Seeing Santa at the Sea Life Centre

Where to see Santa & other festive days out in the West Midlands (2018)

One thing that the children look forward to and really enjoy each winter is going to visit Santa – or his ‘helpers’ at least – and taking part in as many of the festive activities in the West Midlands we can manage. Where we live there are plenty of places to go and see Father Christmas, with various options in Birmingham and the surrounding area… Continue Reading “Where to see Santa & other festive days out in the West Midlands (2018)”

Santa’s Winter Wonderland at SnowDome, Tamworth

Last week we were invited along to check out the launch event of SnowDome’s festive offering; Santa’s Winter Wonderland. With real snow to play in, a show to entertain you, and real life reindeer to meet, it was a great way to spend an evening.… Continue Reading “Santa’s Winter Wonderland at SnowDome, Tamworth”

Pumpkin Spooktacular 2018 at Hatton Adventure World

At the weekend we drove down to Hatton Adventure World in Warwickshire to check out their Halloween half term offering; Pumpkin Spooktacular. With everything from a witch to learn spells from to a hunt for pumpkin animal signs, there is plenty of Halloween goodness to enjoy and to keep you entertained all day long.… Continue Reading “Pumpkin Spooktacular 2018 at Hatton Adventure World”

Makka Pakka washes faces at In The Night Garden Live

On Sunday afternoon we headed to Cannon Hill park here in Birmingham to see the Pinky Ponk show at In The Night Garden Live. The 2018 tour is now underway, and it is the last clnance to watch the beloved characters from the Night Garden in their infamous Showdome.… Continue Reading “Makka Pakka washes faces at In The Night Garden Live”

Seeing Santa at the Sea Life Centre

Where to see Santa in the West Midlands in 2017

Halloween has been forgotten and we are well on our way to Christmas now, December is just around the corner – it is time to think about visiting the big guy in red, and plan your Christmas shopping… or if you are really organised, buy the last few bits & pieces! Taking the girls to visit Father Christmas is one of my favourite things about… Continue Reading “Where to see Santa in the West Midlands in 2017”

Pumpkin Week at Hatton

Pumpkin Week 2017 at Hatton Adventure World

We headed over to Hatton Adventure World last Friday to check out their Pumpkin Week event which they were running during the October half term holiday. We were really lucky with the weather, as it was blazing sunshine and fairly mild temperatures all day – so nice in fact that we were out of doors for almost all of the time we were there, which is impressive for a late October day out.… Continue Reading “Pumpkin Week 2017 at Hatton Adventure World”