Blog » Month: May 2019

Get Growing! Gardening Ideas for Little Green Fingers

It’s National Children’s Gardening Week (25th May -2nd June 2019)! We’ve got some great ideas to get the little ones in the garden and get them working those green fingers! There’s more to gardening than mud pies – but since plants take a long time to flourish, it can be hard to convince the kids…

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10 Ideas for Family Days Out over May Half Term

If you fancy a day out over the May half term holiday we have listed our ‘Top Ten’ ideas.  Hopefully, there’ll be plenty of Spring sunshine over the holidays but if not, we’ve also included indoor activities too. 1. Wolds Way Lavender – Family Fun Come and explore the 12 acre site! Complete our Quiz and…

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Showstoppers return to Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph Theatre

After a sell-out performance at Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph Theatre last summer, the Showstoppers return to the venue with not one, but two, shows. On Saturday 8 June, the country’s leading creators of improvised musical comedy will present The Showstoppers’ Kids Show in the afternoon, and the Olivier Award-winning Showstopper! The Improvised Musical in the evening….

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Prize draw tickets to Sea Life Scarborough

Prize draw for tickets to the Sea Life Scarborough You can win a family pass for 2 adults and 2 children (aged up to 16 years old) to visit Sea Life Scarborough during their Pirates and Mermaids event which runs between 25th May – 8th September 2019.   For more information click here. Read our review…

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Dinosaurs are on the loose at Stockeld Park – this May Half Term only!

**This is an advertorial blog for Stockeld Park It feels like the children have only just gone back to school after Easter doesn’t it!? And now we’re about to break up again for the May Half Term! Are you worried that you’ve already used up all your ideas for entertaining those little people? Don’t worry,…

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Kate Tyson – Harminis

The ups and downs of running your own business I think it’s  safe to say  the last 12 years have shaped my life, and it’s also a sure bet that I couldn’t have got through the last 1 yeasr without the love and support of the many friends I have made through running Harminis. I…

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Foster Care Fortnight

This is national Foster Care Fortnight – the Fostering Network’s annual campaign to raise the profile of fostering and to show how foster care transforms lives – and this year’s theme is Change a Future. Fostering North Yorkshire would like you to meet some of our foster carers and their families, to hear about the…

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Weekly forest visits work wonders for mental health

The experts say that just 2 or 3 short visits to the forest a week can dramatically improve mental health. In response, Forestry England & television presenter Kate Humble are encouraging people to visit the nation’s forests during mental health week (13–19 May) to enjoy the natural health benefits they provide. Over half the population…

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Staxtonbury

Would you like to win tickets to the Staxtonbury Family Music Festival 2019? You can here! I have a pair of Saturday tickets and what is more is you pop across to the Ryedale Mumbler website HERE you can win 2 pairs of Friday tickets. Staxtonbury an even longer weekend for anyone who wants even…

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May-Hem Circus at Piglets Adventure Farm

May-Hem Circus is back this May Half Term with unmissable fun for the entire family! Roll up, Roll up! From 25th May – 2nd June, prepared to be wowed by the amazing Fatt Matt! With death defying stunts, upside down juggling and amazing acrobatics, get ready for jaw dropping entertainment every day over half term! Get discounted tickets…

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Kate Wimbush Jewellery

I graduated from University in 2005 with a degree in Design: Craft, specialising in jewellery and plastics. I then went on to work for another jeweller where I learnt so much more! Then real life got in the way and I moved to Manchester and got a job, mortgage, etc so creative work went on…

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Are you a special one?

As a specialist foster carer with us you could receive over £34.5k per annum, based on a 52 week placement, for a child aged 11 – 15 years old – tax free! If you have the skills and resilience needed to deal with complex or challenging behaviours in children and young people, you could join…

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Early Years Learning Bags

While on maternity leave with my daughter, I attended a few baby classes in the local area and soon discovered how much she enjoyed the activities and resources. She loved the bright colours, songs and textures which she could observe and interact with. Being a first time Mum was exciting, daunting and very tiring at…

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Family Fun at the Races

Let me start with this one crucial piece of information – KIDS GO FREE!  So now I’ve got your attention I can tell you more about the family fun you can have at the races.   There are nine racecourses in Yorkshire and each one hosts at least one family day throughout the year.  The…

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