A few things that caught my eye in and around Stratford...

A few weeks ago I signed up to The Wildlife Trusts' '30 Days Wild!' initiative. They are asking if you can do something wild every day for the month of June. At first I wasn't at all sure I'd be up to the challenge as I would definitely put myself…
It's been an action packed half term week for families in Stratford-upon-Avon with so many activities going on, and there's still plenty of fun to be had this weekend with a huge variety of ways to enjoy the last few days of freedom before 'back to school' next week. Watch…
It's that time of year again when the University of Warwick opens it's doors and invites families to enjoy a day of FREE entertainment. My family have been to two of these events now and, I have to say, that they are absolutely amazing, I don't know how they manage…
Welcome to my weekly round-up of things I've spotted around and about and on social media that I've found interesting and I hope you will too. Competitions You can win a family ticket to The Pet Show 2015 (on 1st and 2nd August), plus lots of goodies for your dog!…
If, like me, you've ever visited a National Trust property with your family and wondered what it would be like to live there then this could be your chance to find out. The National Trust are looking to recruit volunteers of all ages and in my latest guest blog Jennifer…
Not only is this a Bank Holiday weekend but, for those of us with school age children, it marks the start of the May half term school holidays. As you might expect, there are plenty of things going on this weekend and throughout the week, so here we go... This…
Over the years my family have spent many, many very happy hours in the RSC. We've followed trails, dressed up, made swords and fairy wings, been transformed into witches & kings, learnt how to stage-fight, enjoyed delicious food, oh and seen some fantastic theatre productions too! The RSC always has…
In this blog post I have summarised the activities that are running every day throughout the May Half Term holidays. There are also lots of other events going on each day so remember to chcek the What's On section to make sure you don't miss anything... The Shakespeare Houses are…
Welcome to my weekly round-up of things I've spotted around and about and on social media that I've found interesting and I hope you will too. Competitions Christina Gabbitas, author of the Felicity Fly series of children's books, is running a poetry competition for children in Stratford. Take your 8…
On Friday night my daughter and I made a swift exit from school and headed for Warwick town centre for the Great Warwickshire Show and Tell. Not knowing Warwick at all I wasn't quite sure where to go but soon realised that we were getting near the action when I…