Cinderella Family Pantomime At Norwich Maddermarket Theatre For 2021/2022!

Cinderella Family Theatre At Norwich Maddermarket For 2021/2022! We went to a mini Cinderella Pantomime in Norwich for younger ones a few weeks ago and it seems Cinderella is the order of the day for panto in Norwich right now as yesterday we headed to the Maddermarket Theatre for a more traditional version with the bigger kids! The Sound Ideas Theatre Company bring a most brilliant version to the stage this Christmas from now until the 31st of December and […]

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Moon On A Stick’s Jack Frost At Norwich Theatre Royal!

Moon On A Stick’s Jack Frost At Norwich Theatre Royal! Starting this weekend at Norwich Theatre Royal’s Stage Two, Moon on a stick Productions brings Jack Frost to life! An alternative pantomime option for younger children is this charming show which uses puppetry and music to tell their enchanted story. aimed at children aged 3+, with a shorter running time than a traditional theatre production at just 45 minutes and it sounds like a perfect introduction to festive theatre and […]

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Pensthorpe Christmas 2021!

Pensthorpe Christmas 2021! What’s on at Pensthorpe Natural Park this festive month? Absolutely tons but it’s no surprise that their Christmas offerings have been VERY popular and are mostly sold out. You can absolutely still soak up the festive lights and ambiance however and a visit, as always, comes highly recommended from me! Pensthorpe really is the most beautiful day out and with a crisp walk around the lake before some major fun on the extensive playground before a warm […]

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MY FIRST PANTO 2021: CINDERELLA ROCKS AT THE GARAGE, NORWICH!

MY FIRST PANTO 2021: CINDERELLA ROCKS AT THE GARAGE, NORWICH! This morning we were invited to the press performance of Cinderella Rocks at the Garage in Norwich. Cinderella Rocks is the 2021 offering from My First Panto and as always, it’s flipping awesome. All the more awesome of course to be back after the Covid hiatus of 2020 with a massive hurrah that theatre is back in general but an even bigger cheer for children’s theatre to be up and […]

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The Thursford Christmas Spectacular And Enchanted Journey Of Light 2021!

The Thursford Christmas Spectacular And Enchanted Journey Of Light 2021! All year round Thursford Steam Engine Museum is just that, a wonderful museum of steam engines which is well worth a visit but… Making like a caterpillar for 10 months of the year, come November, the butterfly of Thursford emerges from a chrysalis and it is now that she truly comes to full her full potential! If you’ve not seen the Thursford Christmas Spectacular before then you’ve missed out for […]

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Celebrating 50 Years Of Learning Made Fun With Orchard Toys!

Celebrating 50 Years Of Learning Made Fun With Orchard Toys! Orchard Toys are celebrating 50 years of learning made fun and is it any wonder they have had SUCH longevity when they make games that children remember even when they’re much older and don’t really play them anymore. Having had two older ones and then a gap before two little ones, my big kids get to relive their favourite programmes (who doesn’t love playing the game of what you used […]

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Cafe Royal Norwich At The Theatre Royal!

Cafe Royal Norwich At The Theatre Royal! This morning the girls and I tripped into the city for a catch up with our friends at The Theatre Royal Norwich who have, over the past couple of months, been soft launching their newer, shinier and more friendly cafe. The Royal, where all day long, with or without theatre tickets, you can enjoy their delights, has officially opened today and we were treated to some of what’s on offer! Pastries and cakes […]

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Fairground Frights At Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach For Halloween Half Term!

Fairground Frights At Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach For Halloween Half Term! Last week I wrote about how much we were looking forward to Fairground Frights at Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach, our second visit after we had an absolutely fantastic time last year being scare witless by both the rides AND the actors! This year we had another great evening with the big kids and went on ALL the rides while dodging the ghosts, scary clowns, ghouls, mummies and the rest! […]

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Wicked Wildlife At Pensthorpe For October Half Term 2021!

Wicked Wildlife At Pensthorpe For October Half Term 2021! When aren’t I banging on about how brilliant Pensthorpe Natural Park is? I know, we love it! We love the fact it caters for all ages (baby to Gram), we adore the park (inside and out), can’t get enough of the walk ways (with their activities along the way), miss visiting the red squirrels and flamingoes if we haven’t been for a while and when they do pond dipping or we […]

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Wroxham Barns Pumpkin Festival 2021!

Wroxham Barns Pumpkin Festival 2021! Wroxham Barns is a bit of a favourite in this house, even with the bigger kids (who claim to be going on rides for their younger siblings but love it just as much themselves) and since they introduced their all inclusive package a while back, whereby everything on offer is covered by your ticket price, it’s become even more popular. Not just for us but all parents we know who love to go because eliminating […]

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