Family

LOOKING FOR A HISTORICAL STAYCATION?

LOOKING FOR A HISTORICAL STAYCATION?

Warwick Castle, the UK’s favourite family attraction, is now fully open to the public for day visits and short breaks with accommodation at the on-site Knight’s Village. Rediscover the Great Hall, State Rooms and Royal Weekend Party (limited numbers permitted entry at any one time), 64 acres of grounds and gardens including the Peacock Garden […]

THE LOCKDOWN IS THE PERFECT OPPORTUNITY TO GET KIDS COOKING

THE LOCKDOWN IS THE PERFECT OPPORTUNITY TO GET KIDS COOKING

Kids love to get involved in whatever Mum or Dad is up to around the home, especially in the kitchen! The kitchen is a great place to spark creativity, for both parents and children, and also a great way to develop skills from taking part in simple cooking tasks and following easy recipes. Whether it’s […]

DIY TO KEEP THE KIDS ENTERTAINED

DIY TO KEEP THE KIDS ENTERTAINED

    As the Easter Holidays begin, families across the country are looking for creative ways to keep the children entertained.  In these uncertain times when children are experiencing a mixed feeling of boredom and confusion, parents can introduce them to a little DIY. Both educational, and entertaining! So for quick creative ideas follow the […]

FAMILY FUN…..

FAMILY FUN…..

Jump on board the broom with a witch and her cat. Meet the young boy who befriended a great artist. Play in a giant garden with lots of slime.See the amazing adventures of the strongest girl in the world.Enjoy a theatre festival for young children.Accept an invitation to the ball and the most magical pantomime of all […]

THE WHEELS ON THE BUS…….

THE WHEELS ON THE BUS…….

Leeds Libraries has added two vibrant new story buses to its service which aim to support and encourage a love of books and reading from an early age. The buses, which have been launched during Leeds Year of Reading, are aimed at children aged 0-5 and their parents and carers. They offer families the chance […]

SKELF ISLAND IS OPEN IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS

SKELF ISLAND IS OPEN IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Castle Howard, one of Britain’s finest stately homes, has  opened its new adventure playground, Skelf Island.Magically inhabited by the otherworldly Skelves, this new addition to the Yorkshire tourist attraction will enhance its family offer and encourage children to reconnect with nature. Legend has it that Skelves have been inhabiting a secret world over the water […]

SPRING HAS SPRUNG

SPRING HAS SPRUNG

Spring is well and truly on the way at Home Farm at Temple Newsam, with adorable twin lambs arriving last weekend. Roecroft Bonnie, one of Temple Newsam’s Manx Loaghtan sheep, gave birth to the twins on Saturday morning and since then four more ewes have given birth. The farm’s first calf of the season also […]

GET CREATIVE FOR THE HALF TERM HOLIDAY

GET CREATIVE FOR THE HALF TERM HOLIDAY

Captivating tales penned by one of the nation’s best-loved children’s storytellers have come to life in a new exhibition in Leeds. Curated by Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children’s Books, Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories opens is now open at Leeds City Museum, and takes families on a playful journey through hugely popular novels […]

ELMER THE PATCHWORK ELEPHANT SHOW

ELMER THE PATCHWORK ELEPHANT SHOW

Based  on the classic children’s book series by David McKee, that celebrates its 30th birthday in 2019, Elmer The Patchwork Elehone Show, is a celebration of individuality and the power of laughter. Elephants, as everyone knows, are big, have trunks and are grey. But Elmer is a patchwork of brilliant colours. His fun-loving and cheerful […]

SYMBOLIC GOLDEN BRICK LAID AT THACKERAY MEDICAL MUSEUM

SYMBOLIC GOLDEN BRICK LAID AT THACKERAY MEDICAL MUSEUM

Thackray Medical Museum is celebrating the placement of a symbolic ‘golden brick’ in its new ‘Thackray in LEGO® Bricks’ model just in time for the new year. The ‘golden brick’ is the 1,861st LEGO brick to be laid in the model, a nod to the heritage of the Museum itself, which was originally constructed as a workhouse […]

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