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We run lots of fantastic competitions for the parents and families of York. Check back here regularly to see what is on offer.

All the live competitions are ‘Featured’ at the top of the page in the green boxes – you can see previous competitions below them but they have closed so don’t try to enter!

Good Luck!

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WIN 2 Adult Tickets – Copmanthorpe Carnival celebrates the emergency services – 7th July 2018

Advertising Feature for Companthorpe Carnival

A true family event, Copmanthorpe carnival boasts everything from live music and dance troops, childrens games (challenges such as traditional coconut shy and crockery smashing) through to fairground and donkey rides as well as giant inflatables and this year NERF battles.

This year the carnival is celebrating the work of emergency services with the fire brigade in attendance with one of their engines (subject to no emergency call out), police will be identity marking and the Copmanthorpe First Responders will be doing emergency first aid and defibrillator demonstrations. This year we also have a emergency services themed treasure hunt, get your free entry form in the programme and find all the letters then put take your answer back to the bus for your chance to win a family day out at York Maze.

The famous Music Festival that runs alongside the rest of the Carnival appeals to a wide audience from teenagers upwards and the Silent Disco means that practically all musical tastes can be accommodated – and the Silent Disco is free too. The range of street food stalls, Pimms and prosecco tent, Gin bar, ice cream vendors and bars mean that nobody need go hungry or thirsty.

Free events will also be running in the arena, including kids sword fighting and Viking battles.

Come along and help support the Copmanthorpe Recreation Centre by having a great day out with us.
Entry the Carnival is just £5 in advance for adults and, even better, accompanied under 14s are admitted FREE. Couple this with several free attractions (including the Live Music, Dancers, Silent Disco and Arena demos) and your whole family could have a great day out for just £10. Doors open at 11:30am.
On the day admission is £7 for adults and £5 for 14-16 year and emergency services personnel (with proof of eligibility)

Please see www.copmanthorpecarnival.org.uk for details of all the bands and dancers on the main stage or find us on Facebook.

Copmanthorpe is a rural village at heart with some fairly narrow roads and very limited on-street parking so the organisers attending to travel by foot or public transport if at all possible.

On Carnival Day parking is not permitted on the roads near the Recreation Centre to ensure access for emergency services and buses and we ask everyone who must use a vehicle to comply with parking restrictions and to park with consideration for residents and other road users.

The village is served by both Coastliner and Connexions (route 13) and is only a 30 minute walk from the Askham Bar Park and Ride site if you use the service from York city centre.

Copmanthorpe is just off the A64 and may be accessed from both the A1237 or A1036 junctions and the Carnival takes place at the Recreation Centre, Barons Crescent, Copmanthorpe. YO23 3YR

WIN 2 ADULT TICKETS

Under 14’s go to the carnival for free but we have 2 pairs of adult tickets (programmes) to give away for this fabulous day out. For a chance to win these just CLICK HERE for the entry form and fill out your details with the competition name ‘Copmanthorpe Carnival’ before Friday 29th June. The winners will be chosen at random and contacted by Monday 2nd July. 

For an additional chance to win, look for the Copmanthorpe Carnival post on the York Mumbler Facebook Page.


Bedlamb and The Christmas Adventure – 10 signed copies to be won!

Bedlamb is Natasha’s special toy and has to be left at home when the family goes out. However, Bedlamb doesn’t want to be left out of things, so if he is left alone, he goes off on his own adventures. But will he still be there when Natasha returns?

Everyone loves the magic of Christmas, and everyone loves Santa; but what if Santa was unable to complete all the deliveries? What would happen to Christmas then?

Bedlamb was originally a toy lamb that my daughter, Natasha, took to bed, hence Bedlamb. However once it became THE toy, if he had been lost, it would have caused bedlam in our house! The stress on parents of the risk of losing that toy is real. Buying a duplicate is not necessarily the solution – as it doesn’t look the same as a brand new one! Every child knows how their toy feels, and how it SMELLS!

Every parent has had that tummy-dropping feeling when they think their child’s special toy has been lost. So as their child grows up, they want them to be confident without the toy nearby and become more independent. They know their toy can help them in new situations to be reassured, and so it is often taken out of the house on trips with the family. Then at some point it passes the critical stage from just being any toy, to becoming THE toy! Now it cannot be lost. When did that happen with your child’s toy? So new rules come in to play and new checking systems – such as “keys, check; phone, check; wallet, check; favourite toy, check!”

My daughter’s special toy, Bedlamb, was the inspiration for this book.

Yes the books are available for sale, but more than that, can you help spread the word? Bedlamb would be delighted if you could!

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You can get a FREE copy of the digital flipbook: Visit us: www.theadventuresofBedlamb.com

What is the name of your child’s special toy?
Please contact me to let me know, and if you have any stories about your own or your child’s special toy, please share them 🙂
We would love to hear about their adventures – maybe they could be the inspiration for the next book?

About my author
My author, Matthew, is a father, a creative thinker and a children’s tennis coach!  He loves integrating different themes into everyday coaching to ensure the children are engaged and having fun – so that they learn without truly realizing it. He started writing The Adventures of Bedlamb about 4 years ago, and has published Bedlamb and the Christmas Adventure just in time for Christmas!

Bedlamb is everyone’s friend
Bedlamb is a character with appeal to boys and girls; and mums and dads too. I have written it on two levels; firstly as a children’s story about friendship, imagination and that the world can be anything you want it to be; and simultaneously with moments to entertain and engage the adults reading it to their child – in much the same way as many ‘kids films’ do.
This book is perfect for parents of children 2-6 years.
Bedlamb would love to be your friend too, so please get in touch 🙂
Thanks, Bedlamb

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And remember, for your FREE copy of the digital flipbook to download:
Visit us: www.theadventuresofBedlamb.com

Win a signed copy of Bedlamb!

For your change to win 1 of 10 signed copies of the book just contact us with the word ‘Bedlamb’ before Friday 24th November 2017. 10 winners will be chosen at random and contacted by Monday 27th November 2017.
PLUS FREE digital flipbook for everyone


Christmas at York Museum Gardens – Win a family ticket plus waffles!

The newest Christmas attraction to hit York this winter is Christmas at York Museum Gardens and we’re giving away a family ticket for 4 PLUS a waffle for everyone! See below for details of how to enter. 

Until Monday 1 January 2018, the City’s historic gardens has been transformed into a magical illuminated trail, filled with seasonal colour and music.

We went when it opened.. I had no idea what to expect and had seen that it received mixed reviews but we had such a truly magical time. The entrance to the trail is next to the Art Gallery – the main Museum Gardens gate is actually the exit.

When you first enter there is a lovely big welcome sign and you arrive at the back of the art gallery where there are various food and drink stalls as well as a children’s carousel and hook a duck (this is £3) and you can also get the children’s faces painted for a few pounds.

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Then the real magic begins… we were guided through the edible garden to a soundtrack of ’12 days of christmas’ and some fantastic York based versions of the characters in the song. The ladies dancing were a personal favourite! Then we had a moment of chilling out while listening to a classical christmas song and watching the christmas tree shaped pyramid lights change colour to the music. My 5 year old loved this so much. We followed the path round to see the beautiful sphere shaped colourful ‘amazeballs’ as I called them!

Then there was the animated projection of the mice and santa scene on the Abbey – this was my 2 year olds favourite and I was pretty mesmerised myself! I loved that there we could take it all at our own pace and it never felt crowded. Also the mini mumblers could roam free without a concern as there was no traffic or hazards around. That made all the difference for me.. I could relax and enjoy.

After the animation it was time for a pit stop – there is a little cabin selling gorgeous waffles and we indulged. I went for apple strudel and they were more than happy to split a waffle for my 2 girls – theirs was topped with cream, marshmallows and chocolate (Check out the competition below… I’ve organised for waffles to be included in the prize for your family!) 

We were then guided down through the gardens with lights in the trees, a musical bells experience for the kids, a light tunnel and glitter balls to name just a few. The Santa is one of the ‘instillations’ if you like… behind the fence. Our girls loved having a really nice chat to him and he interacted with them – asking if they had been good and listening to the requests for christmas prezzies! I understand he also offers each child a sweetie now although that wasn’t in place when we went – but we didn’t miss it at all. There was a little letter box where you could post your Santa letter. I thought that was a lovely touch and wish we had known about it beforehand. So take your Santa Letters with you!

The end of the journey takes you past more illuminated words, past a ‘fire field’ which was truly beautiful and finally through a tunnel where the UV face painting and any white clothing glows in the dark. We left via the main Museum Gardens Entrance and we were there for about 90 minutes in total.

I’d highly recommend this experience to anyone wanting a more relaxed illuminated christmas experience. It wasn’t all about the Santa, gifts and glitter but I think it’s one that the parents can enjoy as much as the children. Make sure you get wrapped up and enjoy the show!

Useful to know:
Entrance is to the right of York City Art Gallery
The walk is fully accessible and child friendly.
Dogs are permitted but must be kept on a lead at all times.

Tickets can be purchased on the website at allowed timeslots but there is no rush once you’re in.
www.christmasatyorkmuseumgardens.co.uk
Box Office 08442 097362 (calls cost 7ppm plus network charges)
Ticket Prices
Adult £14.95
Child £8.95 (Aged 16 and under)
Family £40.00 (2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children)

Children under 4 Free
(The transaction fee is £2.00 for E-ticket (Print-at-home) or £2.50 for Standard Delivery. Please note that this fee is per transaction and not per ticket.)

Entry to the walk is by timed ticket at the following start times:
16:45, 17:00, 17:30, 18:00, 18:30, 19:00, 19:30, 20:00, 20:30
It is recommended that visitors book in advance as there will be limited tickets available for each time slot.

Runs from Thursday 16 November 2017 – Monday 1 January 2018
4:45pm – 9.30pm daily (except Christmas Day)

WIN A FAMILY TICKET PLUS WAFFLES WITH MUMBLER!
We’ve teamed up with Christmas at York Museum Gardens so that one lucky family will tickets (2 adults and 2 children) to go see this fantastic Christmas experience for FREE! You’ll also all get one of the amazing waffles each (waffle stand is half way round, outside the Yorkshire museum)

To enter this competition simply contact us with the words ‘Museum Gardens Christmas’ before 8pm on Friday 8th December. The winner will be contacted by Sunday 10th December.

For an additional chance to win just LIKE and SHARE the Christmas at Museum Gardens post on the York Mumbler Facebook Page.

Good Luck!


FREE taster session and WIN 10 weeks of classes at the new Haxby classes of Reading Fairy!

We went along to a Reading Fairy session when they first launched in York at the start of the year and it was fab – really great if you’re wanting to get your little one used to the basics of phonics and to enjoy reading in a really fun way.

Reading Fairy is a toddler/preschool development programme written by Early Years reading experts for children aged 12 months to 4 years (in age appropriate, progressive sessions) and run by an experienced Early Years teacher.

The fun, active programme develops the building blocks for learning to read through music, movement, sensory storytelling, books and fun phonics! We love nursery rhymes, sensory props, phonics songs, puppets, bubbles and their special book time at the end of each session (with a book, bear and blanket each to snuggle up with).

Come and meet Reading Fairy and her friends Book Bear, Chat Cat, Phonic Fox and Music Mouse for a magical storytelling adventure!

There are FREE taster sessions running in Haxby next Wednesday 2nd May. To book in and give it a try just e-mail york@readingfairy.com

Haxby classes on Wednesday
10.45am Toddler Tales 12 months-2 years
11.30am Story Stars 2 years- 3 1/2 years
10.00am Reading Recruits 3-4 years
(Contact Gemma if you’d like advice about which class would best suit your child)

Classes also running weekly on Fridays in Poppleton- limited availability. see all the details here

COMPETITION

We have joined up with Reading Fairy to offer one lucky mumbler 10 weeks of classes in Haxby, starting on Wednesday 9th May.

To enter, simply put in your details HERE with the words ‘Reading Fairy’ in the competition name. For another chance to win, just find the post on the York Mumbler News Page and comment with your favourite book on the post. 

Competition closes on Friday 4th May at 9pm and the winner will be chosen at random and contacted by Sunday 6th.

Good Luck! 


Little Feet Festival at York Theatre Royal – WIN a family ticket

Advertising Feature from York Theatre Royal

York Theatre Royal and tutti fruity present the Little Feet Festival of Children’s Theatre

York Theatre Royal, Main House and Studio, from Tuesday 12th to Saturday 16th June

You are invited to join the party as the fantastic Little Feet Festival of Children’s Theatre returns next week with a packed programme on the theme of ‘parties and celebrations’ featuring exciting shows and activities for everyone aged 0 to 12 years.
Dinosaurs, cloud spotters, puppets, robots and a scrumptious new musical adaptation of Michael Rosen’s Chocolate Cake are all part of the fun and games in the festival presented by York Theatre Royal and tutti frutti.

The Theatre Royal foyer will be transformed into a playful wonderland of fun.

Juliet Forster, Associate Director at York Theatre Royal, said:
“We take pride in making and presenting theatre for children that is as high quality as our work for adult audiences. The Little Feet Festival is a chance for families to see the best children’s theatre touring the UK which has been curated around the theme of parties and celebrations – there is also the opportunity to hold your own party with us.

“As usual, we will be transforming our venue into a welcoming space for families to enjoy, whether coming to see a show, take part in an activity or just to spend time in a fun and child-friendly venue in the city centre.”

You can see the full programme of events for the Little Feet Festival on the York Theatre Royal Website HERE.

Some Highlights include:

A SQUARE WORLD

Fri 15 Jun
Time: 11am, 1.30pm & 6pm
Age: 3-6 years
Price: £12.50 Adult, £7.50 Child

Three friends decide to change the square world in which they live with a little fun and chaos so they can keep playing together forever. Object puppetry and sound create an imaginative world where anything can happen.

More information and booking via the website HERE


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Sat 16 Jun
Time: 3pm & 5pm
Age: 8+ years
Price: £12.50 Adult, £7.50 Child

There’s a boy. No more than ten years old. You know someone like him – except his best friend is a robot. Join him on a roller coaster of laughter, tears, music and games – you might even change the ending!

More information and booking via the website HERE


CHOCOLATE CAKE

Sat 16 Jun
Time: 1.30pm & 3.30pm
Age: 4+ years
Price: £14 | £8.50 U16s | Family tickets available

Follow the adventures of two brothers and the mysterious night-time disappearance of a chocolate cake in this scrumptious new musical adaptation of Michael Rosen’s Chocolate Cake, by the team that adapted We’re Going On A Bear Hunt.

More information and booking via the website HERE


WIN A FAMILY TICKET TO CHOCOLATE CAKE
We’ve teamed up with York Theatre Royal to offer 1 lucky family a ticket to the show ‘Chocolate Cake’ on Saturday 16th June for the 1.30pm or 3.30pm show.
To enter simply fill in the form HERE with the competition name ‘Little Feet’ before midnight on Saturday 9th June 2018.
For an additional chance to win, fine the ‘Little Feet Festival’ post on the York Mumbler News Page

The winner will be chosen at Random and contacted by Monday 11th June 2018.

Good Luck!


Mums night out…. Win tickets to the Spice Girls Show!

Introducing WANNABE, the Spice Girls Show – coming to York’s Grand Opera House on Thursday 29 March 2018.

I was a huge Spice Girls fan back in the day (remember when they launched channel 5? Big moment in my childhood!)

Today the Spice Girls remain the biggest girl band of all time with 9 number 1 singles, 80 million record sales, World tours, movies & a musical to their name.

Featuring your favourite Spice Girls hits, the Wannabe show recreates the era of Girl Power giving you a 90s night out to remember!

From the chart stomping ‘Spice Up Your Life’ through to the hip shaking ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’, they will take you on a Spice World journey that will make you Zig-A-Zig-Ahhhh.

“The perfect girls night out!” – The Venue, London

Swing it, shake it, move it, make it down however you can. Costumes, groups & families all welcome for the biggest 90s party in town.

Come and join Ginger, Scary, Posh, Sporty & Baby Spice on the smash hit touring sensation not to be missed!

Tickets from £23
Box Office: 0844 871 3024
Online: www.atgtickets.com/york

Win With Mumbler!
We’ve teamed up with the Grand Opera House to give away 2 pairs of Tickets so you can go on a mums night out with a friend or a date night with your other half and re-live your 90’s youth!
Simply Enter HERE with the competition name of ‘Spice Girls’
For an additional chance to win you can visit and like the York Mumbler News Page on Facebook and comment on the Spice girls competition post saying which of the spice girls you would be and why.

The competition closes on Friday 2nd February 2018 and the winner will be contacted by Monday 5th 2018

Good Luck!


EASTER FARMING FUN AT SPRINGTIME LIVE 2018

***Win a free family ticket (2 adults & 2 kids) to Springtime Live! with York Mumbler. Simply pop over to the York Mumbler Facebook Page to enter. or for a second chance to win just fill in this form with the word ‘SPRINGTIME LIVE’ in the competition name. Competition closes 4pm on Friday 9th March. Winner will be drawn at random and notified by Monday 12th March ***


Willowman Festival comes to Thirsk 14th to 17th June – WIN A FAMILY TICKET

“For nine years now, Willowman Festival has drawn in top-class musical talent from around the world”

With summer just around the corner – and the sun making more of a regular appearance – it’s almost time for the festival season. For those of us in the North East, festivals aren’t always easily accessible but one regional festival making a name for itself is North Yorkshire’s very own Willowman Festival in Thirsk.

For nine years now, Willowman Festival has drawn in top-class musical talent from around the world – and this year is no exception. Friday night welcomes legendary Jamaican reggae artist Little Roy as he entertains the Main Stage performing his own unique take on Nirvana tracks from his studio album, ‘Battle for Seattle’.

Techno outfit Eat Static return for their second appearance at Willowman having performed at the festival during its opening year alongside Saturday night headliners and major crowd pleasers, New Model Army. The Secret Sub Rosa is set to amaze as their incredible cosmic space-themed sets beam down onto all in attendance in this year’s dance tent – well worth the venture down for all the dance music lovers out there.

I spoke to festival director, Steve Williams, to find out exactly what we can expect from Willowman Festival this month: “After 3 years, we have managed to secure the Amsterdam band, My Baby. They are one of the most exciting acts I have heard in years. They blend deep slide blues guitar with stunning female airy vocals over some heavy dance beats. We have also spent more time and money bringing lots of children and family entertainers for T’Other Field along with festival favourites Smoky Tentacles in the Chill Out Tent.”

If music alone isn’t enough to keep you and the family occupied, there’s plenty more to keep you entertained; from African drumming to Art Workshops and the Fulcrum Circus, the opportunities to have fun with the family are endless.

A festival wouldn’t be a festival without quality food and drink stalls to help you through the weekend and at Willowman they: “view quality food, drink and music as being interconnected.” A quote from their website confirms their passion and mindset to a perfect festival: ‘Food is an energy provider, drink is a social lubricant and music can intoxicate us all.’

For the veggie and vegans of you out there, there is no shortage of nutritious options available to savour at Willowman this year. A full veggie and vegan café can be found on site, allowing you to indulge in a scrumptious selection of home-cooked organic food cooked by a ‘family-run crew who are more than eager to offer a smile and spread the happiness.’

Camping is one element of the weekend that can often make or break a festival experience, but fear not! Willowman Festival offers three distinct camping areas: one for families and those do not wish to party all night, one for the late-night revellers and one for the caravan community.
Steve added: “For those who have been to much bigger events and made the death march from car to distant campsite –do not despair! The Willowman campsite is only a hop, skip and a jump from the car parking area.”

WIN A FAMILY  WEEKEND BUNDLE TICKET

We’ve giving away a Family Weekend Bundle – Includes: 2 Adults, 2 Young Persons, camping for four people and car parking worth £260!
To enter simply go the the competition form HERE and use the word ‘Willowman’ as the competition name.
For another chance to enter, visit our Facebook Page and find the Willowman post on there, follow the instructions to enter.
Competition closes on Wednesday 30th May at midnight and the winner will be notified by Saturday 2nd June.
Good Luck!

Willowman Festival spans from Thursday 14th to Sunday 17th June 2018 in the fields of Thirsk, North Yorkshire. Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased online at willowmanfestival.co.uk/tickets. Adult weekend tickets start at £69.00, while young person’s weekend tickets start at £55.00. Standard weekend tickets exclude camping. Camping is available for an additional fee. Day tickets are also available. Please visit willowmanfestival.co.uk for more information.

Advertorial Featured Blog by Willowman


Win a Family Ticket to A Victorian Christmas at the Castle

York Castle Museum

Take a stroll over the cobbles of our twinkling Victorian street this Christmas and experience the magic and festive traditions of days gone by.
Journey back in time to discover how Christmas would have been celebrated 150 years ago on York Castle Museum’s enchanting Victorian street, Kirkgate. Walk under the beautiful garlands, see the shop windows full of traditional gifts and enjoy the intimate glow of our decorated Christmas tree.
Hear about the history of gingerbread with special demonstrations, back by popular demand, Chris Cade will be performing his immersive one-man family show of the Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol and you can follow our festival trail, visiting the shops on Kirkgate, meeting costumed characters and solving festive puzzles to find Father Christmas.

We have 4 family tickets to give away so to be in with a chance of winning just CLICK HERE and use the words ‘Christmas at the Castle’ in the Competition Name box. 

For an additional chance to enter just LIKE and SHARE the post on the York Mumbler News Page on Facebook. 

Competition closes at midnight on Thursday 14th December 2017 and winners will be notified on Friday 15th. 
A Family Ticket is for 2 Adults and 2 Children and includes a visit to see Father Christmas and a traditional gift per child.
Tickets can only be used on Sat 16, Sun 17, Sat 23 December
Not exchangeable for cash.


Win a Family Ticket to Jack & The Beanstalk Pantomime at York Theatre Royal

York’s most loved Pantomime from York Theatre Royal starts THIS THURSDAY 14th DECEMBER and will be running right through until 3rd February – we’re going to see it next Friday and we can’t wait! (watch out on the York Mumbler Instagram Story where I’ll be posting about it)

There are a limited number of tickets still available before Christmas so if you want to get booked in then click THIS LINK and get them asap – it’s always so popular so make sure you act quick.

Many families have the Pantomime as a new year tradition, so we’re really excited to let you know that we’ve managed to secure a FAMILY TICKET to this hugely popular show in the first week of January for 1 lucky mumbler to win.

To enter this competition simply CONTACT US and put the word ‘Jack’ in the competition name.

For an additional chance to win you can: 

Closing date for this competition is 31st December 2017 and the tickets are for 4 people (maximum 2 adults) for a show between Monday 08 and Thursday 11 January. Subject to availability. T&Cs apply. Winner will be drawn at random and contacted by Tuesday 2nd January 2018.


Win a family ticket to The Book of Dragons at York Theatre Royal

The Book of Dragons is coming to Theatre Royal from Tuesday 12th December until Saturday 6th January and we’ve teamed up with them to give away a family ticket for 4 to this fabulous show. It’ssuitable from ages 3+ and there are daytime performances at 10.30am, selected matinees at 1pm or 3.30pm and also some evening performances at 6pm.

It all began when something flew into Effie’s eye – it felt like a red-hot spark, but it seemed to have legs and wings as well…
“I know what it is. It’s a dragon like St George killed!”
The next day the news was full of reports of the wonderful ‘winged lizards’ that were appearing all over the country, though the newspapers of course never called them dragons, no one believes in dragons nowadays, and they didn’t want to look silly.
Small ones, tall ones, fiery ones, icy ones, friendly ones, scary ones, there is an alarming plague of dragons! Come and pick your perfect dragon among these madcap tales, and find out about all the different ways that clever people have outwitted them.

A festive treat for all the family.

Tickets:
Public – £11.50 – £14.50
Schools £8.00 per ticket (Blue Performances)
12th to 15th December, 19th to 22nd December 10.30am and 1pm only.

Please contact Box Office to book on (01904) 623568 or visit the website

WIN A FAMILY TICKET WITH YORK MUMBLER

To be in with a chance of winning a family ticket for 4, simply contact us with the word ‘Dragon’ by 8pm on Friday 8th December 2017. The winner will be chosen at random and contacted by Sunday 10th December 2017. 

Tickets are for A FAMILY OF 4 (Maximum 2 adults) for any weekday performance up to and including Friday 22 December (excludes Saturday shows).

For an additional chance to win, simply LIKE and SHARE the Dragons post on the York Mumbler News Page. 

Good Luck! 


Win a family ticket to The Little Mermaid at York Theatre Royal

York Theatre Royal, Wed 4 – Sat 7 April

The Little Mermaid longs for life on land, the Prince is consumed by the lure of the sea. When a raging storm brings them together, the wheels of fate are set in motion. Sacrificing her voice to the powerful Sea Witch, the Mermaid will face many more obstacles if she is ever to be with her Prince. For life on land is not as she dreamed and, unable to return to her sisters beneath, she remains floating helplessly above the waves.

Her only hope rests with her sisters – can they help the Prince conquer his fears, return to the sea and reveal his true feelings, before it is too late…

Written by Poppy Burton-Morgan and Designed by William Reynolds – the team that brought you the smash hit Jungle Book – with music by Matt Devereaux, and starring some of the world’s leading circus artists, this breathtakingly beautiful production will enchant everyone from 8 to 108. A triumphant tale of love overcoming all.

Spectacular circus and spellbinding songs combine in this extraordinary new adaptation from the award-winning Metta Theatre. With awe-inspiring acrobatics and hauntingly beautiful original songs this is a show for everyone.
70 minute performance with no interval.
Recommended for ages 8+

Metta’s The Little Mermaid
York Theatre Royal main house
4-7 April
Evenings 7pm, matinees Thurs and Sat 3pm
Adults £16 – £14
UB18s £12
Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult & 3 children) £48
Box office 01904 623568
yorktheatreroyal.co.uk

ALSO free circus workshops
Build your confidence and self-expression through the use of your body and voice. All-female and all-male sessions offered for your people aged 14-18, D/deaf and disabled integrated.
Fri 06 April
11:30am – 1pm
1pm – 2pm
2:30pm – 4pm
Book a place through Box Office.

WIN WITH MUMBLER

We’ve teamed up with York Theatre Royal to offer 1 lucky winner a family of 4 ticket (max 2 adults) for Wednesday 4 April, 7pm show

To enter simply use the competition form HERE and in the competition name put ‘Little Mermaid’ 

Competition closes on Thursday 29th March at 4pm and the winner will be contacted by Saturday 31st March. 

For an additional chance to enter, just visit the York Mumbler Facebook Page Here


WIN a family ticket to Wizard of Oz at the Grand Opera House

We’ve teamed up with the Grand Opera House so that one lucky family of 4 (max 2 adults) can win tickets to see this show any time from Friday 27th April until Saturday 5th May!

When a tornado rip’s its way through Dorothy’s Kansas farm. She finds herself whisked away with her dog Toto, to the wonderful land of Oz.  All alone in this enchanted world of wild forests, munchkins, witches and wizards, they set off on a magical journey, wondering how they will ever get home.  Along the way, they meet the scarecrow, the Tinman and the Cowardly Lion, who join Dorothy in her quest to find the wonderful Wizard of Oz.

Grand Opera House York
Performances: Mon-Wed 7pm, Thu-Sat 7.30pm, Sat mats 2.30pm
Tickets from £13.40
Box Office: 0844 871 3024
Online: www.atgtickets.com/york

To enter this competition just click HERE , fill in your details with the words ‘Wizard of Oz’ in the competition name and a winner will be chosen at random from all entries. 

For another chance to win, just LIKE and SHARE the post on the York Mumbler News Page and comment on the post with your favourite character from the Wizard of Oz.

Competition closes at midnight on Thursday 27th April and the winner will be contacted on Friday 27th April. Ticket is for a family of 4 with maximum 4 adults. 

Good Luck! 


Win a family ticket to York Dungeon

The York Dungeon is a unique visitor attraction that brings together an amazing cast of theatrical actors, special effects, stages and scenes in a truly unique and exciting walkthrough experience that you see, hear, touch, smell and feel. It’s hilarious, fun and sometimes a bit scary!

To celebrate the lowering of the age of entrance at York Dungeons from ten to 8-years-old, we’ve teamed up to offer you the chance to win a family ticket for four. This prize also includes the opportunity for your Mini Mumbler to write a short review about their experience at the Dungeon and it can be published on this website!

The Competition

For your chance to win just fill in this form and answer this question in the ‘competition name/answer’ box

Which York school did Guy Fawkes attend?

For another chance to enter just go over to the York Mumbler Facebook Page and find the York Dungeons post on there. 

The competition closes at 9pm on Friday 16th March. The winner will be drawn at random and contacted before Monday 19th March 2018. 

Good Luck!