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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Roman Women, Women Today at Vindolanda and the Sill, Hexham

If you live in the North East then I’m sure at this point you will have heard about Great Northumberland this summer. Over 56 days of summer in 2018, Northumberland County Council has curated a range of family friendly events that…

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HWKRMRKT at By the River Brew Co Newcastle Gateshead review

For the past couple of months I’ve been following the news of the new £1.5m shipping container community By the River Brew Co opening on the Gateshead Quayside with eager anticipation. I’ve been saying for years that more should be…

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Fantastic free outdoor local theatre production – ‘Out There’

I don’t know about you but I can barely remember how it felt to be a teenager now. Sure I remember the mood swings, the angst and the confusion but at the grand old age of 34, it’s all a…

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12 kids travel busy bag items on Amazon

Every seasoned parent knows that you need some kind of bag of goods to keep your children entertained on journeys. Nowadays, there are some great services where you can buy ready filled packs but they are a lot more expensive…

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