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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.

Oliver at York Theatre Royal: A Mumbler review

Guest Review by Local Mumbler, Nikki York Mumbler Nikki and her 14-year-old recently went to see Oliver at York Theatre Royal. Find out what they thought about it, plus lots of useful information in their review. Oliver Twist is the infamous Charles Dickens tale of an orphan boy living in Victorian London. Like many children…

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Easy and Cheap World Book Day Costume Ideas

This year World Book Day is Thursday 5 March. No need to get in a tizzy about making a costume, as we’ve got 10 easy (yes that means no sewing) costume ideas. Plus if you keep an eye on the Mumbler Facebook Group, we’ve created a swap shop post. So if you’ve bought or made…

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Valentines Fun for Kids

Who said Valentines Day was just for grown ups?! Are you looking for things to do with the kids this Valentines Day? Look no further! Whether you embrace the valentines traditions or not, it’s a great excuse to practice cutting, sticking, counting, painting, gluing and generally having fun with the little ones. Here’s some valentines…

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Great ideas for Valentine’s Day in York

From going out in York, to staying in and from entertaining the children or completely avoiding Valentine’s Day, we’ve got you covered! 💜 💚 Fancy doing something different? 💜 💚 Here are five ideas for going out in York, doing something more original than a traditional candlelit meal. 💜 De Grey Rooms – Valentine’s Day Wine Tasting  Enjoy the…

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The Cbeebies Rainbow Adventure is coming to York!

The York BID have confirmed the Cbeebies Rainbow Adventure is coming to York! Step Inside Productions, part of the Theseus Agency, will be bringing the exciting CBeebies Rainbow Adventure to York 11th September to 4th October this year. Tickets for this first ever CBeebies interactive pop-up experience go on sale today. BUY TICKETS HERE The…

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White Rose Childcare – Nanny Share Option now in York

Advertising Feature from White Rose Childcare Built on a strong foundation of many years of industry experience, White Rose Childcare was created to provide an alternative to the rising costs of Nursery places. We allow parents the peace of mind to return to work knowing that their little ones are in the care of a…

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Your Child’s Primary School could win a trip to see the Lion King…

WorkwithSchools, a York-based supply teaching agency, are offering local primary schools the chance to win a rip-roaring prize – a class trip to see the highly acclaimed Lion King at the Alhambra Theatre in Bradford in May for a matinee performance, including coach travel and worth over £1000! The competition is aimed at Key Stage…

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Children, Family & Baby Cinema in York

We’re luck to have 4 fantastic Cinemas in York – all with a great offering for family films. Whether you’re looking for Baby or Toddler Cinema in York with age appropriate films and relaxed atmosphere, or Family Cinema where you can all go along and enjoy the big screen experience together. We’ve looked into what…

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York Ice Trail

❄️ The York Ice Trail is returning for 2020 and will be running over 2 days: Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd February 10am – 5pm. ❄️ It’s the UK’s biggest outdoor Ice Trail. 40 magnificent ice sculptures will transform York’s city centre, turning what would have been a quiet February weekend into one of the…

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BERWICK IS BACK FOR 2020 – But maybe not where you’d expect him…

ME BABBIES, ME BAIRNS! BERWICK IS BACK! THE LEGENDARY BERWICK KALER STARS IN DICK TURPIN RIDES AGAIN AT GRAND OPERA HOUSE FOR CHRISTMAS 2020 Grand Opera House are delighted to announce York legend Berwick Kaler will be bulk buying Wagon Wheels, dusting off his frocks and making his much-anticipated, triumphant return to pantomime to star…

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