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Chased by a Mince Pie! The Siege of Christmas

The Siege of Christmas at the Contact Theatre, Manchester. Yesterday, we were invited to the Contact Theatre for an immersive theatre experience.  The audience is invited to join Santa’s secret agent, Nutcracker, on an urgent mission to find the stolen spirit of Christmas.  The adventure starts in the foyer, when we’re chased out of the …

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9 Things to do with Children in the Lake District

Are you looking for things to do in the lake district with children? We are going to be on holiday there this half term and I know from experience that it is a popular destination for families in October. I thought I’d put together a list of all the events that I have found are going on …

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A day out with a difference – Forth Bridge Walk and Deep Sea World

Do you fancy Forth Bridge Walk? A long walk beside a dual-carriageway might not top most people’s lists for a Great Family Day Out but this walk, along the Forth Road Bridge, is pretty special. Both our children, including our 7 year old daughter, a very ‘Whingey Walker’ on the best of days, absolutely loved …

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Legoland Film Premiere – A full day out!

Is there more to Legoland Discovery Centre than the latest film? On Saturday evening we were invited to attend the premiere of the latest Lego film The Ninjago Movie at Legoland Discovery Centre Manchester in the Trafford Centre.  The added bonus of the showing was the option to spend an hour in the recently renovated …

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