I Learn, Educational Games via Gifts For Little Hands

I Learn, Educational Games via Gifts For Little Hands

Matilda started school in September and we are always working on her reading, writing and maths at home. So it was great when we discovered the I Learn range on the Gifts For Little Hands Website. During May they are giving a fantastic 20% discount off the products. All you need to do is put in code learn20 at the checkout. Delivery from the site is quick and our order arrived within 3 days. We chose the I Learn to…

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Doe Bank Park

Doe Bank Park

Location: Doe Bank Park, Doe Bank Lane, B43 7UG Price: Free Entry and Free Parking After school today, I picked Matilda up and we headed to the park to have a play before picking Jemima up from nursery. I’d never been to Doe Bank Park before, even though it is practically on my doorstep. And I was pleasantly surprised. The views over the fields and bit of countryside were lovely. The park had a Bluebell walk which I thought was…

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Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Edgbaston, B15 3TR Opening Hours: April to September 10am – 6pm weekdays and 10am – 7pm at weekends Prices: Family (2 adults and 3 children) £22, Adults £7.50, Children Over 5 £5.25, Under 5s are FREE. On Saturday 19th May we decided to head off to The Botanical Gardens for a picnic. The sun was shining, temps of 21 degrees and we knew that we wanted to go somewhere that the girls could run around. We…

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The Baby Show, Birmingham NEC

The Baby Show, Birmingham NEC

Dates: Friday 18th, Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th May. Times: 9:30am-5pm On Friday 18th May, myself and my friend Jenna, headed along to The Baby Show (with our little ones in tow) to see what goodies we could get and what new products were hitting the market. Our first stop was with Stature PR who welcomed us to the show and gave us time to look over the press releases and have a look at items from the show. They…

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B’Opera Relaxed Concerts For Grown Ups With Little Ones at St George’s Church, Edgbaston

B’Opera Relaxed Concerts For Grown Ups With Little Ones at St George’s Church, Edgbaston

Location: St George’s Church, Edgbaston, Birmingham Time: 10am-11:30 Price: £10 for One adult and up to two children On Wednesday, me and Jemima jumped into the car after the school run and headed off to St George’s Church in Edgbaston where we were going to the first ever B’Opera Relaxed Concert For Grown Ups With Little Ones. I had been to a B’Opera (Baby Opera) class earlier in the year at Birmingham Hippodrome and we really enjoyed it. So were…

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Sarah & Duck’s Big Top Birthday at The Old Rep Theatre

Sarah & Duck’s Big Top Birthday at The Old Rep Theatre

Location: The Old Rep Theatre, Station Street, B5 4DY Dates: Monday 14th and Tuesday 15th May 2018 Price: Tickets from £14 each. On Monday 14th May, me and Jemima, picked Matilda up from school and headed to The Old Rep where we were going to be watching the brand new stage show of the BAFTA award winning Cbeebies show, Sarah and Duck. Now this wasn’t just a treat for the girls, this was a treat for me and my husband…

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The Midlands Art Council (The Mac)

The Midlands Art Council (The Mac)

Location: Midlands Art Council, Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham Price: Free to enter. Car parking charges apply but are nice and cheap £2 for up to 4 hours, £3 for over 4 hours. Yesterday we went to The Mac to watch ‘I am Me. We Are Kindred’ by @spectraartscompany. Review can be found here. Whilst in the building for the show we decided to admire what was inside the Arts Centre. If you haven’t been before, it’s a great building. Very…

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I am Me. We are Kindred. A Spectra Arts Company Performance.

I am Me. We are Kindred. A Spectra Arts Company Performance.

Theatre Production: I am Me. We are Kindred. A @spectraartscompany performance. Location: Held at The Midlands Art Centre (The Mac), Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, B12 9QH Price: £29 for a family ticket, £9.50/£10.50 per ticket. Date: 12th May 2018 We were kindly invited along by The Mac to review this family friendly show which was imaginative and well thought out. The production incorporated use of all five of our senses whilst moving around various parts of The Mac whilst watching…

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Cannon Hill Park

Cannon Hill Park

Location: Cannon Hill Park, Edgbaston Rd, Birmingham, B12 9QH Free to enter by foot. Parking Charges: £2 for up to 4 hours. £3 for over 4 hours. Yesterday, we had been invited to review a show at The Mac (review of the show to come later), so we headed into Cannon Hill Park after the theatre show had ended. The girls could spot the rollercoaster from inside the foyer of the Mac, so you can probably guess where we were…

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Jo Jingles Classes in Lichfield and Tamworth

Jo Jingles Classes in Lichfield and Tamworth

Location: The Friary Grange Leisure Centre, Lichfield, WS13 7SQ Time: Wednesdays at 11:00am Price: Pay per half term (usually 5 or 6 weeks) works out as £5 per session. Ages: Suitable from 3 months to 5 years. Separated into two different classes 3 months to walking and a mixed class. As a follower of SmallHouseBigTrips, if you quote my website when booking in for a session with Jo Jingles Lichfield and Tamworth, you can have two sessions for FREE. Your…

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