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Putting Deer Shed Festival 6 to the test!

What is a Family Friendly Festival? ‘Deer Shed’ have the answer….. It’s when there is something for the whole family and everybody in the family is catered for and get to enjoy themselves in a safe FRIENDLY environment. It’s the attention to detail that Deer Shed do so well and their clear understanding that a …

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Preston Park, Stockton

Preston Park in Stockton offers visitors a fascinating glimpse into local history. With five exciting themed galleries, engaging costumed volunteers and a range of interactive displays, my SIL and her family really enjoyed their visit! There is a charming museum with a Victorian Street and shops. My nephews love the sweet sop and seeing the Iron …

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Alnwick Castle, Northumberland with Pre-School Children

This guest post has been submitted by Jo who writes a brilliant blog called Kiddie Holidays.  Jo has two little boys aged 4 and 2 and has some great adventures with them. If you aren’t already following Jo, do pop over and follow her on twitter @kiddieholidays or on facebook. Northumberland is a great place …

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Children’s Drama Workshop at Middleton Lodge

Would your children like to make some new friends whilst having fun and learning more about drama and performance? Why not pop along to one of Emily Wilson’s drama workshops at Middleton Lodge and develop essential life skills through role play, improvisation and storytelling. The workshops are aimed at children from 7 to 13 years and will include drama games, …

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FREE: Superworm Trail in Hamsterley Forest

Following on from the success of the Stickman, The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo’s Child trails, Spring saw the launch of  the Superworm Trail by the Forestry Commission.  You can take part in a self-led Superworm activity trails in forests across England until October 2015.  For more information click here. “Superworm is super-long. Superworm is super-strong. Watch him wiggle! …

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