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New apprenticeship programme for Early Years Educators

Advertising Feature from Ebor Academy Trust A new apprenticeship programme to help improve outcomes in the education of young children – and develop the quality of staff joining the early years sector – has been launched by York based Education Pathways and is looking for people to participate. It starts in January and expressions of…

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50% off the NEW Energi toddler session at the next Mumbler Mingle

We’re really happy to be working with Energi Trampoline Park and offering Mumblers 50% off the NEW toddler bounce and meal deal at the next Mumbler Mingle on Thursday 5th December. The new deal is an absolute bargain anyway – at just £9.25 for a 3 HOUR bouncing session AND including a hot meal (Chips,…

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BRAND NEW at Creepy Crawlies

I’m so delighted to be able to show you 15 EXCLUSIVE photos of the fantastic new sensory area for babies that is opening TOMORROW in at Creepy Crawlies in York. We all know what a saviour creepy crawlies can be when you need them to burn off some toddler or young mini mumbler energy, while…

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Become more Eco-Friendly this Christmas Time

“We don’t inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” Since becoming a mum this statement really hits hard. Of course we want to do what we can to be more environmentally friendly, but it can be overwhelming knowing where, when and how to start. Christmas can easily become a time…

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Classes & Groups for your mini mumblers in York over Christmas

If you have a baby or toddler and you want to get into the Christmas Spirit – then these are some of the fantastic regular classes and groups who are offering Christmas Special classes in December. Many require pre-booking so get in touch with them – it’s a great way to test out the classes…

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Go, Go Go to see Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat!

Advertising Feature from Doncaster Dome The Perfect Christmas Theatre Experience: Joseph and The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat  If you’re looking for a festive family theatre experience, Bill Kenwright’s brilliant production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sparkling family musical returns to the Doncaster Dome this December. Starring the hit TV show finalist and Britain’s Got…

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The Gift of Swimming

Advertising Feature from Water Babies With Christmas fast approaching, if you are anything like me, you have friends and family asking what you would like for your little one for Christmas. This question semi fills me with dread…I look at all my little ones toys, books and clothes and realise he already has so much…

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10 free (or very cheap) things to do in York in December and the Christmas holidays

The Christmas holidays are fast approaching and it’s a very busy time of year. Here are some ideas of things to do in and around York that won’t cost a fortune and will provide some extra entertainment this Christmas. This winter York Mumbler is bursting with information to help you plan and organise a brilliant…

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Places to buy Real Christmas Trees in York

🎄🎄🎄Looking for where to buy your real Christmas Tree in York this year? 🎄🎄🎄 We’ve updated our popular list below for 2019 so you can get your real tree from one of the fab places below… It’s almost time! The ritual of buying our Christmas tree is a real tradition in our house since we…

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Jesus Christ Superstar at the Joseph Rowntree Theatre, York: A Mumbler review

Guest Review by Local Mumbler, Geoff York Mumbler Geoff and his 16-year-old son went to see Jesus Christ Superstar at the Joseph Rowntree Theatre in York. Find out what they thought of the show in their superb review. On a typically dank and dreary November evening, the opening night of Jesus Christ Superstar at the…

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