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Review | The Borrowers at Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre, Chester with The Storyhouse

Find out what we thought of The Borrowers at Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre in Chester with The Storyhouse. Yesterday we whiled away a lovely afternoon in Grosvenor Park, first having a picnic in the beautiful grounds of the park which is right by the river in Chester. Followed by 2 hours watching The Borrowers …

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Cheshire Reindeer Lodge and Christmas Tree Farm – MOVED TO MOLD

Updated: 11 November 2018 We understand that the Cheshire Reindeer Lodge and Christmas Tree Farm is now CLOSED at the Cheshire Oaks location and has moved to Mold. Why not check out the Santa Experience at St Lukes Bombed Out Church in Liverpool. For further details please see here.   Last year my brother and …

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Chester Literature Festival Announced for November 2018

Storyhouse announces Chester Literature Festival with its biggest line-up yet. Featuring major authors, storytellers, broadcasters and poets. Saturday 10 November – Saturday 1 December, Storyhouse, Chester Nigella Lawson Hollie McNish Lemn Sissay Joanna Trollope Jenni Murray Dolly Alderton  – I am so excited about this one and have tickets!! Robin Ince Dan Snow – I …

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The Elf Adventure Challenge at Cheshire Ice Cream Farm

Today we visited the Cheshire Ice Cream Farm to take part in their Elf Adventure Challenge.  The premise is simple, they invite you to “Come and learn what it takes to be a Christmas Elf with fun, challenges and Christmas spirit for the whole family” We had a slot at 10.40 and they ask you to …

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Review of The Enchantment of Chester Zoo

The Enchantment of Chester Zoo puts Chester Zoo together with the pioneering experts at Wild Rumpus – architects of the award winning Just So family arts festival. We visited yesterday and we  LOVED this event as we are huge fans of Chester Zoo, being members for 5 years and complete Just So Festival and Lost Carnival converts. The concept …

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3 Child Friendly National Trust Sites Near Chester

I’ve joined in with some other bloggers to showcase English Tourism Week and I’ve put together three suggestions for things to do near Chester.  You can also check out all the other wonderful ideas using the links at the bottom of this post. For us buying our National Trust membership last year has been one of the …

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