Monthly Archives: February 2013


The Deep, Hull, East Yorkshire

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Big Fun with Little Trains at The National Railway Museum, York

During half-term, the National Railway Museum in York is running activities on a toy train theme.
There are lots of things for your children to do, on top of the usual NRM attractions. See our full review of the National Railway Museum for information regarding accessibility, facilities and family friendliness.

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Ferens Art Gallery, Hull, East Yorkshire

Ferens Art Gallery in Hull city centre is one of the free museums run by the local council. 
It houses a wide variety of permanent galleries of paintings and sculptures, both old and new. It also has a few spaces which are used for temporary exhibits. Recently, these exhibitions have included work by David Hockney, Andy Warhol, and Leonardo Da Vinci. 

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Wembley Stadium Tour, London

Supporting Chester FC means trips to Wembley have been non existent over the years so when we invited to the capital to visit the national stadium we knew it would be pretty different to the usual rope around a field, dog poo pitches that we’re used to in the lower leagues!

Wembley Park tube station serves the area and as we stepped out of the station, we were greeted with the magnificent sight of the famous stadium with its towering arch which can be seen right across London’s skyline.

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Lambing at Lackham Farm, Chippenham, Wiltshire

On March 11th 2012, the husband and I took the children to Lackham Farm at the college for the first of their two annual lambing weekends. We had not been before but I had wanted to for several years. Last year luckily the weather was glorious, there was no kids football match to be played and so we were able to go and enjoy it as a family.

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