Monthly Archives: August 2014

21Aug/14

Snozone at Xscape, Castleford, West Yorkshire

Snozone is an indoor snow slope (with real snow!) within the Xscape complex. There is one at Castleford, West Yorkshire, and Milton Keynes, Bucks. Snozone is popular with budding and experienced skiiers and snowboarders, but not everyone knows that they also do sledging and sliding sessions.
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14Aug/14

Sundown Adventureland, Retford, Nottinghamshire

To us, Sundown Adventureland is one of the best kids days out around. It is a little over an hour away from our home and we try and visit at least once a year. We were invited to return to check out the new features including the Angry Birds play area, so it would have been rude not to!

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13Aug/14

Feature: Visiting Rio do Janeiro with TAM

We love the UK and its fantastic offering of things to do but sometimes I yearn for somewhere a bit sunnier and brighter. I’ve been asked to look at the range of destinations in South America which you can get to with Brazil’s biggest airline TAM and I have to say a trip there is looking very tempting. But where would I go? TAM flies to several destinations from London, including Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, and Lima, all of which would be fantastic to explore. I think I would start with Rio!

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02Aug/14

Wind in the Willows at York Theatre Royal, York

Yesterday we went to see York Theatre Royal‘s own production of The Wind in the Willows
The play tells the story of Mole, Ratty, Mr Toad, and Mrs Badger (yes, Badger is a Mrs in this production), and their woodland and riverbank acquaintances. It is people dressed as animals. The music is provided on stage by Mrs Otter, Mr Rabbit, and Mr Fox, and there are hedgehogs, rabbits, and weasels played by junior cast members. 

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