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NEW in York this September

Joint Sponsored Blog from the groups below Can you believe school is back in a couple of weeks which means we’ll all start returning to normality.. whatever that is?! The regular classes and playgroups will be starting back up again but we wanted to highlight some NEW things that were going in in September too….

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Woodland Adventure Company – Gruffalo’s Child : A Mumbler Review

By Jo Neill This week we went on an adventure into the deep dark woods with the Woodland Adventure Company. We booked on to the Gruffalo’s Child session which is aimed at 2 -6 year olds. Set in beautiful woodland just outside Stamford Bridge, this 90-minute session included craft making, a hunt through the woods,…

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Wannabe – The Spice Girls Show : Win one of 5 pairs of tickets with Mumbler

I was a huge spice girls fan back in the day – remember when they opened up chanel 5? I watched the countdown for hours! So I will not be missing the change to re-live my youth when the Spice Girls Show comes to York in September…. WANNABE – The Spice Girls Show is a…

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Dalby Forest – A great day out!

Advertising Feature from Dalby Forest  Dalby Forest is situated on the southern slopes of the North York Moors National Park. It is an ideal destination for families, walkers, cyclists and outdoor adventure. 13 walking trails (including easy access) 6 cycling trails 4 running trails 2 play areas Go Ape for Treetop Challenge, Treetop Adventure and Forest Segway…

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National Railway Museum York – A Mumbler Review

By Jo Killeya The summer holidays and, of course, rain was threatening so I decided to visit the Railway Museum with my 2-year-old daughter B and 4-month-old baby. I was surprised to find it wasn’t too busy. Entry is free but donations are asked for at the entrance desk and some activities, like the miniature…

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Piglets Adventure Farm: A Mumbler Review

By Nikki Ferreira Piglets Adventure Farm, commonly referred to as simply ‘Piglets’ is a guaranteed funfilled day out for all and is where we headed to on our family day out. Open throughout the majority of the year with lots of appropriately themed seasonal activities, we purchased tickets for their ‘Summer Fun’ adventure. These can…

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Restaurant offers this summer in York

It’s a lovely treat to eat out as a family every now and then. What better excuse than the summer holidays? We’ve searched for the best restaurant and cafe offers around this summer in York so you don’t have to. From kids eat free, to discounted coffee & cake for you, here are some great…

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Murton Park – Yorkshire Museum of Farming: A Mumbler Review

By Fiona Brook Parenthood has brought many unexpected things into my life, including a new-found expertise in vehicles.  Being a mum to a tractor-obsessed toddler means that I am now very familiar with a wide variety of construction vehicles, trains, and especially farm machinery.  As a result, the Yorkshire Museum of Farming has almost become…

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William’s Den Ice Cream Launch : The Mumbler Review

By Fiona Brook You may know about East Yorkshire’s adventure play wonderland William’s Den, but did you know that they produce their own ice cream? This week marks the launch of the new ice cream Sundaes and Shakes menu at the Den, and my little boy Wilf and I were lucky enough to attend their…

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Ravin Rascals – the new family-friendly event hitting York

Advertising Feature from Ravin Rascals Picture this: you’re on the dance floor, listening to old school party hits, waving your glow stick-covered arms in the air and feeling on top of the world. But no, this isn’t 1993. It’s 2019, at the Crescent in York, and your children are right there beside you having the time…

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