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

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Free Sports Masterclasses followed by a Family Fun Day

On Saturday 29th June, we are throwing open our doors at Terrington Hall School to welcome all children who don’t attend the school, to come and take part in a sports morning with top coaches! The classes are open to children aged 6-8 years, from 9am to midday, and are a great way to come…

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The Mile Campsite Open Day & Summer Fun

Advertising Feature for The Mile The Mile in Pocklington is a farm shop selling local Yorkshire produce, gifts and personalised items in their photo centre and a lovely café, Smile café, with indoor soft play and an outdoor play area which I take my kids to often. They also have a great campsite…. Campsite at…

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Child & family friendly cafes & pubs with outside play areas or beer gardens in York

Our list of family friendly places to eat and drink with the bonus of outdoor seating and play areas in York is one of your summer essentials. It’s always a treat to eat out or have a cup of coffee and cake. What is even better is doing that sitting outside in the summer sun…

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Specialist training available in York this autumn

Supporting the communication of children with Downs Syndrome. If you would like your training to be paid for by the York Downs Syndrome Support Group in exchange for volunteering at one session a week in term time for 2 years then please contact Rachael Harrison on If you are unable to volunteer but still…

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The Pure Collection Clearance Event – Harrogate Pavilions – 4th July 2019

Advertising Feature from Pure Collection Want to get up to 75% off luxury cashmere and clothing? Pure Collection offers the finest quality cashmere that is effortlessly wearable, gorgeously soft and endlessly chic, no wonder it is the perfect choice for timeless, stunning style. They are holding an exclusive Clearance Event in the Calder room at…

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Things to do at Home with Kids

York is full of fun and exciting places to go, but sometimes you just need a day at home! Mumbler has put together a big list of fun activities to do with the kids, most requiring very little equipment and usually things you would have at home already. Enjoy!! Things to do – Indoors Junk…

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Bloom! Flower & Produce Festival – Next Weekend

We loved being involved in the first ever Bloom! festival last year. This year Bloom! York is back with a Flower & Produce Festival – a mini Bloom! festival, taking place over two days next weekend at York Minster’s Dean’s Park. This year celebrates York’s Producers and Growers. Can you grow York’s longest broadbean? Create a vegetable…

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Goosewood Holiday Park Swimming Pool – A Mumbler Review

Our neighbour at Ryedale Mumbler went to review the Goosewood Holiday Park last week – it’s often talked about on the York Mumbler Chat group so here is what she thought…. Swimming is Eliza’s favourite activity so when I announced we were going to visit a pool, she jumped in the car! Goosewood is accessible…

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NEW Emotional Development Workshops for Mums

Advertising Feature for Emma Bridges Holistic Therapy NEW Emotional Development Workshops for MUMs – making Self Care a priority – Thursday 27th June & Sunday 28th July in York Calling all women and mothers! It’s time to celebrate you. Join us for a morning of meditation, self-care and nourishment. An opportunity to remind yourself who…

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Free Sunday Roast for Kids this Fathers Day!

Celebrate Father’s Day with the whole family at the Press Kitchen with our Sunday Roast and a FREE roast for kids. The Press Kitchen is located on York’s up-and-coming Walmgate. Open from 9am to 11pm seven days a week, the Press Kitchen is the kind of place you can go to for a casual breakfast,…

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