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Review | People’s History Museum in Spinningfields, Manchester

We recently had a family day out in Manchester, and went along to the People’s History Museum in Spinningfields.  People’s History Museum is a museum dedicated to the history of democracy in Britain.  Issues such as the right to vote, fair pay, the trades union movement and capitalism are all covered in a really accessible …

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Review of Silcocks Winter Wonderland, Event City, Manchester.

It’s been fours years since we last visited Silcocks Winter Wonderland on Boxing Day with friends. We were thrilled to be able to attend the launch event last night knowing what excitement lay ahead! Event City has been transformed into a Winter wonderland; giant candy canes, snow machines, Santa’s grotto and bright lights fill every …

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Top Tips Christmas Lights Trail at Bolesworth, Cheshire | Review

We’ve just been to the opening night of the Christmas Lights Trail at Bolesworth and here’s what it’s all about, some top tips and what we thought! The whole site is just spectacular. It’s a site to behold from off the main road. When you’re driving up to the entrance and the kids marvel at …

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30 Great Christmas book gifts and stocking fillers for Kids

If you are anything like me, you might still be scrabbling around for ideas for Christmas presents for the little loved ones in your life.  I am here to help with a list of 30 fantastic books which would make excellent gifts this Christmas.  Even if you are supremely organised, do have a read of …

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What’s on at Christmas in Southport

There is so much going at Christmas in Southport from visiting one of Southport’s best tearooms or coffee shops, taking in one of the spectacular Winter Light Trail Events or visiting Santa. Our festive day (during Storm Arwen!) included blowing away the cobwebs and following the map (free from The Atkinson Southport ) to follow the Trail of …

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Paris with kids? This Vedettes de Paris boat tour is for you…

City breaks can be off putting for parents of young children. The traffic, the queues, the difficulty of navigating them with baby paraphernalia; but in our experience city breaks can be the most memorable and fun holidays with children. Paris is an incredible city. Don’t put off visiting it ‘til your children are older – …

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Lap of Lights at Silverstone | Review

One thing about Christmas light events with kids is that they usually involve hanging around in the cold, often leading to cold children, which in turn leads to grumpiness – me and the kids! Well Silverstone Racetrack has come up with a solution, Christmas lights from the warmth of your car. Lap of Lights arrived …

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Letters from Father Christmas | Magic Little Letters

Are you looking for a letter from Father Christmas for the little one in your life but are worried you might have left it too late?  Think of me as your magical little elf – you need look no further.  Immerse yourself in the wonderful magiclittleletters.com and get lost in the gorgeous little drawings and …

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Theatre Review: Everybody’s Talking About Jamie | Liverpool Empire

It was funny, on point, up to date, inclusive, brilliant, tragic, uplifting and joyous. Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at the Liverpool Empire was utterly amazing and I think you should all go and see it immediately. The musical tells the story of 16 year-old Jamie who sets off on a journey to become a drag …

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Cosy Night In Reads for Children | Recommended by Mini Travellers

It’s the time of year when the nights are drawing in, the wintery weather is arriving and you just want to immerse yourself and your family in a good book.  Picture yourself snuggled in a cosy armchair by a roaring fire with a hot chocolate (with lashings of cream and marshmallows) by your side and …

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