• Into the Trees 2017, Pippingford, Sussex

    September 16, 2017

    With Pippingford as the venue and trees as the theme this event is already onto a winning combination. This is the third year the event has run with the aim of encouraging us all to play, work, learn and explore amongst the trees. Pippingford embraces views over the Ashdown Forest, ancient woodland and herds of…

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  • 5 Reasons England’s Medieval Festival is Perfect for Families

    September 6, 2017

    Over the August bank holiday weekend we visited the annual England’s Medieval Festival at Herstmonceux Castle near Battle in Sussex. We had heard positive things about the event but this was to be the first time we actually got to take part. The festival is on from Friday right through until Monday evening with both…

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  • Theatre on Kew at Wakehurst Place: The Dream Fairies

    August 31, 2017

    My 2 year old son and I enjoyed a truly magical experience at Wakehurst Place today. We saw the opening performance of The Dream Fairies: An Adventure through Bubble Wood which runs until this Sunday September 3rd. The show takes place in the enchanting Tree Trunk Trek allowing the young audience and their imaginations to…

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  • Review of Shirley Valentine starring Jodie Prenger at the Assembly Hall Theatre Tunbridge Wells 

    July 2, 2017

    There’s a real buzz around this one woman show which is currently touring the UK and stars Jodie Prenger – the winner of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s TV show I’d do anything. Many of us are familiar with the film about a bored, middle-aged mother and wife who decides to escape the mundanity of her life…

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  • A chat with Jodie Prenger, Actress and Star of the Shirley Valentine Stage Show

    June 26, 2017

    Jodie Prenger became a household name when she won the BBC talent show I’d do anything back in 2009. She subsequently went on to star as Nancy in Oliver! at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane, with more recent performances in Tell Me on a Sunday, Calamity Jane and One Man, Two Guvnors. Next week, between…

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  • Tot Rockin Beats, Lewes Town Hall

    May 15, 2017

    Update: if you’d like to find out about booking tickets to the next Tot Rockin’ Beats in Lewes on November 25th please click here! Tot Rockin Beats is a well established family dance event based in Worthing. Lewes welcomed the event for the first time earlier in May, with Mum’s, Dad’s and young folk of…

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  • 5 FREE activities in Sussex this Bank Holiday Weekend 

    April 28, 2017

    1) Visit Crowborough Community Festival at Goldsmiths Park from 11am on Monday May 1st. There are a whole range of activities planned celebrating Sir Conan Doyle and his dinosaur themed book The Lost World. 2) Experience Camp Wilderness at Penshurst Place. Learn outdoor survival skills and bushcraft at a fun-packed demonstration on the Woodland Trail at Penshurst Place…

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  • Free #TennisForKids aged 5-8 with the Lawn Tennis Association 

    April 10, 2017

    Some of my fondest memories from childhood summers are times spent playing tennis in our local park with my family. I have to admit I was never particularly good at the sport…I’m very short sighted and hand eye coordination was never my strongest point…but that didn’t matter because these family knockabouts were all about FUN!…

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  • Groombridge Place ~ Wild Adventures Week

    February 14, 2017

    Groombridge Place is well established as one of our favourite family days out. If a visit to Groombridge in it’s own right wasn’t good enough, every school holidays the Enchanted Woods are visited by the wonderful Acting Moon Events team to create themed events. We were lucky enough to enjoy the Christmas Elfxtravaganza and were really excited about…

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  • Tunbridge Wells at Christmas ~ Outdoor Ice Rink

    December 30, 2016

    Something magical happens in Calverly Park over the Festive period. Tunbridge Wells’ very own Winter Wonderland springs up gorging our senses with smells of freshly cooked doughnuts and mulled wine, the mood lifting sound of Christmas songs and the sight of wide smiles..a result of the sheer fun experienced on the frozen playground that is…

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  • The Christmas Experience at Bewl Water

    December 11, 2016

    Bewl Water is a stunning reservoir on the Kent and Sussex border, not far from Tunbridge Wells. Typically it’s very much a Summer destination, but this Winter Santa and his Elves have taken residence to create The Bewl Water Christmas Experience. In addition to the traditional Grotto there is the opportunity to take part in a unique experience…

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  • Kidtropolis 

    October 25, 2016

    This week sees the arrival of Kidtropolis in the UK for the first time. The event runs from Tuesday 25th to Thursday 27th October at London ExCeL…and today we got to visit! We made the journey up to London from Sussex, travelling to London Bridge via rail, Canning Town by Underground and Custom House by Docklands…

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  • Bentley Woodfair 2016

    September 25, 2016

    The Bentley Estate is set, tucked away in a picturesque corner of the Sussex countryside. A place you would never ‘stumble across’ but must seek out. The site incorporates a motor museum, miniature railway, wildfowl reserve, beautiful house, play area, ancient woodlands and a tearoom. Every year, for the past 21 years the estate becomes…

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  • Into the Trees, Pippingford

    September 4, 2016

    With Pippingford as the venue and trees as the theme this event is already onto a winning combination. This is the second year the event has run with the aim of encouraging us all to play, work, learn and explore amongst the trees.  We were lucky enough to win a family ticket through their sister…

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