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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Children’s Birthday party at home ideas from York suppliers!

Here are 12 Childrens birthday party at home suppliers – local to York. If you want some ideas for a Children’s birthday party at home in York, in line with the latest government guidelines we have rounded up some local York party suppliers offering party food, entertainment and decorations with the WOW factor to ensure your…

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Askham Bryan wildlife park: Mumbler Review May 2021

It was lovely to be able to go back to Askham Bryan wildlife park now that it has reopened after lockdown. I visited with my partner & my 8 & 7 year old daughters. As arrival times have to be pre-booked, this ensures that it is not busy. Face masks need to be worn in…

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Blended Paediatric First Aid is Coming to York

Advertising Feature from Watson Training Services Watson Training Services are super excited to announce they are EXPANDING into York to run their Award winning classes. from September their BLENDED PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID will be held at the stunning brand new The Little Gym York at the all new Community Stadium. Blended Paediatric First Aid is just a 1…

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CleanCo: Mumbler reviews very low alcohol, “clean” spirits.

I can’t quite tell you precisely when it happened, perhaps it was when I became a Mum, or perhaps it was when I passed my milestone birthday, but somewhere along the line I’ve fallen out of love with alcohol. Actually, that’s not strictly true, what I mean is alcohol has fallen out of love with…

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York Spring Fair & Food Festival is a brand-new event bringing together one of the largest vintage funfairs seen in North Yorkshire for many years and a Food Festival showcasing the very best artisan products from Yorkshire and beyond.  Get out and have fun over Spring Bank Holiday and half term, at the Clocktower Enclosure…

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101 Things To Do With Kids Indoors and your own garden

Whether you’re at home isolating or have to stay put because of bad weather, we thought it was a good time to share some ideas for fun and easy things that you can do with kids indoors, or even in your garden. You can download the PDF of this here too ➡️ 101 things to do…

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Archaeology-themed meet-up and play at DIG!

Advertising Feature from DIG Tiny Diggers, run at DIG: An Archaeological Adventure in St Saviourgate, is an exciting alternative to playgroups, offering sensory play fun for 0-4 year olds – and a chance for parents to socialise – before the award-winning attraction opens to the public. “Our Tiny Diggers sessions have proved incredibly popular with…

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Flying Ducks Trampoline and Gymnastics Club

Advertising Feature from Flying Ducks Spent lockdown dreaming of trying something different or learning a new skill? Flying Ducks Trampoline and Gymnastics Club are running a 7 week taster course. During this time we will give your child the chance to try both trampolining and gymnastics so they can pick what suits them best. They…

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York Festival of Ideas sparks children’s imaginations

Advertising Feature from York Festival of Ideas York Festival of Ideas promises to spark children’s imaginations with FREE hands-on activities, workshops and talks, both in person and online. Discover why volcanoes erupt, make a brain hat, explore nature in our cities, experiment with bubbles, and try your hand at origami – plus much, much more!…

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Discover the best parks and play areas in York

Looking for information on the best parks and play areas in York for kids? We’ve updated our list for 2021 and it now includes over 25 parks, play areas and green spaces for you and your family to enjoy. We’ve compiled an A-Z list of great parks and play areas in York so you can…

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