Fireworks Display and Bonfire Night in York (and nearby!) 2021

Fireworks displays and Bonfire Night in and around the York area in 2021.  How nice it is to get a bit more back to normal!  Almost all bonfire night events and fireworks displays are running this year!  There are some displays both before and after Bonfire Night too, so you could go to more than … Read more

Fabulous New Year’s Eve Events in Yorkshire 2021

Flamborough Fire Festival New Years Eve

New Year’s Eve Events in Yorkshire – if you are anything like us, you struggle to know what to do on New Year’s Eve.  So, I have put together a list of New Year’s Eve events going on in Yorkshire.   Flamborough Fire Festival This year’s Flamborough Fire Festival promises to be the most spectacular … Read more

Festive Christmas Ice Skating in Yorkshire 2019

Ice skating rink at Lotherton

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 Yorkshire at Christmas.  I shall update the list as venues … Read more

Outdoor Baking with the Woodland Adventure Company

We first came across the Woodland Adventure Company several years ago when we were invited to a birthday party hosted by them. Adam was great with the kids and it was a fabulous mix of magic (tiny bells on a hidden string tinkling throughout the forest) to popcorn making and fire lighting. More recently we … Read more

Stockeld Park Christmas Adventure – Review

Stockeld Park Christmas Adventure – We love Stockeld Park at Christmas, there are so many festive activities! A Great Place for a Get Together This time we planned our trip to coincide with a reunion – meeting up with old friends with similar aged children and it worked really well. The children had a fabulous … Read more

Giant Singing Pumpkins, Halloween at York Maze

I asked Master T what his favourite thing about our Halloween trip to York Maze was and he told me it was carving his pumpkin.  He loved it when we visited Farmer Copley’s Pumpkin Patch so this didn’t surprise me.   Golden Ticket Pumpkin He saw the ‘Golden Ticket’ notice that somewhere in York Maze’s … Read more