Why I have chosen Electric Fields as the first music festival I will camp at with my family. Plus family ticket giveaway!

Prior to becoming a mam I used to sacrifice holidays abroad for going to festivals each summer. I could only afford one not both and I’ve always adored festivals. They are my happy place. I’ve been to so many over…

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How to save money on a family day out in Newcastle with Go North East

Bar the Metro replacement service, I haven’t used the bus to travel for years. I grew up in a small town in County Durham that had no trains and have memories of getting the bus everywhere and being frustrated about…

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Paw Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure review

Following the success of “Race to the Rescue” last year, this summer there is a UK tour of Paw Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure”. Both of my kids are Paw Patrol fans so we went along to review the…

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Free family day out at Derwent Waterside Park, Consett

I don’t know about you but despite it being on our doorstep, until recently I hadn’t heard about Derwent Waterside Park and I had never visited Derwent Reservoir. In Easter 2018, Derwent Waterside Park launched their new play park, café…

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Finding cultural family activities with the Fantastic for Families website

What is Fantastic Families? Fantastic for Families is an initiative by the Family Arts Campaign: A large scale, national collaborative programme led by the visual and performing arts sectors to increase levels of arts engagement by families. The campaign focuses…

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