• Warwick Castle – The Biggest Summer in History

    August 8, 2021

    As family days out go Warwick Castle is up there with the best of them. This place has got everything and is guaranteed to keep folk of all ages and interests happy thanks to the vast range of activities, entertainment, gardens and historical spaces to explore. This summer the team at Warwick Castle have really…

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  • East Sussex & Kent Family Festivals 2021

    April 18, 2021

    Festivals are back! After a year of cancellations it feels incredible to have so many local festivals scheduled to take place across the region this summer. This year’s festival season will kick off with the Brighton Festival throughout the month of May followed by events featuring jazz, Americana, yoga and family adventure. We are incredibly…

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  • Star Gazing In East Sussex

    January 30, 2021

     In 2016 the South Downs National Park was designated as an International Dark Sky Reserve. This means that us folk living here in East Sussex are fortunate enough to have access to some of the best star gazing locations in the whole country. Regardless of restrictions enjoying the night sky is something we can all…

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  • Sussex & Kent Santa Experiences 2020

    November 13, 2020

    The run up to Christmas may feel a little different this year but one thing is certain – Santa will not be letting anything get in the way of his annual visits. There are a range of experiences taking place tailoring to everyone’s needs from zoom calls to a visit directly to your front door…

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  • 5 Festive Light Events Taking Place in Sussex & Kent for Christmas 2020

    October 15, 2020

    Updated for 2021 here.  There’s been a lot of cancelling going on throughout 2020. Holidays, parties, weddings….all postponed, put off or cancelled due to this nasty virus. Well, after a year of disappointments I have good news for you. Christmas is definitely NOT cancelled! There are a number of illuminated festive events taking place this…

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  • Covid Safe Halloween Events Across Kent & Sussex 2020!

    September 23, 2020

    Like everything in 2020 Halloween is going to feel a bit different this year. Trick or Treating is off the cards and we can only see our ghoulish little chums in small groups. All is not lost though! There are still loads of events taking place over the half term right through to Halloween itself.…

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  • Birthdays, Bouquets and Beautiful Beverages at the #MoonpigVirtualEvent

    August 1, 2020

    As Zoom parties go this one was definitely up there! In late July I was invited by Moonpig to attend their #MoonpigVirtualEvent which involved an evening of treats, tips, flower arranging and a cocktail masterclass. The event was only a lot of fun but I actually learnt something too!  The Moonpig App I’ve been aware…

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  • 5 Events offering post-lockdown arts, theatre & live music in Kent & Sussex this summer

    July 27, 2020

    I know there’s a lot going on in the world right now – but this summer just hasn’t felt the same without the annual series of music festivals and arts events that usually take place across the country. The arts industry has taken a huge blow thanks to Covid. It’s certainly worrying, BUT there are…

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  • Where to catch your drive-in movie experience this summer – Kent & Sussex

    June 21, 2020

    In the wake of social distancing and restrictions on our usual access to leisure facilities you may have noticed a surge in drive-in movie experiences popping up all over the country. For now drive-in movie theatre’s offer a much needed post lockdown escape with many offering gourmet food and drink to top off the experience,…

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  • Lambing Days across Sussex & Kent 2020

    January 26, 2020

    Last year I put together a round up of local farming venues hosting lambing days…believe it or not it was my most popular posts for 2019! There’s a lot of you out there wanting to know where you and your family can meet or even watch the arrival of these woolly cuties. It makes sense…

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  • Review: Wicked Productions Peter Pan at EM Forster Theatre, Tonbridge

    December 19, 2019

    This Christmas sees Wicked Productions return to the EM Forster Theatre with their rendition of JM Barrie’s classic tale of Peter Pan. The 2.5 hour show runs through until January 5th with multiple performances taking place every day except Christmas Day and New Year. The pantomime stars local legend Tom Swift as the cheeky pirate…

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  • ArtStart Classes in Lewes: Hosted by Kirsten Norbury

    December 18, 2019

    My daughter is at an age where she’s grown out of a lot of the typical ‘after school’ activities. She has tired of the trampolining classes she’s attended for two years and is just about hanging on to Brownies by a tether. When I was invited to bring Daisy along to a local art class…

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  • Alcotraz Prison Cocktail Bar

    December 6, 2019

    Alcotraz Prison Cocktail Bars are an immersive, theatrical cocktail experience where guests become inmates for the night whilst smuggling their own liquor past the prison warden. Last week I got to try out their Covent Garden experience with 3 friends..we genuinely loved every minute and it will certainly be a night we’ll all remember for…

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  • Sussex & Kent Family Halloween Events 2019

    October 10, 2019

    There’s so much going on in the run up to a Halloween this year! It’s hard to know where to begin. From spooky trails to apple bobbing, pumpkin carving to freaky Theatre, fancy dress to haunted discos it’s all happening. I’ve put together some of the biggest and best activities for families taking place across…

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  • Pumpkin Patches in Sussex & Kent 2019

    October 3, 2019

    In the run up to Halloween it’s become a tradition for lots of families to visit a local farm to pick their very own pumpkin to carve ready for trick or treating. I’ve put together a selection of some of the best places to visit for pumpkin picking and Autumnal antics for 2019. And don’t…

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