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Stockeld Park Spring Adventure

Roll up, roll up, the Stockeld Circus is in town! 28th May – 5th June This Spring, the National Festival Circus are joining us for a half term filled with excitement! Every day throughout the Spring Adventure there will be three circus shows! (There are NO animals involved in the circus). Let your imagination run…

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Mumbler Review of Car Shades UK

When driving with kids in the car, there are enough complications and complaints to deal with – at least having a good set of sun shades can solve some problems! I was gifted a set of shades from Car Shades UK, and was keen to test out the claim that little fingers (or paws) can’t…

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Easter events in the North East – that don’t need to be pre-booked!

There are loads of fantastic Easter activities across the North East for families to enjoy, without breaking the bank! The events below don’t need to be pre-booked so are perfect for those last minute plans, and most are free (or just a few pounds). There’s something for all ages, from egg hunts to the Easter…

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Mumbler Reviews Stockeld Park’s Easter Adventure

After our first trip to Stockeld Park during Talking Animals Week we were really looking forward to going back, there’s just so much to do and not enough time in the day – it turns out we felt exactly the same after visiting again for their Easter Adventure! On our first visit we took our…

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Seven Stories Events

Advertorial feature There are all sorts of exciting and inspiring events running at Seven Stories over the coming months, from Peppa Pig breakfast to Ancient Egypt and Greece, from Storytime Yoga to Northern Ballet Dance Workshops and much more! Seven Stories is dedicated to the art of children’s books and the creativity they inspire. The…

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NERD Fest 2022 – win FREE tickets!!!

Advertorial feature NERD Fest is back for a fun filled day of family entertainment, Sunday 17th April @The Boiler Shop, Newcastle… and we’re giving away a FREE set of tickets!! There’s a jaw dropping line up, all in aid of raising essential funds for Cash for Kids North East, including… 🕹 A dedicated gaming room…

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North East Camping & Caravanning Sites with Play Areas

We’ve rounded up some popular recommendations for the best family-friendly campsites in the North East with an all-important kid’s play area to keep little ones busy, along with a 👇map below👇 to help plan your trip. There’s something for everyone with options for camping, caravanning, glamping pods and self-catering accommodation. The North East is an…

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Family-Friendly Campsites in Scotland

We’ve rounded up some popular recommendations for the best family campsites in Scotland, with all-important access to a play area to keep little ones busy! There’s a handy map to help plan your trip, with plenty to choose from within a few hours drive from the North East. There’s something for everyone with options for…

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Curious About Walks – Newcastle & Durham

Advertorial Feature Have fun (re-)discovering the fabulous cities of Newcastle and Durham, spotting things you’ve never noticed before, with Curious About Walks – quirky treasure hunt style heritage walks. Curious About Walks are a safe fun and affordable way to get outside for some fresh air for a couple of hours in the holidays. They…

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Is your baby 2-8 months or 12-16 months old?

Sponsored Advert The University of York are looking for babies as part of their York BabyLab studies. You will be paid for your time and your baby will take part in new studies on language, motor & sleep development. If you want to know more… CLICK HERE to complete the google form e-mail: 07385…

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