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Review | The Worst Witch Theatre Show

As we packed ourselves up on a cold wintery Thursday evening in the last week of school to see The Worst Witch, I did have to consider if I was going for myself or for the boys! NB: Emily received complimentary tickets to see The Worst Witch Theatre Show in …

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Do More with Doctor Dolittle at the Lowry Manchester

Doctor Dolittle at the Lowry was a chance for me to bond with my teenager. When Children are little they depend on your every need. From food and water to clothes and comfort. You’re there every need. As they get older it gets harder and harder to connect on things …

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Review |The Little Gift | M6 Theatre Company
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Review |The Little Gift | M6 Theatre Company

As a Rochdale lass born and bred, I was only too happy to go and support our local, multi award winning M6 Theatre Company in their new show, Little Gift. NB: Laura and her family received complimentary tickets to see The Little Gift by M6 Theatre Company at The Lowry but …

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Review | Lily and the Snow Bear at The Met Theatre
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Review | Lily and the Snow Bear at The Met Theatre

So Christmas is nearly here, our elf is up to mischief and so are the children, so what better way to get ready than a festive trip to the theatre? Last night, 20th December, we were lucky enough to be invited to The Met in Bury; a grade II listed …

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David Walliams’ Awful Auntie | Richmond Theatre
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David Walliams’ ‘Awful Auntie’ at The Bloomsbury Theatre

Review of the West End stage debut of David Walliams’ ‘Awful Auntie’ at The Bloomsbury Theatre  NB: Anna and her family received complimentary tickets to watch the show in order to review but all views and opinions remain their own. On a rather cold night I took my son Winston …

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Review | Jack and the Beanstalk | Pantomime at Liverpool Empire

Last night we had a really fun night at Jack and the Beanstalk this years Pantomime at the Liverpool Empire.  In fact we had a better than expected night and even the husband (a true pantomime sceptic) was seen to enjoy himself! NB: We received complimentary tickets to watch Jack and the …

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Horrible Histories Live on Stage, Horrible Christmas, Alexandra Palace
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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 & …

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Sleeping Beauty Christmas Pantomime at the Plaza, Stockport
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Sleeping Beauty Christmas Pantomime at the Plaza, Stockport

At the start of December, I asked my children (12, 11 and 8) what things they’d most like to do in the run up to Christmas to seriously get into the festive spirit, and was met with cries of ‘The Panto!!!’.  We’ve been to the panto at Stockport Plaza nearly …

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Aladdin at Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield
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Review | Aladdin at Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield

Open Sesame! Having thoroughly enjoyed our panto experience at the Lawrence Batley Theatre in Huddersfield last year, we were delighted to be invited back to this year’s panto offering, Aladdin. NB: Kelly and her family were given tickets in order to review but all views and opinions remain their own. …

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Once Upon a Christmas | A Christmas show for the under 5’s in Durham City
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Once Upon a Christmas | A Christmas show for the under 5’s in Durham City

A Christmas show for the under 5’s in Durham City Yesterday we went to the Gala Theatre Durham to see the Once Upon a Christmas, a production aimed at the under 5’s. NB: Alicia received tickets to see Once Upon a Christmas in order to review but all views and opinions …

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Review | The Wizard of Oz at Storyhouse Chester
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Review | The Wizard of Oz at Storyhouse Chester

Did you see The Secret Seven at StoryhouseLive last Christmas? We did and we loved it.  This year you can join Dorothy, Toto and her friends for The Wizard of Oz a major new stage production of the classic MGM musical motion picture, featuring all the favourite songs, including Somewhere Over The Rainbow …

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Peter Pan at Dukes Theatre, Lancaster
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Peter Pan at Dukes Theatre, Lancaster

As a family, we are keen fans of the Dukes Theatre productions and over the last few years we have enjoyed several performances in the fabulous grounds of Williamson Park which have all been fantastic. Following the advertisement of this year’s festive production we were very keen to attend to …

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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery at the Criterion Theatre
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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery at the Criterion Theatre

I was invited to watch The Comedy About A Bank Robbery at the Criterion Theatre in London and I was accompanied by my son who is 11 years old. The play begins with a daring prison break, aided by the prison guards themselves. From the beginning, the actors burst onto …

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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 …

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Beauty and the Beast | Unity Theatre
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Review | Beauty and the Beast at Unity Theatre Liverpool

Unity Theatre, Action Transport Theatre and DaDaFest (a Liverpool disability and Deaf arts organisation)  have turned the age old classic of Beauty and the Beast into something that little bit different this Christmas. NB: We were invited to watch Beatty and the Beast at the Unity Theatre in Liverpool and …

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Stick Man - Live on Stage | The Lowry
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Stick Man – Live on Stage | The Lowry

Our review of Scamp Theatre’s fabulous adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s Stickman – live on stage! NB: Katy and her family received complementary tickets to see Stickman at the Lowry but all views and opinions are their own. We absolutely love the Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler  stories in …

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Review: Tabby McTat live on tour from 5th October 2018 – 30th December 2018
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Review: Tabby McTat live on tour from 5th October 2018 – 30th December 2018

On Wednesday we went to the Gala Theatre Durham to see the brand new stage adaptation of Tabby McTat. The story of Tabby McTat is based on the book by Julia Donaldson with illustrations by Axel Scheffler. Brought to the theatre by Freckle Productions. It is a much-loved story in …

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Ultimate Christmas Panto Guide 2018
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Ultimate Christmas Panto Guide 2018

We are getting closer to Christmas , so we thought we would collate a list of the Christmas Pantomimes near you in our Christmas Panto Guide 2018. For us a Christmas panto is just as much a part of Christmas as the Turkey and the mince pies. It’s good old fashioned family fun …

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In the Night Garden – Advent Calendar

Every day from 1-24 Dec 24 VIP family tickets worth £188 will be given away for IN THE NIGHT GARDEN LIVE 2019. Plus, there are over £214,512 worth of gifts this December – including 24 VIP Family Experiences worth £188 each! Signing up is 100% free and can be done in …

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Cirque du Soleil Ovo Review
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Cirque du Soleil Ovo Review

We recently attended the opening night of Cirque du Soleil’s newest production OVO at Liverpool Echo Arena read on to see what we thought. NB: We were guests of OVO at Liverpool Echo Arena but all views and opinions are my own. OVO has now embarked on a huge UK …

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe for all ages
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe for all ages. What to see with a family ranging from 10 to 70.

Edinburgh festival for all ages. What to see with a family ranging from ages 10 to 70.  We decided to go to Edinburgh Fringe with the whole family for a day trip to take in the festival and introduce the children to new experiences. The festival never disappoints for providing …

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A review of Kynren - An Epic Tale of England
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A review of Kynren – An Epic Tale of England

The question I’ve been asked on social media the most since we went to Kynren on Friday night is ‘Is it worth it’? Is Kynren worth the cost? YES emphatically is my answer, Kynren is most definitely worth the cost and definitely worth the trip. Yes it can be expensive …

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Review | The Tiger Who came to Tea | Live on Stage
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Review | The Tiger Who came to Tea | Live on Stage

On a scorching hot Sunday my three daughters (aged 8,6 and 2) and I headed to Piccadilly Theatre to see The Tiger Who Came to Tea, which is celebrating its 10th year live on stage. This much-loved classic children’s book, now 50 years old, takes you back to childhoods of …

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Cirque du Soleil is delighted to announce a brand-new UK arena tour with OVO.
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Cirque du Soleil Brings ‘OVO’ to Arenas Across the UK

Cirque du Soleil is delighted to announce a brand-new UK arena tour with OVO. OVO is to embark on a huge UK Arena Tour starting in Liverpool on 16th August 2018.  The arena tour of OVO will run from 16th August to 7 October 2018. Tickets on sale now via …

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