Days out and events, Family holidays, Outdoor family activities

Formby beach family day out – photos and top tips

Formby beach is a beautiful part of the North West coastline. You won’t find donkey rides and amusement arcades along this stretch of sand, but you will find stunning natural beauty and lots of space to play and explore all day long. Read on to find out about our recent summer day out to Formby… Read More Formby beach family day out – photos and top tips

Days out and events, Indoor family activities, Outdoor family activities

84 free or cheap events and activities to entertain the kids this summer

Remember the excitement of the summer holidays when you were a kid? No school for six whole weeks – a-maz-ing. Now you’re a parent though, that six week stretch isn’t feeling quite as exciting, huh? If you’re dreading how you’re going to keep the kids amused before school starts again in September, fear not! Here’s… Read More 84 free or cheap events and activities to entertain the kids this summer

Days out and events, Indoor family activities

What’s on: Digital art exhibition comes to Eureka (video)

Wow – this interactive digital art exhibition, which is coming to Eureka! in Halifax, Yorkshire looks amazing! What is it?  Eureka! The National Children’s Museum is hosting the European premiere of digiPlaySpace, a touring digital exhibition, coming all the way from the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Supported by Arts Council England, digiPlaySpace is a collection of interactive… Read More What’s on: Digital art exhibition comes to Eureka (video)

Days out and events, Outdoor family activities

10 things you need to know about the secret farm in Manchester everyone is talking about

Important update: In light of recent news, please sign the petition to keep The Garden House open here! Did you hear about the secret farm? The Garden House is a community project based in Marple, just outside of Stockport. It hasn’t been open for very long, but hundreds of families across Greater Manchester and the North… Read More 10 things you need to know about the secret farm in Manchester everyone is talking about

Days out and events, Family life, Indoor family activities

Day out: Bowling and pizza in Manchester for Father’s Day

We decided to go bowling for Father’s Day. Little did I know when I booked All Star Lanes that the weekend would be such a hot one! But it was actually a great way to keep cool for a couple of hours. We love Manchester Father’s Day fell on the same date as Manchester Day. Although… Read More Day out: Bowling and pizza in Manchester for Father’s Day