• 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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  • Bedgebury at Christmas 2019: Everything you need to know before visiting

    November 23, 2019

    The Christmas trail at Bedgebury is a unique, festive sensory experience featuring numerous light shows and interactive art displays as you walk through the forest. Where? It takes place on a designated trail at the main Bedgebury site near Goudhurst in Kent. How long? The trail takes about 1.5hrs to complete, although you are not…

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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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  • Into the Trees: Reconnecting with nature through family festival fun

    September 21, 2019

    We’ve been lucky enough to attend Into the Trees each of the four years it’s been running. Since it began in 2016 the event has established itself as a family festival with a difference. Here the headliners are kayak trips, first art trails and camp fire story telling sessions. Days are spent exploring the Ashdown…

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  • Neverworld Festival 2019: Review

    August 8, 2019

    Neverworld is a magical festival which takes place every summer in the heart of the Kent countryside. Having grown from it’s roots as ‘Lee-Fest’ back in 2006, Neverworld now has a capacity of 5000 allowing the event to maintain a quirky, boutique feel yet still attracting some huge names in terms of artists and performers.…

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  • The Wizard of Oz Summer Production at Groombridge Place

    July 31, 2019

    Groombridge Place is a magical place in itself, but throughout the school holidays the Enchanted Forest is visited by the talented Acting Moon Events team bringing something extra special for guests to enjoy. This Summer sees the theatrical group performing their charming version of The Wizard of Oz until August 11th. Performances take place in…

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  • Chilled in a Field 2019 Review

    July 29, 2019

    Chilled in a Field is a small, family friendly festival which takes place every year in East Sussex. Originally set up in 2010 and with its roots in the London rave scene Chilled has won a number of awards for it’s ability to cater for families whilst providing a uniquely creative atmosphere. This was the…

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  • Pub in the Park – Tunbridge Wells 2019

    July 23, 2019

    Pub in the Park offers a series of events bringing together a host of Michelin starred chefs with world class musicians to create the perfect blend of good food & drink with outstanding entertainment. Put together by Tom Kerridge this year’s event has seen stops in Bath, Knutsford, Leeds and Marlow with featured artists including…

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  • Black Deer Festival, Kent: 2019 Review

    July 5, 2019

    Now in it’s second year The Black Deer Festival is an award-winning event celebrating all things Americana and Country. We were lucky enough to attend in 2018 for their first year and loved every minute so had high hopes for 2019. Taking place just outside Tunbridge Wells in Kent and with a capacity of 10…

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  • Edwardian Life Week at Hever Castle – May 25 – June 2

    May 25, 2019

    Edwardian Life Week takes place at Hever Castle for May Half Term 2019 running from May 25-June 2. Read on for more details of this event and other family activities to enjoy during your visit to Hever. Where? Hever Castle is found in the village of Hever or 3 miles outside of Edenbridge in Kent.…

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