Blog » Month: October 2021

Christmas Mini Photo Sessions

Sponsored Blog post from Photography by Edina  Christmas photo session in York with Edina Cliched or not – I cannot believe 12 months have gone by since preparing for Christmas last year! Despite covid interruptions, the big man made it to York in 2020 and has confirmed he’ll be back again this year to double-check…

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Magic, Mystery & Digging this Autumn

Two of York’s fantastic attractions have some great Magical & Fun offerings for your Mini Mumblers this Autumn. You can still book for Half term and beyond at DIG & Barley Hall. DIG in this autumn Digging has to be a favourite pastime for most children, but imagine that you can actually encourage your young…

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Santa’s Trousers – a locally written Children’s Christmas story

Santa’s Trousers – a Children’s Christmas story written and illustrated by Cleggs’ owners is now available at £5.99 on line, from the Goodramgate shop, or from Amazon. During lockdown, Mark and Nicky the owners of Cleggs created a woodland village for this year’s Christmas window display. When the Christmas characters were added, the village came to life…

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Alternatives to Trick or Treating this Halloween

Looking for some alternatives to trick or treating this Halloween? Each parent will obviously make their own decision about how they wish to enjoy Halloween, but for those remaining cautious we have come up with some ideas so Halloween can be safe & spooktacular! We hope you try out some of our alternatives to trick…

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Halloween Parties for Children in York

We listed all the Halloween Parties for children in York for you to enjoy some child-friendly Halloween fun! 🦇 Double double toil and trouble, 🕷️ Fire burn and cauldron bubble. 🦇 Witches, monsters, zombies and more, 🕷️ In York there’s Halloween fun galore!! We’ve pulled together a list of child-friendly Halloween parties happening in York…

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Free things to do in October Half Term in York

Looking for some free things do to in October Half Term in York? Find out more with our list of all the brilliant free things to do in and around York in October 2021. This autumn York Mumbler is crammed full of information to help make the October school holiday easy to plan. There are…

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Be part of the world’s largest festival of drawing

The Big Draw Festival is a worldwide festival of drawing with events around the globe this October. There are two great free Big Draw events for families in York during October half-term, so pick up your pencils and get back to the drawing board. A Big Draw to Remember Drop in to York Army Museum’s…

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York Mumbler’s Mythical Creature Quest

Welcome to York Mumbler’s Mythical Creature Quest! We are excited to share with you our brand new magical and mythical trail.  We’ve created this quest for your family to enjoy for free in York. Our Mumbler Mythical Creature Quest takes you on a short but magical walk around York to seek out eight mythical creatures…

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Are you a Harry Potter fan? Discover Magical York…

Are your children mad about Harry Potter? Discover enchanting places and experience magic & mythical creatures in York. Our family guide helps you uncover the magical side of York. Get your wizard robes on and your wand at the ready for an exciting trip around York. We’ve tracked down all the places you can visit…

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Introducing Bob Books: Beautiful, affordable photo books that you can easily create yourself

Your favourite memories shouldn’t live on your phone. They should be beautifully printed and put in albums that you and your family can cherish for years to come. We all know how quickly kids grow up, and I promise you, you’ll be forever grateful that you saved the memories! We always like to properly test-drive…

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Are you looking for an alternative to a religious christening for your child? Give your outdoor naming ceremony a stunning autumn backdrop

We’re big fans of Humanist Ceremonies here at Mumbler, after attending a beautiful and extremely personal humanist funeral, Mumbler’s founder, Sally Haslewood went on to have humanist naming ceremonies for both of her daughters. We are, therefore, delighted to be able to tell you a little bit more about Humanist Ceremonies and why you might want to consider having a naming…

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Mama Meet and Market

Sponsored Blog Post from Mama Meet & Market This Halloween you can join @mamameetandmarket and around 50 other small businesses for the ‘Family Halloween Market’. A day of shopping & supporting small, eating yummy food and having some Halloween fun at the stunning @whitesykefields Sand Hutton, York. This family friendly event is designed to connect families with local brands…

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Follow the Neighbourhood Halloween Picture Trick or Treat Trail in York!

York’s Halloween Picture Trail: An Alternative to Trick or Treating Do you fancy completing a Halloween Trick or Treat Trail? As Halloween excitement is already building, my youngest daughter started to ask about trick or treating pretty much as soon as Easter was over! We love dressing up and decorating the house, but for some…

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Woodland Walks near York

Enjoy a family woodland walk near York – there are plenty of beautiful woodlands to discover. If you looking for a great free activity and to get the family out for some exercise and fresh air, what better than a woodland walk? Whatever the season (as long as you have the right clothing and footwear!)…

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Five accessible days out in York for families to enjoy

If you looking for some tips as to where to go in York for a day out with children that is easily accessible, then Mumbler Jenny is here to help. Jenny (a very helpful York Mumbler!) got in touch with us to help us highlight accessible days out in York. As she told us going…

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NEW – Yorks Smallest Attraction complete with magic potions!

We’ve been along to the Potions’ Cauldron this evening to try out the BRAND NEW Potion Experience – and an experience it was… The smallest attraction in York has waved their magic wand again and created a spellbinding new experience on the Shambles! Would-be witches and wizards can practice their potion-making skills in a secret…

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York Restaurant Week is back NEXT WEEK with loads of tasty offers!

From Monday 11th to Sunday 17th October restaurants, cafés, pubs, bars, hotels, and street food vendors in York city centre will once again be offering a delicious variety of set menus, priced at either £5, £10, £15 or £20. Vouchers are available to download (completely free) from the website NOW.  Some of the venues taking part include Supersonic…

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Halloween Spooktacular at Boston Park Farm

Advertising Feature from Boston Park Farm Looking for some family fun this October Half Term? You are invited to the Halloween Spooktacular at Boston Park Farm! Between the 16th October to 29th October, join us for our annual Halloween Shriek Week. Can you search the Maize Maze and find the hidden pumpkins? Then head to our pumpkin…

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Fancy a Homemade Indian Takeaway on Saturday Night?

Advertising Feature from Sheetal’s Kitchen Stories …Or want to order Scrumptious Cakes & Bakes ? Beautiful food tells a story. For most of us food is a means of bringing together family and friends. From the host of nutrients to the care that goes into the preparation to the pace at which it is eaten…

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The Halloween Adventure at Stockeld Park

Keep the children spellbound this October half term with a week of frightful fun! 23 October- 31st October 2021 10am – 5:30pm The Halloween Adventure is spooky fun and never scary, so is suitable for even the smallest of monsters! Stockeld Park will be transformed for this year’s enchanting Halloween festivities! There will be lots…

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Bonfire Night and fireworks ideas at home

Enjoy Bonfire Night at home! Family-friendly ideas and things to do with the kids to celebrate Bonfire Night If you’d rather celebrate bonfire night at home, we have some great bonfire night ideas for you to enjoy with your family. Don’t forget to check out the York Mumbler Pinterest board for more designs and ideas!…

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A full day of Spooktacular adventure awaits at the Web Adventure Park!

Advertising Feature from Web Adventure Park A fun family day out at the park with some Halloween fun thrown in, perfect for all ages. A giant pumpkin patch themed for our little ones to enjoy, pick your own pumpkin to take home (£3.00 extra while booking or on the day) Halloween themed entertainment from the…

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Harrogate Indoor Funfair October Half Term 2021

Advertising Feature from Harrogate Indoor Funfair We are so pleased to announce that Harrogate Indoor Funfair is back for October half term!  Tickets are on sale now!  With jaw-dropping rides and amazing inflatables for all ages. Harrogate Indoor Funfair offers all the fun of the fair in an indoor, climate-controlled and family-friendly environment.  There is…

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