The “Mumblings” are a collection of our own blogs, guest entries, interesting articles and anything else that we like the look of!

If you would like to write a guest blog on any parenting or local issue then we would love to hear from you. Please submit it to us via the ‘contact us’ page.

Here are the links to some more blogs that mumbler loves

Fierce Mum for super cool mums who are doing it all

North and Soul by our very own mumbler, Gillian Bruce.

The Future of Downs Written by an amazing and inspirational friend of Mumbler, Helen Kingdon.

Areyoukiddingney Another of our amazing Mumbler mums, Elizabeth Dimelow.

Home Educating – an insight…

For many, September is fast approaching and your “little babies” will soon be starting school. A series of related blogs are in the pipeline. However, this is not the only option when it comes to education. Home education is becoming increasingly common. Here is an insight from a lovely Mumbler…. I started to home educate…

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Bugs, Glorious Bugs!

Kids love digging up a few good bugs to play with – even if it makes the rest of us squeamish. And during National Insect Week (June 18-24), it’s the perfect time to celebrate our wriggly, buzzing, flying and crawling little friends. From crafts and activity sheets to getting your hands dirty with a magnifying…

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Driffield Show – The Show with something for everyone.

The gates will be opening on Wednesday, 18th July for the spectacle that is the Driffield Show.  This year the Driffield Show will celebrate its 143rd  year, with its winning formula of  celebrating the traditional and embracing the future the Driffield Show has earned its place as a ‘ must do’ event on the calendars…

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Cooper King Distillery: This Father’s Day give the gift of Yorkshire Gin

  Located in the heart of Yorkshire, Cooper King Distillery is a family-owned gin and whisky distillery built on the site of a stable, featuring a shop and tasting room.  Formed in 2016, by Dr. Abbie Neilson, a former scientist and Chris Jaume, a chartered architect, Cooper King Distillery is independent, self-built and powered by 100% green…

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Fostering North Yorkshire Meet Ups

We’ll be at Costa Coffee in Whitby on June 21st between 10 am and 12 noon, and Scarborough on June 28th so please pop along and pick up some info on fostering – or chat with a member of the team – or both –and remember to tell your friends, too!

LEAF Open Farm Sunday on 10th June 2018

LEAF Open Farm Sunday is the farming industry’s national open day. Visit a farm on Open Farm Sunday on 10th June and discover the world of farming. Find out about the story behind our food and how farming affects our everyday lives. It is a fantastic opportunity for everyone, young and old, to discover at…

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The Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts in Scarborough is gearing up for it’s biggest Performing Arts Summer School yet, as this year the organisation takes on the challenge of preparing Disney’s smash-hit West End Musical, Aladdin! PQA Summer Schools are 5 to 6 day performing arts experiences for children and young people. Young performers…

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National Bookstart Week 4 – 10 June 2018

It’s National Bookstart Week this week (4th-10th June 2018) – the BookTrust’s annual celebration of the joys and benefits of sharing books, stories and rhymes from as early an age as possible. There are some lovely things going on in libraries across North Yorkshire with this one specifically in our area. More Than Just Books…

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Mumbler Reviews YHA Hostel at Boggle Hole (Whitby)

Our friends at North Leeds Mumbler recently came to stay at Boggle Hole. Here’s their review…. Friends had recommended to me the youth hostel at Boggle Hole near Whitby and how child-friendly it was.  So when eldest Mini Mumbler said she wanted to go fossil hunting after a recent topic at school I took the…

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Wetwang Scarecrow Festival 2018

Wetwang Scarecrow Festival has always been something we have enjoyed from the car but this year we thought we would do it properly and we weren’t disappointed! We parked opposite the Wetwang Village Hall and popped in to buy a map for 50p and were soon to be given a Dwarf Competition form too! There…

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