Georgie and Lydia at Sea Life Birmingham

Spooky Seas at Sea Life Birmingham

Disclosure: As Sea Life Ambassadors we have been given annual passes for the purpose of blogging about our visits to the centre. We headed over to the Sea Life Centre in Birmingham to check out the Spooky Seas event they have on this half term – Halloween themed fun with facts about the spookiest sea creatures in the sea to discover around the centre. The… Continue Reading “Spooky Seas at Sea Life Birmingham”

National Forest Adventure Farm - In the pumpkin patch

Halloween Spook-tacular at National Forest Adventure Farm!

We went along to the National Forest Adventure Farm for their Halloween Spook-tacular event at the weekend, and the girls really enjoyed their day out filled with pumpkins, witches and broomsticks. Mind you, they weren’t so keen on the fun house clown!… Continue Reading “Halloween Spook-tacular at National Forest Adventure Farm!”

Halloween offspring: three children in stage costumes imitating Halloween children

Half term activities in & around Birmingham

The half term holidays are rapidly approaching (meanwhile I am finding it hard to believe Lydia has been a school child over a month already!) and so I’ve put together this list of places to go and things to do in & around Birmingham this Autumn half term. With Halloween coming up, a lot of Birmingham attractions are hosting spooky events and activities, and there… Continue Reading “Half term activities in & around Birmingham”

Drayton Manor

A day out at Drayton Manor

We were invited along to spend a day at Drayton Manor, and had a great day out. They girls have been longtime fans of Thomas Land so they were very excited to be visiting again – and also looked forward to enjoying some of the other rides in the park that they are now tall enough for.… Continue Reading “A day out at Drayton Manor”

Sea Life Centre

Octonauts Octo-Glow Explorers at the Sea Life Centre

We were delighted to be invited to be a blogger ambassador for another year, for the National Sea Life Centre in Birmingham. The girls really enjoy visiting the centre, and they always manage to find something new to exclaim over, as well as revisiting “old friends” each time we go.… Continue Reading “Octonauts Octo-Glow Explorers at the Sea Life Centre”

Open Farm Sunday 2017

A few weeks ago we headed to one of our local farms, Lizzie’s Farm, for Open Farm Sunday. We visited a farm last year too, and I think we will be marking Open Farm Sunday in our calendars for next year, too. Once a year farms up and down the country open up their doors (gates?) for the public to visit and meet their animals,… Continue Reading “Open Farm Sunday 2017”

Christmas Celebration Weekends at Cadbury World

Christmas Celebration Weekends at Cadbury World

On Saturday we headed to Cadbury World to check out their Christmas Celebration Weekends, and we all had a great day out at the chocolate factory. For Christmas, Cadbury World have a Santa Show and a Pantomime on, as well as a special festive menu.… Continue Reading “Christmas Celebration Weekends at Cadbury World”

Seeing Santa at the Sea Life Centre

Seeing Santa at Sea Life B’ham

On Sunday we headed to the Sea Life Centre to visit the penguins and check out their Christmas “Meet Santa” event. The girls never get tired of visiting the centre, so they were eager to go & check on their favourite sea creatures, and find Santa in his grotto!… Continue Reading “Seeing Santa at Sea Life B’ham”

Christmas at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Christmas at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

On Sunday morning we headed over to the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery to check out their Santa’s Grotto. Both Georgie and Lydia were very excited to see Santa (they can’t get enough of the big guy!), and we enjoyed a lovely lunch in the tea rooms afterwards, and spent some time in the Mini Museum too.… Continue Reading “Christmas at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery”

Enchanted Christmas Kingdom at Hatton Adventure World

Enchanted Christmas Kingdom at Hatton Adventure World – 2016

On Saturday we headed down to Hatton Adventure World to check out this year’s Enchanted Christmas Kingdom programme. We took Sophie, one of the girls’ best friends, with us, and the three of them had a whale of a time exploring everywhere and enjoying all the different festive activities.… Continue Reading “Enchanted Christmas Kingdom at Hatton Adventure World – 2016”