aristocratic parents. But when an unexpected […]

York Dungeon Review – a Scary Day Out in the Dungeons

York Dungeon Review – a Scary Day Out in the Dungeons

It’s many years since I have been to the York Dungeon and it has changed massively in that time. I was, I am slightly embarrassed to admit a little apprehensive beforehand. Was it going to be too scary or worse (for me) gorey? As you […]

Fireworks Display and Bonfire Night York 2018

Fireworks Display and Bonfire Night York 2018

Fireworks displays and Bonfire Night in and around the York area in 2017.  Here are the date of the best Fireworks Displays in the area.  Let me know if you would like you Bonfire Night event adding! Sledmere House, near Driffield, East Yorkshire Saturday the […]

Festive Christmas Ice Skating in Yorkshire 2018

Festive Christmas Ice Skating in Yorkshire 2018

Festive Christmas ice-skating in Yorkshire – there are few things more Christmassy that ice skating round a beautifully lit Christmas tree with Christmas tunes playing in the background and a promise of hot chocolate to come! Here is my list of ice skating venues in […]

Treasure Hunting Kids Metal Detectors for Kids!

Treasure Hunting Kids Metal Detectors for Kids!

Treasure Hunting Kids Metal Detectors for Kids – My son loves his metal detector and is constantly to be found with it in our garden or the adjoining field.  it even goes on holiday with us and has travelled Europe!  He always asks if we […]

Visiting Flamingoland Yorkshire Theme Park

Visiting Flamingoland Yorkshire Theme Park

Flamingoland Yorkshire – we visit Flamingo Land every year, usually in the Spring as it’s a favourite day out for Mr Wonders who likes to go on Father’s Day which we did this year.  We sometimes visit and have reviewed Halloween too.  Father’s Day this year […]

Geronimo Festival – UK’s Largest Children’s Festival

Geronimo Festival – UK’s Largest Children’s Festival

Over half term we visited Geronimo – the largest UK family festival.  I’ve written a full review below, but the video speaks a thousand words here: We packed up our tent and all our camping gear and heading over the M62 to Arley Hall in […]

Grand Opera House York Panto 2018 will be Cinderella!

Grand Opera House York Panto 2018 will be Cinderella!

Grand Opera House York Panto – The Grand Opera House York are delighted to announce that the 2018/19 pantomime will be CINDERELLA. Three Bears Productions returns for the third year with everyone’s favourite pantomime, CINDERELLA.  The panto will run from Friday 14 December 2018 until […]

Christmas in the Lake District 2018

Christmas in the Lake District 2018

Christmas in the Lake District 2018 – Looking for Christmas events in the Lake District/Cumbria?  Looking to visit Santa, or a Christmas market in the Lake District?  See our list of fantastic Christmas events in the Lake District with kids. Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway 2018 […]