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, 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

Days out and events, Indoor family activities

Pottery painting studio and café in Stockport

We went to a great little pottery painting studio and café in Stockport today – perfect for a rainy day activity. Brooklyn is a lovely, quirky venue which lets you choose from a wide range of pottery and ceramics (plates, mugs, money boxes, ornaments, figurines) to paint. Once you’ve finished painting your items, you leave… Read More Pottery painting studio and café in Stockport