Keeping the Kids Busy During Winter Weekends

*Collaborative Post* Are you looking for things to do with the little ones? Christmas is behind us and the half term break is a little while away, so keeping the kids entertained during these cold, wintry weekends can be tricky. Whether you’re resisting upping their screen time or you’ve simply run out of ideas, here are some fun activities to give you some inspiration and keep them occupied.    Speed Things Up Spending time in the local park is a {Read More}

The Wycombe Swan Restaurant : Review

If you’re thinking about heading to the Wycombe Swan to watch the Panto or even to watch something else this festive period, have you thought about trying out the restaurant there? We’ve been to the theater quite a lot over the years and we are going more and more now the children are getting old enough to enjoy the shows but what we’ve never really thought about before is eating there beforehand. Well the Wycombe Swan kindly offered us the {Read More}

Snow White Panto is here … Oh no it isn’t … Oh Yes it is!

If you are looking for a fantastic family outing over the festive period, look no further than the ‘fairest panto in the land’, Snow White. With a truly wonderful cast (including Brendan Cole), amazing set and witty humour for the entire family to enjoy, you won’t be left disappointed. The magic begins as soon as you enter the Wycombe Swan theatre. The stage is set beautifully and sparkles and dazzles you as you prepare to be transported to a magical {Read More}

How to make an erupting volcano

The children love to get a little bit messy and creative, especially Isabella so we decided a couple of weekends ago that we decided to find out how to make an erupting volcano. Getting started What you will need for this experiment: A plastic bottle (Note – if you are going to use a large bottle you will need more ingredients to make the eruption really work!) Newspaper or kitchen roll PVA glue Masking tape Paint Food colouring Bicarbonate of {Read More}

Geronimo Festival Reiew

If you’ve never been to Geronimo Festival, you’re missing out! This fun packed family festival is a perfect day (or two!) out. There’s so much to do that you’ll find something to suit the whole family. We went to Geronimo Festival at Knebworth House and as it was our first time, we didn’t really know what to expect. We arrived early to avoid any traffic and car parking issues so when we walked in, had time to grab a drink {Read More}

The Gruffalo’s Child by Tall Stories: Review

Tall Stories the children’s theatre charity has hit the Wycombe Swan with it’s wonderful adaptation of The Gruffalo’s Child. Set in the Gruffalo’s cave and the deep dark wood, the Gruffalo’s Child learns just how brave she really is. Most children know the story of the mischievous Gruffalo’s Child who ignores her dad’s warning of the deep dark wood and Tall Stories has taken this wonderful and award-winning story, Tall Stories has added in some music and magic with a {Read More}

Hairspray – the Smash Hit Musical : Review

Be transported to Baltimore, 1962 and get swept away with the uplifting energy of Tracy (a pleasantly peculiar and plus-sized teenager played by Rebecca Mendoza) and the rest of the energetic cast in the spectacular Hairspray Musical. Centered around one girl’s wish to appear on the television talent show and her dream win the title Miss Teenage Hairspray, this inspiring musical will have you tapping your toes along to the big show tunes while hearing all about Tracy’s journey to {Read More}

Fun Family Days Out for the Summer Holidays

Looking for fun things to do with the kids this summer? Have a look and see if any of these take your fancy! There’s plenty to choose from.

Cirque Berserk!

If you’re looking for something amazing to do with the kids this Easter break instead of standing in the rain or getting cabin fever inside, have you thought about Cirque Berserk? We were thrilled to be able to see them in action today and thought we’d share it with you! Cirque Berserk It isn’t just an ordinary circus, their aim is to combine centuries-old skills and traditions with some West End glamour and performance! The show is an eclectic mix {Read More}

Need some half term inspiration?

With half tem well under way, I thought I’d put a quick post together about some local things going on that you might be interested in doing. If you fancy a walk in the woods and your little ones love The Highway Rat head over to one of The Highway Rat trails. We went to Wendover Woods and had a rather chilly walk through the woods. My youngest loves The Highway Rat so we figured this was a must – {Read More}