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

If you would like to write a guest blog on any parenting or local issue then we would love to hear from you. Please submit it to us via the ‘contact us’ page.

Pitch Side Experience, your last chance at Bootham Crescent…

As we enter in to the last few months of York City FC being based at the historic Bootham Crescent and moving to a brand new purpose built stadium this could be the last chance for your son or daughters team, school or youth group to be a part of a matchday Pitch side experience…

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York Army Museum – October Half Term Events

York Army Museum has something to offer for all ages, it’s also fully undercover so the perfect rainy day option! York Army Museum is divided into 6 zones for visitors to explore, with different themes in each. Throughout the museum are interactive activities and chances to get hands on with history. There’s even more happening…

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Spilmans Pumpkin Festival: A Mumbler review

Guest Review by Local Mumbler, Vicky York Mumbler Vicky recently went to Spilmans Pumpkin Festival near Thirsk with her friend and four children. Find out what they thought about their day out in her review. Spilmans Farm is about a 20-minute drive from York, a couple of miles off the A19. It’s a family-run, working…

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FREE return to work programme with Pregnant then screwed

Are you a parent based in Yorkshire & Humber? Have you been out of work for at least a year? If yes, then this programme could be perfect for you! Pregnant Then Screwed has joined forces with the CIPD to support 150 parents in the Yorkshire and Humber area to get back into work. The…

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A perfect gift for York locals – NEW – The York Gift Card

The hard-to-buy-for man who has everything, the tricky teenager, the office secret santa gift – we have the answer to your Christmas present conundrums this year. The York BID (Business Improvement District) are launching the York Gift Card – just in time for Christmas. Discover the best of York with one handy gift card that…

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Roman Week at DIG!

Advertising Feature from DIG! This Half Term, head down to DIG! For Roman week and some fantastic Roman themed events. From 26th October until 2nd November, come and meet the Romans, craft like a Roman and even meet the Rotten Romans author Terry Deary! 26th -27th October and 2nd-3rd November – Romans at DIG Real…

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Halloween Parties for Children in York

🦇 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 for your little ghosts/ghouls/vampires to enjoy. 🕷️ Please note that some require pre booking of tickets,…

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14 free (or very cheap) things to do during October Half Term in York

October Half Term is almost here and it’s always a fun holiday with so much going on. Here is our list of all the brilliant things to do in and around York. Everything on the list is cheap or FREE! This autumn York Mumbler is crammed full of information to help make the October school…

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Disney’s Aladdin – Win a family ticket to the show!

Following their acclaimed production of Joseph last year, York Stage return to the Joseph Rowntree Theatre with another west end worthy production featuring the cities best and brightest stars of tomorrow! York Stage Musicals are set to take the whole family on a magical, musical, adventure as they fly audiences to the fabled city of…

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Dinosaurs Love Fairy Cakes – Mid Week Stay And Play WITH Pizza!

An advertising feature for Dinosaurs Love Fairy Cakes Mid Week Stay And Play WITH Pizza! Do you have an under five that you need to keep entertained on a Wednesday? For a limited period, Amy and Zoe at Dinosaurs Love Fairy Cakes have got you covered. They’re running a stay and play in the gorgeous…

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