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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Stratford Butterfly Farm Launches Cafe on the Go

The Stratford Butterfly Farm is to launch ‘Café on the Go’ on Friday 30 March 2018. Situated in the wildflower garden, the team of trained baristas will be serving hot drinks, including Cappuccino, Mocha and Americano, milkshakes and snacks, from a retro style bicycle. The bicycle, which is equipped with a full barista Fracino machine,…

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Celebrate the Arrival of New Spring Born Animals at Hatton Adventure World!

Hatton Adventure World will host its annual “Spring Spectacular” from 30 March – 15 April 2018 when the popular attraction welcomes its extended family of new spring born animals. Visitors of all ages can visit the New Arrivals Marquee packed with super cute lambs, gorgeous kid goats, pink piggies, bouncing bunnies, dippy ducks and cheeping…

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REVIEW: Mary Arden’s Farm Reopens with New Play Equipment for 2018

Hugely popular with local families, Mary Arden’s Farm reopened on 10th March for the 2018 season. As the childhood home of William Shakespeare’s mother Mary Arden, the site is under the custodianship of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.  Great efforts have been made to provide fun for all ages, with Tudor character actors bringing history alive….

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What to Expect at an Open Morning

The Croft is holding an Early Years and Key Stage 1 Open Morning on Saturday 17 March 2018, from 10 – 12 noon, for children from 3 – 7 years. Open Mornings at The Croft provide an ideal opportunity for prospective parents to come and look around the excellent facilities the school has to offer. …

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Crowne Plaza Mother’s Day Special Offers for Mumblers!

There’s lots of choice in town on where to take Mum this mother’s day so an idea you may not have considered before is the recently refurbished Crowne Plaza hotel on Bridgefoot. Following the hotel’s name change from the Holiday Inn to a Crowne Plaza, the new “crown in town” has a couple of suggestions…

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REVIEW: Clopton Nursery School Holiday Club

This is the second time we’ve used the Clopton Nursery for their school holiday club.  They were one of the few places open over the Christmas break. The holiday club is held next to Thomas Jolyffe School on Clopton Road, so very handy for workers in town like myself.  They take kids from age 2…

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REVIEW: Hush A Bye by Oily Cart at Warwick Arts Centre

Our Mumbler reviewer Munisha took her delightful toddler along to enjoy the much anticipated sensory production of “Hush A Bye” for under 2’s at the Warwick Arts Centre. The children’s theatre company Oily Cart have a national reputation and yet again they didn’t disappoint! When we arrived (after some parking mishaps) we entered into a…

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Do you know someone who has just had or is about to have a baby?

Do you know someone who has just had or is about to have a baby? When a new baby arrives do you find yourself scrambling around searching for a special gift only to be overwhelmed and disappointed by all your gifting options? Do you begrudgingly send a gift that “works” which most likely arrives in…

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Top 5 Conception Myths

On the day when the nation celebrates love and affection, we bust the top five myths about conception, helping couples to stop worrying about the best sex for a baby, in some cases spot real problems, but most importantly, get back to focusing on intimacy for their relationship. Professor Tim Child, Medical Director at Warwickshire Fertility…

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School Holiday Clubs February Half Term

You’ll find all the school holiday clubs, classes and workshops for February half term around Stratford-upon-Avon on the Mumbler website. Book early to avoid disappointment!!

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