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Here is a collection of our own blogs, reviews of days out / eating out / family activities, interesting articles and anything else that we like the look of!

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The MAD Museum

The MAD Museum in Stratford-upon-Avon is the UK’s only centre of mechanical art. Get inspired and interactive with weird and wonderful machines that have been invented by crazy artists from all around the world. As well as lots of new bizarre machines to play with, The MAD Museum now has a NEW interactive area called…

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George Clarke is looking for families, couples or singles to be a part of his Channel 4 programmes this year…

Advertising Feature from Amazing Productions In search of Pre-1940’s properties and ‘Change of Use’ renovations for the new TV series. In ‘George Clarke’s Old House, New Home’, George can help you to make the most of your period property. Are you about to start (or have started) to renovate/re design your house or flat to…

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Stratford Butterfly Farm

There’s so much to discover at the Butterfly Farm during the spring half term! There is something for visitors of all ages to discover during the spring half term at Stratford Butterfly Farm including the opening of brand new toilet facilities. Twice daily from 18 – 26 February 2017, children and adults can get close…

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Warwick Arts Centre

If you’re struggling to leave the winter blues behind, head to Warwick Arts Centre for a half- term break full of live events, films and activities. You can explore the world of colours with a curious little owl, or play with a big white polar bear; you can follow the adventures of a group of…

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A Fiver Party: The latest craze??

A Fiver Party: The latest craze?? We ALL know how expensive children’s birthdays can be, the gifts, the party, the cake… The “Fiver Party” could offer the perfect solution! Ths “Fiver” Party is the latest craze from Australia and it’s hitting the UK. What is a “Fiver party”? A fiver party is simply a party where…

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Could you run Stratford Mumbler?

There are exciting times ahead at Mumbler and in 2019 we are looking for someone new to take the helm at Stratford Mumbler. Do you have what it takes to build and nurture a Mumbler site for your home area? Mumbler is a franchised business and each Mumbler site is owned by a local parent…

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REVIEW: Car SOS at British Motor Museum

The Car S.O.S presenters Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw recently opened a new exhibition at the British Motor Museum featuring cars from National Geographic’s popular motoring TV show Car S.O.S. and we took the boys along to check it out!  Needless to say, mummies might need their hankies ready because it’s a bit of a…

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REVIEW: Barmy Britain Horrible Histories

Horr-ible hist-oreees!! If like us, you’re fans of the TV series then it’s absolutely impossible to say Horrible Histories without singing it. The Best of Barmy Britain show at the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry had our 9 year old enthralled from start to finish.  It  has a 70 minute running time which is perfectly pitched…

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REVIEW: Pirate fun at Hatton Adventure World

Ooh-aar me hearties and shiver me timbers – the pirates have arrived at Hatton Adventure World for May half-term!! With the mixed weather, Emma was delighted to have a weather proof day out with her family – here’s her highlights…. We arrived a few minutes before the Pirate show began and headed straight to the…

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Get set for Pirate adventures at Hatton this half term!

Hatton Adventure World is to host its popular and special Pirate Festival from 26 May – 3 June 2018.  The popular family attraction is yet again inviting budding Buccaneers, Long John Silver’s and Captain Jack Sparrow’s to experience the golden age of piracy and enter a world of hidden treasure, skulduggery and pesky pirate antics…

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