Blog » Month: September 2019

Brompton Ducklings Toddler Group

Our lovely Mumbler, Beth has been to Brompton Ducklings Toddler Group recently and has kindly written a review here… “We have been to Brompton Ducklings Toddler Group a couple of times recently and have found it to be a really great group. There are a range of activities on offer each week and they vary…

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Colic. A Myth or a Reality?

The word ‘colic’ is often said to parents of a miserable baby. Baby won’t stop crying? Colic. Baby constipated and struggling to poo? Colic. Baby arching his back and writhing around in pain? Colic. How can colic be so easy to diagnose yet every colicky baby seems to have different symptoms, but all have one…

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PUMPKIN FESTIVAL AT PIGLETS ADVENTURE FARM

Get ready for stacks of Halloween family fun at Piglets Adventure Farm’s Pumpkin Festival, back this October. Pick your own FREE homegrown pumpkin for every child and enjoy NEW Skeleton Stilt Walkers it’s packed full of spooky family fun. Taking place from 10am – 5:30pm every weekend from 5th October and every day from 26th…

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Granny’s Exploding Toilet, for the Stephen Joseph Theatre

Granny’s Exploding Toilet, for the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough Tuesday 29 October to Saturday 2 November 2019 The first stage play from an award-winning children’s author is the autumn half-term treat at Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph Theatre. Granny’s Exploding Toilet has been written by Saviour Pirotta, whose books include The Orchard Book of First Greek Myths,…

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Cameron – Fostering North Yorkshire

Meet Cameron – he’s 14. Things aren’t good between Cameron and his parents right now. There’s been a lot of arguments and shouting going on at home for some time and his dad often loses his temper when he’s been drinking. Things at school aren’t much better. Cameron spent the evening with his mates at…

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Illuminating Rievaulx 2019 Preview

Tonight, I visited Rievaulx Abbey for a sneak preview of what is to come…. Wow, the moon has landed in Rievaulx Abbey. It is amazing and so impressive. This year’s theme is the MOON, which coincides beautifully with 50 years since the moon landing. The colours were amazing with the back drop of a virtually…

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Slime!

SLIME at Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph Theatre – squish, squelch and play along with Slug and Caterpillar in a surreal, slimy adventure The Herd Theatre brings playful storytelling adventures for young children and their families to Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph Theatre next month. Tuesday 15 October 2019, 1.30pm Wednesday 16 October 2019, 10.30am Wednesday 16 October 2019,…

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Flock to the forests, an alien has landed!

  For the very first time in history, Forestry England has confirmed that an alien has crash landed in the forest. Lu-La, from the Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon, in UK cinemas 18 October, is an impish and adorable alien with amazing powers. She has been stranded in the forest and needs to charge her…

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Future Fossils

Yorkshire Fossil Festival September 14 – September 15 2019 Follow in the footsteps of our prehistoric friends and join us for a weekend of theatre performance and Dino Walks to talks from Geology experts and fossil workshops. Entry to the Festival is free. All events and activities are FREE except where stated. Children under 18 must be…

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A Peep workshop is happening near you! Come and join us!

Peep was established in Oxford and is a ‘Learning Together Programme’. As trained practitioners we provide comprehensive child development activities and share information with families. A first-of-its-kind for the borough, the ultimate aim of the programme is to help participating children to be ‘school ready’. You will develop an understanding of how to make the…

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Illuminating Rievaulx 2019

Thursday 19th – Sunday 22nd September 2019 7pm – 9.30pm For four nights only see Rievaulx Abbey in a whole new light as it’s flooded in bright, atmospheric colours. Ancient walls will become bathed in light as the sun sets and fire pits warm the autumn air. Roast a marshmallow or two in the fire pit…

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Heritage Open Days 2019

Heritage Open Days is England’s largest festival of history and culture, bringing together over 2,500 organisations, 5,000 events and 40,000 volunteers.   Every year in September, places across the country throw open their doors to celebrate their heritage, community and history. It’s your chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences, many with children’s…

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