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A review of Ordsall Hall in Salford

April 23, 2019 admin 0

Over the Easter holidays we were invited to Manchester for a day out. We started off at Salford Museum and Art Gallery and then after lunch we headed to Ordsall Hall in Salford which is a free attraction for everyone to enjoy. We hadn’t been to Ordsall Hall before and weren’t to sure what to expect but if I ask you to imagine a national trust property then you can probably imagine something very similar, […]

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat at the Storyhouse in Chester

April 18, 2019 admin 0

The Storyhouse in Chester have done it again. They have managed to deliver yet another incredible show worthy of the West End in a city that until recently hadn’t had a theatre for years, yet is now becoming the place to be for some of the best touring shows across the country and this time it is the world renowned Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat.   When we first got invited over to the […]

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Salford Museum and Art Gallery

April 15, 2019 admin 0

During the Easter holidays the boys and I were invited over to Salford Museum and Art Gallery, an attraction that is totally free to the public. Despite having visited Manchester several times and enjoying nothing more than a free day out and educational places we hadn’t even heard of the Salford museum and Art Gallery, let alone visited and if I am to be totally honest I think I would have avoided it as the […]

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Zog at the Storyhouse Chester

April 8, 2019 admin 0

Yesterday I took our youngest to see Zog at the Storyhouse in Chester, which we are lucky enough to call our local theatre. If you haven’t already heard about this performance then it is live stage adaptation of the incredible book, Zog, written by Julia Donaldson and Alex Scheffler.   The book is one of our favourites and one I can now read the majority of without even looking at the pages as we have […]

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The Wizard of Oz at St.Helens Theatre Royal 2019

April 7, 2019 admin 1

Last night we went to watch the opening night of The Wizard of Oz at St.Helens Theatre Royal, our favourite place for pantomimes and once again we spent the evening belly laughing from start to finish. I always worry that there will come a time when these pantomimes will start to feel a bit samey samey as we go as regularly as we can and yet each time I leave feeling shocked at how they have […]

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Review: Annie at the Storyhouse

March 27, 2019 admin 0

On Monday night I had the absolute pleasure of being invited to the opening night of Annie at the Storyhouse in Chester. The Storyhouse is Chester’s newest theatre and it is such a welcome addition and one that has become a quite the community hub with a library, cinema, restaurant and wine bar often hosting a whole range of events and activities for all ages.   Annie is at The Storyhouse from Monday 25th March […]

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The Sapporo Teppanyaki in Liverpool

February 28, 2019 admin 0

Last week I was invited over to Liverpool to try out the new menu at the Sapporo Teppanyaki restaurant and took my mum along with me for her birthday treat. If you haven’t been to a teppanyaki style restaurant before then there are a few things you need to know before you book.   1.It is a Japanese style restaurant which leads to number….. 2. The food is cooked and plated up as and when it is […]

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Our first visit to Warwick Castle

February 27, 2019 admin 2

During Feb half term we headed to Devon for a week, breaking the journey there up with a few days at my brothers and breaking the journey home up with a day at Warwick Castle. As a family we love visiting new places, exploring old stately homes and examining castles, but Warwick Castle is one of the few we hadn’t visited so being invited during half term made for a lovely treat.   Warwick castle […]

Our review of Pennywell Farm in Devon

February 25, 2019 admin 3

Last week we visited family in South Devon and spent time exploring the local area with a ride on a steam train, walks on the beach and drives through the most picturesque parts of the country. Whilst there we were lucky enough to invited over to Pennywell Farm for the day which is only a 30 minute car journey from Paignton where we were staying, so of course we agreed.   Being lovers of outdoor […]

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A review of The South Devon Railway

February 23, 2019 admin 4

We have just returned from our annual Feb half term holiday down south where we do two days visiting my bother and then travel over to Devon to spend a week near my Nanna. Whilst on our break we were lucky enough to get the opportunity to work with Visit South Devon once again and this time they invited us to take a trip to the South Devon Railway.   The South Devon Railway is […]