Well, it’s a funny old time isn’t it? The covid 19 crisis has meant we’ve all had to rethink our daily lives. When your routines involve getting out and about and visiting new places on family days out, then how we interact with the world takes on a whole new focus.Continue reading
If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to sit in a Van Gogh painting, then look no further than the Van Gogh Immersive Experience. From now until the 19th April 2020, you can visit St Mary’s Church in York (or from 7th Feb at All Saints’ Church in Leicester) and have an audio-visual experience of Van Gogh’s work.Continue reading
Over Christmas, we went to see Little Women at ERT – East Riding Theatre – in Beverley, East Yorkshire. It was my first visit and I have to say I was very impressed, both with the play and the theatre itself, and no doubt I will be back in the future. Mainly because it’s a great little theatre with lots going on but also because I can walk to it from my house, which is useful!Continue reading
Have you been to the Christmas Experience at Lotherton Hall? We have! Thank you to the team at Leeds Museums and Galleries for inviting us to try it out. We all went to Lotherton Hall for the afternoon to see what it was all about.Continue reading
What do you get the family or child for Christmas who already has everything they could possibly need? More plastic tat? Or something that’s going to provide memories that last longer than the wrapping paper?
We’re a big fan here of buying experiences rather than stuff. Are you?Continue reading
This weekend for a few hours, I played tourist in my home town of Hull. I joined a group of bloggers, mostly from out of town, to experience some more grown-up activities, courtesy of Visit Hull and East Yorkshire. It was a nice change to do something without the children. I haven’t played out in Hull as a grown-up very often in my own right since having children. Since then, Hull has experienced a lot of welcome changes, a lot of which were implemented in the run-up to and the duration of Hull’s tenure of UK City of Culture in 2017.Continue reading
London is a fantastic place to take children. It’s bustling and there is loads to do, both for free and paid. What are your favourite things to do in London with kids?
Here’s our pick of some of the best things to see and do in the UK’s capital……Continue reading
Hull in East Yorkshire is a great place for a short break. We were City of Culture in 2017 and for good reason. There is a lot of things to do in Hull. We have numerous festivals including the massive Freedom Festival which is on every September, as well as festivals which hark to our maritime history.Continue reading
We’ve visited The National Space Centre before and I don’t want to go over old ground.
On this visit, I noticed that the entrance layout and the cafe bit had been jiggled with a bit and it was a marked improvement. Everything else was exactly as I remembered it, which was good.Continue reading