Creating a family camping starter kit from scratch

I have really fond memories of camping growing up. We didn’t have a load of money, so of my holidays as a child were camping ones. Then as an adult, I continued to camp at festivals, going to Glastonbury, Leeds…

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Disney On Ice presents Dream Big arrives this autumn

It’s getting to that time of year again. No, not Christmas, but the time that Disney on Ice tours the UK. We’ve been to see it at Metro Radio Arena the last two years running and will be attending again…

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A cultural family day out at Ouseburn, Newcastle

Earlier this summer I wrote about how the Fantastic for Families website is an excellent tool for finding cultural activities for families. You simply pop on the site and search via a postcode to bring up loads of upcoming arts and…

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Free fun activity the whole family can enjoy: Future Homes Exhibit Newcastle review

Lately, I’ve been fascinated by the future. We are on the cusp of a super computer breakthrough. They say that in the future, you’ll either tell a computer what to do, or be told what to do by a computer.…

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Festival wagons for kids – are they a good idea and which are the best?

This summer we have had our first two family camping festivals at Just So Festival and Electric Fields. I have a 3 and 6 year old who both get tired legs easily. I also wanted somewhere where they can nap/sleep…

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