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Is the Ice Skating rink at the Manchester Ice Village good fun?

With the festive season looming, we were excited to be invited to try out the ice skating rink at the Manchester Ice Village in Cathedral Gardens.  Wrapped up in our woolly hats and gloves, we arrived ten or so minutes before our allotted 45 minute slot.  We very quickly swapped our shoes for ice skates …

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What’s on at Christmas in Liverpool 2020

There is so much going on this Christmas in Liverpool 2020 from the Christmas Markets, to Liverpool ONE festivities, to family events and the Ice Festival down on Pierhead! If you’re looking for Christmassy days out in Manchester and the the surrounding area this festive season, why not take a look at some of the …

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Where to go Pumpkin Picking in the North West | Picking Pumpkins near me

Halloween wouldn’t be Halloween without pumpkins. If you fancy getting one for your home there are a number of pick your own places across the North West. Why not get the children involved in choosing their own straight from your local pumpkin patch? Many places are also hosting other events alongside the picking so you …

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Is it worth going to Just So Festival for the day?

Just So Festival Day Tickets – the perfect introduction to a family festival! While we camped at Just So Festival back in 2017 and had a great time, this year we decided to return for a day. The Saturday to be precise. We’re lucky enough to live under an hour’s drive from the festival location, …

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Re-launched Snow Park at Manchester’s Chill Factore

In May, we were invited along to the launch of the re-imagined Snow Park at Manchester’s Chill Factore.  The Snow Park sits next to the Chill Factore’s giant indoor ski slope, and offers the whole family a chance to play in the snow together, whatever the weather.  When we last went to the Snow Park, …

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Ten Top Tips for visiting Formby Beach

Parking is free at Formby Beach with your National Trust membership, otherwise costs around £6 I think.  Other than this there is no entrance charge.  The above is just one of the Ten Top Tips for Visiting Formby Beach that Colette shares with you over on her post all about visiting Formby Beach. If you have …

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Flip Out Manchester next to the Manchester City Stadium

We had a great afternoon at Flip Out Manchester next to the Manchester City Stadium last weekend, read on to find out why.  NB: We were invited to review Flip Out Manchester so this is classed as an advertisement feature. We had arranged to meet up with a group of friends last weekend and the ladies …

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LEGOLAND Christmas, Manchester Discovery Centre

Christmas arrived at the Trafford Centre and none more so than at Legoland. The decorations are hung and Lego Santa is available in his grotto to see you…Full disclosure we do love Legoland, especially for rainy days so I was very excited when we were invited over to meet him and even arrived the day …

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10 reasons to visit the Elf Adventure at the Ice Cream Farm

10 reasons to visit the Elf Adventure at the Ice Cream Farm It’s an excellent alternative to a Santa visit for younger ones. For those who are still working the whole Santa thing out and may still be a little wary of the Big Jolly Man in the bright red coat, this gives a lovely …

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Mooky the Clown in Aladdin, Blackpool Tower Circus

Combine the greatest event space in Blackpool with one of the most well know clowns (Mr Mooky) and one of the greatest children’s (also adults) Disney animation, you’ve got a winner! NB: Phil and his family received tickets to see the Blackpool Tower Circus but all views and opinions are his own. And that’s exactly …

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