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Lucy Fink

Lucy lives just outside London with her husband and three little girls

Review | Billionaire Boy at The Garrick Theatre

We were delighted to return to London’s West End at the Garrick Theatre to see David Williams’ Billionaire Boy taken to the stage by Birmingham Stage Company.  My daughters are firm fans of all of David Williams’ hilarious books. There is great excitement in our house when a new book is released, hurriedly read, and …

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Review RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 2021

I was delighted to be able to attend the first RHS Garden Festival since 2019, at Hampton Court Palace. As with so many, it has been a turbulent couple of years for the thousands of people involved in delivering the RHS shows. So much time and effort goes into the magnificent displays; it must have …

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Review | Giffords Circus – 2021 Tour – The Hooley

My daughter and I have just returned from a trip to the circus like no other. We found Giffords Circus’s beautiful vintage big top and painted wagons nestled in the beautiful setting of Chiswick House and Gardens in West London. It was clear from the moment we arrived, that Giffords Circus was quite unique, and …

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The Snow Queen at the Rose Theatre, Kingston

The Snow Queen at the Rose Theatre, Kingston Friday 6 December to Sunday 5 January 2020 Ciaran McConville’s productions at the Rose Theatre are now a Christmas tradition for our family. Like its predecessors, The Snow Queen provided an evening full of Christmas wonderment for myself, my husband, and our three daughters aged 10, 7 …

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Willow’s Activity Farm Santa Spectacular 2019

We kicked off the festive season indulgently early, with our annual trip to Willow’s Activity Farm’s Santa Spectacular. This the third year we have been to the Santa Spectacular and our three daughters, now aged 9, 7 and 4, enjoy it more and more each year. We thought perhaps our eldest daughter, being nearly ten …

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Review | BRAINIAC LIVE! at Garrick Theatre London

Last week, Mini Travellers were invited to ‘laugh in the face of science’ with Brainiac Live at the Garrick Theatre in London’s West End and we certainly did have a giggle. I arrived with my daughters (aged 7 & 9) at the Garrick Theatre to find an unusual looking theatre-set complete with skull and crossbones …

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Dinosaur World Live 2019 – London Summer Season

This summer you can step back 90 million years in the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre, and experience a breathtaking prehistoric safari at Dinosaur World Live. The stunning dinosaur puppetry may make you think this is too scary for your little ones, but the reassuringly well informed dinosaur expert Miranda (played Lucy Varney) gently introduces the …

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The Children’s Garden at Kew Gardens

On 18 May, Kew Gardens opens its new Children’s Garden to the public. This marks an exciting new chapter for younger visitors to the historic Kew Gardens. Mini Travellers were lucky to be given a sneak preview of the Children’s Garden, and have been counting down the days until it opened to the public so …

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Horrible Histories Live on Stage, Horrible Christmas, Alexandra Palace

Our eldest daughter turned 9 on Thursday. Whilst it’s a busy time of year for a birthday, there are so many wonderful events at which to celebrate. We chose to go to the newly reopened Alexandra Palace to see Horrible Christmas on the evening of her birthday. NB: Lucy & her family received complimentary tickets, …

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Santa’s Spectacular at Willow’s Activity Farm

We were delighted to be returning to Santa’s Spectacular at Willow’s Activity Farm again this year (as we loved Santa’s Spectacular at Willow’s Activity Farm in 2017). Our three daughters, now aged 8, 6 and 3, were all equally excited, but for different reasons. NB: Lucy and her family received complimentary tickets to Santa’s Spectacular …

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The Wind in the Willows, Polka Theatre, Wimbledon

The Wind in the Willows, is at the Polka Theatre, Wimbledon, until 17 Feb 2019. This is our review. The highlight of the Polka Theatre’s Winter Season has to be this wonderful adaptation of Kenneth Grahame’s classic book, The Wind in the Willows, first published 110 years ago. This well known tale of Ratty, Mole, Toad …

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