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

I don't know about you but the glorious sunshine this week has really made me feel like Spring is here and I'm already looking forward to the Summer holidays! We've had a few days out and about over Easter but my children have also enjoyed water fights, building dens and…
The clocks have gone forward and the long Easter weekend is just around the corner but, as I'm writing, it's freezing cold! I'm really hoping for signs of Spring over the next few days but, whatever the weather, there's plenty going on for families in and around Stratford-upon-Avon. Starting with…
Despite what the confectionery and greetings cards industries may tell us, Easter is not just about chocolate, chicks and bunnies! Here's a quick round-up of the church services taking place around Stratford on Easter Sunday, many of which are especially aimed at families: 9.30am Family Mass and Childrens Mass at…
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 The MAD Museum in Stratford-upon-Avon is running a pop-up greetings card competition with a chance to win a goodie bag full of MAD…
For those of you with children of a certain age, this weekend marks the start of the Easter Holidays and most of you will be looking forward to two weeks off school. There are so many fabulous activities for families in Stratford-upon-Avon that I know I could fill each day…
As always, we are extremely lucky in Stratford-upon-Avon to have so many activities available for families to enjoy during the school holidays. In this blog post I'll concentrate on those that are running throughout the Easter holidays, but remember to check the 'What's On' section to make sure you don't…
The school Easter holidays are just around the corner and, if your household is anything like mine, Easter trails are an essential activity! There are lots of different trails available to choose from, so here's a quick round up to help you plan your route. For a traditional Easter Egg…
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. Local News (including Early Bird discounts) I will soon be launching a new 'Party Providers' section on my website. If you're a party provider…
To celebrate Stratford School Gate's first birthday I will be launching a new 'Party Providers' section on the website soon. As a mum of two young children, I know how hard it can be to get birthday parties organised, so I hope you'll find an online one-stop-shop of party providers…
Judging by the number of Easter Eggs in the shops the school Easter holidays aren't too far away and, as you might expect, there are lots of holiday clubs running throughout the period. If you've not already sorted out childcare or are looking for a way to fill in the…